Result: Sri Lanka win second Test by 105 runs to clinch series over Pakistan

Sri Lankan cricketer Rangana Herath unsuccessfully appeals for a Leg Before Wicket (LBW) decision against unseen South Africa cricketer AB de Villiers during the fourth day of the opening Test match between Sri Lanka and South Africa at the Galle Internat
© Getty Images
Sri Lanka win the series against Pakistan after Rangana Herath takes his 14th wicket to secure a 105-run victory for the hosts in the second Test.

Sri Lanka have earned a convincing 105-run victory over Pakistan in the second Test in order to clinch the series in Colombo.

In what was Mahela Jayawardene's final Test match, Sri Lanka needed just two wickets on day five in order to wrap up the series.

Sarfraz Ahmed, whose stubborn performance earned him a century in his first innings, was the first casualty of the day for Pakistan as he fell for 55 after Chanaka Welegedara's delivery.

It was just a matter of time before Sri Lanka clinched victory as Rangana Herath continued his scintillating form to dismiss Wahab Riaz, who hit 17 off 46 balls.

Herath was named man of the match and the man of the series after taking 14 wickets in the match and 23 overall in the series.

Sri Lankan cricketer Kumar Sangakkara celebrates reaching a century (100 runs) during the third day of the opening Test match between Sri Lanka and Pakistan at the Galle International Cricket Stadium in Galle on August 8, 2014
Read Next:
Pakistan set 271 to win
You May Like
Recomended from Sports Mole

Cricket on LockerDome