Sri Lanka in South Africa Test Series - 1st Test

South Africa v Sri Lanka

South Africa won by an innings and 81 runs

Partnerships - Sri Lanka 1st innings
Wkt Runs Overs RR Player Player Start End
1st 11 4.4 2.35 TM Dilshan (6) NT Paranavitana (4) - 1/11 (4.4)
2nd 1 0.3 2.00 KC Sangakkara (1) NT Paranavitana (0) 1/11 (4.4) 2/12 (5.1)
3rd 54 17.1 3.14 NT Paranavitana (28) DPMD Jayawardene (21) 2/12 (5.1) 3/66 (22.2)
4th 25 7.2 3.40 DPMD Jayawardene (9) TT Samaraweera (13) 3/66 (22.2) 4/91 (29.4)
5th 65 12.5 5.06 TT Samaraweera (23) AD Mathews (35) 4/91 (29.4) 5/156 (42.3)
6th 0 0.1 0.00 JK Silva (0) AD Mathews (0) 5/156 (42.3) 6/156 (42.4)
7th 1 0.3 2.00 NLTC Perera (1) AD Mathews (0) 6/156 (42.4) 7/157 (43.1)
8th 18 3.4 4.90 AD Mathews (3) HMRKB Herath (13) 7/157 (43.1) 8/175 (46.5)
9th 5 0.4 7.50 UWMBCA Welegedara (4) HMRKB Herath (1) 8/175 (46.5) 9/180 (47.3)
10th 0 0.1 0.00 CRD Fernando (0) HMRKB Herath (0) 9/180 (47.3) 10/180 (47.4)
Highest partnerships in the match
Inns Wkt Runs Overs RR Player Player Start End
2 6th 97 29.0 3.34 AG Prince (39) AB de Villiers (55) 5/173 (60.6) 6/270 (89.6)
2 1st 88 32.5 2.68 GC Smith (61) JA Rudolph (26) - 1/88 (32.5)
1 5th 65 12.5 5.06 TT Samaraweera (23) AD Mathews (35) 4/91 (29.4) 5/156 (42.3)
2 10th 61 13.2 4.57 MV Boucher (31) Imran Tahir (29) 9/350 (108.4) 10/411 (121.6)
1 3rd 54 17.1 3.14 NT Paranavitana (28) DPMD Jayawardene (21) 2/12 (5.1) 3/66 (22.2)
2 8th 41 9.4 4.24 VD Philander (4) MV Boucher (31) 7/303 (97.2) 8/344 (106.6)
2 5th 37 11.5 3.12 JH Kallis (24) AB de Villiers (12) 4/136 (49.1) 5/173 (60.6)
2 3rd 35 10.4 3.28 HM Amla (18) JA Rudolph (13) 2/90 (35.2) 3/125 (45.6)
3 7th 34 8.5 3.84 NLTC Perera (21) JK Silva (12) 6/70 (22.3) 7/104 (31.2)
2 7th 33 7.2 4.50 AB de Villiers (32) MV Boucher (1) 6/270 (89.6) 7/303 (97.2)
3 8th 29 5.2 5.43 JK Silva (5) HMRKB Herath (22) 7/104 (31.2) 8/133 (36.4)
3 5th 29 6.5 4.24 AD Mathews (5) TT Samaraweera (21) 4/37 (14.6) 5/66 (21.5)
1 4th 25 7.2 3.40 DPMD Jayawardene (9) TT Samaraweera (13) 3/66 (22.2) 4/91 (29.4)
3 4th 18 7.5 2.29 DPMD Jayawardene (9) TT Samaraweera (7) 3/19 (7.1) 4/37 (14.6)
1 8th 18 3.4 4.90 AD Mathews (3) HMRKB Herath (13) 7/157 (43.1) 8/175 (46.5)
3 9th 12 1.2 9.00 UWMBCA Welegedara (10) HMRKB Herath (1) 8/133 (36.4) 9/145 (37.6)
3 1st 11 3.5 2.86 TM Dilshan (6) NT Paranavitana (4) - 1/11 (3.5)
2 4th 11 3.1 3.47 JA Rudolph (4) JH Kallis (7) 3/125 (45.6) 4/136 (49.1)
1 1st 11 4.4 2.35 TM Dilshan (6) NT Paranavitana (4) - 1/11 (4.4)
3 3rd 8 2.1 3.69 KC Sangakkara (2) DPMD Jayawardene (6) 2/11 (4.6) 3/19 (7.1)
2 9th 6 1.4 3.60 M Morkel (4) MV Boucher (2) 8/344 (106.6) 9/350 (108.4)
3 10th 5 1.1 4.28 HMRKB Herath (0) CRD Fernando (4) 9/145 (37.6) 10/150 (39.1)
1 9th 5 0.4 7.50 UWMBCA Welegedara (4) HMRKB Herath (1) 8/175 (46.5) 9/180 (47.3)
3 6th 4 0.4 6.00 TT Samaraweera (4) JK Silva (0) 5/66 (21.5) 6/70 (22.3)
2 2nd 2 2.3 0.80 DW Steyn (0) JA Rudolph (1) 1/88 (32.5) 2/90 (35.2)
1 7th 1 0.3 2.00 NLTC Perera (1) AD Mathews (0) 6/156 (42.4) 7/157 (43.1)
1 2nd 1 0.3 2.00 KC Sangakkara (1) NT Paranavitana (0) 1/11 (4.4) 2/12 (5.1)
3 2nd 0 1.1 0.00 NT Paranavitana (0) KC Sangakkara (0) 1/11 (3.5) 2/11 (4.6)
1 10th 0 0.1 0.00 CRD Fernando (0) HMRKB Herath (0) 9/180 (47.3) 10/180 (47.4)
1 6th 0 0.1 0.00 JK Silva (0) AD Mathews (0) 5/156 (42.3) 6/156 (42.4)
Series Results
South Africa v Sri Lanka at Cape Town - Jan 3-6, 2012
South Africa won by 10 wickets
South Africa v Sri Lanka at Durban - Dec 26-29, 2011
Sri Lanka won by 208 runs
South Africa v Sri Lanka at Centurion - Dec 15-17, 2011
South Africa won by an innings and 81 runs
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Dec 17, 2011

Vernon Philander appeals for one of his five wickets, South Africa v Sri Lanka, 1st Test, Centurion, 3rd day, December 17, 2011

Vernon Philander appeals for one of his five wickets

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Dec 17, 2011

Imran Tahir celebrates having Thisara Perera caught at slip, South Africa v Sri Lanka, 1st Test, Centurion, 3rd day, December 17, 2011

Imran Tahir celebrates having Thisara Perera caught at slip

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