result
2nd Test, Colombo (SSC), Jul 24 - 28 2014, South Africa tour of Sri Lanka
421 & 229/8d
(111 ov, target 369)282 & 159/8
Match drawn
player of the match
Sri Lanka 1st INNINGS
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Upul Tharanga c †de Kock b Steyn1116212068.75
Kaushal Silva c de Villiers b Duminy44731167060.27
Kumar Sangakkara c Imran Tahir b Steyn012000.00
Mahela Jayawardene run out (Petersen)16528445617158.09
Angelo Mathews (c)c †de Kock b Duminy631351676046.66
Kithuruwan Vithanage c de Villiers b Morkel1338591134.21
Niroshan Dickwella run out (†de Kock)721161958162.06
Dilruwan Perera c Amla b Imran Tahir1241490129.26
Rangana Herath not out 714291050.00
Ajantha Mendis c †de Kock b Philander211140018.18
Suranga Lakmal c †de Kock b Philander44610100.00
Extras(b 11, lb 14, nb 3)28
TOTAL(121.4 Ov, RR: 3.46, 562 Mts)421
Fall of wickets: 1-16 (Upul Tharanga, 4.5 ov), 2-16 (Kumar Sangakkara, 4.6 ov), 3-115 (Kaushal Silva, 25.2 ov), 4-246 (Angelo Mathews, 64.5 ov), 5-285 (Kithuruwan Vithanage, 77.2 ov), 6-385 (Mahela Jayawardene, 105.2 ov), 7-404 (Dilruwan Perera, 116.4 ov), 8-409 (Niroshan Dickwella, 117.2 ov), 9-415 (Ajantha Mendis, 119.6 ov), 10-421 (Suranga Lakmal, 121.4 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Dale Steyn2256923.1310311000
Vernon Philander21.475222.401066001
Morne Morkel2666912.651238001
Imran Tahir33412113.661269200
Jean-Paul Duminy1818024.44669201
Dean Elgar10505.0030000
South Africa 1st INNINGS
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Alviro Petersen c & b Herath21070020.00
Dean Elgar c Silva b Perera12235004.54
Faf du Plessis c †Dickwella b Lakmal361091303133.02
Hashim Amla (c)not out 13938248612036.38
AB de Villiers lbw b Perera37991275037.37
Quinton de Kock  b Perera022000.00
Jean-Paul Duminy st †Dickwella b Herath35868005.17
Vernon Philander  b Perera929380031.03
Dale Steyn c Sangakkara b Herath3071752242.25
Imran Tahir c Tharanga b Herath1532632046.87
Morne Morkel c Silva b Perera015000.00
Extras(lb 3, nb 6, w 1)10
TOTAL(134.5 Ov, RR: 2.09, 522 Mts)282
Fall of wickets: 1-3 (Alviro Petersen, 1.5 ov), 2-13 (Dean Elgar, 8.3 ov), 3-71 (Faf du Plessis, 38.2 ov), 4-150 (AB de Villiers, 68.4 ov), 5-150 (Quinton de Kock, 68.6 ov), 6-175 (Jean-Paul Duminy, 89.4 ov), 7-204 (Vernon Philander, 98.2 ov), 8-251 (Dale Steyn, 117.5 ov), 9-279 (Imran Tahir, 133.6 ov), 10-282 (Morne Morkel, 134.5 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Suranga Lakmal2375412.341147014
Rangana Herath45177141.572324300
Dilruwan Perera41.5116951.642054000
Ajantha Mendis2116803.23898002
Kithuruwan Vithanage401704.25121000
Sri Lanka 2nd INNINGS
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Upul Tharanga c †de Kock b Steyn3040454075.00
Kaushal Silva c Philander b Morkel2657935045.61
Kumar Sangakkara c †de Kock b Morkel72901348080.00
Mahela Jayawardene c Elgar b Imran Tahir0610000.00
Angelo Mathews (c)not out 63831322275.90
Kithuruwan Vithanage c du Plessis b Morkel7891087.50
