In the second Test held in Galle, Sri Lanka Victory Against Ireland by an innings and 10 runs, achieving a significant milestone in their history.
Sri Lanka Victory Against Ireland, Sri Lanka won the second Test against the visitors in Galle, which helped them clean sweep the series 2-0. The hosts posted a massive first-innings total of 704/3d in response to Ireland’s 492, with big performances from skipper Dimuth Karunaratne (115), Nishan Madushka (205), Kusal Mendis (245), and Angelo Mathews (100*), who all contributed significantly with the bat.
On day five in Galle, Ramesh Mendis (5/64) played a crucial role in helping Sri Lanka bowl Ireland out for 202, leading the hosts to a comfortable victory by an innings. Prabath Jayasuriya also continued his impressive performance in Test cricket by taking a five-wicket haul in the first innings.
It was a milestone moment for the nation as Sri Lanka Victory Against Ireland and Sri Lanka secured their 100th Test win in their history. Sri Lanka played their first-ever Test match in 1982 and have since played 311 Tests.
Sri Lanka has lost 119 Tests and drawn 92 matches. By achieving their 100th Test win, Sri Lanka joined the elite group of eight international teams that have registered a century of wins in the longest format. The other teams that have achieved this feat are Australia, England, India, New Zealand, Pakistan, South Africa, and West Indies.
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