1st Test, South Africa Tour of Sri Lanka at Galle Highlights
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1st Test, South Africa Tour of Sri Lanka Report
After dropping the toss South Africa bowled and Sri Lanka scored 287 runs in 78.4 overs all out. MD Gunathilaka scored 26 runs and out, DM de Silva 11, BKG Mendis contributed 24 runs, N Dickwella † add 18 runs to his team scoreboard, RAS Lakmal (c) 10 and PADLR Sandakan 25. It was FDM Karunaratne who smashed all South African bowlers throughout the park. He scored 158 runs by going through 222 deliveries and goes not out. He smashed 13 boundaries and one most in his lovely innings. Okay Rabada took 4 wickets, T Shamsi took three, VD Philander and DW Steyn took one wicket every of them.
South Africa scored 126 all out in 54.3 overs of their first innings. F du Plessis (c) scored 49 runs, VD Philander 18 and T Bavuma 17. MDK Perera took 4 wickets, RAS Lakmal three, HMRKB Herath two and PADLR Sandakan took one wicket.
Sri Lanka scored 190 all out of their second innings in 57.4 overs, FDM Karunaratne scored 60 runs, AD Mathews 35, RAS Lakmal (c) 33 and MD Gunathilaka 17. This time KA Maharaj took 4 wickets, Okay Rabada three, DW Steyn one once more and T Shamsi additionally took one wicket. South Africa scored simply 73 runs of their second innings all out in 28.5 overs, Sri Lanka simply used their three bowlers HMRKB Herath took three wickets, MDK Perera took six wickets and PADLR Sandakan took one.