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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