Sri Lanka in South Africa Test Series - 2nd Test

South Africa v Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka won by 208 runs

Overs 1-50  | Overs 51-100  | Overs 101-150

6.1

de Lange to Dilshan, no run, quite an eventful first ball! Short one and Dilshan tried to introduce him to Tests with a fierce pull, he ended up playing onto his body and the ball lobed towards silly mid-on

6.2

de Lange to Dilshan, 3 runs, 144 kph, he steers this one off the full face of the bat down to deep point, good fielding to pullt it back

6.3

de Lange to Paranavitana, no run, 145.8 kph, bowls this one just outside off and well left, good carry

6.4

de Lange to Paranavitana, no run, tucks it off the hips and well he hits precisely to forward short leg

6.5

de Lange to Paranavitana, no run, didn't offer a shot, it was directed to his body and he decided at the last minute to shoulder arms, deflected off his body, races to fine leg

6.6

de Lange to Paranavitana, no run, steep delivery outside the off stump and wow that was quick! 144 kph but seemed faster

Sri Lanka 28/0   M de Lange 1-0-3-0

8.1

de Lange to Paranavitana, no run, gets him to come forward, pushes it softly to the off side

8.2

de Lange to Paranavitana, no run, rising delivery outside off and safely left alone, sorry I missed the speed on that one

8.3

de Lange to Paranavitana, 1 run, steers it towards cover point, they ran two but the umpire called one run short

8.4

de Lange to Paranavitana, no run

8.5

de Lange to Paranavitana, no run, bangs it in short down the leg side, safely left alone

8.6

de Lange to Paranavitana, OUT, that's his debut wicket! He gets him to come forward to a fuller delivery outside off, Tharanga can't resist the drive, gets a thick outside edge to Boucher, no need to confirm that with the umpire, set him up nicely after bowling a series of short deliveries

NT Paranavitana c †Boucher b de Lange 12 (38m 29b 1x4 0x6) SR: 41.37

Sri Lanka 35/1   M de Lange 2-0-4-1

10.1

de Lange to Dilshan, 1 run, drops it with soft hands down towards short extra cover and sets off

10.2

de Lange to Sangakkara, OUT, and he's got another left-hander! Marchant is on a roll, bowled in the channel just outside the off stump and Sangakkara had no option but to play at it, poked his bat out and the thin edge flew to Boucher, credit to the bowler for that one

KC Sangakkara c †Boucher b de Lange 0 (7m 3b 0x4 0x6) SR: 0.00

10.3

de Lange to Jayawardene, no run, Jayawardene is one short of 10000 Test runs, safely defended to the off side

10.4

de Lange to Jayawardene, no run, 138 kph, ducks under the bouncer

10.5

de Lange to Jayawardene, no run, tucks a short delivery on the body to the on side, making him play here

10.6

de Lange to Jayawardene, no run, 140m kph, just short of a length and wisely left alone

Sri Lanka 47/2   M de Lange 3-0-5-2

12.1

de Lange to Dilshan, no run, moved away after pitching and left alone to the keeper

12.2

de Lange to Dilshan, no run, this one kicked up and really fizzed past the batsman as he tried to weave away from it, perfume ball as they call it

12.3

de Lange to Dilshan, no run, he tries to work it through the ring square on the off side and finds point

12.4

de Lange to Dilshan, no run, wasted delivery, steers down the leg side

12.5

de Lange to Dilshan, no run, 140 kph, the 'Dilshan waft' again outside off, looks great when it comes off but ugly when it doesn't, the latter this time

12.6

de Lange to Dilshan, no run, punched down the pitch and de Lange shows a bit of aggression, decides not to fling it back

Sri Lanka 48/2   M de Lange 4-1-5-2

24.1

de Lange to Jayawardene, no run, de Lange hits a good length on the off stump and Jayawardene tucks it to the on side

24.2

de Lange to Jayawardene, 1 run, clipped just wide of short leg to get off the strike

24.3

de Lange to Samaraweera, no run, welcomes Samaraweera with a short delivery that fizzes past the helmet, evaded it just in time I tell you!

