result
1st Test, Durban, Dec 26 - 30 2000, Sri Lanka tour of South Africa
420 & 140/7d
(target 345)216 & 149/6
Match drawn
Player Of The Match
180 & 34
gary-kirsten
21y
• Peter Robinson

Muralitharan takes 11 but South Africa have better of drawn first Test

In nine Test matches against South Africa Muttiah Muralitharan has taken five wickets in an innings or more eight time, including a double against South Africa in the drawn first Castle Lager/MTN Test match that ended at Kingsmead on Saturday

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Scorecard summary
South Africa420/10(152.3 overs)1st INNINGS
Sri Lanka216/10(87.4 overs)1st INNINGS
South Africa140/7(34 overs)2nd INNINGS
Sri Lanka149/6(74 overs)2nd INNINGS
Match details
Kingsmead, Durban
TossSouth Africa, elected to bat first
SeriesSri Lanka tour of South Africa
Season2000/01
Player Of The Match
Gary Kirsten
Gary Kirsten
Series result3-match series level 0-0
Match numberTest no. 1526
Match daysday (5-day match)
Umpires
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David Orchard
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Riazuddin
TV Umpire
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Ian Howell
Match Referee
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Raman Subba Row
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