Rangana Herath shines in Sri Lanka's crushing win vs New Zealand

Sri Lanka beat New Zealand by 10 wickets on the third day of the opening Test in Galle. Rangana Herath finished with 6-43 and with his 5-65 in New Zealand's first innings collected a haul of 11-108.

updated: November 19, 2012 15:54 IST
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Galle: Rangana Herath returned a match haul of 11 wickets to lead Sri Lanka to a crushing 10-wicket win Monday against New Zealand inside three days of the first Test and take a 1-0 lead in the two-match series.

Set 93 to win, the hosts reached the target in one session with debutant Dimutha Karunaratne scoring a run-a-ball 60 not out.

Resuming the day at 35-1, New Zealand lost nine wickets for 83 runs in just 39 overs to be dismissed for 118 in its second innings.

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