Prasad finishes the job. Sri Lanka win by an innings and six runs! Blackwood holes out. Length and outside off, the batsman uses his feet and carves it to deep cover
2:15pm: That is all we have for you. Do read Karthik's report and look out for analyses from Andrew. Be back for the second Test, starting Thursday. Until then, goodbye.
Mathews: "We have had some individual brilliance. Dimuth Karunaratne got his highest score, Chandimal played well and Herath was outstanding. You can't have him out of the Galle Test. He [Siriwardana] was useful and he is a top-order batter. He is a useful allrounder for us."
Holder: "We had a lot of things to learn. We did not put enough runs and struggled. We had chances and we din't take them. Hopefully, we can set things right in the next game. We have to be a lot more confident and decisive against Herath. We are a pretty young team. Hopefully, we can come up with a better show in the next Test."
Herath, the Man of the Match: "Galle is where I started my career. There is something for me and all spinners. I wish I can reach the 300-mark this series."
2:05pm: Time for the presentation
Bharath Seervi: "Herath has taken 10 wickets in a match 5 times since Muralitharan's retirement in Tests - Most by any bowler. "
1:55pm: Prasad plucks out a stump as a souvenir. Herath has a big smile as the fans jive and dance. He now has a chat with Bishoo and Warrican.
Herath has been at the forefront of the win, claiming his third 10-for in Galle and fifth overall. He began the day with a double-strike, nipping out nightwatchman Bishoo and Samuels. Pradeep and Siriwardana also pitched in but Blackwood slowed Sri Lanka's charge with a punchy 92.... Prasad then put the seal on the win inside the second session on the fourth day. Do stick around for the presentation.
Blackwood steps down the track, Prasad bangs a bouncer outside off. Far too high and wide called
too full and straight, worked through midwicket. Blackwood farms the strike
short and on off, Blackwood keeps back and fends it onto the pitch
Mathews turns to Prasad.
flat and on off, dragged to cow corner for two
fullish and on middle, kept out again
flighted and drifts in, defended
slides on outside off, slogged away to deep midwicket
tossed up and drifts in, Gabriel manages an inside edge onto the pad and weathers an lbw appeal
Vicky: "Come on, Blackwood! Make SL bat again.. Super knock so far."
Time for some hydration.
another lifting ball outside off, Blackwood ramps it over lone slip, deep third man is beaten and Blackwood motors into the 90s
another bouncer down leg, Blackwood sinks under it
pretty full and curls in, Gabriel jabs and gets a thick inside edge behind square
short and on off, tentatively blocked back
good length and swerves in, Gabriel manages an inside edge onto the pad
bouncer down leg, ducked under
Pradeep has a crack at the No.11.
Blackwood swipes his bat onto the turf. He wanted the strike...
Rakesh: "Lovely innings by Blackwood. I do hope he keep's attacking Herath and others and gets a century. At least WI can take something positive from this Test."
slid through outside off, Blackwood manufactures a bit of room and carves it over the covers for four
Herath pushes this through, Blackwood jumps down the track and slams it over for a six, clearing long-on
an appeal for a catch. Mathews seems confident. Umpire Erasmus refers it to the third umpire. Drifting outside leg, Blackwood aims for a sweep and misses. The ball loops off the flap of the front pad and settles into Mathews' hands. No bat involved.
flighted on middle, Blackwood steps away outside leg and launches it straight down the ground