24.4

de Lange to Samaraweera, no run, 145 kph, one of his quicker ones, gently steered to the off side

24.5

de Lange to Samaraweera, no run, swing this time from the bowler, Samaraweera did well to get his bat behind the inswinger and cover the line

24.6

de Lange to Samaraweera, no run, short, steep delivery and he bends backwards to evade it

Sri Lanka 85/3   M de Lange 5-1-6-2

26.1

de Lange to Samaraweera, FOUR, mid-off was well in front so anything timed well enough could beat him, swings it in but it's too full, driven nicely through the line off the meat of the bat, beats mid-off comfortably

26.2

de Lange to Samaraweera, no run, inswinger again and he mistimes it down to short square leg

26.3

de Lange to Samaraweera, FOUR, Samaraweera's getting his rhythm here, fuller delivery on the pads, he uses his wrists well and flicks it just wide of Amla at short leg, finds the smaller boundary

26.4

de Lange to Samaraweera, 4 leg byes, short delivery down the leg side, he tries to withdraw the shot but the ball clips his body and rolls to fine leg

26.5

de Lange to Samaraweera, 2 runs, de Lange is struggling to control the movement, strays on the pads and he clips it on the up wide of short square leg

26.6

de Lange to Samaraweera, no run, he lands it full outside the off stump, Samaraweera digs it out to the off side

Sri Lanka 107/3   M de Lange 6-1-16-2

38.1

de Lange to Samaraweera, no run, bangs it in short and he ducks under that bouncer

38.2

de Lange to Samaraweera, 2 runs, fullish on the pads and Samaraweera eases it away wide of midwicket for a couple

38.3

de Lange to Samaraweera, 1 run, full on the pads and eased away down to fine leg, Tahir does really well to sprint across and limit it to the a single

38.4

de Lange to Mathews, no run, bowls a shorter length to keep him on the backfoot, safely defended

38.5

de Lange to Mathews, no run, 140.4 kph, sharp inswinging yorker outside off and Mathews does well to dig it out

38.6

de Lange to Mathews, 1 run, strays on the pads again and he nudges it to fine leg, not fine enough to beat Tahir

Sri Lanka 147/4   M de Lange 7-1-20-2

40.1

de Lange to Samaraweera, no run, searches for the full, inswinging delivery, digs it out towards midwicket

40.2

de Lange to Samaraweera, no run, gets across and defends to the off side

40.3

de Lange to Samaraweera, 1 run, he opens the face of the bat and angles it just wide of cover point

40.4

de Lange to Mathews, no run, short and it climbed on him a bit, being a tall man he managed to ride the bounce and keep it down, straight to point

40.5

de Lange to Mathews, FOUR, excellent timing, pitched up outside off, he shows the full face of the bat and a defensive push it enough to beat mid-off, text book drive

40.6

de Lange to Mathews, no run, de Lange tests him with a full inswinging delivery, safely dug out

Sri Lanka 152/4   M de Lange 8-1-25-2

42.1

de Lange to Mathews, no run, fends off a short delivery and sets off for a run, Samaraweera wisely sends him back as de Lange gathers and takes aim at the batsman's end

42.2

de Lange to Mathews, no run

42.3

de Lange to Mathews, 1 run, that one really shot up, he fended it off the shoulder of the bat just clear of a leaping short fine leg, Tahit mops up in the deep

42.4

de Lange to Samaraweera, no run, defends down the track

42.5

de Lange to Samaraweera, no run, Samaraweera pushes it to the off side

42.6

de Lange to Samaraweera, no run, defends to the off side

Sri Lanka 153/4   M de Lange 9-1-26-2

44.1

de Lange to Mathews, FOUR, Mathews is timing them well today, another short delivery, not his quickest, sat up nicely for Mathews to pull effortlessly along the ground to bisect the gap between fine leg and deep backward square leg

