3rd Test, Colombo (SSC), Aug 6 - 10 2000, South Africa tour of Sri Lanka
279 & 241/9d
(target 263)258 & 195/4
Match drawn
Player Of The Match
3/70 & 5/68
Player Of The Series
275 runs • 3 wkts
• 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 Africa279/10(108.2 overs)1st INNINGS
Sri Lanka258/10(98.2 overs)1st INNINGS
South Africa241/9(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
Muthiah Muralidaran
Muthiah Muralidaran
Player Of The Series
Lance Klusener
Lance Klusener
Series result3-match series drawn 1-1
Match numberTest no. 1507
Match daysday (5-day match)
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B.C. Cooray
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Eddie Nicholls
TV Umpire
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Tyron Wijewardene
Match Referee
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Brian Hastings