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Monday, 11 August 2014 - 8:35
President wishes SL Cricket Team; Sangakkara surges to Number 1 in Test Rankings.
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President Mahinda Rajapaksa congratulated the Sri Lankan Cricket Team who won the first test match played against Pakistan.

President Rajapaksa, speaking via telephone to Sanath Jayasuriya and Angelo Mathews congratulated the Sri Lanka team for winning the first test beating Pakistan by 7 wickets.

Sri Lanka beat Pakistan by 7 wickets in day five of the 1st Test match played at the Galle International Cricket Stadium yesterday, and lead the two-match series 1-0.

Meanwhile, Sri Lanka run-machine Kumar Sangakkara has surged to the top of the ICC Test batting rankings, usurping South Africa’s AB de Villiers.

Sangakkara sent records tumbling during his side’s first Test win over Pakistan, and his ratings points of 920 is expected to climb further as a result.



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