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Sri Lanka v South Africa
South Africa in Sri Lanka 2018 (1st Test)
VenueGalle International Stadium, Galle on 12th, 13th, 14th July 2018 (5-day match)
Balls per over6
TossSri Lanka won the toss and decided to bat
ResultSri Lanka won by 278 runs
UmpiresPR Reiffel (Australia), RJ Tucker (Australia)
TV umpireNJ Llong (England)
RefereeRB Richardson (West Indies)
Reserve UmpireREJ Martinesz
Close of play day 1South Africa (1) 4/1 (Elgar 4*, Maharaj 0*; 4 overs)
Close of play day 2Sri Lanka (2) 111/4 (Mathews 14*, ARS Silva 10*; 37 overs)
Man of the MatchFDM Karunaratne

Sri Lanka first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
MD Gunathillekec de Kock b Rabada2631494- 
FDM Karunaratnenot out158222360131 
DM de Silvab Shamsi1136461- 
BKG Mendisc Rabada b Steyn2436473- 
AD Mathewsc de Kock b Rabada11015-- 
ARS Silvac Markram b Rabada023-- 
+DPDN Dickwellac Amla b Shamsi183153-- 
MDK Pererac de Kock b Philander143-- 
HMRKB Herathrun out (Philander->de Kock)1716-- 
*RAS Lakmalc de Kock b Rabada1040521- 
PADLR Sandakanst de Kock b Shamsi2555763- 
Extras(7 b, 1 lb, 2 nb, 2 w)12
Total(all out, 78.4 overs)287
Fall of wickets:
1-44 (Gunathilleke, 10.4 ov), 2-70 (de Silva, 20.4 ov), 3-115 (Mendis, 31.2 ov), 4-119 (Mathews, 35.1 ov), 5-119 (ARS Silva, 35.3 ov), 6-161 (Dickwella, 46.2 ov), 7-164 (Perera, 47.1 ov), 8-176 (Herath, 50.3 ov), 9-224 (Lakmal, 62.4 ov), 10-287 (Sandakan, 78.4 ov)
South Africa bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-BallsDots4s6s
Philander8   1281--323-
Steyn13   0541--5461
Rabada14   150421604-
Maharaj17   3490-1723-
Shamsi25.42913--1048-
Elgar1   070--31-

South Africa first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
D Elgarc Mathews b Perera82930-- 
AK Markramc Mathews b Herath077-- 
KA Maharajlbw b Herath31213-- 
HM Amlac Mendis b Perera1536382- 
T Bavumab Sandakan1733402- 
*F du Plessisb Lakmal49881215- 
+Q de Kockb Perera389-- 
VD Philanderlbw b Perera1886961- 
K Rabadab Lakmal2917-- 
DW Steync Mathews b Lakmal817241- 
T Shamsinot out039-- 
Extras(2 b, 1 nb)3
Total(all out, 54.3 overs)126
Fall of wickets:
1-1 (Markram, 2.4 ov), 2-9 (Maharaj, 6.3 ov), 3-13 (Elgar, 9.2 ov), 4-40 (Amla, 17.6 ov), 5-48 (Bavuma, 20.2 ov), 6-51 (de Kock, 21.6 ov), 7-115 (Philander, 49.4 ov), 8-115 (du Plessis, 50.1 ov), 9-123 (Rabada, 52.6 ov), 10-126 (Steyn, 54.3 ov)
Sri Lanka bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-BallsDots4s6s
Herath19   5392--903-
Perera23   8464--1114-
Sandakan8   1181--361-
Lakmal4.30213-1183-

