Zimbabwe vs Sri Lanka 1st Test Day 4: Mathews’ maiden double century puts Sri Lanka in complete control

Angelo Mathews 200 not out Zimbabwe Sri Lanka 1st Test Day 4 Harare cricket

Angelo Mathews celebrates after scoring his maiden double hundred in Test cricket

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Sri Lanka batsman Angelo Mathews struck a career-best 200 not out to put his side in complete control over Zimbabwe on the fourth day of the first Test in Harare.

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Mathews thanks Pakistan for ‘great hospitality and excellent security’

Angelo Mathews thanks Pakistan for the hospitality and security given to the Sri Lanka team during the Test series cricket

Angelo Mathews: “Thank you Pakistan for the great hospitality and excellent security. We were looked after so well and we felt safe as anywhere else in the world”

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Sri Lanka batsman Angelo Mathews has thanked Pakistan for the “great hospitality and excellent security” that was given to his side during their historic Test series.

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New Zealand vs Sri Lanka 1st Test Day 5: Persistent rain ends first Test as a draw

Rain ends 1st Test between New Zealand and Sri Lanka as a draw

The rain aided Kusal Mendis (right) and Angelo Mathews’ gritty knocks by ensuring the first Test ended as a draw

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After Sri Lanka all-rounder Angelo Mathews and batsman Kusal Mendis batted through the entire fourth day, their rescue act was capped off when rain washed out a majority of the final day in Wellington.

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