In Eight years, Sri Lanka became the first team to defeat Pakistan in UAE, their designed home, after 2009 terror attack in their country.
Dinesh Chandimal bounced back from a dreadful first series as test captain, against India, and marshalled his team with conviction. He was aggressive, thoughtful, moreover lead from the front, as his scintillating hundred in first test turned the momentum towards Sri Lanka.
As Sri Lanka clinched the series 2-0, Former players erupted in joy, as they congratulated on social sites.
“What an achievement by the boys.Hats off to everyone.wel led @chandi_17 bowlers were outstanding.congrats to everyone.Enjoy the victory 👏👏👏” wrote Angelo Mathews.
“Well done boys.. very proud the way we played 👍 brilliant performance by dilruwan and rest of the bowlers. Enjoy the victory in style..☺️” posted Mahela Jayawardene.
“What a result for Sri Lanka. Dismissed for 96 in their second innings and winning the Test by 68 runs. Clean sweep. 👍🙌🏏 #PakvSL” wrote Akash Chopra.
“Well done Boys, what a great test series win and team effort 👏👏👏@OfficialSLC #keep improving#enjoy#” wrote Thilan Samaraweera.
“Wat a win guys!! Brilliant team effort. Great to win a series in UAE.. 👍👍👍👍👍
#PAKvSL #lka” wrote Danushka Gunathilika.
“Congrats Chandimal and the team who won the test series on tough time.Wel done boys. Congrats @chandi_17 @IamDimuth @HerathRSL and Dilruwan” wrote Dhammika Prasad.
“Saw a TEAM out there.. Everyone contributing #PAKvSL A happy bunch.Congratulations to everyone @OfficialSLC Well played lads #veryproud” posted Russel Arnold.
“Congratulations to the #SriLanka cricket team who made proud of the country #ArjunaRanatunga” posted world cup winning captain Arjuna Ranatunga.
“Congratulations @OfficialSLC @chandi_17 @HerathRSL @IamDimuth @NiroshanDikka Hard work, passion, strategy and focus pays off. Amazing win” posted Kumar Sangakkara.