Galle: Sri Lanka defeated Pakistan by seven wickets in the second Test at the P. Sara Oval in Colombo on Monday to level the three-match series 1-1.

Sri Lanka celebrate a wicket
Sri Lanka celebrate a wicket. Pic/ AFP

Chasing a target of 153 runs, the hosts made light of a 30-minute delay due to a wet outfield to race to victory in 26.3 overs. Pakistan had won the first Test in Galle by 10 wickets.

The third and decisive match starts in Pallekele on Friday. Brief scores: Pakistan 138 and 329; Sri Lanka 315 and 153-3