South Africa vs Sri Lanka 1st Test at Galle, 17 Jul, 2014

Toss: South Africa, who chose to bat first
South Africa won by 153 runs
W
South Africa, who chose to bat first
Sri Lanka 216/10 in 71.3 Overs
Current Run rate: 3.02

South Africa 455/9 (166.2) & 206/6 (50.2)

Sri Lanka 292/10 (104.5) & 216/10 (71.3)

Player of the Match: Dale Steyn
Batsman
Runs
Balls
4's
6's
S/R
Mat
Runs
HS
Avg
27
70
3
1
38.57
41
2730
160
49.63
Bowler
Overs
Maidens
Runs
Wkts
Econ
Mat
Wkts
BBI
Avg
13.3
6
29
4
2.15
57
196
6/23
30.27
19
3
64
0
3.37
14
37
5/32
45.67
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Last Wicket: Shaminda Eranga 0(1)

Over 72.0  

South Africa won by 153 runs and lead the 2 Test series with 1-0
71.3
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Over 71.3 M Morkel to Shaminda Eranga, out Caught by Elgar!!  Short and targeting the batsman's ribs, Eranga tries to go out of the way, but is too late, the ball pops up off the glove and Elgar completes an easy catch. Eranga c Elgar b M Morkel 0(1)
71.2
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Over 71.2 M Morkel  to RAS Lakmal, out Caught by Tahir!! Short delivery aimed at the body, Lakmal gets inside the line and pulls it, he middles it but picks out the man at fine leg, Tahir runs across, dives and takes a good catch. Lakmal c Tahir b M Morkel 12(18)
71.1
4
Over 71.1 M Morkel bowls it short of length to RAS Lakmal, Boundary! Backs away and pulls it over mid-on and the ball raced away to the boundary.
End of Over 71   Sri Lanka 212/8

AD Mathews 27/70 Imran Tahir 19-3-64-0
RAS Lakmal 8/16

70.6
0
Over 70.6 Imran Tahir bowls a tossed up delivery to AD Mathews, no runs, stays in the crease and defends it towards the on-side.
70.5
0
Over 70.5 Imran Tahir bowls a tossed up delivery to AD Mathews, no runs, gets a big stride forward and goes for a reverse-sweep but misses.
70.4
0
Over 70.4 Imran Tahir bowls a tossed up delivery to AD Mathews, no runs, gets forward and turns it to FSL.
70.3
0
Over 70.3 Imran Tahir bowls it flat in the air to AD Mathews, no runs, pushes forward and defends it to the on-side.
70.2
0
Over 70.2 Imran Tahir bowls a tossed up delivery to AD Mathews, no runs, comes on to the front foot to defend but gets beaten.
70.1
0
Over 70.1 Imran Tahir bowls a tossed up delivery to AD Mathews, no runs, gets forward and defends it back to bowler.
End of Over 70 (5 runs)   Sri Lanka 212/8

RAS Lakmal 8/16 M Morkel 13-6-25-2
AD Mathews 27/64

69.6
4

Over 69.6M Morkel bowls pitched up delivery to RAS Lakmal, flicks it off his pads towards the deep mid wicket regionBoundary!

69.5
0

Over 69.5M Morkel bowls good length delivery to RAS Lakmal, gets forward and leaves it outside off to the wicket keeper.No runs

69.4
1

Over 69.4M Morkel bowls short of length delivery to AD Mathews, pulls it away through mid wicketSingle

69.3
0

Over 69.3M Morkel bowls short of length delivery to AD Mathews, gets forward and defends it towards point.No runs

69.2
0

Over 69.2M Morkel bowls good length delivery to AD Mathews, opens up on the backfoot to defend that towards the legside.No runs

69.1
0

Over 69.1M Morkel bowls short of length delivery to AD Mathews, pulls it away through mid wicketNo runs

End of Over 69 (1 runs)   Sri Lanka 207/8

RAS Lakmal 4/14 Imran Tahir 18-2-64-0
AD Mathews 26/60

68.6
0

Over 68.6ImranTahir bowls flighted delivery to RAS Lakmal, gets forward and defends it towards covers.No runs

68.5
0

Over 68.5ImranTahir bowls flighted delivery to RAS Lakmal, drives it straight back to the bowler.No runs