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The First Test between Sri Lanka and New Zealand was done and dusted inside three Tests at Galle. Hosts Sri Lanka eased to a 10-wicket win following a destructive spell from Rangana Herath which saw the Kiwis shot out for a paltry 118 in their second innings.

The opening Test at Galle between Sri Lanka and New Zealand is tantalizingly poised for an early finish possibly inside four days.

Left-arm spinner Rangana Herath claimed his 11th five-wicket haul as New Zealand were spun out for a modest total of 221 on the opening day’s play of the Galle Test.

After a disappointing rain-affected ODI Series, Sri Lanka and New Zealand will clash against each other in whites with the First Test beginning in the Fort City of Galle on Saturday.

Sri Lanka Cricket today have named a 15-man squad for the 2-match Test Series against New Zealand. The surprise pick from the Lankans in a rookie in Tharindu Kaushal, who is yet to play even a single first-class match or a List-A match in his career!