Chasing a target of 497,
With figures of 6/59, the Sri Lankan skipper ripped through the
The entirety of the fifth day was dominated by the hosts, except for the time when Bangladesh skipper Mushfiqur Rehman (34) and Liton Das (35) held on to the crease and raised hopes for a draw. But as soon as their wicket fell before lunch, the match just headed towards a
The stand out performer for
22-year-old Kusal Mendis, who played a blistering knock of 194 in the first innings, was adjudged Man of the Match.
Herath, meanwhile, became the most successful left-arm spinner with 363 wickets in Tests. This was also
The two teams will now face each other in the last Test in