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Five-wicket Herath puts Sri Lanka on top

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Rangana Herath bagged a five-wicket haul to put Sri Lanka in a strong position on the opening day of the first Test against New Zealand in Galle on Saturday. 

Sri Lanka spinner Rangana Herath leaves the pitch at the end of New Zealand's first innings during the first day of the opening Test match against New Zealand. Herath bagged a five-wicket haul to put Sri Lanka in a strong position.

The left-arm spinner finished with 5-65, his 11th haul of five or more wickets in a Test innings, as Sri Lanka dismissed New Zealand for 221 in the first innings before reaching 9-1 in reply at stumps.

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