Saying that Pakistan had the liberty to bat all day definitely did not mean that they had the ability to do so.
Well I would think that they had the ability too but these dramatic collapses of "Pakistani Proportions" are becoming all too regular now.
Just when you thought they couldn't get worse, we saw their worst collapse ever, and their third one in as many innings.
The new ball did the trick for Sri Lanka again as Pakistan's batsmen were found wanting against the swing of Nuwan Kulasekara.
Mohammad Yousuf was yet again undone by Rangana Herath, who for the second time downed Pakistan in the second innings.
Besides Fawad Alam's amazing effort coupled with Younis Khan's support, no Pakistani batsman was up for the challenge.
They folded meekly and left Sri Lanka with an easy target to chase.
The bowlers could have made it more competitive but Warnapura and then the experienced King Sanga and Jayawardene just took the game away.
It is a historic victory for Sri Lanka as it completes a first ever series win for them over Pakistan at home.
They had not beaten Pakistan in a test at home since 1986 and they had never won a test series against them at home ever; within 7 days of cricket they have completely turned those facts upside down!
As for Pakistan; a lot of thinking to do. Maybe later. For now, let the Sri Lankans rejoice.