Updated: Sunday, 17 August 2014 17:11 | By Agence France-Presse

Pakistan need 271 to win Sri Lanka Test

Pakistan were set a target of 271 to win the second Test against Sri Lanka in Colombo on Sunday and draw the two-match series 1-1.


Pakistan need 271 to win Sri Lanka Test

Pakistan bowler Saeed Ajmal (L) celebrates with his teammates after dismissing Sri Lankan batsman Lahiru Thirimanne, during the fourth day of their second Test match, at the Sinhalese Sports Club (SSC) Ground in Colombo, on August 17, 2014 - by Lakruwan Wanniarachchi

The hosts were bowled out for 282 in their second innings just before tea on the fourth day.

Skipper Angelo Mathews remained unbeaten on 43. Seamer Wahab Riaz and off-spinner Saeed Ajmal claimed three wickets each.

Sri Lanka won the first Test in Galle by seven wickets.

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