Galle, June 25: This match will probably be remembered for the poor umpiring and Sangakkara's magnifient 199 might be forgoten among the talks of DRS as Sri Lanka registered a massive 209 runs victory over Pakistan in the 1st Test math at Galle.
Starting the day at 36 for 3 and needing 474 more run to win, Pakistan lost nightwatchman Saeed Ajmal in the second over of the day courtesy a run-out.
By lunch time, Pakistan reached 108 for 4 with Younis Khan on 34 and Asad Shafiq on 36. Younis stuck it out in the middle and Asad Shafiq upped the tempo in the middle.
Rangana Herath broke the partnership eventually with the wicket of Asad Shafiq on 80 (165) just after the duo had notched up 150-run partnership.
Younis Khan followed soon after when he was out on 87(213). Nuwan Kulasekara picked up his third wicket just after tea break with Pakistan on 212/6.
With more than a day to negotiate and just 4 wickets In hand, Pakistan further slumped as Mohammad Ayub went for 22 runs. From there on, it was a mere formality as Adnan Akmal remained unbeaten of 40 with Pakistan bundled out for 300 in chase of 509 after they had scored just 100 in the first innings.