First time in Pakistan test cricket history they have lost a test series in U.A.E from Sri Lanka. Two test matches had been played between Pakistan and Sri Lanka. First on 28th September 2017 and second on 6th October 2017. Sri Lanka won both of them. In the first test, Sri Lanka won by 21 runs and the second Sri Lanka won by 68 runs. Pakistan cricket team test rank down one more step and it reached number one to number seven position in thirteen months.
FDM Karunaratne from Sri Lanka was the most runs scorer of the series with 306 runs in four innings and his highest was 196. LD Chandimal scored 224 and N Dickwella 196. HMRKB Herath took sixteen wickets. Yasir Shah also took equal to HMRKB Herath and MDK Perera took twelve.