SHARJAH (Web Desk) – Pakistan beat England by 127 runs on the fifth and final day to win the third Test in Sharjah on Thursday, taking the three-match series 2-0.

England, set a daunting 284-run target, were bowled out for 156 after lunch as leg-spinner Yasir Shah took 4-44 on a weary Sharjah stadium pitch.

Alastair Cook top scored with 63.

Pakistan won the second Test in Dubai by 178 runs while the first Test ended in a draw in Abu Dhabi.