result
1st Test, Durban, Feb 13 - 16 2019, Sri Lanka tour of South Africa
235 & 259
(85.3 ov, target 304)191 & 304/9
Sri Lanka won by 1 wicket
player of the match
Kusal Perera
Sri Lanka
South Africa 1st INNINGS
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Aiden Markram  b MVT Fernando1127401040.74
Dean Elgar c †Dickwella b MVT Fernando047000.00
Hashim Amla c Mendis b Lakmal310230030.00
Temba Bavuma run out (MVT Fernando)47661177071.21
Faf du Plessis (c)c †Dickwella b Rajitha3554805064.81
Quinton de Kock c MVT Fernando b Rajitha80941748185.10
Vernon Philander c & b Rajitha422400018.18
Keshav Maharaj c †Dickwella b MVT Fernando2935374082.85
Kagiso Rabada c BOP Fernando b MVT Fernando316190018.75
Dale Steyn  b Embuldeniya1526302057.69
Duanne Olivier not out 0613000.00
Extras(lb 6, nb 2)8
TOTAL(59.4 Ov, RR: 3.93, 295 Mts)235
Fall of wickets: 1-0 (Dean Elgar, 1.4 ov), 2-9 (Hashim Amla, 6.1 ov), 3-17 (Aiden Markram, 7.4 ov), 4-89 (Faf du Plessis, 24.2 ov), 5-110 (Temba Bavuma, 29.2 ov), 6-131 (Vernon Philander, 37.4 ov), 7-178 (Keshav Maharaj, 45.6 ov), 8-186 (Kagiso Rabada, 49.6 ov), 9-219 (Dale Steyn, 56.4 ov), 10-235 (Quinton de Kock, 59.4 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Suranga Lakmal1432912.07632000
Vishwa Fernando1716243.64656000
Kasun Rajitha14.406834.636511102
Dimuth Karunaratne30903.00130000
Lasith Embuldeniya1015115.09346000
Oshada Fernando1010010.0022000
Sri Lanka 1st INNINGS
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Dimuth Karunaratne (c)lbw b Philander3059873050.84
Lahiru Thirimanne c †de Kock b Steyn01527000.00
Oshada Fernando lbw b Steyn1942462045.23
Kusal Mendis c du Plessis b Philander1224433050.00
Kusal Perera c sub (Zubayr Hamza) b Steyn51631227180.95
Niroshan Dickwella c Steyn b Olivier812201066.66
Dhananjaya de Silva c Olivier b Rabada2333413169.69
Suranga Lakmal c Markram b Steyn4660066.66
Lasith Embuldeniya c Steyn b Rabada2463944038.09
Kasun Rajitha run out (Markram)1230540040.00
Vishwa Fernando not out 19160011.11
Extras(b 3, lb 3, w 1)7
TOTAL(59.2 Ov, RR: 3.21, 283 Mts)191
Fall of wickets: 1-19 (Lahiru Thirimanne, 6.4 ov), 2-51 (Oshada Fernando, 18.2 ov), 3-53 (Dimuth Karunaratne, 19.6 ov), 4-76 (Kusal Mendis, 25.4 ov), 5-90 (Niroshan Dickwella, 29.2 ov), 6-133 (Dhananjaya de Silva, 38.5 ov), 7-142 (Suranga Lakmal, 40.1 ov), 8-152 (Kusal Perera, 44.3 ov), 9-184 (Kasun Rajitha, 55.3 ov), 10-191 (Lasith Embuldeniya, 59.2 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Dale Steyn2074842.40998000
Vernon Philander1023223.20464000
Kagiso Rabada12.224823.89565200
Duanne Olivier1323612.76563010
Keshav Maharaj301605.33112000
Dean Elgar10505.0041000
South Africa 2nd INNINGS
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Dean Elgar c & b Embuldeniya35701345050.00
Aiden Markram c Mendis b Rajitha2831443090.32
