Sri Lanka aim for Test series win over New Zealand

Dimuth Karunaratne celebrates after scoring a century during the first match (ISHARA S. KODIKARA/AFP)

Sri Lanka will look to wrap up a Test series victory over New Zealand as the second and final match gets underway in Colombo.

The hosts won the opener by six wickets and are on a three-match winning streak in the traditional format of the game following Dimuth Karunaratne's appointment as captain.

Selection-wise, the Lions can welcome back the fit-again Dilruwan Perera, likely in place of 22-year-old Lasith Embuldeniya.

The Black Caps, meanwhile, could bring in fast bowler Neil Wagner for a pitch that tends to offer a fair amount of pace and bounce.

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