Pakistan’s team chances of reaching the final of the World Test Championship took a big blow.
The 246-run loss in the second Test against Sri Lanka dropped the national team from 3rd to 5th position in the ICC World Test Rankings. Pakistan had a strong chance of reaching the second position in case of victory, which has vanished.
In the ICC World Test Championship, Sri Lanka secured the third position by leveling the series against Australia and Pakistan.
On the points table, South Africa is first, Australia is second, Sri Lanka is third, India is fourth, Pakistan is fifth, West Indies is sixth, while the team England occupies seventh place.
It should be remembered that Sri Lanka defeated Pakistan by 246 runs in the second Test match to level the series 1-1.
On the last day of the second test match, the national team could only score 261 runs against Sri Lanka, captain Babar Azam played a resistance inning of 81 runs, but he failed to draw the match.