Sri lankan bowlers made batting difficult for the Kiwis on the 3rd day of the 1st test played in Galle and were boweled out for 118 runs in 44.1 overs.
Resuming on 35 for the loss of 1 wicket Kiwis loss 9 wickets for just 83 runs.
Rangana Herath was the chief destroyer picking up 6 wickets for 43 runs. He also picked up 5 wickets in the 1st innings.
Nuwan Kulasekara and Suresh Randiv picked up 2 wickets each.
Sri lanka require 93 runs to win.