Stumps, Day 3: Pakistan 191 (Asad 63, Babar 60; Kumara 4/49, Embuldeniya 4/71) and 395/2 (Abid 174, Masood 135; Kumara 2/88) lead Sri Lanka 271 (Chandimal 71; Afridi 5/77, Abbas 4/55) by 315 runs.
With just one day left for the Test a draw looks like on plate for the viewers.
Stumps, Day 3: Sri Lanka 244 (Dhananjaya 109, Karunaratne 65; Southee 4/63, Boult 3/75) lead New Zealand 196/4 (Latham 111*; Dilruwan 2/76) by 48 runs.
Stumps, Day 1: Sri Lanka 85/2 (Karunaratne 49*; de Grandhomme 1/14) vs New Zealand.
Sri Lanka are favourites to win the first Test after they moved to within 135 runs of victory in Galle.
The first Test between Sri Lanka and New Zealand will be start on August 14 at Galle International Stadium.
New Zealand and Australia won their respective matches in the World Cup.
New Zealand and Sri Lanka begin their World Cup campaigns with contrasting objectives.
New captain, old players, no regulars – plenty has changed for Sri Lanka, and the hope is that’ll spark them to something good.
Sri Lanka will begin their short World Cup warm-up in a two-match series against Scotland.