MR congratulates SL team over test victory against Pakistan


President Mahinda Rajapaksa has congratulated the Sri Lankan Cricket Team who won the first test match played against Pakistan.

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.

Photo- PMD