22 Aug 2009

Sri Lanka win opening test

9:33 pm on 22 August 2009

Sri Lanka have won the first cricket test in Galle beating New Zealand by 202 runs.

New Zealand, who were set a target of 413 to win, were bowled out midway through the last day for 210 with captain Daniel Vettori top scoring with 67.

Muttiah Muralitharn took 3 wickets.

The second Test starts in Colombo on Wednesday.