Player of the Match
Player of the Match
  • BATSMEN
    R
    M
    B
    4s
    6s
    SR
    c Tillakaratne b KHRK Fernando
    73
    147
    92
    14
    0
    79.34
    c Muralitharan b KHRK Fernando
    55
    196
    139
    9
    0
    39.56
    b KHRK Fernando
    3
    14
    11
    0
    0
    27.27
    c †Sangakkara b Vaas
    75
    302
    214
    8
    0
    35.04
    c Perera b Vaas
    3
    8
    8
    0
    0
    37.50
    lbw b Vaas
    0
    2
    1
    0
    0
    0.00
    c †Sangakkara b Muralitharan
    38
    95
    66
    4
    0
    57.57
    c †Sangakkara b CRD Fernando
    38
    103
    65
    5
    0
    58.46
    lbw b Muralitharan
    31
    56
    50
    4
    0
    62.00
    lbw b Muralitharan
    6
    11
    6
    1
    0
    100.00
    not out
    2
    6
    3
    0
    0
    66.66
    Extras
    62 (b 16, lb 10, nb 31, w 5)
    TOTAL
    386 all out (104.4 Overs, RR: 3.68, 472 minutes)
    Fall of wickets: 1-133 (GC Smith, 30.2 ov), 2-148 (M van Jaarsveld, 34.2 ov), 3-175 (G Kirsten, 42.2 ov), 4-179 (AG Prince, 43.3 ov), 5-180 (ND McKenzie, 43.5 ov), 6-249 (MV Boucher, 64.4 ov), 7-329 (SM Pollock, 89.5 ov), 8-378 (AJ Hall, 102.5 ov), 9-378 (JH Kallis, 103.2 ov), 10-386 (S Elworthy, 104.4 ov)
    BowlingOMRWEconWDNB
    WPUJC Vaas2227933.5917
    PDRL Perera10.224003.8700
    CRD Fernando2029514.75217
    M Muralitharan31.288332.6400
    KHRK Fernando2126333.0023

Close of Play

  • Fri, 8 Nov - day 1 - South Africa 1st innings 51/0 (GC Smith 15*, G Kirsten 21*, 12 ov)
  • Sat, 9 Nov - day 2 - South Africa 1st innings 378/7 (JH Kallis 75*, AJ Hall 31*, 102 ov)
  • Sun, 10 Nov - day 3 - Sri Lanka 2nd innings 130 (41 ov) - end of match

Match Notes

  • Sri Lanka overwhelmed by South Africa fast bowlers

    Sri Lanka's weakness against quality pace bowling overseas was exposed for the second time in three days on Sunday as South Africa won the opening Castle Lager/MTN Test match at Wanderers by a massive innings an 64 runs

  • South African batsmen dominate against wayward Sri Lankans

    All-rounder Jacques Kallis followed his bowling heroics on day one with an equally accomplished batting performance on day two, steering South Africa into a commanding position against Sri Lanka in the opening Castle Lager/MTN Test at Wanderers on

  • 'Unknown' Kallis prompts demise of Sri Lanka

    South African Sports Minister Ngconde Balfour may not know who he is but Sri Lanka's batsmen need no introduction after the world's leading all-rounder, Jacques Kallis, ripped through their middle order on the opening day of the Castle Lager/MTN Test