On the third day of the second Test, South Africa defeated Sri Lanka by 10 wickets and won the two-match Test series 2–0. Chasing Sri Lanka’s 67-run target, South Africa won the match in 13.2 overs thanks to the innings of Aiden Markram (36 *) and Dean Elgar (31 *).
Dean Elgar was adjudged Man of the Match for his century in the first innings. Apart from this, he was also chosen Man of the Series. Please tell that this series is part of the ICC World Test Champion Ship. With this victory, South Africa scored a full 120 points.
Sri Lanka started the third day’s play by 150/4. Dimuth Karunaratne started from 91 runs and was dismissed after playing a century of 103 runs. Niroshan Dikwela contributed 36 runs, which was not enough. He was also dismissed after some time.
Let us know that Sri Lanka’s first innings in the second Test was reduced to 157 runs. In response, South Africa scored 302 runs in their first innings. On the first innings basis, South Africa got a big lead of 145 runs. At the same time, Sri Lanka scored 211 runs in the second innings and South Africa got the target of 67 runs to win, which was easily achieved by the Proteas team.
For South Africa, Enrich took eight wickets (6, 2) in both innings in total. Six wickets for 56 runs in the first innings, while two wickets for 64 runs in the second innings. Enrich did his best of the Test career with four wickets from the last five. At the same time, Lungi Ngidi took four wickets and Sipamala took three wickets in the second innings.