44.2

de Lange to Mathews, no run, clips him to the on side

44.3

de Lange to Mathews, OUT, he just plucked that from nowhere! de Lange can't believe what he's pulled off, he fires in a reverse swinging full toss, Mathews pushes at the ball off the toe of the bat and spoons it quickly to the bowler's right, de Lange gets his right hand out and it sticks

AD Mathews c & b de Lange 30 (66m 51b 5x4 0x6) SR: 58.82

44.4

de Lange to Chandimal, no run, swings it in and he clips him down towards short fine leg

44.5

de Lange to Chandimal, no run, bangs it in short and he safely leaves it alone

44.6

de Lange to Chandimal, no run, fuller delivery and swinging in, thrusts his pad forward and shoulders arms

Sri Lanka 162/5   M de Lange 10-1-30-3

46.1

de Lange to Samaraweera, no run, gets across to a fuller delivery and clips it to the onside

46.2

de Lange to Samaraweera, no run, bangs it in short and he ducks under the bouncer early enough

46.3

de Lange to Samaraweera, 3 runs, pitches it up searching for some swing, he drives through the line and the bowler gets a hand to it to slow the pace down, two fielders chase

46.4

de Lange to Chandimal, FOUR, Chandimal's out there to play his shots, the ball climbs on him outside off and he adjusts really well by keeping it down and angling it down to third man, good placement

46.5

de Lange to Chandimal, no run, ducks under that bouncer

46.6

de Lange to Chandimal, 1 run, short outside the off stump and he cuts that one down to backward point

Sri Lanka 175/5   M de Lange 11-1-38-3

70.1

de Lange to Chandimal, no run, tries to nudge it to the leg side but the ball dribbles close to the stumps

70.2

de Lange to Chandimal, no run, gets this one to nip back in a bit and Chandimal manages to punch it to mid-off

70.3

de Lange to Chandimal, 1 run, bangs it in short and he swivels and pulls down to fine leg

70.4

de Lange to Samaraweera, no run, good inswinger, aiming for the blockhole and the well -set Samaraweera squeezes it out

70.5

de Lange to Samaraweera, FOUR, the bounce doesn't faze him, he adjusts well, swivels and clubs it down to long leg, well in control of that

70.6

de Lange to Samaraweera, no run, fuller delivery outside off and he leaves it alone

Sri Lanka 244/5   M de Lange 12-1-43-3

72.1

de Lange to Chandimal, no run

72.2

de Lange to Chandimal, 1 run, good length on middle and leg and he clips it wide of square leg

72.3

de Lange to Samaraweera, no run, nips back in slightly and he tucks it with the angle towards midwicket

72.4

de Lange to Samaraweera, 2 runs, spooned towards the covers, seemed like a risky shot but Samaraweera knew exactly where the fielders were, or weren't rather

72.5

de Lange to Samaraweera, 1 run, shapes back in and he clips him down to midwicket

72.6

de Lange to Chandimal, no run, fullish on the off stump and pushed softly towards mid-off

Sri Lanka 249/5   M de Lange 13-1-47-3

74.1

de Lange to Chandimal, 1 run, nips it back in and he clips him down to midwicket

74.2

de Lange to Samaraweera, no run, rare false shot! He tries to flick it from the middle stump but checks his shot and ends up spooning it and lands just short of mid-off

74.3

de Lange to Samaraweera, 3 runs, exactly the same shot he was attempting the previous ball, this time he pulls it off well and beats midwicket, Amla does well to run across to deep midwicket and pull it back

74.4

de Lange to Chandimal, no run, nicely punched down the track and back to the bowler

74.5

de Lange to Chandimal, no run

74.6

de Lange to Chandimal, FOUR, fifty on debut! Good going by the young man who's shown immense potential already, he has width to work with outside off, reaches forward and slaps it past cover point

Sri Lanka 261/5   M de Lange 14-1-55-3

85.1

de Lange to Perera, no run, he reaches out for the drive and gets an outside edge that drops short of fourth slip

