South Africa in Sri Lanka Test Series - 1st Test

Sri Lanka v South Africa

Sri Lanka won by an innings and 153 runs

South Africa 1st innings R M B 4s 6s SR
View dismissal HH Gibbs b Fernando 19 72 41 3 0 46.34
View dismissal AJ Hall b Fernando 17 50 31 3 0 54.83
View dismissal JA Rudolph c †HAPW Jayawardene b Maharoof 29 72 52 5 0 55.76
View dismissal HM Amla st †HAPW Jayawardene b Muralitharan 19 96 64 0 0 29.68
View dismissal AG Prince* c †HAPW Jayawardene b Maharoof 1 16 15 0 0 6.66
View dismissal AB de Villiers c Kapugedera b Muralitharan 65 97 72 8 0 90.27
View dismissal MV Boucher c Jayasuriya b Muralitharan 4 20 9 0 0 44.44
View dismissal N Boje lbw b Muralitharan 5 16 10 1 0 50.00
View dismissal A Nel lbw b Fernando 0 6 2 0 0 0.00
View dismissal DW Steyn b Fernando 0 2 1 0 0 0.00
M Ntini not out 0 21 5 0 0 0.00
Extras (b 4, lb 6) 10
Total (all out; 50.2 overs; 238 mins) 169 (3.35 runs per over)
Fall of wickets 1-32 (Hall, 9.6 ov), 2-45 (Gibbs, 13.6 ov), 3-78 (Rudolph, 25.2 ov), 4-80 (Prince, 29.4 ov), 5-112 (Amla, 36.6 ov), 6-128 (Boucher, 40.6 ov), 7-148 (Boje, 44.5 ov), 8-151 (Nel, 45.5 ov), 9-151 (Steyn, 45.6 ov), 10-169 (de Villiers, 50.2 ov)
Bowling O M R W Econ
SL Malinga 10 2 38 0 3.80
View wickets MF Maharoof 9 1 32 2 3.55
View wickets CRD Fernando 13 2 48 4 3.69
View wickets M Muralitharan 18.2 6 41 4 2.23
Sri Lanka 1st innings R M B 4s 6s SR
View dismissal WU Tharanga c †Boucher b Steyn 7 19 10 1 0 70.00
View dismissal ST Jayasuriya lbw b Steyn 4 7 6 0 0 66.66
View dismissal KC Sangakkara c †Boucher b Hall 287 675 457 35 0 62.80
View dismissal DPMD Jayawardene* b Nel 374 752 572 43 1 65.38
View dismissal TM Dilshan lbw b Steyn 45 83 67 6 0 67.16
CK Kapugedera not out 1 14 7 0 0 14.28
Extras (b 17, lb 5, w 8, nb 8) 38
Total (5 wickets dec; 185.1 overs; 782 mins) 756 (4.08 runs per over)
Did not bat HAPW Jayawardene, MF Maharoof, SL Malinga, CRD Fernando, M Muralitharan
Fall of wickets 1-6 (Jayasuriya, 1.3 ov), 2-14 (Tharanga, 3.3 ov), 3-638 (Sangakkara, 160.3 ov), 4-751 (Dilshan, 182.1 ov), 5-756 (DPMD Jayawardene, 185.1 ov)
Bowling O M R W Econ
M Ntini 31 3 97 0 3.12 (1nb)
View wickets DW Steyn 26 1 129 3 4.96 (6nb, 2w)
View wicket A Nel 25.1 2 114 1 4.52 (1nb, 1w)
View wicket AJ Hall 25 2 99 1 3.96
N Boje 65 5 221 0 3.40
JA Rudolph 7 0 45 0 6.42
AG Prince 2 0 7 0 3.50 (1w)
AB de Villiers 4 0 22 0 5.50
South Africa 2nd innings R M B 4s 6s SR
View dismissal JA Rudolph c Kapugedera b Fernando 90 206 182 13 0 49.45
View dismissal AJ Hall lbw b Muralitharan 64 263 177 7 0 36.15
View dismissal HM Amla lbw b Fernando 2 16 14 0 0 14.28
View dismissal AG Prince* c DPMD Jayawardene b Muralitharan 61 211 182 4 0 33.51
View dismissal AB de Villiers lbw b Muralitharan 24 67 38 3 0 63.15
View dismissal MV Boucher c & b Jayasuriya 85 232 160 10 0 53.12
View dismissal HH Gibbs c & b Muralitharan 18 48 32 3 0 56.25
N Boje not out 33 139 130 2 0 25.38
View dismissal A Nel b Muralitharan 0 9 8 0 0 0.00
View dismissal DW Steyn b Muralitharan 4 11 9 1 0 44.44
