Sri Lanka in South Africa Test Series - 2nd Test

South Africa v Sri Lanka

South Africa won by 6 wickets

Sri Lanka 1st innings R M B 4s 6s SR
ST Jayasuriya c †Boucher b Ntini 51 104 77 6 1 66.23
MS Atapattu run out (Kirsten) 12 89 70 2 0 17.14
RS Mahanama c Kallis b Cronje 50 223 178 4 1 28.08
PA de Silva c Adams b Ntini 1 8 2 0 0 50.00
A Ranatunga* lbw b Donald 73 264 177 12 0 41.24
HP Tillakaratne c Kirsten b Cronje 55 184 134 9 0 41.04
RS Kaluwitharana c †Boucher b Donald 9 20 15 1 0 60.00
GP Wickramasinghe c Adams b Donald 10 22 13 2 0 76.92
DNT Zoysa lbw b Kallis 0 9 8 0 0 0.00
M Muralitharan c †Boucher b Cronje 11 44 36 0 0 30.55
KR Pushpakumara not out 0 21 14 0 0 0.00
Extras (b 6, lb 14, w 3, nb 8) 31
Total (all out; 118.3 overs) 303 (2.55 runs per over)
Fall of wickets 1-53 (Atapattu, 21.4 ov), 2-66 (Jayasuriya, 24.6 ov), 3-68 (de Silva, 26.4 ov), 4-186 (Mahanama, 74.6 ov), 5-228 (Ranatunga, 90.4 ov), 6-240 (Kaluwitharana, 94.6 ov), 7-254 (Wickramasinghe, 100.1 ov), 8-255 (Zoysa, 101.4 ov), 9-290 (Muralitharan, 112.4 ov), 10-303 (Tillakaratne, 118.3 ov)
Bowling O M R W Econ
AA Donald 33 10 73 3 2.21 (3w)
SM Pollock 7.1 3 9 0 1.25
JH Kallis 19 7 42 1 2.21 (2nb)
PR Adams 22 6 77 0 3.50
M Ntini 22.5 7 61 2 2.67 (11nb)
WJ Cronje 14.3 3 21 3 1.44
South Africa 1st innings R M B 4s 6s SR
GFJ Liebenberg lbw b Pushpakumara 0 1 1 0 0 0.00
G Kirsten b Muralitharan 13 115 82 2 0 15.85
HD Ackerman b Zoysa 7 9 7 1 0 100.00
DJ Cullinan c Wickramasinghe b Jayasuriya 103 307 185 13 0 55.67
WJ Cronje* st †Kaluwitharana b Muralitharan 10 40 27 1 0 37.03
JH Kallis c †Kaluwitharana b Wickramasinghe 12 40 38 1 0 31.57
SM Pollock b Muralitharan 1 25 16 0 0 6.25
MV Boucher c Jayasuriya b Muralitharan 13 73 71 2 0 18.30
AA Donald b Muralitharan 6 34 25 0 0 24.00
PR Adams c & b Jayasuriya 12 24 21 1 1 57.14
M Ntini not out 2 11 9 0 0 22.22
Extras (b 1, lb 6, w 6, nb 8) 21
Total (all out; 78 overs) 200 (2.56 runs per over)
Fall of wickets 1-0 (Liebenberg, 0.1 ov), 2-11 (Ackerman, 1.5 ov), 3-75 (Kirsten, 24.4 ov), 4-103 (Cronje, 32.6 ov), 5-122 (Kallis, 41.6 ov), 6-137 (Pollock, 48.3 ov), 7-170 (Boucher, 66.4 ov), 8-182 (Cullinan, 71.2 ov), 9-186 (Donald, 74.6 ov), 10-200 (Adams, 77.6 ov)
Bowling O M R W Econ
KR Pushpakumara 16 2 55 1 3.43 (9nb, 1w)
DNT Zoysa 12 2 29 1 2.41 (2nb, 2w)
GP Wickramasinghe 15 2 36 1 2.40 (2nb)
M Muralitharan 30 8 63 5 2.10 (2nb)
ST Jayasuriya 5 2 10 2 2.00
Sri Lanka 2nd innings R M B 4s 6s SR
ST Jayasuriya b Donald 16 30 23 3 0 69.56
MS Atapattu c †Boucher b Donald 7 56 34 0 0 20.58
RS Mahanama lbw b Donald 0 1 1 0 0 0.00
PA de Silva run out (†Boucher) 41 99 75 6 1 54.66
