RESULT
2nd Test, Centurion, March 27 - 30, 1998, Sri Lanka tour of South Africa
303 & 122
(T:226) 200 & 226/4

South Africa won by 6 wickets

Player Of The Match
3/73 & 5/54
allan-donald
Player Of The Series
284 runs
daryll-cullinan
Sri Lanka 1st Innings
South Africa 1st Innings
Sri Lanka 2nd Innings
South Africa 2nd Innings
Match Details
Sri Lanka 1st Innings 
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Sanath Jayasuriya c †Boucher b Ntini51771046166.23
Marvan Atapattu run out (Kirsten)1270892017.14
Roshan Mahanama c Kallis b Cronje501782234128.08
Aravinda de Silva c Adams b Ntini1280050.00
Arjuna Ranatunga (c)lbw b Donald7317726412041.24
Hashan Tillakaratne c Kirsten b Cronje551341849041.04
Romesh Kaluwitharana c †Boucher b Donald915201060.00
Pramodya Wickramasinghe c Adams b Donald1013222076.92
Nuwan Zoysa lbw b Kallis089000.00
Muthiah Muralidaran c †Boucher b Cronje1136440030.55
Ravindra Pushpakumara not out 01421000.00
Extras(b 6, lb 14, nb 8, w 3)31
TOTAL118.3 Ov (RR: 2.55)303
Fall of wickets: 1-53 (Marvan Atapattu, 21.4 ov), 2-66 (Sanath Jayasuriya, 24.6 ov), 3-68 (Aravinda de Silva, 26.4 ov), 4-186 (Roshan Mahanama, 74.6 ov), 5-228 (Arjuna Ranatunga, 90.4 ov), 6-240 (Romesh Kaluwitharana, 94.6 ov), 7-254 (Pramodya Wickramasinghe, 100.1 ov), 8-255 (Nuwan Zoysa, 101.4 ov), 9-290 (Muthiah Muralidaran, 112.4 ov), 10-303 (Hashan Tillakaratne, 118.3 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Allan Donald33107332.21---30
Shaun Pollock7.13901.25---00
Jacques Kallis1974212.21---02
Paul Adams2267703.50---00
Makhaya Ntini22.576122.67---011
Hansie Cronje14.332131.44---00
South Africa 1st Innings 
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Gerhardus Liebenberg lbw b Pushpakumara011000.00
Gary Kirsten  b Muralidaran13821152015.85
HD Ackerman  b Zoysa77910100.00
Daryll Cullinan c Wickramasinghe b Jayasuriya10318530713055.67
Hansie Cronje (c)st †Kaluwitharana b Muralidaran1027401037.03
Jacques Kallis c †Kaluwitharana b Wickramasinghe1238401031.57
Shaun Pollock  b Muralidaran11625006.25
Mark Boucher c Jayasuriya b Muralidaran1371732018.30
Allan Donald  b Muralidaran625340024.00
Paul Adams c & b Jayasuriya1221241157.14
Makhaya Ntini not out 29110022.22
Extras(b 1, lb 6, nb 8, w 6)21
TOTAL78 Ov (RR: 2.56)200
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)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Ravindra Pushpakumara1625513.43---19
Nuwan Zoysa1222912.41---22
Pramodya Wickramasinghe1523612.40---02
Muthiah Muralidaran3086352.10---02
Sanath Jayasuriya521022.00---00
Sri Lanka 2nd Innings 
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Sanath Jayasuriya  b Donald1623303069.56
Marvan Atapattu c †Boucher b Donald734560020.58
Roshan Mahanama lbw b Donald011000.00
Aravinda de Silva run out (†Boucher)4175996154.66
Arjuna Ranatunga (c)c †Boucher b Cronje0710000.00
Hashan Tillakaratne c sub (DN Crookes) b Cronje048000.00
Romesh Kaluwitharana run out (sub [DN Crookes])035000.00
Pramodya Wickramasinghe  b Adams2159744035.59
Nuwan Zoysa c †Boucher b Donald1435411040.00
Muthiah Muralidaran c Kirsten b Donald15111920136.36
Ravindra Pushpakumara not out 00200-
Extras(lb 5, nb 3)8
TOTAL41.3 Ov (RR: 2.93)122
Fall of wickets: 1-19 (Sanath Jayasuriya, 6.5 ov), 2-19 (Roshan Mahanama, 6.6 ov), 3-40 (Marvan Atapattu, 12.2 ov), 4-40 (Arjuna Ranatunga, 14.3 ov), 5-42 (Hashan Tillakaratne, 16.3 ov), 6-42 (Romesh Kaluwitharana, 16.6 ov), 7-85 (Aravinda de Silva, 29.5 ov), 8-98 (Pramodya Wickramasinghe, 36.5 ov), 9-118 (Nuwan Zoysa, 41.1 ov), 10-122 (Muthiah Muralidaran, 41.3 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Allan Donald13.325454.00---01
Makhaya Ntini621302.16---01
Jacques Kallis731201.71---01
Hansie Cronje831321.62---00
Paul Adams712513.57---00
South Africa 2nd Innings (T: 226 runs)
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Gary Kirsten not out 7520323312036.94
Gerhardus Liebenberg lbw b Muralidaran45891207050.56
HD Ackerman  b Muralidaran22424008.33
Daryll Cullinan lbw b Muralidaran036000.00
Hansie Cronje (c)c de Silva b Jayasuriya82637086130.15
Jacques Kallis not out 078000.00
Extras(b 8, lb 3, nb 11)22
TOTAL62.5 Ov (RR: 3.59)226/4
Fall of wickets: 1-89 (Gerhardus Liebenberg, 30.4 ov), 2-99 (HD Ackerman, 38.4 ov), 3-99 (Daryll Cullinan, 40.1 ov), 4-215 (Hansie Cronje, 59.6 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Ravindra Pushpakumara722703.85---04
Nuwan Zoysa201105.50---00
Pramodya Wickramasinghe61701.16---00
Aravinda de Silva511402.80---02
Muthiah Muralidaran23.549433.94---06
Sanath Jayasuriya1966213.26---00
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MATCH DETAILS
Centurion Park
TossSri Lanka, elected to bat first
Series
Season1997/98
Player Of The Match
South Africa
Allan Donald
Player Of The Series
South Africa
Daryll Cullinan
Series resultSouth Africa won the 2-match series 2-0
Match numberTest no. 1414
Match daysday (5-day match)
Test debut
Gerhardus Liebenberg
Gerhardus Liebenberg
Umpires
Pakistan
Javed Akhtar
South Africa
Rudi Koertzen
TV Umpire
South Africa
David Orchard
Match Referee
Zimbabwe
Howard Gardiner
CLOSE OF PLAY
Fri, 27 Mar - day 1 - Sri Lanka 1st innings 165/3 (Roshan Mahanama 44*, Arjuna Ranatunga 40*, 60 ov)
Sat, 28 Mar - day 2 - South Africa 1st innings 75/3 (Daryll Cullinan 42*, Hansie Cronje 0*, 24.4 ov)
Sun, 29 Mar - day 3 - Sri Lanka 2nd innings 93/7 (Pramodya Wickramasinghe 16*, Nuwan Zoysa 6*, 35 ov)
Mon, 30 Mar - day 4 - South Africa 2nd innings 226/4 (62.5 ov) - end of match
MATCH NOTES
Day 1
Day 2
Day 3
Day 4
  • Cronje's 50 in 31 balls, the 2nd fastest recorded in Test history (fastest, Kapil Dev, 30 balls, India v Pakistan 1982-3)
South Africa Innings
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