The Sri Lankan team’s captain Dimuth Karunaratne has won the toss and chose to bat first. The visitor team Sri Lanka scored 340 runs with the loss of six wickets in 85 overs in yesterday’s play. Dimuth Karunaratne scored 22 runs and out. Kusal Perera added 16 runs and gone. Kusal Mendis out with 12 runs. Dinesh Chandimal was the batsman who took charge and smashed all South African bowlers all around the park. He scored 85 runs off 161 deliveries.
Dhananjaya de Silva smashed eleven boundaries and a maximum in his 79 runs innings by facing just 106 balls and he retired hurt. Niroshan Dickwella’s wicket was fallen when he was at 49. Wanindu Hasaranga scored 18 and out. Dasun Shanaka 25 not out, Kasun Rajitha 7 not out. Wiaan Mulder took three wickets. Lungi Ngidi, Lutho Sipamla, and Anrich Nortje all three took one wicket each.
SA vs SL Highlights today Sunday, 12-27-2020 – 1st Test, Sri Lanka tour of South Africa from SuperSport Park, Centurion.
Sri Lanka won the toss and chose to bat first.
South Africa team: Markram, Elgar, Dussen, Faf, Bavuma, Quinton (capt. & wk), Mulder, Nortje, Maharaj, Sipamla, Ngidi.
Sri Lanka team: Karunaratne, Perera, Mendis, Chandimal, Dhananjaya, Dickwella (wk), Shanaka, Hasaranga, Kumara, Fernando, Rajitha.
Match Timings: 08:00 GMT | 10:00 Local
Umpires – Adrian Holdstock, Marais Erasmus
TV Umpires – Allahudien Paleker
Match Referee – Andy Pycroft
Reserve Umpire – Bongani Jele
Match number – TEST No. 2399