Sri Lanka captain Dimuth Karunaratne made his first century in 23 innings to assist his facet to a six-wicket victory over New Zealand within the first Take a look at.
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Karunaratne scored 122 from 243 balls and placed on a gap partnership of 161 with Lahiru Thirimanne (64) to offer the hosts the perfect platform of their pursuit of 268 to win, properly past the earlier document chase in Galle of 99.
Thirimanne was the primary man out after being trapped lbw by Will Somerville and Kusal Mendis made simply 10 earlier than being caught at midwicket, however by the point Karunaratne was caught behind off the bowling of Tim Southee, his facet wanted simply 50 to win.
Veteran Angelo Mathews made 28 not out from 73 balls and Kusal Perera struck 5 boundaries in a quickfire 23 as the house facet tried to wrap up the win earlier than lunch, one thing they achieved with the help of two extensions from the umpires.
The second Take a look at takes place from August 22 in Colombo.