85.2

de Lange to Perera, no run, another close call, pokes lazily at a delivery shaping across and nearly takes the edge

85.3

de Lange to Perera, no run

85.4

de Lange to Perera, no run, late evening wake-up call for perera, a short ball which he never really saw, somehow fended it off his arm

85.5

de Lange to Perera, no run

85.6

de Lange to Perera, no run, just gets behind the line and defends to the off side

Sri Lanka 277/6   M de Lange 15-2-55-3

87.1

de Lange to Perera, no run, fends off a short delivery just short of Amla at backward short leg

87.2

de Lange to Perera, no run, fullish in length on middle and off and he clips it down to mid-on

87.3

de Lange to Perera, no run, the quick bouncer, he safely lets it go

87.4

de Lange to Perera, no run, close call! He tries to fend off a sharp bouncer and the ball lobs off his glove I think and Amla makes a desperate attempt to run to the off side and catch it

87.5

de Lange to Perera, FOUR, angles it on the body and he gently tucks it down to fine leg, Perera's had quite a torrid time, this should be a relief

87.6

de Lange to Perera, no run, now he backs away and tries to slog his way out of the pressure, misses it completely

Sri Lanka 283/6   M de Lange 16-2-59-3

89.1

de Lange to Samaraweera, no run, lands it just outside off and Samaraweera safely sees it through

89.2

de Lange to Samaraweera, 1 run, he doesn't mind getting off the strike, gently steers it towards point

89.3

de Lange to Perera, OUT, I don't understand this but why didn't Samaraweera farm the strike in the last over? A shaky Perera fends off a short delivery on the body but ends up lobbing it towards Amla at backward short-leg

NLTC Perera c Amla b de Lange 12 (35m 28b 2x4 0x6) SR: 42.85

89.4

de Lange to Herath, no run, lands it outside the off stump and he safely leaves it alone

89.5

de Lange to Herath, no run, Herath lazily pokes at that one outside off, better off leaving it

89.6

de Lange to Herath, no run, a touch too wide outside the off stump and safely left alone

Sri Lanka 289/7   M de Lange 17-2-60-4

91.1

de Lange to Herath, no run, de Lange is not really making him play, but too wide for the left-hander

91.2

de Lange to Herath, no run, this time Herath takes the risk of chasing a full and wide delivery, just misses the edge

91.3

de Lange to Herath, no run, nips away from the left-hander and Herath safely leaves it alone

91.4

de Lange to Herath, no run, similar delivery, gets it to angle across him, the keeper collects

91.5

de Lange to Herath, no run, mush better delivery, makes him play this time, gets on the back foot and defends down the track

91.6

de Lange to Herath, no run, lands it a touch wide of the off stump, safely left alone

Sri Lanka 289/7   M de Lange 18-3-60-4

98.1

de Lange to Samaraweera, no run, bangs it in short and Samaraweera is alert enough to duck under it

98.2

de Lange to Samaraweera, no run, fullish in length and softly defended to the off side

98.3

de Lange to Samaraweera, no run, another bouncer and he safely ducks underneath that one

98.4

de Lange to Samaraweera, no run, fuller delivery and he pushes it towards short cover

98.5

de Lange to Samaraweera, no run, angles it towards middle and leg, he clips him down to midwicket

98.6

de Lange to Samaraweera, 1 run, drifts down the leg side and he nudges it away down to fine leg

Sri Lanka 303/7   M de Lange 19-3-61-4

100.1

de Lange to Samaraweera, no run, gets forward and pushes it down towards mid-off

100.2

de Lange to Samaraweera, 1 run, good length on the off stump, he clips him to the on side

100.3

de Lange to Herath, no run, he opens the face to drive a fuller delivery and nearly spoons it to the slip cordon, misses it

100.4

de Lange to Herath, FOUR, that's a neat backhand! Herath fetches that from the off stump and clubs it over mid-on and it nearly carries all the way, another tennis shot, better result this time

