result
1st Test, Centurion, Dec 26 - 30 2020, Sri Lanka tour of South Africa
(46.1 ov)396 & 180
South Africa won by an innings and 45 runs
player of the match
Faf du Plessis
South Africa
Sri Lanka 1st INNINGS
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
Dimuth Karunaratne (c) b Ngidi22202440110.00
Kusal Perera c †de Kock b Mulder1629592055.17
Kusal Mendis c Ngidi b Nortje1216282075.00
Dinesh Chandimal c du Plessis b Mulder8516125211052.80
Dhananjaya de Silva retired not out 7910614211174.53
Niroshan Dickwella lbw b Mulder49861206056.98
Dasun Shanaka not out 66871413575.86
PWH de Silva  b Sipamla1820213090.00
Kasun Rajitha c Elgar b Sipamla1249802024.49
Vishwa Fernando  b Sipamla012000.00
Lahiru Kumara c van der Dussen b Sipamla0714000.00
Extras(b 16, lb 9, nb 6, w 6)37
TOTAL(96 Ov, RR: 4.12)396
Fall of wickets: 1-28 (Dimuth Karunaratne, 4.5 ov), 2-54 (Kusal Mendis, 9.5 ov), 3-54 (Kusal Perera, 10.5 ov), 3-185* (Dhananjaya de Silva, retired not out), 4-284 (Dinesh Chandimal, 65.4 ov), 5-296 (Niroshan Dickwella, 70.3 ov), 6-320 (PWH de Silva, 76.3 ov), 7-387 (Kasun Rajitha, 93.2 ov), 8-387 (Vishwa Fernando, 93.3 ov), 9-396 (Lahiru Kumara, 95.6 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Lungi Ngidi1936413.37836100
Lutho Sipamla1617644.756410103
Anrich Nortje2238814.009910220
Wiaan Mulder2046933.459411003
Keshav Maharaj1937403.89767200
South Africa 1st INNINGS
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
Dean Elgar c & b Shanaka9513020216073.08
Aiden Markram c Shanaka b Fernando689413214072.34
Rassie van der Dussen c †Dickwella b Kumara1542662035.71
Faf du Plessis c Karunaratne b PWH de Silva19927641224072.10
Quinton de Kock (c)†c sub (HDRL Thirimanne) b PWH de Silva18111930163.64
Temba Bavuma c †Dickwella b Shanaka711251907056.80
Wiaan Mulder c †Dickwella b PWH de Silva3663704157.14
Keshav Maharaj c PWH de Silva b Fernando731061576268.87
Anrich Nortje c †Dickwella b Fernando036000.00
Lutho Sipamla lbw b PWH de Silva014000.00
Lungi Ngidi not out 29170022.22
Extras(b 9, lb 18, nb 7, w 10)44
TOTAL(142.1 Ov, RR: 4.36)621
Fall of wickets: 1-141 (Aiden Markram, 28.4 ov), 2-200 (Rassie van der Dussen, 42.6 ov), 3-200 (Dean Elgar, 43.4 ov), 4-220 (Quinton de Kock, 47.1 ov), 5-399 (Temba Bavuma, 90.4 ov), 6-476 (Wiaan Mulder, 107.4 ov), 7-609 (Faf du Plessis, 137.5 ov), 8-610 (Anrich Nortje, 138.6 ov), 9-611 (Lutho Sipamla, 139.2 ov), 10-621 (Keshav Maharaj, 142.1 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Vishwa Fernando31.1312934.1412617130
Kasun Rajitha2.101607.3883001
Dasun Shanaka28.529823.4013014003
PWH de Silva45517143.8017820101
Lahiru Kumara21.1010314.878416020
Dimuth Karunaratne6.503605.27214000
Kusal Mendis704105.86192102
Sri Lanka 2nd INNINGS
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
Dimuth Karunaratne (c) b Ngidi68131075.00