Hashim Amla c Thirimanne b MVT Fernando1635432045.71
Temba Bavuma lbw b Embuldeniya316140018.75
Faf du Plessis (c)lbw b MVT Fernando9018224411049.45
Quinton de Kock lbw b Embuldeniya55621126088.70
Vernon Philander  b Embuldeniya1854841033.33
Keshav Maharaj  b MVT Fernando413220030.76
Kagiso Rabada c †Dickwella b Embuldeniya024000.00
Dale Steyn  b MVT Fernando16120016.66
Duanne Olivier not out 2780028.57
Extras(lb 2, nb 3, w 2)7
TOTAL(79.1 Ov, RR: 3.27, 359 Mts)259
Fall of wickets: 1-36 (Aiden Markram, 9.6 ov), 2-70 (Hashim Amla, 19.1 ov), 3-77 (Temba Bavuma, 22.2 ov), 4-95 (Dean Elgar, 28.6 ov), 5-191 (Quinton de Kock, 52.6 ov), 6-251 (Vernon Philander, 72.4 ov), 7-255 (Faf du Plessis, 75.6 ov), 8-256 (Kagiso Rabada, 76.4 ov), 9-256 (Keshav Maharaj, 77.2 ov), 10-259 (Dale Steyn, 79.1 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Suranga Lakmal2055202.60914010
Vishwa Fernando17.127144.137412010
Kasun Rajitha1315414.15505002
Lasith Embuldeniya2636652.531126001
Dhananjaya de Silva20804.0071000
Oshada Fernando10606.0000000
Sri Lanka 2nd INNINGS (target: 304 runs)
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Dimuth Karunaratne (c)lbw b Philander2047712042.55
Lahiru Thirimanne c du Plessis b Rabada2151663041.17
Oshada Fernando c du Plessis b Steyn3776955048.68
Kusal Mendis c †de Kock b Olivier0811000.00
Kusal Perera not out 15320030912576.50
Niroshan Dickwella c & b Steyn022000.00
Dhananjaya de Silva lbw b Maharaj48791156060.75
Suranga Lakmal c du Plessis b Maharaj011000.00
Lasith Embuldeniya c Markram b Olivier412170033.33
Kasun Rajitha lbw b Maharaj110180010.00
Vishwa Fernando not out 627730022.22
Extras(lb 13, w 1)14
TOTAL(85.3 Ov, RR: 3.55, 394 Mts)304/9
Fall of wickets: 1-42 (Lahiru Thirimanne, 15.5 ov), 2-42 (Dimuth Karunaratne, 16.3 ov), 3-52 (Kusal Mendis, 18.5 ov), 4-110 (Oshada Fernando, 37.2 ov), 5-110 (Niroshan Dickwella, 37.4 ov), 6-206 (Dhananjaya de Silva, 63.1 ov), 7-206 (Suranga Lakmal, 63.2 ov), 8-215 (Lasith Embuldeniya, 66.5 ov), 9-226 (Kasun Rajitha, 69.4 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Dale Steyn1817123.94755200
Vernon Philander831311.62422000
Keshav Maharaj2017133.55826100
Kagiso Rabada22.339714.319414110
Duanne Olivier1633522.18721100
Aiden Markram10404.0030000
MATCH DETAILS
Kingsmead, Durban
TossSri Lanka, elected to field first
SeriesSri Lanka tour of South Africa
Season2018/19
Player Of The Match
Kusal Perera
Kusal Perera
Series resultSri Lanka led the 2-match series 1-0
Match numberTest no. 2347
Match days13,14,15,16 February 2019 - day(5-day match)
Test debut
Lasith Embuldeniya
Lasith Embuldeniya
Oshada Fernando
Oshada Fernando
Umpires
Pakistan Image
Aleem Dar
England Image
Richard Kettleborough
TV Umpire
England Image
Ian Gould
Reserve Umpire
South Africa Image
Adrian Holdstock
Match Referee
West Indies Image
Richie Richardson
