Sharjah: Pakistan closed the second day of the third and final Test at 19-0 in Dubai on Friday after Sri Lanka declared their first innings at 428-9.
Openers Khurram Manzoor (14) and Ahmed Shehzad (five) were at the crease as Pakistan trail by 409 runs.
Dilruwan Perera (95) missed a century on his debut by five runs while skipper Angelo Mathews missed his second in the series by nine as Sri Lanka frustrated Pakistan who had looked for early wickets after Sri Lanka resumed the day at 220-5.
Skipper Angelo Mathews also missed his hundred when he fell at 91 to paceman Junaid Khan who had figures of 3-81.
Paceman Junaid Khan had figures of 3-81 while Mohammad Talha took 3-99. Spinner Saeed Ajmal finished with 2-120.
Sri Lanka lead the three-Test series 1-0 after winning the second Test in Dubai by nine wickets. The first Test ended as a draw in Abu Dhabi.
Sri Lanka 428 for 9 dec (Perera 95, Mathews 91, Sangakkara 52) by 409 runs
Pakistan 19 for 0
Status Pakistan trail by 409 runs