Watch SA v SL 2nd test day 4 full HD highlights today Jan 5th, 2017. It’s test no 2244 and playing at St George’s Park, Port Elizabeth (South Africa) Thursday 5th January 2017. Sri Lankan batsmen are now batting better in their second innings. South Africa scored 224 runs in their second innings with seven wickets down in 51.5 overs and declared. Sri Lanka scored 110 in their first innings and now they are at 130 with four down in 40 overs till stumps day 3 they require another 377 runs with 6 wickets remaining.
D Elgar scored 55 runs off 91 balls with smashing seven 4s and out then it was 30.3 76.4 kph, beaten in the flight, edged and taken – Herath does the trick almost immediately! Lovely stuff, futile as it may be, he got the ball to dip and then bounce, no turn which took it straight on to clip the outside edge as Elgar tried to close the face. Would have been a stumping candidate, too, had he missed it 110/3.
SC Cook opener of the SA team contributed 30 runs, JP Duminy also scored 30, HM Amla gone with duck, Captain F du Plessis scored 41 and then his wicket dismissed by RAS Lakmal then it was 43.6 130.2 kph, edged behind! Lakmal has been superb today. Just outside off, hint of away swing, looking to angle it away and gives catching practice 170/6. RAS Lakmal bowled 19.5 overs and took four wickets.
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Match Timings: 10:00 local time (08:00 GMT)
Toss: Sri Lanka won and bowl first.
FDM Karunaratne had not survived for so long and his wicket dismissed when he was at six, JK Silva tried his best with putting 29 runs on the scoreboard, DM de Silva scored 22, AD Mathews* still not out at 29 and other side LD Chandimal† also standing with his captain with 28 runs.
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.