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South Africa vs Sri Lanka Team (TEST)

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SA vs SL Cricket Scorecard (TEST)

1st Test TEST, St George's Park, Port Elizabeth, 26 December, 2016

South Africa
Ist INN

286/10

(98.5) RR 2.89

2nd INN

406 /6

(90.5) 4.46

v/s
South Africa beat Sri Lanka by 206 runs
Sri Lanka
Ist INN

205/10

(64.5) RR 3.16

2nd INN

281 /10

(96.3) RR 2.91

Pitch Report

There is a slight covering of grass on the deck to keep it together. It is expected to slow down though.

SWOT Analysis

South AfricaSri Lanka
StrengthPace attackTalent in batting
WeaknessInconsistent home record in recent timesInexperience
OpportunitiesTo continue their Test juggernautTo start the series on a high
ThreatsKusal Mendis, Dinesh ChandimalHashim Amla, Faf du Plessis

Head to Head

South AfricaSri Lanka
Matches won115
Home Wins84
Away Wins31
Highest Innings Score580 on Tuesday, January 03, 2012756 on Thursday, July 27, 2006
Lowest Innings Score168 on Monday, December 26, 201195 on Tuesday, January 02, 2001

Top Performers

South AfricaSri Lanka
Highest Total Chased225 on Friday, March 27, 1998351 on Friday, August 04, 2006
Lowest Total Defended253 on Sunday, July 30, 2000338 on Monday, December 26, 2011
Most Prolific BatsmanDaryll Cullinan - 917 RunsMahela Jayawardene - 1782 Runs
Highest Individual Score224 by Jacques Kallis On Tuesday, January 03, 2012374 by Mahela Jayawardene On Thursday, July 27, 2006
Most Successful BowlerShaun Pollock - 48 WicketsMuttiah Muralitharan - 104 Wickets
Best Bowling Analysis7/81 by Marchant de Lange On Monday, December 26, 20117/84 by Muttiah Muralitharan On Thursday, July 20, 2000

Team Rankings

Rank Team Points Rating
1 India 5046 120
2 New Zealand 2829 109
3 England 4366 104
4 South Africa 3177 102
5 Australia 3672 102
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Rank Team Points Rating
1 England 6745 125
2 India 7071 122
3 New Zealand 4837 112
4 Australia 5543 111
5 South Africa 5193 110
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Rank Team Points Rating
1 Pakistan 8366 270
2 Australia 6986 269
3 England 5568 265
4 South Africa 4720 262
5 India 9349 260
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