Watch SL v SA 1st test day 5 full HD highlights today from St George’s Park, Port Elizabeth (South Africa) Friday 30th December 2016. South Africa elected to bat first after winning the toss and scored 286 in their first innings. Sri Lanka in return scored 205 in their first innings. South Africa started their 2nd innings by the lead of 81 runs. The total score was 406 FOW 6 when they declared their 2nd innings in the first session of day 4.
Sri Lanka then needed a huge 487 to win the match. Srilanka was all out on a total score of 281 with the help of two fifties by BKG Mendis and AD Mathews. K Rabada and KA Maharaj took 3 wickets each conceding 77 & 86 runs respectively. SC Cook (South Africa) was given the MOM award for his fifty in his first innings and century in the 2nd.
Sri Lanka team
JK Silva, FDM Karunaratne, MDKJ Perera, BKG Mendis, AD Mathews*, LD Chandimal†, DM de Silva, HMRKB Herath, PVD Chameera, RAS Lakmal, N Pradeep.
South Africa team
D Elgar, SC Cook, HM Amla, JP Duminy, F du Plessis*, T Bavuma, Q de Kock†, VD Philander, KJ Abbott, KA Maharaj, K Rabada.
Toss: South Africa and batted first.
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Sri Lanka tour of South Africa – 1st Test Highlights
Test no. 2243 | 2016/17 season
Played at St George’s Park, Port Elizabeth
26,27,28,29,30 December 2016 (5-day match)
Umpires – Aleem Dar and BNJ Oxenford
TV umpire – RJ Tucker
Match referee – DC Boon
Reserve umpire – S George
South Africa 286 & 406/6d
Sri Lanka 205 & 281 96.3 overs
South Africa won by 206 runs