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SL vs PAK:Sri Lanka beats Pakistan in 1st test

India TV News Desk 11 Aug 2014, 14:16:25 PM IST
India TV News Desk
GALLE, Sri Lanka: Rangana Herath grabbed 6-48 in Sri Lanka's seven-wicket victory against Pakistan on a remarkable last day of the first test on Sunday.

The left-arm spinner turned the game on its head when Pakistan, which trailed by 82 after the first innings, was bowled out for 180. Sri Lanka then needed 99 runs in a minimum 21 overs.
Captain Angelo Mathews (25 not out) hit two sixes and two fours with the threat of heavy rain as Sri Lanka reached 99-3 in 16.2 overs
Mahela Jayawardene, who will quit after the second test, set the tempo with a quick 26. Earlier, Pakistan's batsmen paid a heavy price of protecting their wickets instead of scoring runs as Herath got rid of the top order before mopping up the tail