South Africa v Sri Lanka
Sri Lanka in South Africa 1997/98 (2nd Test)
VenueSupersport Centurion, Centurion on 27th, 28th, 29th, 30th March 1998 (5-day match)
Balls per over6
TossSri Lanka won the toss and decided to bat
ResultSouth Africa won by 6 wickets
UmpiresJaved Akhtar, RE Koertzen
TV umpireDL Orchard
RefereeHAB Gardiner
Close of play day 1Sri Lanka (1) 165/3 (Mahanama 44*, Ranatunga 40*; 60 overs)
Close of play day 2South Africa (1) 75/3 (Cullinan 42*, Cronje 0*; 24.4 overs)
Close of play day 3Sri Lanka (2) 93/7 (Wickramasinghe 16*, Zoysa 6*; 35 overs)
Man of the MatchAA Donald

Sri Lanka first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
ST Jayasuriyac Boucher b Ntini517710461 
MS Atapatturun out (Kirsten)1270892- 
RS Mahanamac Kallis b Cronje5017822341 
PA de Silvac Adams b Ntini128-- 
*A Ranatungalbw b Donald7317726412- 
HP Tillakaratnec Kirsten b Cronje551341849- 
+RS Kaluwitharanac Boucher b Donald915201- 
GP Wickramasinghec Adams b Donald1013222- 
DNT Zoysalbw b Kallis089-- 
M Muralitharanc Boucher b Cronje113644-- 
KR Pushpakumaranot out01421-- 
Extras(6 b, 14 lb, 8 nb, 3 w)31
Total(all out, 118.3 overs)303
Fall of wickets:
1-53 (Atapattu, 21.4 ov), 2-66 (Jayasuriya, 24.6 ov), 3-68 (de Silva, 26.4 ov), 4-186 (Mahanama, 74.6 ov), 5-228 (Ranatunga, 90.4 ov), 6-240 (Kaluwitharana, 94.6 ov), 7-254 (Wickramasinghe, 100.1 ov), 8-255 (Zoysa, 101.4 ov), 9-290 (Muralitharan, 112.4 ov), 10-303 (Tillakaratne, 118.3 ov)
South Africa bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Donald33   107333-
Kallis19   7421-2
Adams22   6770--

South Africa first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
GFJ Liebenberglbw b Pushpakumara011-- 
G Kirstenb Muralitharan13821152- 
HD Ackermanb Zoysa7791- 
DJ Cullinanc Wickramasinghe b Jayasuriya10318530713- 
*WJ Cronjest Kaluwitharana b Muralitharan1027401- 
JH Kallisc Kaluwitharana b Wickramasinghe1238401- 
SM Pollockb Muralitharan11625-- 
+MV Boucherc Jayasuriya b Muralitharan1371732- 
AA Donaldb Muralitharan62534-- 
PR Adamsc and b Jayasuriya12212411 
M Ntininot out2911-- 
Extras(1 b, 6 lb, 8 nb, 6 w)21
Total(all out, 78 overs)200
Fall of wickets:
1-0 (Liebenberg, 0.1 ov), 2-11 (Ackerman, 1.5 ov), 3-75 (Kirsten, 24.4 ov), 4-103 (Cronje, 32.6 ov), 5-122 (Kallis, 41.6 ov), 6-137 (Pollock, 48.3 ov), 7-170 (Boucher, 66.4 ov), 8-182 (Cullinan, 71.2 ov), 9-186 (Donald, 74.6 ov), 10-200 (Adams, 78 ov)
Sri Lanka bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Pushpakumara16   255119
Zoysa12   229122
Wickramasinghe15   2361-2
Muralitharan30   8635-2
Jayasuriya5   2102--

Sri Lanka second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
ST Jayasuriyab Donald1623303- 
MS Atapattuc Boucher b Donald73456-- 
RS Mahanamalbw b Donald011-- 
PA de Silvarun out (Boucher)41759961 
*A Ranatungac Boucher b Cronje0710-- 
HP Tillakaratnec sub (DN Crookes) b Cronje048-- 
+RS Kaluwitharanarun out (sub [DN Crookes])035-- 
GP Wickramasingheb Adams2159744- 
DNT Zoysac Boucher b Donald1435411- 
M Muralitharanc Kirsten b Donald1511192- 
KR Pushpakumaranot out002-- 
Extras(5 lb, 3 nb)8
Total(all out, 41.3 overs)122
Fall of wickets:
1-19 (Jayasuriya, 6.5 ov), 2-19 (Mahanama, 6.6 ov), 3-40 (Atapattu, 12.2 ov), 4-40 (Ranatunga, 14.3 ov), 5-42 (Tillakaratne, 16.3 ov), 6-42 (Kaluwitharana, 16.6 ov), 7-85 (de Silva, 29.5 ov), 8-98 (Wickramasinghe, 36.5 ov), 9-118 (Zoysa, 41.1 ov), 10-122 (Muralitharan, 41.3 ov)
South Africa bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Ntini6   2130-1
Kallis7   3120-1
Cronje8   3132--
Adams7   1251--