Kusal Perera c †de Kock b Nortje648714310073.56
Kusal Mendis c van der Dussen b Ngidi059000.00
Dinesh Chandimal  b Mulder2545754055.56
Niroshan Dickwella c †de Kock b Mulder1015222066.67
Dasun Shanaka c †de Kock b Sipamla635510017.14
PWH de Silva c Bavuma b Sipamla595359121111.32
Vishwa Fernando run out (Mulder/Maharaj)016000.00
Kasun Rajitha c Maharaj b Nortje02727000.00
Lahiru Kumara not out 057000.00
Dhananjaya de Silva absent hurt-----0.00
Extras(b 4, lb 2, nb 4)10
TOTAL(46.1 Ov, RR: 3.89)180
Fall of wickets: 1-10 (Dimuth Karunaratne, 2.6 ov), 2-22 (Kusal Mendis, 4.5 ov), 3-85 (Dinesh Chandimal, 19.5 ov), 4-99 (Niroshan Dickwella, 23.6 ov), 5-114 (Kusal Perera, 28.4 ov), 6-142 (Dasun Shanaka, 35.5 ov), 7-148 (Vishwa Fernando, 36.6 ov), 8-179 (PWH de Silva, 45.2 ov), 9-180 (Kasun Rajitha, 46.1 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Lungi Ngidi1023823.80476001
Anrich Nortje10.114724.62417001
Wiaan Mulder1213923.25567001
Lutho Sipamla502424.80225001
Keshav Maharaj632003.33294000
Aiden Markram32602.00170100
MATCH DETAILS
SuperSport Park, Centurion
TossSri Lanka, elected to bat first
SeriesSri Lanka tour of South AfricaICC World Test Championship
Season2020/21
Player Of The Match
Faf du Plessis
Faf du Plessis
Series resultSouth Africa led the 2-match series 1-0
Match numberTest no. 2399
Match days26,27,28,29 December 2020 - day match (5-day match)
Test debut
Lutho Sipamla
Lutho Sipamla
PWH de Silva
PWH de Silva
Umpires
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Adrian Holdstock
South Africa Image
Marais Erasmus
TV Umpire
South Africa Image
Allahudien Paleker
Reserve Umpire
South Africa Image
Bongani Jele
Match Referee
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Andy Pycroft
PointsSouth Africa 60, Sri Lanka 0
CLOSE OF PLAY
Sat, 26 Dec - day 1 -Sri Lanka 1st innings 340/6 (Dasun Shanaka 25*, Kasun Rajitha 7*, 85 ov)
Sun, 27 Dec - day 2 -South Africa 1st innings 317/4 (Faf du Plessis 55*, Temba Bavuma 41*, 72 ov)
Mon, 28 Dec - day 3 -Sri Lanka 2nd innings 65/2 (Kusal Perera 33*, Dinesh Chandimal 21*, 12 ov)
Tue, 29 Dec - day 4 -Sri Lanka 2nd innings 180/9 (46.1 ov) - end of match
MATCH NOTES
Day 1
  • Sri Lanka 1st innings
  • Sri Lanka: 50 runs in 8.3 overs (52 balls), Extras 4
  • Drinks: Sri Lanka - 54/3 in 10.5 overs (LD Chandimal 0)
  • Sri Lanka: 100 runs in 24.2 overs (149 balls), Extras 6
  • Lunch: Sri Lanka - 102/3 in 25.0 overs (LD Chandimal 13, DM de Silva 32)
  • 4th Wicket: 50 runs in 90 balls (LD Chandimal 17, DM de Silva 32, Ex 3)
  • Over 31.6: Review by South Africa (Bowling), Umpire - M Erasmus, Batsman - LD Chandimal (Struck down - Umpires Call)
  • DM de Silva: 50 off 71 balls (7 x 4)
  • Sri Lanka: 150 runs in 34.5 overs (213 balls), Extras 15
  • DM de Silva: 50 off 72 balls (8 x 4)
