Watch SL v SA 2nd test day 2 full HD highlights today 1-3-2017. It’s test no 2244 and it’s playing at St George’s Park, Port Elizabeth (South Africa) Tuesday 3rd January 2017. Yesterday Sri Lanka picked three wickets in first session then South Africa was at 69 in 25 overs, till then match was going in Sri Lanka’s favor but from second session D Elgar and captain himself comes to the pitch and played very good. F du Plessis scored 38 runs which are not so good but at the moment it was a hug contribution.
Sri Lanka team
FDM Karunaratne, JK Silva, WU Tharanga, BKG Mendis, AD Mathews*, LD Chandimal†, DM de Silva, HMRKB Herath, RAS Lakmal, N Pradeep, CBRLS Kumara.
South Africa team
SC Cook, D Elgar, HM Amla, JP Duminy, F du Plessis*, T Bavuma, Q de Kock†, VD Philander, KA Maharaj, KJ Abbott, K Rabada.
Match Timings: 10:00 local time (08:00 GMT)
Toss: Sri Lanka have won the toss and will bowl.
South Africa’s 4th wicket down at 142 and it was F du Plessis wicket when 51.2 75.1 kph, edged, taken at slip! So the drop hasn’t proved too costly, and that’s a bit of giveaway from du Plessis. Although, credit to Herath, he gave that more air outside off, slowed it down, encouraged another drive and it took the edge to Mathews 142/4. T Bavuma faced 28 balls and scored 10 runs but had not survived for so long and out.
D Elgar scored 129 runs off 230 balls, it was his 6th test century and also highest total of his test career. He smashed fifteen 4s in his innings when his wicket dismissed then it was 84.4 133.3 kph, and edged this time! Lakmal reward again. Lovely stuff. In the channel outside off, was a touch wider than the previous ball, Elgar just feeling for it a little, more seam movement, and a healthy edge to the keeper 272/6, (it was the last wicket of yesterday’s play which had been down).
Q de Kock† and KJ Abbott are still not out and will start batting again today. CBRLS Kumara new youngster from Sri Lanka took three wickets yesterday, RAS Lakmal took two and HMRKB Herath took one wicket. South Africa scored 297 runs at first day with six wickets down.