CLOSE OF PLAY
Wed, 13 Feb - day 1 -Sri Lanka 1st innings 49/1 (Dimuth Karunaratne 28*, Oshada Fernando 17*, 16 ov)
Thu, 14 Feb - day 2 -South Africa 2nd innings 126/4 (Faf du Plessis 25*, Quinton de Kock 15*, 37 ov)
Fri, 15 Feb - day 3 -Sri Lanka 2nd innings 83/3 (Oshada Fernando 28*, Kusal Perera 12*, 28 ov)
Sat, 16 Feb - day 4 -Sri Lanka 2nd innings 304/9 (85.3 ov) - end of match
MATCH NOTES
Day 1
  • South Africa 1st innings
  • Drinks: South Africa - 28/3 in 12.0 overs (T Bavuma 4, F du Plessis 9)
  • South Africa: 50 runs in 16.4 overs (100 balls), Extras 1
  • 4th Wicket: 50 runs in 81 balls (T Bavuma 23, F du Plessis 26, Ex 1)
  • Lunch: South Africa - 89/4 in 24.2 overs (T Bavuma 38)
  • Over 24.2: Review by Sri Lanka (Bowling), Umpire - RA Kettleborough, Batsman - F du Plessis (Upheld)
  • South Africa: 100 runs in 25.4 overs (155 balls), Extras 6
  • Over 26.1: Review by South Africa (Batting), Umpire - RA Kettleborough, Batsman - Q de Kock (Upheld)
  • Drinks: South Africa - 129/5 in 36.0 overs (Q de Kock 23, VD Philander 4)
  • South Africa: 150 runs in 41.1 overs (249 balls), Extras 7
  • Over 45.6: Review by South Africa (Batting), Umpire - Aleem Dar, Batsman - KA Maharaj (Struck down)
  • Tea: South Africa - 181/7 in 48.0 overs (Q de Kock 44, K Rabada 1)
  • Q de Kock: 50 off 71 balls (4 x 4)
  • South Africa: 200 runs in 52.3 overs (317 balls), Extras 7
  • Innings Break: South Africa - 235/10 in 59.4 overs (D Olivier 0)
  • Sri Lanka 1st innings
  • Bad Light: Sri Lanka - 49/1 in 16.0 overs (FDM Karunaratne 28, BOP Fernando 17)
  • End Of Day: Sri Lanka - 49/1 in 16.0 overs (FDM Karunaratne 28, BOP Fernando 17)
Day 2
  • Sri Lanka: 50 runs in 16.1 overs (97 balls), Extras 4
  • Over 19.5: Review by South Africa (Bowling), Umpire - RA Kettleborough, Batsman - FDM Karunaratne (Struck down)
  • Over 19.6: Review by Sri Lanka (Batting), Umpire - RA Kettleborough, Batsman - FDM Karunaratne (Umpires Call)
  • Drinks: Sri Lanka - 80/4 in 27.0 overs (MDKJ Perera 15, N Dickwella 0)
  • Sri Lanka: 100 runs in 31.3 overs (189 balls), Extras 4
  • Lunch: Sri Lanka - 133/6 in 38.5 overs (MDKJ Perera 37)
  • Sri Lanka: 150 runs in 42.6 overs (258 balls), Extras 5
  • MDKJ Perera: 50 off 60 balls (7 x 4, 1 x 6)
  • Drinks: Sri Lanka - 178/8 in 52.0 overs (L Embuldeniya 17, CAK Rajitha 9)
  • Tea: Sri Lanka - 191/10 in 59.2 overs (MVT Fernando 1)
  • South Africa 2nd innings
  • South Africa: 50 runs in 12.5 overs (77 balls), Extras 1
  • Drinks: South Africa - 50/1 in 13.0 overs (D Elgar 18, HM Amla 3)
  • Over 22.2: Review by South Africa (Batting), Umpire - Aleem Dar, Batsman - T Bavuma (Struck down)
  • Drinks: South Africa - 94/3 in 27.0 overs (D Elgar 35, F du Plessis 10)
  • South Africa: 100 runs in 30.6 overs (186 balls), Extras 2
