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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New Zealand vs England 2nd Test Day 5: Sodhi denies England on final day as New Zealand claim 1-0 series win

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Ish Sodhi’s third Test fifty helped New Zealand end the match as a draw and win the series 1-0

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Ish Sodhi provided some much-needed heroics on the final day of the second Test in Christchurch as he scored an unbeaten 56 to help New Zealand end the match as a draw and deny England a series-levelling win.

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India vs Sri Lanka 1st Test Day 5: Kumar, Kohli fight, but Sri Lanka escape

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Bhuvneshwar Kumar finished with figures of 4-8 off 11 overs

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After a sensational century from India captain Virat Kohli, pace bowler Bhuvneshwar Kumar speared through Sri Lanka’s batting line-up with a four-wicket haul. However, their efforts went in vain as Sri Lanka managed to hang on for the draw.

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