Player of the Match
Player of the Match

Close of Play

  • Wed, 25 Aug - day 1 - Sri Lanka 1st innings 241/5 (HP Tillakaratne 37*, RS Kalpage 39*)
  • Thu, 26 Aug - day 2 - South Africa 1st innings 81/0 (KC Wessels 39*, AC Hudson 39*)
  • Fri, 27 Aug - rest day
  • Sat, 28 Aug - day 3 - Sri Lanka 2nd innings 26/2 (UC Hathurusingha 6*, AP Gurusinha 0*)
  • Sun, 29 Aug - day 4 - South Africa 2nd innings 25/2 (KC Wessels 9*, DJ Cullinan 4*)
  • Mon, 30 Aug - day 5 - South Africa 2nd innings 251/7 (112 ov) - end of match

Match Notes

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