The test match between Sri Lanka and South Africa is being played in Kingsmead, Durban. South African team consist of Faf du Plessis (c), Quinton de Kock (wk), Vernon Philander, Keshav Maharaj, Kagiso Rabada, Dean Elgar, Hashim Amla, Dale Steyn, Duanne Olivier, Aiden Markram, and Temba Bavuma. While on the other hand, Sri Lankan team consist of Dimuth Karunaratne (c), Kusal Perera, Kusal Mendis, Niroshan Dickwella (wk), Suranga Lakmal, Vishwa Fernando, Oshada Fernando, Kasun Rajitha, Lasith Embuldeniya, Dhananjaya de Silva and Lahiru Thirimanne.
The second day to the 1st Test match was played on 14 February 2019.
So, here are the live updates of the on-going South Africa vs Sri Lanka 1st Test Day 2
First ball starts with S Lakmal to Elgar.
First wicket falls. Aiden Makram walks out to the pavilion. Rajitha bowls and Kusal Mendis catches at the second slip. New batsman at the pitch is Hashim Amla.
Second wicket falls. Hashim Amla walks out to the pavilion after giving a catch to Thirimanne on the ball of V Fernando. New batsman at the pitch is Temba Bavuma.
Third wicket falls. Temba Bavuma drops out after LBW on the ball of L Embuldeniya. The new batsman at the pitch is Faf du Plessis.
Four! D Elgar gets an outside edge on the ball of V Fernando and the ball ends up to the boundary slipping through Mendis.
Drinks break. South Africa score is 94/3 and the batsman on wicket is Faf du Plessis.
Fourth wicket falls. Dean Elgar returns to the pavilion on the ball of Embuldeniya. D Elgar drives straight but Lasith Embuldenia catches the ball to the left with his good reflexes. The new batsman on the pitch is Quinton de Kock.
Embuldeniya delivers short and wide delivery that Plessis cuts beautifully to the boundary.
Embuldeniya delivers tossed up delivery that de Kock drive through covers resulting to a four.
The 2nd day of South Africa vs Sri Lanka comes to an end with a score of 126/4. Right now, South Africa has good lead of 170 with 6 wickets still to go.
South Africa’s scorecard of the second innings:
Dean Elgar – 35 runs in 70 balls with 4 fours
Aiden Markram – 28 runs in 31 balls with 3 fours.
Hashim Amla – 16 runs in 36 balls with 2 fours.
Temba Bavuma – 3 runs in 16 balls with no boundaries.
Faf du Plessis (Not Out) – 25 runs in 56 balls with 4 fours.
Quinton de Kock (Not Out) – 15 runs in 15 balls with 1 four.
Sri Lanka’s scorecard of the 1st innings:
Dimuth Karunarante – 30 runs in 59 balls with 3 fours
Lahiru Thirimanne – 0 runs in 15 with no boundaries
Bodiyabaduge Oshada Piyumal Fernando – 19 runs in 42 balls with 2 fours
Kusal Mendis – 12 runs in 24 balls with 3 fours
Kusal Parera – 51 runs in 63 balls with 7 fours and 1 six
Nirushan Dickwella – 8 runs in 12 balls with 1 four
Dhananjaya de Silva – 23 runs in 33 balls with 3 fours and 1 six
Surang Lakmal – 4 runs in 6 balls with no boundaries
Lasith Embuldeniya – 24 runs in 63 balls with 4 fours
Kasun Rajitha – 12 runs in 30 balls with no boundaries
Vishwa Fernando – 1 run in 9 balls with no boundaries