de Kock half century helps Sa to take past 200

South Africa vs Sri Lanka 
2nd test 
SL bowlers bowl out SA for 222 runs 
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SL bowlers bowl out SA for 222 runs

South Africa vs Sri lanka,Port Elizabeth (South Africa)
2nd test day 1 highlights
South Africa: 222 
(de Kock 86, A.Markram 60, T.Fernando 3/62 )
Sri Lanka: 60/3
(Thirimanne 25*, Karunaratne 17, Olivier 2/25 ) 
Day 1: SriLanka trail by 162 runs with 7 wickets remaining in the innings  

South AfricaXI: Dean Elgar, Aiden Markram, Hashim Amla, Faf du Plessis (c), Temba Bavuma, Quinton de Kock (wk), Wiaan Mulder, Keshav Maharaj, Kagiso Rabada, Dale Steyn, Duanne Olivier

Sri LankaXI: Dimuth Karunaratne (c), Lahiru Thirimanne, Oshada Fernando, Kusal Mendis, Kusal Perera, Niroshan Dickwella (wk), Dhananjaya de Silva, Suranga Lakmal, Lasith Embuldeniya, Kasun Rajitha, Vishwa Fernando

IN: Mulder Out: Philandar

South Africa 1st innings summary

Elgar and Markram opened the innings. Lakmal balled the 1st over and from other end T. Fernando balled the over.

In 6th over Fernando cleaned bowled to Elgar. He scored 6 runs. Amla came to bat but 1st ball he was bowled for golden duck. Fenando was on a hat-trick.

Bavuma came at No.4 and in next over he was run-out. He also scored zero run. SA were in trouble as they lost 3 wickets for 16 runs.

Skipper joined. In 11th over Rajitha came into the attack.
Embuldeniya replaces Lakmal.

Before the lunch Karunaratne bowled skipper. He scored 25 runs. 58 runs partnership between them. Players went for lunch.

After lunch

de Kock joined and the score was 73/4. Markram scored his 6th test fifty. de Kock scored 14 runs in 35th over. 57 runs partnership between them.

In 38th over Rajitha came into the attack and strike Markaram. He scored 60 runs in 116 balls. SA were 134/5. Mulder joined.

Rajitha again strike in 40th over. This time Mulder is the man to depart. He scored 9 runs.

Maharaj came at No.8 and after 1 over again Rajitha strike Maharaj as he scored duck. Rabada joined de Kock.

de Kock scored fifty runs. The score was 159/7. 59 runs partnership between them help their to go past 200.

de Kock scored 86 runs in 87 balls. de Silva strike de Kock and the score was 219/8. South Africa all out for 222 runs. Rajitha and fernando taken 3 wickets each.

Sri Lanka 1st innings summary

Karunaratne and Thirimanne opend the innings. Steyn balled the over and from other end rabada balled the over.

After 10 over Olivier replaces Steyn. In 12th over Rabada strike Karunaratne. He scored 17 runs. BOP Fernando came at No.3.

BOP Fernando faced 9 balls and scored zero as he was bowled by Olivier in 15th over and the score was 34/2. BKG Mendis joined.

Last 2 overs left for day 1, Olivier strike another wicket. This time
BKG Mendis departs for 16 runs. Rajitha came to bat and played 1 over as day 1 was ended. SL were 60/3.

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