Sri Lanka won the toss and elected to bat first. Sri Lanka scored 338 runs all out in 104.1 overs. In this second test first innings, all Sri Lankan batsmen contributed to their team scoreboard. MD Gunathilaka scored 57 runs off 107 deliveries, FDM Karunaratne scored 53 runs, DM de Silva 60, BKG Mendis 21, AD Mathews 10, ARS Silva 22, MDK Perera 17, A Dananjaya 43 not out, HMRKB Herath 35. Just captain RAS Lakmal gone with duck. KA Maharaj took nine wickets and the remaining one wicket was taken by K Rabada.
South African batsmen again showed poor performance all out with 124 runs on the board in 34.5 overs. MDK Perera took four wickets and A Dananjaya took five and HMRKB Herath took one wicket this time. AK Markram faced 20 balls and scored 7 runs when his wicket dismissed then it was (8.1 Herath wins an lbw appeal from umpire Llong. This is the arm ball from Herath, nice and full, slides into the opener. Markram, however, plays for turn, and is pinned plumb in front of middle 15/3). D Elgar has gone with duck, TB de Bruyn 3, HM Amla 19, F du Plessis (c) 48, T Bavuma 11, Q de Kock † 32, KA Maharaj 2, K Rabada 1.
SL v SA highlights today – Second test day two from Sinhalese Sports Club Ground, Colombo (Sri Lanka) Saturday 21st July 2018.
Sri Lanka won the toss and elected to bat.
Sri Lanka team/playing XI
MD Gunathilaka, FDM Karunaratne, DM de Silva, BKG Mendis, AD Mathews, ARS Silva, N Dickwella †, MDK Perera, A Dananjaya, RAS Lakmal (c), HMRKB Herath.
South Africa team/playing XI
D Elgar, AK Markram, HM Amla, T Bavuma, F du Plessis (c), Q de Kock †, KA Maharaj, TB de Bruyn, K Rabada, DW Steyn, L Ngidi.
Sri Lanka: WWDLW (last five completed matches, most recent first)
South Africa: LWWWL
Match Timings: 04:30 GMT | 10:00 Local
Umpires – Nigel Llong, Rod Tucker
TV Umpires – Paul Reiffel
Match Referee – Sir Richie Richardson
Reserve Umpire – Lyndon Hannibal
Match number – Test no. 2313