Faf du Plessis © Getty Images
Faf du Plessis © AFP


Jul 18, 2014


South Africa have played impressively so far in the ongoing Test match at Galle. Dean Elgar started the proceedings for South Africa with a brilliant century. He and Faf du Plessis combined to record the highest 2nd wicket partnership for South Africa against Sri Lanka. Dilruwan Perera and Rangana Herath did the bulk of the bowling for Sri Lanka. Catch the Live Blog of the match here. 


Quinton de Kock scored an impressive half century too, before falling to a Dilruwan Perera. JP Duminy, then rubbed salt on Sri Lanka’s wounds by playing some attacking shots to score an emphatic century.


Sri Lanka will look to stay as long as possible on the crease on Day 3. Mahela Jayawardene will be a crucial batsman for them as he has had an extremely impressive record at Galle. The match is being telecasted live on Ten Cricket.