Player of the Match
Player of the Match
  • BATSMEN
    R
    B
    M
    4s
    6s
    SR
    lbw b Pushpakumara
    0
    1
    1
    0
    0
    0.00
    b Muralitharan
    13
    82
    115
    2
    0
    15.85
    b Zoysa
    7
    7
    9
    1
    0
    100.00
    c Wickramasinghe b Jayasuriya
    103
    185
    307
    13
    0
    55.67
    st †Kaluwitharana b Muralitharan
    10
    27
    40
    1
    0
    37.03
    c †Kaluwitharana b Wickramasinghe
    12
    38
    40
    1
    0
    31.57
    b Muralitharan
    1
    16
    25
    0
    0
    6.25
    c Jayasuriya b Muralitharan
    13
    71
    73
    2
    0
    18.30
    b Muralitharan
    6
    25
    34
    0
    0
    24.00
    c & b Jayasuriya
    12
    21
    24
    1
    1
    57.14
    not out
    2
    9
    11
    0
    0
    22.22
    Extras
    21 (b 1, lb 6, nb 8, w 6)
    TOTAL
    200 all out (78 Overs, RR: 2.56)
    Fall of wickets: 1-0 (Gerhardus Liebenberg, 0.1 ov), 2-11 (HD Ackerman, 1.5 ov), 3-75 (Gary Kirsten, 24.4 ov), 4-103 (Hansie Cronje, 32.6 ov), 5-122 (Jacques Kallis, 41.6 ov), 6-137 (Shaun Pollock, 48.3 ov), 7-170 (Mark Boucher, 66.4 ov), 8-182 (Daryll Cullinan, 71.2 ov), 9-186 (Allan Donald, 74.6 ov), 10-200 (Paul Adams, 77.6 ov)
    BowlingOMRWEconWDNB
    KR Pushpakumara1625513.4319
    DNT Zoysa1222912.4122
    GP Wickramasinghe1523612.4002
    M Muralitharan3086352.1002
    ST Jayasuriya521022.0000

Close of Play

  • Fri, 27 Mar - day 1 - Sri Lanka 1st innings 165/3 (RS Mahanama 44*, A Ranatunga 40*, 60 ov)
  • Sat, 28 Mar - day 2 - South Africa 1st innings 75/3 (DJ Cullinan 42*, WJ Cronje 0*, 24.4 ov)
  • Sun, 29 Mar - day 3 - Sri Lanka 2nd innings 93/7 (GP Wickramasinghe 16*, DNT Zoysa 6*, 35 ov)
  • Mon, 30 Mar - day 4 - South Africa 2nd innings 226/4 (62.5 ov) - end of match

Match Notes

Sri Lanka tour of South Africa 1997-98 News

  • The man who had to be king

    Not so much the man who would be king as the man who had to be king, Shaun Pollock will carry a fair bit of excess baggage in his coffin when he flies off to Sri Lanka with his South African side on Friday

  • History favours South Africa

    History, brief though it may be, suggests that South Africa will hold sway in Sri Lanka next month when they return for their second tour of the island