Player of the Match
Player of the Match

Best performances - Batsmen

D Elgar
129(230) 15x4 - 0x6
Control %88%
  • Productive Shot
  • flick
  • 45 runs
  • 2x4 - 0x6
10 5 5 12 47 11 15 24
Q de Kock
101(124) 11x4 - 0x6
Control %79%
  • Productive Shot
  • flick
  • 22 runs
  • 1x4 - 0x6
8 10 28 8 18 3 5 21

Best performances - Bowlers

K Rabada
O17
M3
R55
W6
Eco3.23
RHB
OFFLEG
1W
1W
2W1W
  • FTFULL TOSS
  • YYORKER
  • FFULL LENGTH
  • GGOOD LENGTH
  • SGSHORT OF GOOD LENGTH
  • SSHORT LENGTH
LHB
LEGOFF
1W
CBRLS Kumara
O25
M1
R122
W6
Eco4.88
RHB
OFFLEG
2W
1W
  • FTFULL TOSS
  • YYORKER
  • FFULL LENGTH
  • GGOOD LENGTH
  • SGSHORT OF GOOD LENGTH
  • SSHORT LENGTH
LHB
LEGOFF
1W
1W1W

Partnerships

  • SA - 1st
  • SL - 1st
  • SA - 2nd
  • SL - 2nd

South Africa - 1st - Innings

0
SC Cook0 (4)
D Elgar0 (0)
66
HM Amla29 (68)
D Elgar34 (62)
0
JP Duminy0 (5)
D Elgar0 (0)
76
F du Plessis38 (95)
D Elgar37 (75)
27
D Elgar17 (29)
T Bavuma10 (28)
103
D Elgar41 (64)
Q de Kock60 (79)
31
KJ Abbott16 (26)
Q de Kock14 (14)
33
VD Philander4 (25)
Q de Kock27 (31)
40
VD Philander16 (38)
KA Maharaj24 (25)
16
KA Maharaj8 (10)
K Rabada8 (19)

Sri Lanka - 1st - Innings

31
JK Silva11 (39)
FDM Karunaratne15 (55)
25
FDM Karunaratne9 (18)
BKG Mendis11 (30)
0
FDM Karunaratne0 (3)
DM de Silva0 (3)
4
AD Mathews2 (17)
DM de Silva2 (6)
18
LD Chandimal4 (9)
DM de Silva14 (13)
0
WU Tharanga0 (0)
LD Chandimal0 (4)
22
HMRKB Herath1 (14)
WU Tharanga20 (31)
0
WU Tharanga0 (0)
RAS Lakmal0 (3)
10
WU Tharanga6 (9)
CBRLS Kumara4 (4)
0
WU Tharanga0 (0)
N Pradeep0 (1)

South Africa - 2nd - Innings

64
SC Cook30 (50)
D Elgar33 (65)
0
HM Amla0 (5)
D Elgar0 (0)
46
JP Duminy24 (37)
D Elgar22 (26)
26
JP Duminy6 (15)
F du Plessis20 (29)
1
F du Plessis1 (1)
T Bavuma0 (4)
33
F du Plessis20 (19)
Q de Kock13 (13)
22
KA Maharaj6 (5)
Q de Kock16 (11)
32*
VD Philander15 (18)
KA Maharaj14 (14)

Sri Lanka - 2nd - Innings

11
JK Silva5 (17)
FDM Karunaratne6 (19)
14
JK Silva10 (9)
BKG Mendis4 (12)
41
JK Silva14 (44)
DM de Silva22 (39)
3
AD Mathews1 (10)
DM de Silva0 (3)
75
AD Mathews40 (64)
LD Chandimal30 (55)
21
WU Tharanga12 (7)
AD Mathews8 (6)
1
HMRKB Herath1 (3)
AD Mathews0 (2)
12
HMRKB Herath2 (9)
RAS Lakmal10 (14)
33
HMRKB Herath24 (26)
CBRLS Kumara9 (16)
13
HMRKB Herath8 (7)
N Pradeep5 (12)

Wickets Galore

1

Number of bowlers to take 10 wickets in a match for South Africa against SL before Kagiso Rabada. Philander took 10 for 102 in Durban in 2011.

Hometown Hero

4

Number of five wicket hauls for Kagiso Rabada at home. In 12 innings he has gone wicketless only once. He now has 40 wickets at home.

tough ask

410

Highest score made by SL ever in the 4th innings of a Test. They need to score 507 to win this match.

Can Lakmal do it?

1986

The last instance when 2 fast bowlers from SL took a five wicket haul in a Test- AK Kuruppuarachchi and Ravi Ratnayeke took 5 each against Pak in Colombo.

Consistent openers

3

Consecutive tests at home in which the SA openers have scored two 50+ scores - Elgar (129 & 55), Cook(59 & 117) and De Kock ( 82 & 50)

Batsmen Falter

79

Partnership runs added for the 2nd to the 10th wickets in Sri Lanka's first innings - Their worst vs SA in Tests.

Fifty and counting!!

13

Number of Tests taken for Kagiso Rabada to reach 50 wickets. He is the tenth fastest from South Africa to reach this mark

Pacers for SL in SA

4

Number of fast bowlers from SL to get a 5 wicket haul in SA. Lahiru Kumara joins Welegedara, Fernando and Lakmal to this feat.

Superb Start

23

Number of innings taken for De Kock to score 1000 Test runs. - Joint fifth quickest for SA behind G Smith,De Villiers,Barlow,G Pollock and Faf Du Plessis

Can he continue his form?

63.18

De Kock's average in 2016- Highest for any player from SA. He had 7 fifty plus scores and scored at a strike rate of 78.61