The ICC World Test Championship 2021-23 cycle becomes more exciting with Sri Lanka registering a comfortable win in the second Test match against Pakistan to draw level in the two-Test series. Sri Lanka defeated Pakistan by 246 runs in Galle and drew level 1-1. It was an amazing performance from the home side after they had lost the first Test to Babar Azam’s side.
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Set 508 runs to win the match, Pakistan capitulated to 261 runs all out. Skipper Babar Azam top-scored with 81 runs, while Imam-ul-Haq made 49. Mohammad Rizwan (37) and Yasir Shah (27) were also contributors to the Pakistani reply, which fell short of the required target.
Prabath Jayasuriya continued his brilliant form with the ball, picking 5/117, while Ramesh Mendis had an amazing outing with figures of 4/101.
With this win, Sri Lanka moved to the third spot in the World Test Championship (WTC) 2021-23 standings with a PCT of 53.33. Pakistan, on the other hand, now has 51.85 PCT and dropped to the 5th spot behind India. Check out the updated ICC World Test Championship 2021-23 points table below.
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ICC World Test Championship 2021-23 Points Table: