South Africa v Sri Lanka 1st Test Day 2 – South Africa fight back against Sri Lanka

Dale Steyn 4-48 for south Africa today against Sri Lanka
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At the start of play, Sri Lanka were 49-1 and looking to push on against South Africa, in the 1st Test at Kingsmead, Durban today, after their battling performance yesterday.

 

Match Summary

South Africa 235 (Temba Bavuma 47, Quinton de Kock 80; Vishwa Fernando 4-62, Kasun Rajitha 3-68) and 126-4 (Dean Elgar 35; Lasith Embuldeniya 2-36)

Sri Lanka 191 (Kusal Perera 51; Dale Steyn 4-48, Vernon Philander 2-32, Kagiso Rabada 2-48)

Close of Play – South Africa lead Sri Lanka by 170 runs with 6 wickets remaining

Scorecard

Sri Lanka were bowled out for 191 in their first innings, with Kusal Perera 51 top scoring against some top bowling from the South African bowlers, in particular,  from Dale Steyn 4-48, Vernon Philander 2-32 and Kagiso Rabada 2-48.

At the close of play, South Africa were 126-4 and lead Sri Lanka by 170 runs,  with 6 wickets remaining in their 2nd Innings.

 

South Africa - Aiden Markram, Dean Elgar, Hashim Amla, Temba Bavuma, Faf du Plessis(c), Quinton de Kock(wk), Vernon Philander, Keshav Maharaj, Kagiso Rabada, Dale Steyn, Duanne Olivier

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

 

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