Player of the Match
Player of the Match
  • BATSMEN
    R
    B
    M
    4s
    6s
    SR
    b Pollock
    34
    117
    160
    5
    0
    29.05
    c Smith b Ntini
    0
    6
    9
    0
    0
    0.00
    c Smith b Elworthy
    26
    51
    66
    5
    0
    50.98
    c †Boucher b Kallis
    39
    100
    151
    7
    0
    39.00
    c Smith b Kallis
    32
    46
    72
    5
    0
    69.56
    run out (Ntini)
    24
    65
    103
    3
    0
    36.92
    c Kirsten b Kallis
    0
    3
    3
    0
    0
    0.00
    c Kallis b Hall
    1
    5
    5
    0
    0
    20.00
    b Pollock
    7
    36
    43
    1
    0
    19.44
    c Ntini b Hall
    10
    3
    5
    1
    1
    333.33
    not out
    11
    22
    37
    2
    0
    50.00
    Extras
    8 (b 4, lb 2, nb 1, w 1)
    TOTAL
    192 all out (75.3 Overs, RR: 2.54, 330 minutes)
    Fall of wickets: 1-2 (Russel Arnold, 1.5 ov), 2-46 (Kumar Sangakkara, 17.4 ov), 3-86 (Marvan Atapattu, 38.2 ov), 4-137 (Mahela Jayawardene, 52.5 ov), 5-140 (Sanath Jayasuriya, 54.1 ov), 6-140 (Hasantha Fernando, 54.4 ov), 7-141 (Chaminda Vaas, 55.3 ov), 8-152 (Dilhara Fernando, 66.5 ov), 9-165 (Muttiah Muralitharan, 67.3 ov), 10-192 (Hashan Tillakaratne, 75.3 ov)
    BowlingOMRWEconWDNB
    SM Pollock1884522.5000
    M Ntini1454513.2111
    S Elworthy15.334212.7000
    JH Kallis1783532.0500
    AJ Hall1161921.7200
  • BATSMEN
    R
    B
    M
    4s
    6s
    SR
    c Tillakaratne b KHRK Fernando
    73
    92
    147
    14
    0
    79.34
    c Muralitharan b KHRK Fernando
    55
    139
    196
    9
    0
    39.56
    b KHRK Fernando
    3
    11
    14
    0
    0
    27.27
    c †Sangakkara b Vaas
    75
    214
    302
    8
    0
    35.04
    c Perera b Vaas
    3
    8
    8
    0
    0
    37.50
    lbw b Vaas
    0
    1
    2
    0
    0
    0.00
    c †Sangakkara b Muralitharan
    38
    66
    95
    4
    0
    57.57
    c †Sangakkara b CRD Fernando
    38
    65
    103
    5
    0
    58.46
    lbw b Muralitharan
    31
    50
    56
    4
    0
    62.00
    lbw b Muralitharan
    6
    6
    11
    1
    0
    100.00
    not out
    2
    3
    6
    0
    0
    66.66
    Extras
    62 (b 16, lb 10, nb 31, w 5)
    TOTAL
    386 all out (104.4 Overs, RR: 3.68, 472 minutes)
    Fall of wickets: 1-133 (Graeme Smith, 30.2 ov), 2-148 (Martin van Jaarsveld, 34.2 ov), 3-175 (Gary Kirsten, 42.2 ov), 4-179 (Ashwell Prince, 43.3 ov), 5-180 (Neil McKenzie, 43.5 ov), 6-249 (Mark Boucher, 64.4 ov), 7-329 (Shaun Pollock, 89.5 ov), 8-378 (Andrew Hall, 102.5 ov), 9-378 (Jacques Kallis, 103.2 ov), 10-386 (Steve Elworthy, 104.4 ov)
    BowlingOMRWEconWDNB
    WPUJC Vaas2227933.5917
    PDRL Perera10.224003.8700
    CRD Fernando2029514.75217
    M Muralitharan31.288332.6400
    KHRK Fernando2126333.0023

Close of Play

  • Fri, 08 Nov - day 1 - South Africa 1st innings 51/0 (GC Smith 15*, G Kirsten 21*, 12 ov)
  • Sat, 09 Nov - day 2 - South Africa 1st innings 378/7 (JH Kallis 75*, AJ Hall 31*, 102 ov)
  • Sun, 10 Nov - day 3 - Sri Lanka 2nd innings 130 (41 ov) - end of match

Match Notes

  • Sri Lanka overwhelmed by South Africa fast bowlers

    Sri Lanka's weakness against quality pace bowling overseas was exposed forthe second time in three days on Sunday as South Africa won the openingCastle Lager/MTN Test match at Wanderers by a massive innings an 64 runs

  • South African batsmen dominate against wayward Sri Lankans

    All-rounder Jacques Kallis followed his bowling heroics on day one with an equally accomplished batting performance on day two, steering South Africa into a commanding position against Sri Lanka in the opening Castle Lager/MTN Test at Wanderers on

  • 'Unknown' Kallis prompts demise of Sri Lanka

    South African Sports Minister Ngconde Balfour may not know who he is but SriLanka's batsmen need no introduction after the world's leading all-rounder,Jacques Kallis, ripped through their middle order on the opening day of theCastle Lager/MTN Test