The first Test between South Africa and Sri Lanka at the SuperSport Park in Centurion got finished in just three days! The touring Sri Lankans faltered for a second time with the bat to surrender the Test Match on Day 3 itself and thus losing the contest by an innings and 81 runs.
South Africa were restricted to 389 for 9 in 118 overs by Sri Lanka at the close of play on Day 2 of the First Test at the SuperSport Park in Centurion. However, Sri Lanka couldn't stop SA from collecting a handsome lead of 209 runs.
Sri Lanka had a poor start in the First Test at Centurion as they got bundled out for a paltry 180 after being put to bat first on a green pitch. By the close of the opening day's play, South Africa steadily moved to 90 for 1 in 34 overs.
Sri Lankan wicketkeeper Kumar Sangakkara is likely to miss the first Test against South Africa at Centurion after splitting the webbing between his index finger and his second finger on his right hand.