Niroshan Dickwella c de Villiers b Steyn1621262076.19
Dilruwan Perera  b Imran Tahir77810100.00
Rangana Herath c de Villiers b Morkel411140036.36
Extras(b 1, lb 2, nb 1)4
TOTAL(53.4 Ov, RR: 4.26, 242 Mts)229/8d
Fall of wickets: 1-38 (Upul Tharanga, 10.2 ov), 2-82 (Kaushal Silva, 21.1 ov), 3-83 (Mahela Jayawardene, 22.4 ov), 4-164 (Kumar Sangakkara, 39.6 ov), 5-174 (Kithuruwan Vithanage, 41.6 ov), 6-203 (Niroshan Dickwella, 47.6 ov), 7-214 (Dilruwan Perera, 50.2 ov), 8-229 (Rangana Herath, 53.4 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Dale Steyn1315924.53457000
Vernon Philander1133503.18495000
Imran Tahir1807624.22616001
Morne Morkel9.414544.65354200
Dean Elgar10909.0021000
Jean-Paul Duminy10202.0050000
South Africa 2nd INNINGS (target: 369 runs)
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Alviro Petersen c Vithanage b Herath02521000.00
Dean Elgar  b Perera1365681020.00
Quinton de Kock c Vithanage b Herath3792961040.21
Hashim Amla (c)c Jayawardene b Perera251591704015.72
AB de Villiers  b Herath1267821017.91
Faf du Plessis c Jayawardene b Herath1049512020.40
Jean-Paul Duminy lbw b Perera36563004.61
Vernon Philander not out 27981055027.55
Dale Steyn c †Dickwella b Herath628311021.42
Imran Tahir not out 421271019.04
Extras(b 5, lb 14, nb 3)22
TOTAL(111 Ov, RR: 1.43, 359 Mts)159/8
Did not bat: Morne Morkel 
Fall of wickets: 1-4 (Alviro Petersen, 8.1 ov), 2-47 (Dean Elgar, 21.3 ov), 3-68 (Quinton de Kock, 38.4 ov), 4-93 (AB de Villiers, 63.1 ov), 5-105 (Hashim Amla, 74.1 ov), 6-110 (Faf du Plessis, 78.4 ov), 7-130 (Jean-Paul Duminy, 93.4 ov), 8-148 (Dale Steyn, 102.5 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Rangana Herath45304050.882496000
Dilruwan Perera44246031.362335000
Ajantha Mendis1381701.30703000
Suranga Lakmal411102.75221003
Kithuruwan Vithanage511202.40211000
MATCH DETAILS
Sinhalese Sports Club Ground, Colombo
TossSri Lanka, elected to bat first
SeriesSouth Africa tour of Sri Lanka
Season2014
Player Of The Match
Mahela Jayawardene
Mahela Jayawardene
Player Of The Series
Dilruwan Perera
Dilruwan Perera
Series resultSouth Africa won the 2-match series 1-0
Match numberTest no. 2131
Hours of play (local time)10am start, Lunch 12.00-12.40, Tea 14.40-15.00, Close 17.00
Match days24,25,26,27,28 July 2014 - day (5-day match)
Test debut
Niroshan Dickwella
Niroshan Dickwella
Umpires
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Nigel Llong
England Image
Richard Kettleborough
TV Umpire
New Zealand Image
Billy Bowden
Reserve Umpire
Sri Lanka Image
Ranmore Martinesz
Match Referee
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Jeff Crowe
CLOSE OF PLAY
Thu, 24 Jul - day 1 - Sri Lanka 1st innings 305/5 (Mahela Jayawardene 140*, Niroshan Dickwella 12*, 86 ov)
Fri, 25 Jul - day 2 - South Africa 1st innings 98/3 (Hashim Amla 46*, AB de Villiers 11*, 52 ov)
Sat, 26 Jul - day 3 - Sri Lanka 2nd innings 11/0 (Upul Tharanga 6*, Kaushal Silva 5*, 5 ov)
Sun, 27 Jul - day 4 - South Africa 2nd innings 38/1 (Dean Elgar 13*, Quinton de Kock 21*, 17 ov)
