Jayawardene hails team for ‘winning tough moments’
After the opening hour on the second day of the Galle Test, Sri Lanka were 50 for 5 in their first innings, in response to New Zealand’s 221. Before the third day was done, the Test was finished, and Sri Lanka had won by ten wickets.
“This is what winning Test matches is all about,” Mahela Jayawardene said after his team took a 1-0 lead in the series. “Winning tough moments and getting ourselves into a winning position under pressure.
“It was a good Test match for the first two days. New Zealand fought really well with the new ball and put us under a lot of pressure. We managed to fight…
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