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Pakistan held on to record an 11-run victory in the opening one-day international despite some lower-order heroics from Sri Lanka in Sharjah.
Pakistan captain Misbah-ul-Haq is aiming to build on their ODI series win in South Africa when they take on Sri Lanka in Dubai on Wednesday.
Pakistan squandered the opportunity to dethrone Sri Lanka at the top of the International Cricket Council's Twenty20 International rankings in Friday's series decider in Dubai, as Sri Lanka won by 24 runs.
Shahid Afridi blasted 39 runs from just 20 balls to lead Pakistan to a three-wicket victory over Sri Lanka in the first of two Twenty20 matches in Dubai.
Former Kent coach Paul Farbrace has emerged as the leading candidate to become the new coach of the Sri Lanka national side.
Pakistan have drafted uncapped seamer Usman Khan into their squad for the two-match Twenty20 series against Sri Lanka which gets underway on Wednesday.
Paul Farbrace is to travel to Colombo to holds talks regarding the vacant coach's position with the Sri Lankan national team.
England's Alastair Cook and James Anderson have been nominated for the ICC Test Cricketer of the Year award.
Mahela Jayawardene has been rested for the limited-overs leg of Sri Lanka's series against Pakistan in the United Arab Emirates starting next month.
Kusal Perera and Tillakaratne Dilshan fired half-centuries to help Sri Lanka to a series-clinching Twenty20 win against New Zealand in Pallekele on Thursday.
The Bangladesh cricket board has announced the schedule for Sri Lanka's tour early next year.
Sri Lanka's opening Twenty20 international match against New Zealand at Pallekele International Cricket Stadium has been abandoned due to heavy rain.
Sri Lanka levelled their three-match series with New Zealand at one apiece after bad light and poor weather earned the hosts a 36-run Duckworth-Lewis victory at Dambulla.
Nathan McCullum hit three sixes in the final over to give New Zealand a four-wicket win over Sri Lanka in a rain-affected second one-day international in Hambantota.
Heavy rain forced the abandonment of the first one-day international between Sri Lanka and New Zealand just past the midway point in Hambantota.
Sri Lanka opener Tillakaratne Dilshan has announced his retirement from Test cricket with immediate effect.
Veteran Sri Lanka batsman Mahela Jayawardene was one of the 267 passengers on board the Sri Lankan Airlines flight that was forced to make an emergency landing at Stansted Airport in London due to a security threat on Saturday.
Zimbabwe are closing in on an historic victory after needing five more wickets to defeat Pakistan in the second Test at Harare.
Sri Lanka will play two Test matches and five one-day internationals as part of their tour of England next summer.
Sri Lanka's scheduled tour of Zimbabwe looks set to be postponed.