Sri Lanka second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
MD Gunathillekec Rabada b Maharaj1765681- 
FDM Karunaratnec Amla b Rabada60801377- 
DM de Silvab Maharaj91219-1 
BKG Mendislbw b Maharaj035-- 
AD Mathewsb Maharaj358613911 
ARS Silvarun out (Rabada)1324372- 
+DPDN Dickwellac de Kock b Rabada914201- 
MDK Pereralbw b Rabada224-- 
*RAS Lakmalnot out3346615- 
HMRKB Herathlbw b Shamsi059-- 
PADLR Sandakanc Bavuma b Steyn69181- 
Extras(2 b, 4 lb)6
Total(all out, 57.4 overs)190
Fall of wickets:
1-51 (Gunathilleke, 17.5 ov), 2-64 (de Silva, 21.2 ov), 3-64 (Mendis, 21.5 ov), 4-92 (Karunaratne, 32.3 ov), 5-117 (ARS Silva, 40.1 ov), 6-132 (Dickwella, 44.2 ov), 7-134 (Perera, 44.4 ov), 8-156 (Mathews, 51.3 ov), 9-163 (Herath, 52.5 ov), 10-190 (Sandakan, 57.4 ov)
South Africa bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-BallsDots4s6s
Rabada12   0443--505-
Steyn11.41351--482-
Maharaj20   5584--9152
Shamsi11   0371--475-
Philander3   0100--121-

South Africa second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
AK Markramst Dickwella b Herath194647-- 
D Elgarst Dickwella b Perera41217-- 
HM Amlac de Silva b Perera026-- 
T Bavumac de Silva b Perera21713-- 
*F du Plessisc Mathews b Herath135-- 
+Q de Kocklbw b Perera109142- 
VD Philandernot out223868-2 
KA Maharajc Sandakan b Perera99232- 
K Rabadab Perera0109-- 
DW Steync and b Herath269-- 
T Shamsilbw b Sandakan22119-- 
Extras(2 b)2
Total(all out, 28.5 overs)73
Fall of wickets:
1-12 (Elgar, 5.6 ov), 2-16 (Amla, 7.3 ov), 3-24 (Bavuma, 11.4 ov), 4-25 (du Plessis, 12.1 ov), 5-32 (Markram, 14.2 ov), 6-36 (de Kock, 15.3 ov), 7-58 (Maharaj, 19.1 ov), 8-58 (Rabada, 21.5 ov), 9-67 (Steyn, 24.2 ov), 10-73 (Shamsi, 28.5 ov)
Sri Lanka bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-BallsDots4s6s
Herath14   4383--6812
Perera14   4326--653-
Sandakan0.5011--4--

Notes
--> The match was scheduled for five days but completed in three.
--> Day 1 Lunch: Sri Lanka (1) 93/2 (Karunaratne 37*, Mendis 19*; 26 overs)
--> Day 1 Tea: Sri Lanka (1) 161/6 (Karunaratne 80*; 46.2 overs)
--> Day 2 Lunch: South Africa (1) 86/6 (du Plessis 22*, VD Philander 16*; 37 overs)
--> Day 2 Tea: Sri Lanka (2) 25/0 (Gunathilleke 10*, FDM Karunaratne 15*; 10 overs)
--> Day 3 Lunch: South Africa (2) 5/0 (Markram 2*, Elgar 3*; 3 overs)
--> Sri Lanka first innings: 50 in 13.1 overs
--> Sri Lanka first innings: 100 in 27.3 overs
--> Sri Lanka first innings: 150 in 43.3 overs
--> Sri Lanka first innings: 200 in 54.5 overs
--> Sri Lanka first innings: 250 in 72.1 overs
--> South Africa first innings: 50 in 20.3 overs
--> South Africa first innings: 100 in 43.3 overs
--> Sri Lanka second innings: 50 in 16.6 overs
--> Sri Lanka second innings: 100 in 34.6 overs
--> Sri Lanka second innings: 150 in 49.5 overs
--> South Africa second innings: 50 in 17.5 overs
--> PADLR Sandakan made his last appearance in Test matches
--> PADLR Sandakan made his last appearance in first-class matches
--> VD Philander made his last appearance in Test matches
--> T Shamsi made his last appearance in first-class matches
--> T Shamsi made his last appearance in Test matches
--> FDM Karunaratne (1) 50 in 82 balls with 5 fours and 1 six
--> FDM Karunaratne (1) 100 in 159 balls with 9 fours and 1 six
--> FDM Karunaratne (1) 150 in 215 balls with 13 fours and 1 six
--> FDM Karunaratne (1) passed 11000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 108
--> BKG Mendis (1) passed 2000 runs in Test matches when he reached 3
--> PADLR Sandakan (1) passed his previous highest score of 19 in Test matches
--> FDM Karunaratne (2) 50 in 67 balls with 5 fours
--> K Rabada made his debut in Sri Lanka in first-class matches
--> K Rabada made his debut in Sri Lanka in Test matches
--> AK Markram made his debut in Sri Lanka in first-class matches
--> AK Markram made his debut in Sri Lanka in Test matches
--> ARS Silva made his debut in Sri Lanka in Test matches
--> KA Maharaj made his debut in Sri Lanka in first-class matches
--> KA Maharaj made his debut in Sri Lanka in Test matches
--> T Bavuma made his debut in Sri Lanka in first-class matches
--> T Bavuma made his debut in Sri Lanka in Test matches
--> T Shamsi made his debut in Sri Lanka in first-class matches
--> T Shamsi made his debut in Sri Lanka in Test matches
--> T Shamsi achieved his best innings bowling analysis in Test matches when he dismissed DPDN Dickwella in the Sri Lanka first innings (previous best was 1-49)
--> K Rabada reached 150 wickets in Test matches when he dismissed MDK Perera, his 3rd wicket in the Sri Lanka second innings
--> MDK Perera achieved his best innings bowling analysis in Test matches in the South Africa second innings (previous best was 6-70)

