Sri Lanka 1st innings R M B 4s 6s SR
View dismissal WU Tharanga c †de Kock b Steyn 11 21 16 2 0 68.75
View dismissal JK Silva c de Villiers b Duminy 44 116 73 7 0 60.27
View dismissal KC Sangakkara c Imran Tahir b Steyn 0 2 1 0 0 0.00
View dismissal DPMD Jayawardene run out (Petersen) 165 456 284 17 1 58.09
View dismissal AD Mathews* c †de Kock b Duminy 63 167 135 6 0 46.66
View dismissal KDK Vithanage c de Villiers b Morkel 13 59 38 1 1 34.21
View dismissal N Dickwella run out (†de Kock) 72 195 116 8 1 62.06
View dismissal MDK Perera c Amla b Imran Tahir 12 49 41 0 1 29.26
HMRKB Herath not out 7 29 14 1 0 50.00
View dismissal BAW Mendis c †de Kock b Philander 2 14 11 0 0 18.18
View dismissal RAS Lakmal c †de Kock b Philander 4 6 4 1 0 100.00
Extras (b 11, lb 14, nb 3) 28
Total (all out; 121.4 overs; 562 mins) 421 (3.46 runs per over)
Fall of wickets 1-16 (Tharanga, 4.5 ov), 2-16 (Sangakkara, 4.6 ov), 3-115 (Silva, 25.2 ov), 4-246 (Mathews, 64.5 ov), 5-285 (Vithanage, 77.2 ov), 6-385 (Jayawardene, 105.2 ov), 7-404 (Perera, 116.4 ov), 8-409 (Dickwella, 117.2 ov), 9-415 (Mendis, 119.6 ov), 10-421 (Lakmal, 121.4 ov)
Bowling O M R W Econ
View wickets DW Steyn 22 5 69 2 3.13
View wickets VD Philander 21.4 7 52 2 2.40 (1nb)
View wicket M Morkel 26 6 69 1 2.65 (1nb)
View wicket Imran Tahir 33 4 121 1 3.66
View wickets JP Duminy 18 1 80 2 4.44 (1nb)
D Elgar 1 0 5 0 5.00
South Africa 1st innings R M B 4s 6s SR
View dismissal AN Petersen c & b Herath 2 7 10 0 0 20.00
View dismissal D Elgar c Silva b Perera 1 35 22 0 0 4.54
View dismissal F du Plessis c †Dickwella b Lakmal 36 130 109 3 1 33.02
HM Amla* not out 139 486 382 12 0 36.38
View dismissal AB de Villiers lbw b Perera 37 127 99 5 0 37.37
View dismissal Q de Kock b Perera 0 2 2 0 0 0.00
View dismissal JP Duminy st †Dickwella b Herath 3 68 58 0 0 5.17
View dismissal VD Philander b Perera 9 38 29 0 0 31.03
View dismissal DW Steyn c Sangakkara b Herath 30 75 71 2 2 42.25
View dismissal Imran Tahir c Tharanga b Herath 15 63 32 2 0 46.87
View dismissal M Morkel c Silva b Perera 0 5 1 0 0 0.00
Extras (lb 3, w 1, nb 6) 10
Total (all out; 134.5 overs; 522 mins) 282 (2.09 runs per over)
Fall of wickets 1-3 (Petersen, 1.5 ov), 2-13 (Elgar, 8.3 ov), 3-71 (du Plessis, 38.2 ov), 4-150 (de Villiers, 68.4 ov), 5-150 (de Kock, 68.6 ov), 6-175 (Duminy, 89.4 ov), 7-204 (Philander, 98.2 ov), 8-251 (Steyn, 117.5 ov), 9-279 (Imran Tahir, 133.6 ov), 10-282 (Morkel, 134.5 ov)
Bowling O M R W Econ
View wicket RAS Lakmal 23 7 54 1 2.34 (4nb, 1w)
View wickets HMRKB Herath 45 17 71 4 1.57
View wickets MDK Perera 41.5 11 69 5 1.64
BAW Mendis 21 1 68 0 3.23 (2nb)
KDK Vithanage 4 0 17 0 4.25
Sri Lanka 2nd innings R M B 4s 6s SR
View dismissal WU Tharanga c †de Kock b Steyn 30 45 40 4 0 75.00
View dismissal JK Silva c Philander b Morkel 26 93 57 5 0 45.61
View dismissal KC Sangakkara c †de Kock b Morkel 72 134 90 8 0 80.00
View dismissal DPMD Jayawardene c Elgar b Imran Tahir 0 10 6 0 0 0.00
AD Mathews* not out 63 132 83 2 2 75.90
View dismissal KDK Vithanage c du Plessis b Morkel 7 9 8 1 0 87.50
View dismissal N Dickwella c de Villiers b Steyn 16 26 21 2 0 76.19
View dismissal MDK Perera b Imran Tahir 7 8 7 1 0 100.00
View dismissal HMRKB Herath c de Villiers b Morkel 4 14 11 0 0 36.36
Extras (b 1, lb 2, nb 1) 4
Total (8 wickets dec; 53.4 overs; 242 mins) 229 (4.26 runs per over)
Did not bat RAS Lakmal, BAW Mendis
Fall of wickets 1-38 (Tharanga, 10.2 ov), 2-82 (Silva, 21.1 ov), 3-83 (Jayawardene, 22.4 ov), 4-164 (Sangakkara, 39.6 ov), 5-174 (Vithanage, 41.6 ov), 6-203 (Dickwella, 47.6 ov), 7-214 (Perera, 50.2 ov), 8-229 (Herath, 53.4 ov)
Bowling O M R W Econ
View wickets DW Steyn 13 1 59 2 4.53
VD Philander 11 3 35 0 3.18
View wickets Imran Tahir 18 0 76 2 4.22 (1nb)
View wickets M Morkel 9.4 1 45 4 4.65
D Elgar 1 0 9 0 9.00
JP Duminy 1 0 2 0 2.00