View dismissal M Ntini b Malinga 16 37 32 1 1 50.00
Extras (b 11, lb 4, w 2, nb 20) 37
Total (all out; 157.2 overs; 624 mins) 434 (2.75 runs per over)
Fall of wickets 1-165 (Rudolph, 51.6 ov), 2-171 (Amla, 55.5 ov), 3-185 (Hall, 64.5 ov), 4-234 (de Villiers, 83.2 ov), 5-312 (Prince, 106.6 ov), 6-350 (Gibbs, 118.4 ov), 7-401 (Boucher, 138.6 ov), 8-404 (Nel, 141.5 ov), 9-412 (Steyn, 145.3 ov), 10-434 (Ntini, 157.2 ov)
Bowling O M R W Econ
View wicket SL Malinga 16.2 0 85 1 5.20 (7nb, 1w)
MF Maharoof 15 3 48 0 3.20 (5nb, 1w)
View wickets CRD Fernando 24 6 69 2 2.87 (8nb)
View wickets M Muralitharan 64 11 131 6 2.04
TM Dilshan 4 1 10 0 2.50
View wicket ST Jayasuriya 34 8 76 1 2.23
Match details
Toss South Africa, who chose to bat
Series Sri Lanka led the 2-match series 1-0
Player of the match DPMD Jayawardene (Sri Lanka)
Umpires MR Benson (England) and BF Bowden (New Zealand)
TV umpire EAR de Silva
Match referee J Srinath (India)
Close of play
Thu, 27 Jul - day 1 - Sri Lanka 1st innings 128/2 (KC Sangakkara 59*, DPMD Jayawardene 55*, 26 ov)
Fri, 28 Jul - day 2 - Sri Lanka 1st innings 485/2 (KC Sangakkara 229*, DPMD Jayawardene 224*, 112 ov)
Sat, 29 Jul - day 3 - South Africa 2nd innings 43/0 (JA Rudolph 24*, AJ Hall 13*, 15 ov)
Sun, 30 Jul - day 4 - South Africa 2nd innings 311/4 (AG Prince 60*, MV Boucher 38*, 105 ov)
Mon, 31 Jul - day 5 - South Africa 2nd innings 434 (157.2 ov) - end of match
Match notes
  • General
  • Day 1
  • Day 2
  • Day 3
  • Day 4
  • Day 5
  • Umpire EAR de Silva stood in place of the indisposed MR Benson at the start of the 5th day
  • MV Boucher: 50 off 99 balls (7 x 4)
  • South Africa: 350 runs in 118.3 overs (733 balls), Extras 35
  • Drinks: South Africa - 350/6 in 118.4 overs (MV Boucher 56)
  • Lunch: South Africa - 392/6 in 135.0 overs (MV Boucher 80, N Boje 18)
  • South Africa: 400 runs in 137.6 overs (850 balls), Extras 35
  • 7th Wicket: 50 runs in 116 balls (MV Boucher 29, N Boje 21, Ex 0)
  • Drinks: South Africa - 431/9 in 153.0 overs (N Boje 32, M Ntini 14)
  • Test Match Commentator: Binoy George
  • Test Match Scorers: Sajan Nair and Raju
 
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Series Results
Sri Lanka v South Africa at Colombo (PSS) - Aug 4-8, 2006
Sri Lanka won by 1 wicket
Sri Lanka v South Africa at Colombo (SSC) - Jul 27-31, 2006
Sri Lanka won by an innings and 153 runs
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Jul 31, 2006

Muttiah Muralitharan took 6 for 131 in the second innings, Sri Lanka v South Africa, 1st Test, Colombo, 5th day, July 31 2006

Muttiah Muralitharan took 6 for 131 in the second innings

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Jul 31, 2006

The Sri Lankans troop off after beating South Africa by an innings and 153 runs, Sri Lanka v South Africa, 1st Test, Colombo, 5th day, July 31 2006

The Sri Lankans troop off after beating South Africa by an innings and 153 runs

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