Player of the Match
Player of the Match
  • BATSMEN
    R
    M
    B
    4s
    6s
    SR
    c †Kaluwitharana b Perera
    20
    29
    25
    4
    0
    80.00
    c †Kaluwitharana b Zoysa
    1
    19
    11
    0
    0
    9.09
    c Arnold b Fernando
    7
    53
    35
    1
    0
    20.00
    c †Kaluwitharana b Wickramasinghe
    48
    106
    64
    7
    1
    75.00
    c Wickramasinghe b Zoysa
    103
    267
    191
    11
    1
    53.92
    c †Kaluwitharana b Zoysa
    38
    64
    45
    6
    1
    84.44
    c Jayasuriya b Arnold
    6
    16
    15
    1
    0
    40.00
    run out (Sangakkara)
    2
    19
    14
    0
    0
    14.28
    c Sangakkara b Zoysa
    111
    123
    106
    16
    3
    104.71
    not out
    10
    50
    34
    0
    0
    29.41
    c †Kaluwitharana b Wickramasinghe
    10
    30
    24
    1
    0
    41.66
    Extras
    22 (b 4, lb 2, nb 15, w 1)
    TOTAL
    378 all out (91.3 Overs, RR: 4.13, 392 minutes)
    Fall of wickets: 1-17 (HH Gibbs, 4.4 ov), 2-31 (HH Dippenaar, 5.6 ov), 3-54 (JH Kallis, 14.4 ov), 4-115 (DJ Cullinan, 27.4 ov), 5-168 (MV Boucher, 42.6 ov), 6-185 (N Boje, 47.3 ov), 7-204 (JM Kemp, 52.4 ov), 8-354 (ND McKenzie, 80.5 ov), 9-359 (SM Pollock, 84.3 ov), 10-378 (M Ntini, 91.3 ov)
    BowlingOMRWEconWDNB
    DNT Zoysa2287643.4503
    PDRL Perera1937313.8404
    CRD Fernando16110716.6805
    GP Wickramasinghe12.335124.0813
    RP Arnold1425013.5700
    ST Jayasuriya631001.6600
    PA de Silva21502.5000

Close of Play

  • Sat, 20 Jan - day 1 - South Africa 1st innings 375/9 (AA Donald 10*, M Ntini 8*, 90 ov)
  • Sun, 21 Jan - day 2 - Sri Lanka 2nd innings 184/3 (KC Sangakkara 64*, PA de Silva 21*, 47 ov)
  • Mon, 22 Jan - day 3 - Sri Lanka 2nd innings 252 (81.3 ov) - end of match

Match Notes

  • Pollock gives series a ginger tint

    Man of the match, man of the series, winning captain - about the only accolade Shaun Pollock was missing at the conclusion of the third Castle Lager/MTN Test match was man of the century, and it's a fair bet that if a vote was taken now for the

  • Flu-stricken South Africans make Sri Lanka look sickly

    Despite a dressing room riddled with flu and a brave, if unexpected, third wicket partnership between Russel Arnold and Kumar Sangakkara, South Africa seemed to be heading for a second successive victory inside three days at stumps on the second day

  • Magnificent maiden century for Pollock rips game away from Sri Lanka

    Neil McKenzie had the best view of all of Shaun Pollock's majestic maiden Test century on the opening day of the third and final Castle Lager/MTN Test match against Sri Lanka at SuperSport Park