FDM Karunaratne from Sri Lanka scored 356 runs in four innings, his highest score was 158 not out and he was the most runs scorer against South Africa in two test match series. MD Gunathilaka was the second most runs scorer with 161 runs, AD Mathews scored 117. From South Africa F du Plessis scored 105 with highest 49, TB de Bruyn 104 and T Bavuma 93. MDK Perera took sixteen wickets, KA Maharaj from South Africa also took sixteen wickets and HMRKB Herath took 12 wickets. Sri Lanka 338 (Dhananjaya 60, Gunathilaka 57, Maharaj 9-129) & 275 for 5 decl (Karunaratne 85, Mathews 71, Maharaj 3-154) beat South Africa 124 (du Plessis 48, Dananjaya 5-52, Dilruwan 4-40) & 290 (de Bruyn 101, Bavuma 63, Herath 6-98) by 199 runs.
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.
SL v SA highlights today – Second test day four from Sinhalese Sports Club Ground, Colombo (Sri Lanka) Monday 23rd July 2018.
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