Sri Lanka closed day four of the third Test in Sharjah on 133-5, a second-innings lead of 220 runs over Pakistan.
Late wickets cost Pakistan as they dropped to 291-6 against Sri Lanka on day three of the third Test in Sharjah.
Sri Lanka reached 220-5 at stumps on day one after opting to bat first in the third Test against Pakistan in Sharjah.
Sri Lanka went 1-0 up in three-match series against Pakistan with a nine-wicket win in the second Test in Dubai.
Misbah-ul-Haq and Sarfraz Ahmed ensured Pakistan will take the second Test against Sri Lanka into a final day.
Younis Khan and Misbah-ul-Haq led a Pakistan rescue mission as they battled back against Sri Lanka in Dubai.
Sri Lanka have taken control against Pakistan with Mahela Jayawardene's ton helping them to 318-4 at stumps.
Pakistan look set to select Abdur Rehman for the second Test against Sri Lanka in Dubai after the drawn series opener.
An unbeaten half-century from Mohammad Hafeez ensured the first Test between Pakistan and Sri Lanka ended in a draw.
Angelo Mathews helped himself to a hundred for Sri Lanka as they moved into a 241-run lead against Pakistan.
Pakistan wicketkeeper Adnan Akmal has been ruled out of the remainder of the Test series against Sri Lanka.
Younus Khan and Misbah-ul-Haq scored centuries to put Pakistan in control of the opening Test against Sri Lanka.
Pakistan restricted Sri Lanka to 204 on the first day of the opening Test in Abu Dhabi.
Angelo Mathews is concerned that his Sri Lanka squad may be 'a little off the pace' when they face Pakistan on Tuesday.
Four years after he played his one and only Test, Mohammad Talha has been recalled by Pakistan.
Sri Lanka have recalled veteran batsman Mahela Jayawardene to their squad for the Test series against Pakistan.