Sri Lanka's win over Pakistan in 1st Test at Galle: Twitter reactions
This is Mahela Jayawardene’s final Test series © AFP


Aug 10, 2014

Sri Lanka registered a close win against Pakistan at Galle as they achieved their second quickest run chase on Sunday in the first Test. Angelo Mathews and Kithuruwan Vithanage were unbeaten on 25 and 11, as Sri Lanka won the first of the two-Test match series.

This is also Mahela Jayawardene‘s final series, as he retires after the tournament.

Sri Lanka needed 99 runs from 20 overs, but they achieve target well within 16.2 overs. Earlier, Kumar Sangakkara scored his 10th double century in the first innings of the Test. Both the team scored more than 450 runs in their first innings.

The Twitterverse went berserk over the win, and following are some tweets: