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Herath's 400th wicket seals dramatic victory for Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka beat Pakistan by 21 runs in the first Test, which ended at Abu Dhabi a short while ago. Rangana Herath bagged 6 wickets for 43 runs to demolish the Pakistan second innings for 114. However, in the 47th over of the Yasir Shah was caught behind in the 4th ball. But, the review found that Dilruwan Perera had overstepped. The wicket of Mohammad Abbas was Herath's 400 Test wicket. He is the first left-arm spinner in Test history to bag 400 wickets. Herath had a match bag of 11 wickets for 136 runs. Herath who was named the Man of the Match, confirmed himself as one of the greatest defenders of scores in Test history, by taking Sri Lanka to victory. He has 11 fourth-innings five-wicket hauls now. Even Muttiah Muralitharan and Shane Warne have only seven apiece. Dilruwan Perera captured 3 wickets for 46 runs.

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