South Africa first innings 235 and second run
Sri Lanka made the first innings at 191 runs, losing 3 wickets for 83 runs in the second
Durban Left-arm spinner Lasith Ambuldania (66/5) and Vishwah Fernando (71/4), who were playing in the debut Test, were bowled out for 259 in their second innings on the third day of the first Test against South Africa. Sri Lanka made 83 runs in three wickets in the second innings until the end of the game. Due to poor light, the third day of the game had to be stopped before the scheduled time. Oshada Fernando 28 and Kusal Perera were playing 12 runs in the stumps. Captain Dimmooth Karunaratne 20, Lahiru Thirimanne 21 and Kushal Mendis were dismissed without opening the account. On behalf of South Africa, Vernon Philander, Kagiso Rabada and Duane Oliver got one wicket each.
Sri Lanka win 221 runs to win
The visiting team is yet to make 221 runs to win the match, while seven wickets remaining. South Africa scored 235 runs in the first innings. Sri Lanka's first innings was all out for 191 runs. Accordingly, Sri Lanka won the target of 304 runs.
South Africa score: 251/6 in 72.4 overs and 259/10 in 79.1 overs
At one time South Africa's score was 5 wickets for 191 runs. His sixth wicket dropped as Vernon Philander. At that time the team's score was 251 runs. Philander scored 18 runs. Fif Duplessis became the victim of World Fernando on the private score of 90 runs. At that time the team's score was 255 runs. After that, none of South Africa's batsmen could score on the crease and only 4 runs were scored on the last three wickets and the whole team returned to pavilion at 259 in 79.1 overs. South Africa's five players have not reached the tenth digit.
Fif Duplessis South Africa Top Scorer
South African captain Ff Duplessis scored the highest score of 90 runs. His total of this is 18th and the first half-century on this ground. He hit 11 fours in 182 balls. Apart from them, Quinton Deacock (55), Dean Algar (35), Eden Marquez (28), Vernon Philander (18) and Hashim Amla (16) were the other contributors. Apart from Ambulance and Fernando, Sri Lanka's Kusuna Raghitha got one wicket.