Again defeating Ireland, Sri Lanka takes the Test series 2-0.

 Again defeating Ireland, Sri Lanka takes the Test series 2-0.

Nishan Madushka and Kusal Mendis each scored double hundreds against Ireland on Thursday, making it just the third occasion in Test history that Sri Lanka's top four batters have all reached the century mark.


Ramesh Mendis recorded his fourth five-wicket haul and Prabath Jayasuriya became the fastest spinner to 50 Test wickets as Sri Lanka defeated Ireland by an innings and 10 runs on Friday (April 28), clinching a 2-0 series victory.


The Irish hitters collapsed to 202 all out when play resumed on 2/54 in the sweltering, humid circumstances.


Sri Lankan captain Dumuth Karunaratne remarked, "The bowlers' bowling was really amazing."


 Aitha (Fernando) bowled in a truly fantastic manner. This type of bowling is what we need if we want to win away series. Ramesh struggled in the opening innings,


Sri Lanka, which made its most memorable Test appearance in 1982 against Britain, won the main Test by an innings and 280 runs. Friday's triumph was the country's 100th Test win.


Ireland has now lost every one of the six matches since making its Test debut in 2018 against Pakistan in Dublin.


The Irish contended energetically against areas of strength for the work from the Sri Lankans, who worked to a deliberate arrangement with Fernando creating crease and skip on the fifth-day wicket and spinners getting some turn.


One of those bouncers struck the protective cap of Ireland skipper Andy Balbirnie. He was removed the field momentarily however got back to bat at the fall of Curtis Campher's wicket before the mid-day break.




Sri Lanka hit back at normal stretches. Fernando (3-30) was compensated for some close bowling when a short ball struck Lorcan Exhaust (13) on his ribcage prior to spilling into the stumps. He was before long followed by Campher, who was gotten at leg sneak past Kusal Mendis when he endeavored to clear. Ireland took lunch at 5-121.

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