  • End Of Day: South Africa - 126/4 in 37.0 overs (F du Plessis 25, Q de Kock 15)
Day 3
  • 5th Wicket: 50 runs in 85 balls (F du Plessis 15, Q de Kock 34, Ex 2)
  • South Africa: 150 runs in 43.1 overs (260 balls), Extras 4
  • Drinks: South Africa - 180/4 in 48.3 overs (F du Plessis 46, Q de Kock 47)
  • Q de Kock: 50 off 56 balls (6 x 4)
  • Over 52.6: Review by South Africa (Batting), Umpire - Aleem Dar, Batsman - Q de Kock (Struck down)
  • F du Plessis: 50 off 108 balls (7 x 4)
  • South Africa: 200 runs in 57.6 overs (351 balls), Extras 6
  • Lunch: South Africa - 227/5 in 63.0 overs (F du Plessis 72, VD Philander 12)
  • 6th Wicket: 50 runs in 91 balls (F du Plessis 34, VD Philander 15, Ex 2)
  • Over 69.2: Review by Sri Lanka (Bowling), Umpire - RA Kettleborough, Batsman - F du Plessis (Struck down)
  • South Africa: 250 runs in 72.1 overs (436 balls), Extras 7
  • Drinks: South Africa - 255/7 in 76.0 overs (KA Maharaj 3)
  • Innings Break: South Africa - 259/10 in 79.1 overs (D Olivier 2)
  • Sri Lanka 2nd innings
  • Tea: Sri Lanka - 28/0 in 8.0 overs (FDM Karunaratne 11, HDRL Thirimanne 17)
  • Over 14.4: Review by South Africa (Bowling), Umpire - RA Kettleborough, Batsman - FDM Karunaratne (Struck down)
  • Over 16.3: Review by Sri Lanka (Batting), Umpire - RA Kettleborough, Batsman - FDM Karunaratne (Umpires Call)
  • Sri Lanka: 50 runs in 17.5 overs (107 balls), Extras 1
  • Drinks: Sri Lanka - 73/3 in 25.0 overs (BOP Fernando 24, MDKJ Perera 6)
  • Bad Light: Sri Lanka - 83/3 in 28.0 overs (BOP Fernando 28, MDKJ Perera 12)
  • Rain: Sri Lanka - 83/3 in 28.0 overs (BOP Fernando 28, MDKJ Perera 12)
  • End Of Day: Sri Lanka - 83/3 in 28.0 overs (BOP Fernando 28, MDKJ Perera 12)
Day 4
  • Sri Lanka: 100 runs in 33.1 overs (199 balls), Extras 7
  • 4th Wicket: 50 runs in 97 balls (BOP Fernando 26, MDKJ Perera 21, Ex 6)
  • Drinks: Sri Lanka - 127/5 in 42.0 overs (MDKJ Perera 41, DM de Silva 1)
  • MDKJ Perera: 50 off 75 balls (7 x 4)
  • Sri Lanka: 150 runs in 48.1 overs (289 balls), Extras 7
  • 6th Wicket: 50 runs in 82 balls (MDKJ Perera 29, DM de Silva 23, Ex 0)
  • Lunch: Sri Lanka - 166/5 in 55.0 overs (MDKJ Perera 56, DM de Silva 25)
  • Sri Lanka: 200 runs in 62.1 overs (373 balls), Extras 9
  • Over 63.1: Review by South Africa (Bowling), Umpire - Aleem Dar, Batsman - DM de Silva (Upheld)
  • Drinks: Sri Lanka - 221/8 in 69.0 overs (MDKJ Perera 81, CAK Rajitha 1)
  • Over 69.4: Review by Sri Lanka (Batting), Umpire - Aleem Dar, Batsman - CAK Rajitha (Struck down)
  • MDKJ Perera: 100 off 146 balls (10 x 4, 1 x 6)
  • Sri Lanka: 250 runs in 76.2 overs (458 balls), Extras 9
  • Second new ball taken at 80.5 overs
  • 10th Wicket: 50 runs in 78 balls (MDKJ Perera 47, MVT Fernando 5, Ex 3)
  • Sri Lanka: 300 runs in 85.2 overs (512 balls), Extras 14
  • MDKJ Perera: 150 off 200 balls (12 x 4, 5 x 6)