  • 4th Wicket: 100 runs in 147 balls (LD Chandimal 32, DM de Silva 57, Ex 11)
  • 4th Wicket: 100 runs in 166 balls (LD Chandimal 34, DM de Silva 56, Ex 11)
  • Drinks: Sri Lanka - 167/3 in 40.0 overs (LD Chandimal 38, DM de Silva 64)
  • Over 41.4: Review by South Africa (Bowling), Umpire - AT Holdstock, Batsman - DM de Silva (Struck down - Umpires Call)
  • DM de Silva retired hurt at 185/3 (79, 44.6 overs)
  • Sri Lanka: 200 runs in 50.3 overs (308 balls), Extras 18
  • LD Chandimal: 50 off 116 balls (5 x 4)
  • Tea: Sri Lanka - 212/3 in 52.0 overs (LD Chandimal 50, N Dickwella 11)
  • 4th Wicket: 50 runs in 71 balls (LD Chandimal 20, N Dickwella 23, Ex 7)
  • Sri Lanka: 250 runs in 59.4 overs (363 balls), Extras 23
  • Drinks: Sri Lanka - 290/4 in 68.0 overs (N Dickwella 43, MD Shanaka 6)
  • Over 70.3: Review by Sri Lanka (Batting), Umpire - M Erasmus, Batsman - N Dickwella (Struck down)
  • Sri Lanka: 300 runs in 70.6 overs (431 balls), Extras 27
  • New ball taken at 80.1 overs
  • End Of Day: Sri Lanka - 340/6 in 85.0 overs (MD Shanaka 25, CAK Rajitha 7)
  • South Africa 1st innings
  • New ball taken at 80.1 overs
Day 2
  • Sri Lanka 1st innings
  • Sri Lanka: 350 runs in 86.1 overs (522 balls), Extras 32
  • 7th Wicket: 50 runs in 79 balls (MD Shanaka 33, CAK Rajitha 11, Ex 9)
  • MD Shanaka: 50 off 69 balls (3 x 4, 3 x 6)
  • Over 92.6: Review by South Africa (Bowling), Umpire - M Erasmus, Batsman - MD Shanaka (Struck down)
  • Innings Break: Sri Lanka - 396/9 in 96.0 overs (MD Shanaka 66)
  • South Africa 1st innings
  • Lunch: South Africa - 45/0 in 11.0 overs (D Elgar 15, AK Markram 27)
  • Over 11.1: Review by Sri Lanka (Bowling), Umpire - AT Holdstock, Batsman - D Elgar (Struck down)
  • South Africa: 50 runs in 12.1 overs (76 balls), Extras 7
  • 1st Wicket: 50 runs in 76 balls (D Elgar 19, AK Markram 27, Ex 7)
  • AK Markram: 50 off 64 balls (11 x 4)
  • South Africa: 100 runs in 21.3 overs (133 balls), Extras 13
  • 1st Wicket: 100 runs in 133 balls (D Elgar 36, AK Markram 51, Ex 13)
  • 1st Wicket: 100 runs in 134 balls (D Elgar 35, AK Markram 55, Ex 13)
  • D Elgar: 50 off 71 balls (9 x 4)
  • Drinks: South Africa - 129/0 in 25.0 overs (D Elgar 58, AK Markram 58)
  • South Africa: 150 runs in 31.5 overs (195 balls), Extras 14
  • Tea: South Africa - 180/1 in 38.0 overs (D Elgar 86, HE van der Dussen 8)
  • 2nd Wicket: 50 runs in 66 balls (D Elgar 30, HE van der Dussen 12, Ex 9)
  • South Africa: 200 runs in 42.3 overs (259 balls), Extras 22
  • Drinks: South Africa - 237/4 in 53.0 overs (F du Plessis 5, T Bavuma 11)
  • South Africa: 250 runs in 54.4 overs (333 balls), Extras 25
  • 5th Wicket: 50 runs in 72 balls (F du Plessis 23, T Bavuma 26, Ex 2)
  • South Africa: 300 runs in 65.2 overs (397 balls), Extras 25
  • F du Plessis: 50 off 74 balls (9 x 4)
