South Africa v Sri Lanka 2nd Test – Sri Lanka need 137 runs to win
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.
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
What a day of Test cricket in Port Elizabeth! 18 wickets fell, 282 runs were scored, Sri Lanka need 137 runs to win on day three, while South Africa require eight wickets to deny them a famous series victory.#SAvSL scorecard ?? https://t.co/dkczebtSDc pic.twitter.com/MrJwbsETpz— ICC (@ICC) 22 February 2019
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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