Result
3rd Test, Colombo (SSC), Aug 6-10 2000, South Africa tour of Sri Lanka
279 & 241/9d
(67.1 ov, target 263)
258 & 195/4
Match drawn
Player Of The Match
1y
• Peter Robinson

Mission (mostly) accomplished

All things considered, South Africa could not have asked a great deal more of Shaun Pollock and his overhauled team than has been forthcoming in Sri Lanka over the past five to six weeks

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Scorecard summary
South Africa279(108.2 overs)1st Innings
Sri Lanka258(98.2 overs)1st Innings
South Africa241/9d(113.5 overs)2nd Innings
Sri Lanka195/4(67.1 overs)2nd Innings
Match details
Sinhalese Sports Club Ground, Colombo
TossSri Lanka , elected to field first
SeriesSouth Africa tour of Sri Lanka
Player Of The Match
Muttiah Muralitharan
Player Of The Series
Lance Klusener
Series result3-match series drawn 1-1
Match numberTest no. 1507
Season2000
Match days6,7,8,9,10 August 2000 (5-day match)
Umpires
B.C. Cooray
Eddie Nicholls
TV Umpire
Tyron Wijewardene
Match Referee
Brian Hastings