Pakistan had hosted brief Twenty-20 and one-day international engagements in the past two years, but this first test series required a longer stay for the visiting Sri Lankan team, of around 15 days
Pakistan vs Sri Lanka: Naseem Shah's record five-for in 2nd Test helps Azhar Ali and Co celebrate homecoming with series win at Karachi
Teenager Naseem Shah became the youngest fast bowler to take a five-wicket haul in Test cricket history as Pakistan completed a winning comeback to Tests on home soil with a 1-0 series victory over Sri Lanka on Monday.
Pakistan vs Sri Lanka: Babar Azam, Azhar Ali join run fest before Naseem Shah's three-wicket burst puts hosts on verge of victory on Day 4
Pakistan erected a run mountain and then hollowed out Sri Lanka’s top and middle order to inch closer to an emotional series victory on the penultimate day of the second and final test on Sunday.
Pakistan vs Sri Lanka: Abid Ali, Shan Masood score century apiece as hosts build commanding lead on day 3 of second Test
Captain Azhar Ali (57) and Babar Azam (22) were unbeaten at the close of play, but it was Abid and Shan Masood (135) who stole the show earlier with a huge opening stand of 278
Pakistan vs Sri Lanka: Visitors lose early wickets after restricting Azhar Ali and Co to modest 191 on opening day of Karachi Test
Pakistan's fast bowlers hit back to leave Sri Lanka at 64-3 at stumps on day one of the second Test after the hosts had been dismissed for 191 in their first innings on Thursday.
Pakistan vs Sri Lanka: Former captain Younis Khan declines PCB's invitation to be special guest during second Test
Former captain Younis Khan has turned down Pakistan Cricket Board's (PCB) invitation to be a special guest during the second Test against Sri Lanka at the National Stadium, starting Thursday.
Azhar also predicted a close second Test at the National Stadium against Sri Lanka where Pakistan is playing after more than 10-years.
Pakistan vs Sri Lanka: Visiting coach Mickey Arthur says his former side still holds a 'special place' in his heart
The Pakistan Cricket Board removed Arthur as national coach after the Cricket World Cup in England in midyear, and gave former captain Misbah-ul-Haq three responsibilities — head coach, chief selector, and batting coach.
Pakistan's head coach and chief selector Misbah-ul-Haq said Usman Shinwari was being treated and it was highly unlikely he would be available for the second Test starting from Thursday at the national stadium in Karachi.
Pakistan vs Sri Lanka: Debutant Abid Ali's historic century gives hosts last laugh in drawn first Test
Abid scored an unbeaten 109 off 201 balls to become the first batsman in international cricket to score a hundred in both his ODI and Test match debuts.
Highlights, Pakistan vs Sri Lanka, 1st Test Day 5 at Rawalpindi, Full cricket score: Abid Ali, Babar Azam tons impress hosts in drawn contest
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Pakistan vs Sri Lanka: Rain continues to play spoilsport as day four gets called off without a ball being bowled
Sri Lanka, which last played a Test in Pakistan in 2009, is 282-6 in its first innings with Dhananjaya de Silva unbeaten on 87 and Dilruwan Perera not out on 6.
Pakistan vs Sri Lanka, Highlights, 1st Test Day 4 at Rawalpindi: Play called off without a ball being bowled
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Pakistan vs Sri Lanka: Rain plays spoilsport yet again as visitors end Day 3 on 282-6 after playing just 5.2 overs
Sri Lanka was the last team to play a test match in Pakistan, when terrorists attacked the touring team's bus in Lahore in March 2009
Resuming on 202-5, Sri Lanka reached 263-6 when play was called off at 3.30 pm local time due to bad light
Pakistan vs Sri Lanka Highlights, 1st Test Day 2 at Rawalpindi: Rain, bad light disrupts most of second day
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Pakistan vs Sri Lanka: On Test cricket's return to Pakistan, 17,000 seater stadium witnesses hosts take five wickets on Day 1
Pindi Cricket Stadium was heavily guarded by police and army personnel on Day 1. By stumps, the stadium was half-full and containing mostly youngsters as Sri Lanka reached 202/5
Highlights, Pakistan vs Sri Lanka, 1st Test, Day 1 at Rawalpindi, Full cricket score: Hosts' seamers impress on day of mixed fortunes
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Pakistan vs Sri Lanka: Bullets, blood and mental scars, ex-Sri Lankan cricketers recall chilling 2009 terror attack
Thilan Samaraweera, Kumar Sangakkara, Sanath Jayasuriya and other former Sri Lanka cricketers recall the time when they came under attack from terrorists in Pakistan ten years ago.
Pakistan vs Sri Lanka: Dimuth Karunaratne says new coach Mickey Arthur's presence in visitors' squad a 'big advantage'
Sri Lanka Test skipper Dimuth Karunaratne feels the presence of former Pakistan coach Mickey Arthur in their camp will be a "big advantage" when his side take on Azhar Ali's men in the two-Test series starting on Wednesday.