Sri Lanka draft in the last Test .. South Africa series

South Africa Sri Lanka ended the tour without a taste of victory. The Lankans, who entered the safari ground to play a two-Test series, lost both matches. South Africa beat Sri Lanka by an innings and 45 runs in the first Test at the Centurion Stadium in late December. With that .. Safaris won the two Test series 2-0.

Sri Lanka won the toss and elected to bat first in the second Test at Johannesburg on Sunday. Opener Kushal Pereira (11×4 off 60:67 balls) scored a half-century for the team. Among the South African bowlers, Nortez took six wickets while Mulder took three and Sipamla one.

South Africa then started the first innings with opener Dean Elgar (127: 22×4 off 163 balls) scoring a century. However .. With the revelation of the midfielder, the team was all out for 302 runs. With that .. the Sri Lankan team played the second innings with a 145-run first innings deficit .. all out for 211 runs. This time Karunaratne (19×4 off 103: 128 balls) did not have the advantage of a century. Overall .. South Africa ahead of the 67-run target. South Africa openers Marrakram (36 not out: 4×4 off 53 balls) and Dean Elgar (31 not out: 5×4 off 27 balls) smashed the target 67/0 in just 13.2 overs.