Updated: Saturday, 19 July 2014 19:03 | By Agence France-Presse

Sri Lanka set 370 to win first Test

Sri Lanka were on Saturday set a target of 370 to win the first Test after South Africa declared their second innings at the tea score of 206-6 on the fourth day.

Sri Lanka set 370 to win first Test

South Africa's Alviro Petersen (left) plays a shot during the fourth day of the opening Test in Galle, on July 19, 2014 - by Lakruwan Wanniarachchi

The visitors had bowled out the home team for 292 after making 455-9 declared in their first innings.

AB de Villiers top-scored with 51 while Rangana Herath was the most successful bowler with figures of 4-79.

The second and final Test will be played in Colombo from July 24-28.

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