Updated: 08/30/2014 18:17 | By Agence France-Presse

Sri Lanka beat Pakistan to win ODI series

Sri Lanka defeated Pakistan by seven wickets in the third and final one-day international in Dambulla on Saturday to win the series 2-1.


Sri Lanka beat Pakistan to win ODI series

Sri Lanka batsman Tillakaratne Dilshan plays a shot during the third and final one-day international (ODI) against Pakistan in Dambulla, some 150 kms north of Colombo on August 30, 2014 - by Ishara S. Kodikara

Chasing a revised target of 101 in 48 overs following a rain interruption during Pakistan's paltry innings of 102 all out, the hosts cruised home in the 19th over.

Sri Lanka had swept the preceding two-Test series 2-0.

Brief scores:

Pakistan: 102 all out in 32.1 overs; Sri Lanka 104-3 in 18.2 overs (Duckworth-Lewis target of 101 in 48 overs).

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