  • Over 71.4: Review by Sri Lanka (Bowling), Umpire - AT Holdstock, Batsman - T Bavuma (Struck down)
  • End Of Day: South Africa - 317/4 in 72.0 overs (F du Plessis 55, T Bavuma 41)
Day 3
  • Over 72.5: Review by Sri Lanka (Bowling), Umpire - M Erasmus, Batsman - F du Plessis (Struck down)
  • 5th Wicket: 100 runs in 157 balls (F du Plessis 54, T Bavuma 44, Ex 3)
  • T Bavuma: 50 off 93 balls (4 x 4)
  • South Africa: 350 runs in 81.2 overs (493 balls), Extras 26
  • Drinks: South Africa - 364/4 in 85.0 overs (F du Plessis 76, T Bavuma 64)
  • 5th Wicket: 150 runs in 230 balls (F du Plessis 83, T Bavuma 64, Ex 5)
  • South Africa: 400 runs in 91.4 overs (555 balls), Extras 34
  • F du Plessis: 100 off 151 balls (15 x 4)
  • Lunch: South Africa - 435/5 in 97.0 overs (F du Plessis 112, PWA Mulder 18)
  • 6th Wicket: 50 runs in 58 balls (F du Plessis 26, PWA Mulder 20, Ex 4)
  • South Africa: 450 runs in 100.6 overs (611 balls), Extras 38
  • Drinks: South Africa - 493/6 in 112.0 overs (F du Plessis 148, KA Maharaj 4)
  • F du Plessis: 150 off 205 balls (21 x 4)
  • South Africa: 500 runs in 114.3 overs (692 balls), Extras 39
  • 7th Wicket: 50 runs in 73 balls (F du Plessis 24, KA Maharaj 30, Ex 1)
  • South Africa: 550 runs in 122.5 overs (744 balls), Extras 41
  • Tea: South Africa - 565/6 in 126.0 overs (F du Plessis 177, KA Maharaj 43)
  • 7th Wicket: 100 runs in 135 balls (F du Plessis 48, KA Maharaj 48, Ex 4)
  • KA Maharaj: 50 off 78 balls (4 x 4, 1 x 6)
  • South Africa: 600 runs in 135.5 overs (822 balls), Extras 43
  • Over 139.2: Review by South Africa (Batting), Umpire - AT Holdstock, Batsman - L Sipamla (Struck down)
  • Drinks: South Africa - 621/9 in 142.0 overs (KA Maharaj 73, L Ngidi 2)
  • Innings Break: South Africa - 621/10 in 142.1 overs (L Ngidi 2)
  • Sri Lanka 2nd innings
  • Sri Lanka: 50 runs in 8.3 overs (52 balls), Extras 5
  • Over 10.2: Review by South Africa (Bowling), Umpire - AT Holdstock, Batsman - MDKJ Perera (Struck down)
  • End Of Day: Sri Lanka - 65/2 in 12.0 overs (MDKJ Perera 33, LD Chandimal 21)
Day 4
  • 3rd Wicket: 50 runs in 54 balls (MDKJ Perera 21, LD Chandimal 25, Ex 5)
  • Over 15.3: Review by Sri Lanka (Batting), Umpire - M Erasmus, Batsman - MDKJ Perera (Upheld)
  • Over 18.3: Review by South Africa (Bowling), Umpire - AT Holdstock, Batsman - MDKJ Perera (Struck down)
  • MDKJ Perera: 50 off 67 balls (9 x 4)
  • Drinks: Sri Lanka - 99/4 in 24.0 overs (MDKJ Perera 52)
  • Sri Lanka: 100 runs in 24.3 overs (149 balls), Extras 6
  • Over 28.4: Review by South Africa (Bowling), Umpire - AT Holdstock, Batsman - MDKJ Perera (Upheld)
  • Lunch: Sri Lanka - 148/7 in 37.0 overs (PWH de Silva 28)
  • Sri Lanka: 150 runs in 40.1 overs (244 balls), Extras 9
  • PWH de Silva: 50 off 46 balls (10 x 4, 1 x 6)