Player of the Match
Player of the Match
  • BATSMEN
    R
    B
    M
    4s
    6s
    SR
    c Kirsten b Kallis
    17
    53
    67
    3
    0
    32.07
    c Smith b Pollock
    48
    103
    147
    8
    0
    46.60
    c Pollock b Hall
    35
    38
    51
    5
    0
    92.10
    b Pollock
    44
    106
    151
    6
    0
    41.50
    not out
    104
    231
    331
    17
    0
    45.02
    c †Boucher b Kallis
    2
    11
    28
    0
    0
    18.18
    c Kallis b Ntini
    24
    46
    83
    5
    0
    52.17
    c †Boucher b Ntini
    7
    37
    46
    0
    0
    18.91
    c Kirsten b Ntini
    2
    3
    8
    0
    0
    66.66
    c †Boucher b Ntini
    0
    1
    1
    0
    0
    0.00
    b Kallis
    27
    26
    42
    5
    1
    103.84
    Extras
    13 (lb 10, nb 2, w 1)
    TOTAL
    323 all out (108.5 Overs, RR: 2.96, 476 minutes)
    Fall of wickets: 1-34 (Marvan Atapattu, 16.1 ov), 2-90 (Kumar Sangakkara, 28.2 ov), 3-108 (Jehan Mubarak, 35.2 ov), 4-189 (Mahela Jayawardene, 63.3 ov), 5-207 (Russel Arnold, 69.5 ov), 6-263 (Hasantha Fernando, 88.2 ov), 7-277 (Chaminda Vaas, 98.4 ov), 8-281 (Chamila Gamage, 100.1 ov), 9-281 (Dilhara Fernando, 100.2 ov), 10-323 (Muttiah Muralitharan, 108.5 ov)
    BowlingOMRWEconWDNB
    SM Pollock29115121.7501
    M Ntini2968642.9600
    S Elworthy2147103.3801
    JH Kallis15.527134.4800
    AJ Hall1433412.4210
  • BATSMEN
    R
    B
    M
    4s
    6s
    SR
    lbw b CRD Fernando
    15
    47
    66
    1
    0
    31.91
    run out (Muralitharan/†Sangakkara)
    92
    216
    314
    11
    0
    42.59
    c KHRK Fernando b CRD Fernando
    11
    25
    40
    2
    0
    44.00
    b KHRK Fernando
    84
    196
    225
    9
    0
    42.85
    c †Sangakkara b Vaas
    20
    73
    105
    2
    0
    27.39
    lbw b Lakshitha
    28
    90
    90
    4
    0
    31.11
    c & b Lakshitha
    63
    138
    181
    6
    0
    45.65
    not out
    99
    170
    252
    9
    2
    58.23
    lbw b Muralitharan
    0
    9
    13
    0
    0
    0.00
    c Tillakaratne b Muralitharan
    5
    18
    17
    1
    0
    27.77
    c Arnold b Vaas
    8
    22
    47
    1
    0
    36.36
    Extras
    23 (b 4, lb 10, nb 5, w 4)
    TOTAL
    448 all out (166.3 Overs, RR: 2.69, 677 minutes)
    Fall of wickets: 1-45 (Graeme Smith, 15.1 ov), 2-71 (Gary Kirsten, 23.4 ov), 3-211 (Herschelle Gibbs, 77.6 ov), 4-219 (Jacques Kallis, 82.1 ov), 5-258 (Ashwell Prince, 104.5 ov), 6-264 (Neil McKenzie, 107.2 ov), 7-396 (Mark Boucher, 147.5 ov), 8-400 (Andrew Hall, 151.3 ov), 9-408 (Steve Elworthy, 155.4 ov), 10-448 (Makhaya Ntini, 166.3 ov)
    BowlingOMRWEconWDNB
    WPUJC Vaas33.378122.4110
    MKGCP Lakshitha2227123.2230
    CRD Fernando2709123.3705
    M Muralitharan571013322.3300
    KHRK Fernando1854512.5000
    J Mubarak20603.0000
    DPMD Jayawardene21201.0000
    RP Arnold52501.0000

Close of Play

  • Fri, 15 Nov - day 1 - Sri Lanka 1st innings 263/6 (HP Tillakaratne 82*, WPUJC Vaas 0*, 90 ov)
  • Sat, 16 Nov - day 2 - South Africa 1st innings 183/2 (HH Gibbs 76*, JH Kallis 69*, 69 ov)
  • Sun, 17 Nov - day 3 - South Africa 1st innings 421/9 (SM Pollock 78*, M Ntini 3*, 159 ov)
  • Mon, 18 Nov - day 4 - Sri Lanka 2nd innings 180/3 (DPMD Jayawardene 40*, HP Tillakaratne 0*, 52 ov)
  • Tue, 19 Nov - day 5 - South Africa 2nd innings 124/7 (35.3 ov) - end of match

Match Notes

  • Pollock and Boucher take game away from frustrated Sri Lankans

    South African captain Shaun Pollock and vice-captain Mark Boucher frustrated the Sri Lankans with a record seventh wicket partnership to leave the home side with a clear advantage at the end of the third day of this second Test at SuperSport Park on

  • Tillakaratne stars before Gibbs and Kallis fight back

    Veteran left-hander Hashan Tillakaratne became the first Sri Lankan to score a century on a South African soil, batting himself into contention for a late call-up into Sri Lanka's one-day squad on the second day of the second Test at SuperSport Park

  • Honours even as Sri Lankan batsmen fight back

    After their nightmare at Wanderers and a week marred by injury concerns, SriLanka rediscovered some batting form on the opening day of the second CastleLager/MTN Test at SuperSport Park on Friday.