Mon, 28 Jul - day 5 - South Africa 2nd innings 159/8 (111 ov) - end of match
MATCH NOTES
Day 1
  • Sri Lanka 1st innings
  • Drinks: Sri Lanka - 44/2 in 13.0 overs (JK Silva 14, DPMD Jayawardene 18)
  • Sri Lanka: 50 runs in 14.6 overs (91 balls), Extras 5
  • 3rd Wicket: 50 runs in 77 balls (JK Silva 16, DPMD Jayawardene 30, Ex 5)
  • Sri Lanka: 100 runs in 21.4 overs (131 balls), Extras 7
  • DPMD Jayawardene: 50 off 58 balls (7 x 4)
  • Lunch: Sri Lanka - 115/3 in 26.0 overs (DPMD Jayawardene 53, AD Mathews 0)
  • Sri Lanka: 150 runs in 35.6 overs (217 balls), Extras 7
  • Drinks: Sri Lanka - 165/3 in 39.0 overs (DPMD Jayawardene 71, AD Mathews 32)
  • 4th Wicket: 50 runs in 82 balls (DPMD Jayawardene 18, AD Mathews 32, Ex 0)
  • Sri Lanka: 200 runs in 50.5 overs (306 balls), Extras 8
  • DPMD Jayawardene: 100 off 137 balls (13 x 4, 1 x 6)
  • Tea: Sri Lanka - 212/3 in 54.0 overs (DPMD Jayawardene 101, AD Mathews 48)
  • AD Mathews: 50 off 100 balls (4 x 4)
  • 4th Wicket: 100 runs in 178 balls (DPMD Jayawardene 48, AD Mathews 51, Ex 1)
  • Sri Lanka: 250 runs in 66.3 overs (400 balls), Extras 14
  • Drinks: Sri Lanka - 269/4 in 71.0 overs (DPMD Jayawardene 128, KDK Vithanage 6)
  • Over 81.2: Review by Sri Lanka (Batting), Umpire - NJ Llong, Batsman - N Dickwella (Upheld)
  • Sri Lanka: 300 runs in 82.3 overs (497 balls), Extras 22
  • End Of Day: Sri Lanka - 305/5 in 86.0 overs (DPMD Jayawardene 140, N Dickwella 12)
Day 2
  • DPMD Jayawardene: 150 off 244 balls (17 x 4, 1 x 6)
  • 6th Wicket: 50 runs in 95 balls (DPMD Jayawardene 17, N Dickwella 32, Ex 1)
  • Sri Lanka: 350 runs in 96.5 overs (583 balls), Extras 24
  • Over 96.6: Review by South Africa (Bowling), Umpire - RA Kettleborough, Batsman - N Dickwella (Struck down)
  • N Dickwella: 50 off 69 balls (7 x 4)
  • Drinks: Sri Lanka - 361/5 in 99.0 overs (DPMD Jayawardene 156, N Dickwella 50)
  • 6th Wicket: 100 runs in 170 balls (DPMD Jayawardene 32, N Dickwella 63, Ex 5)
  • Lunch: Sri Lanka - 395/6 in 111.0 overs (N Dickwella 63, MDK Perera 9)
  • Sri Lanka: 400 runs in 114.3 overs (690 balls), Extras 27
  • Over 119.6: Review by Sri Lanka (Batting), Umpire - NJ Llong, Batsman - BAW Mendis (Struck down)
  • Innings Break: Sri Lanka - 421/10 in 121.4 overs (HMRKB Herath 7)
  • South Africa 1st innings
  • Tea: South Africa - 23/2 in 16.0 overs (F du Plessis 17, HM Amla 2)
  • South Africa: 50 runs in 32.3 overs (196 balls), Extras 2
  • Drinks: South Africa - 55/2 in 34.0 overs (F du Plessis 29, HM Amla 21)
  • 3rd Wicket: 50 runs in 163 balls (F du Plessis 22, HM Amla 27, Ex 1)
  • End Of Day: South Africa - 98/3 in 52.0 overs (HM Amla 46, AB de Villiers 11)
Day 3
  • South Africa: 100 runs in 53.2 overs (321 balls), Extras 2
  • HM Amla: 50 off 140 balls (3 x 4)
  • 4th Wicket: 50 runs in 108 balls (HM Amla 28, AB de Villiers 20, Ex 2)
  • Drinks: South Africa - 143/3 in 65.0 overs (HM Amla 65, AB de Villiers 32)
  • South Africa: 150 runs in 68.3 overs (416 balls), Extras 7