Over 37.1: Review by Sri Lanka (Batting), Umpire - RJ Tucker, Batsman - DPDN Dickwella (decision overturned)
Over 38.4: Review by South Africa (Bowling), Umpire - PR Reiffel, Batsman - DPDN Dickwella (decision upheld)
Over 46.3: Review by Sri Lanka (Batting), Umpire - PR Reiffel, Batsman - MDK Perera (decision overturned)
Over 17.6: Review by Sri Lanka (Bowling), Umpire - PR Reiffel, Batsman - HM Amla (decision overturned)
Over 18.1: Review by Sri Lanka (Bowling), Umpire - RJ Tucker, Batsman - T Bavuma (decision upheld)
Over 33.4: Review by South Africa (Batting), Umpire - PR Reiffel, Batsman - VD Philander (decision overturned)
Over 49.4: Review by South Africa (Batting), Umpire - PR Reiffel, Batsman - VD Philander (decision upheld)
Over 5.3: Review by South Africa (Bowling), Umpire - PR Reiffel, Batsman - MD Gunathilleke (decision upheld umpire's Call)
Over 21.5: Review by Sri Lanka (Batting), Umpire - PR Reiffel, Batsman - BKG Mendis (decision upheld)
Over 52.3: Review by South Africa (Bowling), Umpire - RJ Tucker, Batsman - RAS Lakmal (decision upheld)
Over 52.5: Review by Sri Lanka (Batting), Umpire - RJ Tucker, Batsman - HMRKB Herath (decision upheld)
Over 0.2: Review by Sri Lanka (Bowling), Umpire - PR Reiffel, Batsman - AK Markram (decision upheld)
Over 15.3: Review by South Africa (Batting), Umpire - RJ Tucker, Batsman - Q de Kock (decision upheld)
Over 15.4: Review by Sri Lanka (Bowling), Umpire - RJ Tucker, Batsman - KA Maharaj (decision uphld umpire's Call)
Over 18.1: Review by South Africa (Batting), Umpire - PR Reiffel, Batsman - VD Philander (decision overturned)
Over 28.5: Review by Sri Lanka (Bowling), Umpire - PR Reiffel, Batsman - T Shamsi (decision overturned)
FDM Karunaratne (28) and PADLR Sandakan (20) added 50 in 84 balls for the Sri Lanka 10th wicket in the first innings
F du Plessis (32) and VD Philander (17) added 50 in 141 balls for the South Africa 7th wicket in the first innings
MD Gunathilleke (17) and FDM Karunaratne (32) added 50 in 102 balls for the Sri Lanka 1st wicket in the second innings


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