|Mahela creates Test history|
|Thursday, 19 November 2009|
The Test series which began on the 16th of November against India in Ahmedabad, India, turned in favour of Sri Lanka.
Thilan Samarweera also added 70 runs to the Sri Lankan innings. Prassna Jayawardena 84 runs not out.
The two Jayawardena’s Mahela and Prasanna scored 216 runs for the 6th wicket, marking another record. This is Sri Lanka’s best sixth-wicket partnership, since the 189 runs by Aravinda de Silva and Arjuna Ranatunga against Zimbabwe in Colombo in 1997.
Mehela became the first Sri Lankan batsman to score 9000 Test runs and remains in the wicket.
India in their first innings scored 426 runs for the loss of all wickets.
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