South Africa vs Sri lanka, Port Elizabeth (South Africa)
2nd test day 2 highlights
South Africa: 222
(de Kock 86, A.Markram 60, T.Fernando 3/62 )
Sri Lanka: 154
(Dickwella 42,Thirimanne 29,Rabada 4/38 )
South Africa: 128 (2nd innings)
(Du Plessis 50*, Amla 32, Lakmal 4/39)
Sri Lanka: 60/2 (2nd innings)
(Karunaratne 19, B.Fernando 17, Olivier 1/10)
Day 2: Sri Lanka require another 137 runs with 8 wickets remaining
Sri Lanka 1st innings summary
Day 2 highlights
Oliver balled the 1st over of day 2 and from other end Rabada balled the over. 3rd over of day 2 Olivier strike Thirimanne. He scored 29 runs.
MDKJ Perera came at No.6. In next over Rabada cleaned bowled to Rajitha. 2 wickets in 2 overs. DM de Silva joined.
Perera smashed 14 runs to Rabada in 26th over. In 28th over Rabada nicked off Perera for 20 runs. Dickwella came to bat.
SL were 102/6. Mulder came into the attack and from other end Steyn came to bowl. Mulder sent off de-Silva for 19 runs.
Lakmal and Dickwella had small partnership of 28 runs and then Maharaj strike Lakmal. The score was 152/8. Rabada strike Dickwella for 42 runs.
SL were all out for 154 runs as Lasith Embuldeniya was Absent hurt, that’s that for the Sri Lankan innings. They have conceded a first-innings lead of 68.
South Africa 2nd innings summary
Lakmal and Fernando started bowling. Markram and Elgar opend the innings.
Fernando strike Elgar in 6th over as SA lost an early wicket. Elgar departs for 2 runs. Amla at No.3. Rajitha came into the attach and he nicked off Markram for 18 runs.
Bavuma joined. Amla and Bavuma had a partnership of 20 rns as Rajitha sentt of Bavuma for 6 runs. Skipper joined and score was 51/3.
du Plessis came into the grease with positive mind as he stared to smash boundries. 39 runs off partnerhship between them as de-Silva strike Amla.
de Kock came to bat at No.6 and in next over he departs for 1 run. Mulder joined but he also gone after playing couple of overs. SA were 100/6.
Maharaj came to bat No.8 but he also couldn’t stand in the grease for long with skipper as he departs for 6 runs. SA 7 down for 113 runs.
Rabada came and cleaned boled for duck. In next over de Silva strike Steyn. last wicket was remaining Olivier and skipper were playing.
du Plessis scored half century but from other end Olivier departs for 6 runs.
SA were all out for 128 runs. Lakmal taken 4 wickets and de Silva taken 3 wickets. They set the target off 197 to SL.
Sri Lanka needed 197 to become the first-ever Asian side to clinch a Test series in South Africa. High-fives in the visitors’ camp. Sixteen wickets have already tumbled on day two.
Sri Lanka 2nd innings summary
Steyn and Rabada started bowling. Thirimanne and Karunaratne opened the innings.
In 10th over Rabada strike Thirimanne for 10 runs. Oshada Fernando came at No.3.
In next Over Olivier strike Karunaratne. He scored 19 runs. SL lost to early wickets in chase of 197.
SL were 34/2 when Kusal Mendis came to bat. Both of them played 5 overs as day 2 come to an end. SL score was 60/2.
Sri Lanka need 137 runs to complete another famous victory and sew up the series. 18 wickets tumbled on a manic day two at St George’s Park.