South Africa second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
G Kirstennot out7520323312- 
GFJ Liebenberglbw b Muralitharan45891207- 
HD Ackermanb Muralitharan22424-- 
DJ Cullinanlbw b Muralitharan036-- 
*WJ Cronjec de Silva b Jayasuriya82637086 
JH Kallisnot out078-- 
SM Pollockdid not bat      
+MV Boucherdid not bat      
AA Donalddid not bat      
PR Adamsdid not bat      
M Ntinidid not bat      
Extras(8 b, 3 lb, 11 nb)22
Total(4 wickets, 62.5 overs)226
Fall of wickets:
1-89 (Liebenberg, 30.4 ov), 2-99 (Ackerman, 38.4 ov), 3-99 (Cullinan, 40.1 ov), 4-215 (Cronje, 59.6 ov)
Sri Lanka bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Pushpakumara7   2270-4
Zoysa2   0110--
Wickramasinghe6   170--
de Silva5   1140-2
Jayasuriya19   6621--

--> The match was scheduled for five days but completed in four.
--> Day 1 Lunch: Sri Lanka (1) 72/3 (Mahanama 6*, Ranatunga 0*; 29 overs)
--> Day 1 Tea: Sri Lanka (1) 164/3 (Mahanama 44*, Ranatunga 40*; 60 overs)
--> Day 2 Lunch: Sri Lanka (1) 227/4 (Ranatunga 73*, Tillakaratne 14*; 88 overs)
--> Day 2 Tea: Sri Lanka (1) 330 all out
--> Day 3 Lunch: South Africa (1) 141/6 (Cullinan 82*, Boucher 1*; 53 overs)
--> Day 3 Tea: South Africa (1) 200 all out
--> GFJ Liebenberg made his debut in Test matches
--> RS Mahanama made his last appearance in Test matches
--> HD Ackerman made his last appearance in Test matches
--> ST Jayasuriya (2) passed 7000 runs in First-Class matches when he reached 6
--> PA de Silva (2) passed 12000 runs in First-Class matches when he reached 33
--> WJ Cronje (2) 50 in 31 balls, 32 minutes
--> GFJ Liebenberg made his debut for South Africa in First-Class matches
--> DNT Zoysa made his debut in South Africa in First-Class matches
--> DNT Zoysa made his debut in South Africa in Test matches
--> WJ Cronje achieved his best innings bowling analysis in Test matches when he dismissed HP Tillakaratne in the Sri Lanka first innings (previous best was 2-6)
--> DNT Zoysa reached 50 wickets in First-Class matches when he dismissed HD Ackerman, his 1st wicket in the South Africa first innings
--> AA Donald reached 200 wickets in Test matches when he dismissed ST Jayasuriya, his 1st wicket in the Sri Lanka second innings
--> AA Donald reached 1000 wickets in First-Class matches when he dismissed ST Jayasuriya, his 1st wicket in the Sri Lanka second innings

Shaun Pollock was unable to complete his 8th over due to injury. Makhaya Ntini completed the over.
Makhaya Ntini bowled one ball (a no ball) of the 60th over and was unable to continue. Paul Adams completed the remaining six deliveries.
30 overs lost due to rain
Attendance: 3,850
RS Kaluwitharana was dropped by GFJ Liebenberg at gully when 7
In the 12th over of the South African innings, bowled by Pushpakumara, Umpire Koertzen miscounted and only 5 balls were bowled in the over.
Bad light stopped play at 5.40 pm and 7 overs were lost for the day
Attendance: 7,135
JH Kallis was dropped by DNT Zoysa at mid-on when 4
JH Kallis was dropped by PA de Silva at square leg when 6
MS Atapattu was dropped by HD Ackerman at 2nd slip when 0
PA de Silva was dropped by DJ Cullinan at fine leg when 14
Bad light stopped play at 5.44 pm and 2 overs were lost for the day
Attendance 14,050





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