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South Africa v Sri Lanka 2nd Test – Sri Lanka need 137 runs to win

Sri Lanka's Kusal Mendis

Sri Lanka are in reach of a Test series whitewash over South Africa after an enthralling day's play at St George's Park, Port Elizabeth today.

Match Summary

South Africa 222 (Aiden Markram 60, Quinton de Kock 86; Dhananjaya de Silva 2-15, Vishwa Fernando 3-62, Kasun Rajitha 3-67) and 128 (Faf Du Plessis 50*; RAS Lakmal 4-39, Dhananjaya De Silva 3-36)

Sri Lanka 154 (DPDN Dickwella 42; Kagiso Rabada 4-37, Duanne Olivier 3-59) and 60-2

At Close of Play – Sri Lanka need 137 runs to win with 8 wickets in hand


Series Stats

After being bowled out for 154 this morning, Sri Lanka set about bundling out South Africa in their second innings for just 128 -  Faf Du Plessis top scoring with 50* and RAS Lakmal 4-39 and Dhananjaya De Silva 3-36 were the stars with the ball for Sri Lanka.

At the close of play, Sri Lanka were 60-2, needing 137 runs to win the 2nd Test – tomorrow is going to be a fascinating end to the two match Test series.

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

Sri Lanka - 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

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