South Africa 2nd innings (target: 369 runs) R M B 4s 6s SR
View dismissal AN Petersen c Vithanage b Herath 0 21 25 0 0 0.00
View dismissal D Elgar b Perera 13 68 65 1 0 20.00
View dismissal Q de Kock c Vithanage b Herath 37 96 92 1 0 40.21
View dismissal HM Amla* c Jayawardene b Perera 25 170 159 4 0 15.72
View dismissal AB de Villiers b Herath 12 82 67 1 0 17.91
View dismissal F du Plessis c Jayawardene b Herath 10 51 49 2 0 20.40
View dismissal JP Duminy lbw b Perera 3 63 65 0 0 4.61
VD Philander not out 27 105 98 5 0 27.55
View dismissal DW Steyn c †Dickwella b Herath 6 31 28 1 0 21.42
Imran Tahir not out 4 27 21 1 0 19.04
Extras (b 5, lb 14, nb 3) 22
Total (8 wickets; 111 overs; 359 mins) 159 (1.43 runs per over)
Did not bat M Morkel
Fall of wickets 1-4 (Petersen, 8.1 ov), 2-47 (Elgar, 21.3 ov), 3-68 (de Kock, 38.4 ov), 4-93 (de Villiers, 63.1 ov), 5-105 (Amla, 74.1 ov), 6-110 (du Plessis, 78.4 ov), 7-130 (Duminy, 93.4 ov), 8-148 (Steyn, 102.5 ov)
Bowling O M R W Econ
View wickets HMRKB Herath 45 30 40 5 0.88
View wickets MDK Perera 44 24 60 3 1.36
BAW Mendis 13 8 17 0 1.30
RAS Lakmal 4 1 11 0 2.75 (3nb)
KDK Vithanage 5 1 12 0 2.40
Match details
Toss Sri Lanka, who chose to bat
Series South Africa won the 2-match series 1-0
Test debut N Dickwella (Sri Lanka)
Player of the match DPMD Jayawardene (Sri Lanka)
Player of the series MDK Perera (Sri Lanka)
Umpires RA Kettleborough (England) and NJ Llong (England)
TV umpire BF Bowden (New Zealand)
Match referee JJ Crowe (New Zealand)
Reserve umpire REJ Martinesz
Close of play
Thu, 24 Jul - day 1 - Sri Lanka 1st innings 305/5 (DPMD Jayawardene 140*, N Dickwella 12*, 86 ov)
Fri, 25 Jul - day 2 - South Africa 1st innings 98/3 (HM Amla 46*, AB de Villiers 11*, 52 ov)
Sat, 26 Jul - day 3 - Sri Lanka 2nd innings 11/0 (WU Tharanga 6*, JK Silva 5*, 5 ov)
Sun, 27 Jul - day 4 - South Africa 2nd innings 38/1 (D Elgar 13*, Q de Kock 21*, 17 ov)
Mon, 28 Jul - day 5 - South Africa 2nd innings 159/8 (111 ov) - end of match
Match notes
  • Day 1
  • Day 2
  • Day 3
  • Day 4
  • Day 5
  • Rain: South Africa - 47/1 in 21.1 overs (D Elgar 13, Q de Kock 28)
  • South Africa: 50 runs in 21.4 overs (131 balls), Extras 9
  • Rain: South Africa - 55/2 in 24.0 overs (Q de Kock 28, HM Amla 4)
  • Lunch: South Africa - 55/2 in 24.0 overs (Q de Kock 28, HM Amla 4)
  • Drinks: South Africa - 79/3 in 50.0 overs (HM Amla 14, AB de Villiers 4)
  • South Africa: 100 runs in 65.4 overs (396 balls), Extras 12
  • Tea: South Africa - 104/4 in 71.0 overs (HM Amla 24, F du Plessis 6)
  • Over 82.1: Review by Sri Lanka (Bowling), Umpire - NJ Llong, Batsman - VD Philander (Struck down)
  • Rain: South Africa - 118/6 in 86.5 overs (JP Duminy 1, VD Philander 8)
  • Over 93.4: Review by South Africa (Batting), Umpire - RA Kettleborough, Batsman - JP Duminy (Struck down)
  • Over 99.5: Review by Sri Lanka (Bowling), Umpire - RA Kettleborough, Batsman - VD Philander (Struck down)
  • South Africa: 150 runs in 105.6 overs (639 balls), Extras 22
 
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Series Results
Sri Lanka v South Africa at Colombo (SSC) - Jul 24-28, 2014
Match drawn
Sri Lanka v South Africa at Galle - Jul 16-20, 2014
South Africa won by 153 runs
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Jul 28, 2014

The victorious South Africa team pose with the series trophy, Sri Lanka v South Africa, 2nd Test, Colombo, 5th day, July 28, 2014

The victorious South Africa team pose with the series trophy

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Jul 28, 2014

Please, please, please!!: Sri Lanka appeal desperately for Dale Steyn's wicket, Sri Lanka v South Africa, 2nd Test, Colombo, 5th day, July 28, 2014

Please, please, please!!: Sri Lanka appeal desperately for Dale Steyn's wicket

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