A Ranatunga* c †Boucher b Cronje 0 10 7 0 0 0.00
HP Tillakaratne c sub (DN Crookes) b Cronje 0 8 4 0 0 0.00
RS Kaluwitharana run out (sub [DN Crookes]) 0 5 3 0 0 0.00
GP Wickramasinghe b Adams 21 74 59 4 0 35.59
DNT Zoysa c †Boucher b Donald 14 41 35 1 0 40.00
M Muralitharan c Kirsten b Donald 15 19 11 2 0 136.36
KR Pushpakumara not out 0 2 0 0 0 -
Extras (lb 5, nb 3) 8
Total (all out; 41.3 overs) 122 (2.93 runs per over)
Fall of wickets 1-19 (Jayasuriya, 6.5 ov), 2-19 (Mahanama, 6.6 ov), 3-40 (Atapattu, 12.2 ov), 4-40 (Ranatunga, 14.3 ov), 5-42 (Tillakaratne, 16.3 ov), 6-42 (Kaluwitharana, 16.6 ov), 7-85 (de Silva, 29.5 ov), 8-98 (Wickramasinghe, 36.5 ov), 9-118 (Zoysa, 41.1 ov), 10-122 (Muralitharan, 41.3 ov)
Bowling O M R W Econ
AA Donald 13.3 2 54 5 4.00 (1nb)
M Ntini 6 2 13 0 2.16 (1nb)
JH Kallis 7 3 12 0 1.71 (1nb)
WJ Cronje 8 3 13 2 1.62
PR Adams 7 1 25 1 3.57
South Africa 2nd innings (target: 226 runs) R M B 4s 6s SR
G Kirsten not out 75 233 203 12 0 36.94
GFJ Liebenberg lbw b Muralitharan 45 120 89 7 0 50.56
HD Ackerman b Muralitharan 2 24 24 0 0 8.33
DJ Cullinan lbw b Muralitharan 0 6 3 0 0 0.00
WJ Cronje* c de Silva b Jayasuriya 82 70 63 8 6 130.15
JH Kallis not out 0 8 7 0 0 0.00
Extras (b 8, lb 3, nb 11) 22
Total (4 wickets; 62.5 overs) 226 (3.59 runs per over)
Did not bat SM Pollock, MV Boucher, AA Donald, PR Adams, M Ntini
Fall of wickets 1-89 (Liebenberg, 30.4 ov), 2-99 (Ackerman, 38.4 ov), 3-99 (Cullinan, 40.1 ov), 4-215 (Cronje, 59.6 ov)
Bowling O M R W Econ
KR Pushpakumara 7 2 27 0 3.85 (4nb)
DNT Zoysa 2 0 11 0 5.50
GP Wickramasinghe 6 1 7 0 1.16
PA de Silva 5 1 14 0 2.80 (2nb)
M Muralitharan 23.5 4 94 3 3.94 (6nb)
ST Jayasuriya 19 6 62 1 3.26
Match details
Toss Sri Lanka, who chose to bat
Series South Africa won the 2-match series 2-0
Test debut GFJ Liebenberg (South Africa)
Player of the match AA Donald (South Africa)
Player of the series DJ Cullinan (South Africa)
Umpires Javed Akhtar (Pakistan) and RE Koertzen
TV umpire DL Orchard
Match referee HAB Gardiner (Zimbabwe)
Close of play
Fri, 27 Mar - day 1 - Sri Lanka 1st innings 165/3 (RS Mahanama 44*, A Ranatunga 40*, 60 ov)
Sat, 28 Mar - day 2 - South Africa 1st innings 75/3 (DJ Cullinan 42*, WJ Cronje 0*, 24.4 ov)
Sun, 29 Mar - day 3 - Sri Lanka 2nd innings 93/7 (GP Wickramasinghe 16*, DNT Zoysa 6*, 35 ov)
Mon, 30 Mar - day 4 - South Africa 2nd innings 226/4 (62.5 ov) - end of match
Match notes
  • Day 1
  • Day 2
  • Day 3
  • Day 4
  • Cronje's 50 in 31 balls, the 2nd fastest recorded in Test history (fastest, Kapil Dev, 30 balls, India v Pakistan 1982-3)
 
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