Sri Lanka vs Australia 1st Test Day 5: Herath spins Sri Lanka to historic win

Herath finished with figures of 5-54 off 33.3 overs

Herath finished with figures of 5-54 off 33.3 overs

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Rangana Herath stole the spotlight on the final day of the first Test in Pallekele as he carved through Australia’s batting line-up to not only lead Sri Lanka to a historic 106-run win, but also hand Steven Smith his first Test loss as captain.

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Sri Lanka vs Australia 1st Test Day 4: Australia require 185 to win, Sri Lanka need seven wickets

Bad light brought play to a premature end

Bad light brought play to a premature end

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It is all set to come down to the wire on the fifth and final day of the first Test between Sri Lanka and Australia in Pallekele as the tourists are 185 runs away from victory while the hosts need seven wickets to go 1-0 up.

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