South Africa 235 (Temba Bavuma 47, Quinton de Kock 80; Vishwa Fernando 4-62, Kasun Rajitha 3-68) and 259 (Dean Elgar 35, Faf du Plessis 90, Quinton de Kock 55 ; Lasith Embuldeniya 5-66, Vishwa Fernando 4-71)
Sri Lanka 191 (Kusal Perera 51; Dale Steyn 4-48, Vernon Philander 2-32, Kagiso Rabada 2-48) and 83-3
Close of Play – Sri Lanka trail South Africa by 222 runs
Rain brings a premature end to day three with South Africa seven wickets away from victory in the first Test in Durban.— ICC (@ICC) 15 February 2019
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South Africa were bowled out for 259 - Dean Elgar 35, Faf du Plessis 90, Quinton de Kock 55 were the batting mainstays and Lasith Embuldeniya 5-66 and Vishwa Fernando 4-71, the pick of the Sri Lanka bowlers.
Sri Lanka required 304 runs to win at the start of their 2nd innings and when bad light stopped play they were 83-3 with not out batsmen Kusal Perera and Oshada Fernand at the crease.
Oman T20I Quadrangular Series
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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