President Rajapaksa, speaking via telephone to Sanath Jayasuriya and Angelo Mathews congratulated the Sri Lanka team for winning the first Test, beating Pakistan by 7 wickets.
Sri Lanka beat Pakistan by seven wickets in day five of the first Test match played at the Galle International Cricket Stadium on Sunday and lead the two-match series 1-0.
Sri Lanka 533 for 9 (Sangakkara 221, Mathews 91, Ajmal 5-166) and 99 for 3 beat Pakistan 451 (Younis 177, Shafiq 75, Perera 5-137) and 180 (Sarfraz 52*, Herath 6-48) by seven wickets.(KH)
Source- Official Government News Portal.