Updated: Saturday, 21 December 2013 03:52 | By Agence France-Presse

Sri Lanka win second one-day to level series

Sri Lanka beat Pakistan by two wickets in a tense finish to the second one-day in Dubai on Friday to level the five-match series at 1-1.

Sri Lanka win second one-day to level series

Sri Lankan batsmen Dinesh Chandimal (R) and Kumar Sangakkara run between the wickets during their 2nd One Day International cricket match against Pakistan in Dubai, on December 20, 2013

Kumar Sangakkara made 58, Dinesh Chandimal 44 and skipper Angelo Mathews hit 47 as Sri Lanka chased a daunting 285-run target on the fourth delivery of the 50th over.

Pakistan's total of 284-4 in 50 overs was built on a sparkling career best 124 by opener Ahmed Shehzad while skipper Misbah-ul Haq made an unbeaten 59.

Pakistan won the first match by 11 runs in Sharjah on Wednesday.

The third match of the series will be played in Sharjah on Sunday.

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