South Africa v Sri Lanka 2nd Test – Sri Lanka win by 8 wickets and the Series 2-0

Kusal Mendis 84* for Sri Lanka to them an historic victory over South Africa
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Sri Lanka won the 2nd Test against South Africa at St George's Park, Port Elizabeth today, by 8 wickets and took the Series 2-0.

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 197-2 (Oshada Fernando 75*, Kusal Mendis 84*)

Result - Sri Lanka won by 8 wickets

Scorecard

Series Stats

Sri Lankan batsmen Oshada Fernando 75* and Kusal Mendis 84* took Sri Lanka to an historic victory here today, in Port Elizabeth. Their unbeaten 3rd wicket partnership of 163 ensured Sri Lanka won their first ever Test series in South Africa.

 

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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