  • Lunch: South Africa - 163/5 in 82.0 overs (HM Amla 77, JP Duminy 3)
  • Over 87.3: Review by Sri Lanka (Bowling), Umpire - RA Kettleborough, Batsman - JP Duminy (Struck down)
  • HM Amla: 100 off 253 balls (10 x 4)
  • South Africa: 200 runs in 96.2 overs (583 balls), Extras 8
  • Drinks: South Africa - 201/6 in 97.0 overs (HM Amla 107, VD Philander 7)
  • Tea: South Africa - 234/7 in 111.0 overs (HM Amla 119, DW Steyn 18)
  • Over 112.6: Review by Sri Lanka (Bowling), Umpire - NJ Llong, Batsman - DW Steyn (Struck down)
  • South Africa: 250 runs in 117.3 overs (710 balls), Extras 9
  • Drinks: South Africa - 272/8 in 128.0 overs (HM Amla 132, Imran Tahir 12)
  • Innings Break: South Africa - 282/10 in 134.5 overs (HM Amla 139)
  • Sri Lanka 2nd innings
  • End Of Day: Sri Lanka - 11/0 in 5.0 overs (WU Tharanga 6, JK Silva 5)
Day 4
  • Sri Lanka: 50 runs in 13.6 overs (84 balls), Extras 0
  • Drinks: Sri Lanka - 66/1 in 18.0 overs (JK Silva 16, KC Sangakkara 20)
  • Over 22.4: Review by Sri Lanka (Batting), Umpire - RA Kettleborough, Batsman - DPMD Jayawardene (Struck down)
  • Sri Lanka: 100 runs in 28.2 overs (170 balls), Extras 0
  • Lunch: Sri Lanka - 108/3 in 30.0 overs (KC Sangakkara 38, AD Mathews 14)
  • Rain: Sri Lanka - 108/3 in 30.0 overs (KC Sangakkara 38, AD Mathews 14)
  • KC Sangakkara: 50 off 70 balls (6 x 4)
  • 4th Wicket: 50 runs in 79 balls (KC Sangakkara 30, AD Mathews 19, Ex 2)
  • Sri Lanka: 150 runs in 37.6 overs (229 balls), Extras 2
  • Drinks: Sri Lanka - 188/5 in 45.0 overs (AD Mathews 41, N Dickwella 8)
  • Sri Lanka: 200 runs in 46.6 overs (283 balls), Extras 4
  • Bad Light: Sri Lanka - 203/6 in 48.0 overs (AD Mathews 48)
  • Tea: Sri Lanka - 203/6 in 48.0 overs (AD Mathews 48)
  • AD Mathews: 50 off 70 balls (2 x 4, 1 x 6)
  • Innings Break: Sri Lanka - 229/8 in 53.4 overs (AD Mathews 63)
  • South Africa 2nd innings
  • Bad Light: South Africa - 38/1 in 17.0 overs (D Elgar 13, Q de Kock 21)
  • End Of Day: South Africa - 38/1 in 17.0 overs (D Elgar 13, Q de Kock 21)
Day 5
  • Rain: South Africa - 47/1 in 21.1 overs (D Elgar 13, Q de Kock 28)
  • South Africa: 50 runs in 21.4 overs (131 balls), Extras 9
  • Rain: South Africa - 55/2 in 24.0 overs (Q de Kock 28, HM Amla 4)
  • Lunch: South Africa - 55/2 in 24.0 overs (Q de Kock 28, HM Amla 4)
  • Drinks: South Africa - 79/3 in 50.0 overs (HM Amla 14, AB de Villiers 4)
  • South Africa: 100 runs in 65.4 overs (396 balls), Extras 12
  • Tea: South Africa - 104/4 in 71.0 overs (HM Amla 24, F du Plessis 6)
  • Over 82.1: Review by Sri Lanka (Bowling), Umpire - NJ Llong, Batsman - VD Philander (Struck down)
  • Rain: South Africa - 118/6 in 86.5 overs (JP Duminy 1, VD Philander 8)
  • Over 93.4: Review by South Africa (Batting), Umpire - RA Kettleborough, Batsman - JP Duminy (Struck down)
  • Over 99.5: Review by Sri Lanka (Bowling), Umpire - RA Kettleborough, Batsman - VD Philander (Struck down)
  • South Africa: 150 runs in 105.6 overs (639 balls), Extras 22