100.5

de Lange to Herath, no run, follows it up with an excellent yorker and I must say well dug out by Herath

100.6

de Lange to Herath, no run, bangs it in short down the leg side and he safely ducks under it

Sri Lanka 309/7   M de Lange 20-3-66-4

102.1

de Lange to Herath, no run, hits the deck hard and Herath ducks under that one

102.2

de Lange to Herath, 1 run, another yorker length ball and well dug out by the bowler towards mid-on

102.3

de Lange to Samaraweera, 1 run, short ball and he tucks it away down to fine leg

102.4

de Lange to Herath, no run, that was a real snorter, Herath just managed to fend off a quick short delivery in front of his face, great action all round

102.5

de Lange to Herath, no run, another swish and a miss, nowhere near it, Herath's living on borrowed time here

102.6

de Lange to Herath, 1 run, drifts on the pads and he tucks it down to fine leg

Sri Lanka 316/7   M de Lange 21-3-69-4

104.1

de Lange to Samaraweera, no run, gets a bouncer that really fizzes past him as he arches back

104.2

de Lange to Samaraweera, no run, fuller and he gets forward and drives with soft hands

104.3

de Lange to Samaraweera, 1 run, dips into him and he clips him easily down to midwicket

104.4

de Lange to Herath, FOUR, risk free and very effective, Herath follows the movement of the ball and opens the face of the bat and times the punch really well past point, elegantly done

104.5

de Lange to Herath, FOUR, even more elegant, Herath makes use of de Lange's extra pace, opens the face of the bat and steers it just wide of gully, too quick for him to get down and stop it, 350 getting closer

104.6

de Lange to Herath, 1 run, gets across and clips him down towards midwicket

Sri Lanka 332/7   M de Lange 22-3-79-4

106.1

de Lange to Herath, OUT, And de Lange carries on with the tradition this year of debutants taking five-wicket hauls! Comes round the wicket and bangs it in short, Herath tries to club it to the on side but skies the pull, Boucher runs forward and takes it easily

HMRKB Herath c †Boucher b de Lange 30 (73m 54b 4x4 0x6) SR: 55.55

106.2

de Lange to Welegedara, no run, Welegedara gets on on the body and it's too quick for him to fend it off, on the stomach, that will sting

106.3

de Lange to Welegedara, no run, ouch! Another one on the body and it trickles past the stumps, hope he's well protected

106.4

de Lange to Welegedara, 2 runs, follows it up with a yorker and he digs it out from outside off and pushes it wide of mid-on

106.5

de Lange to Welegedara, OUT, Wicket No.6 is a brute of a delivery! Too much for any batsman, let alone a tailender, rising on the body and heading towards the helmet, he takes his eyes off the ball as he tries to fend it, lobs off the shoulder of the bat and lobs to Amla at short leg

UWMBCA Welegedara c Amla b de Lange 2 (4m 4b 0x4 0x6) SR: 50.00

106.6

de Lange to Fernando, no run, nips back in sharply and it clips his thigh and rolls away

Sri Lanka 337/9   M de Lange 23-3-81-6

108.1

de Lange to Samaraweera, no run, fends off a short delivery to the off side

108.2

de Lange to Samaraweera, OUT, would you believe it he's holed out to deep cover! The field is spread out to give him the single, makes room and de Lange pitched it fuller, scoops it straight to Prince in the deep, timed it too well and its the best bowling figures by a debutant in 2011

TT Samaraweera c Prince b de Lange 102 (356m 269b 11x4 0x6) SR: 37.91

Sri Lanka 338/10   M de Lange 23.2-3-81-7
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Dec 29, 2011

Jacques Kallis was his usual reliable self at slip, South Africa v Sri Lanka, 2nd Test, Durban, 4th day, December 29, 2011

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Dale Steyn and Jacques Kallis share a light moment in the dressing room, South Africa v Sri Lanka, 2nd Test, Durban, 4th day, December 29, 2011

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