Best performances - Batsmen
Player Of The Match
Player Of The Series
Hours of play (local time)
SOUTH AFRICA 426(124.1 OVERS)1ST INNINGS SRI LANKA 131(45.4 OVERS)1ST INNINGS
Scorer: Thilak R | Commentator: Andrew Miller
South Africa got Sri Lanka where they wanted them and made sure there was no escape
Captain Angelo Mathews has defended his move of bowling with the new ball even as Sri Lanka slumped to an innings defeat and a series whitewash
Duanne Olivier and Wayne Parnell impressed in helpful conditions against supine opponents, as South Africa made strides in their search for a third seamer
Sri Lanka's batting numbers presented a sorry picture at the end of their 3-0 series drubbing in Johannesburg
Nuwan Pradeep may come across as meek more often than not, but he has the ability to make the world take notice with his bowling, the way he showed on the second day
Batting average for SL in the series, their 2nd-lowest in any series of three or more Tests; they averaged 18.05 in SA in 2000-01
Innings victories for SA against SL, out of their 14 wins against this opposition. This is their third-largest margin of win against SL
Instances of Sri Lanka following on - they have lost 18 and drawn 3 in their previous 21 such Tests
Wickets by SL fast bowlers in this series - the 2nd-most for them in any Test series away from home. They took 41 wkts in NZ in 1990-91, the highest.
South Africa's score in the 1st session on day 2. They were 338 for 3 at close of play on day 1. Pradeep took 4 wickets and Mathews 1.
Temba Bavuma's average in this series - the worst by a SA player batting 5 or more inns in top-7 positions in a series. His scores: 3, 8, 10, 0, 0.
No. of batsmen to score centuries in their 100th Test, including Amla. Others: Cowdrey, Miandad, Greenidge, Stewart, Inzamam, Ponting (2 100s) and G Smith.
Previous highest partnership for SA for any wicket against SL, by Kallis and Peterson in Cape Town in Jan 2012. Amla and Duminy's stand has gone past that mark.
Runs scored by Duminy in his first 5 inns at Wanderers, with scores of 17, 29, 7, 2, 5. He has scored a century here in this inns, the 6th of his career and 2nd v SL.
No. of consecutive innings without a fifty for Amla, before this. His last was v NZ in Centurion in August. He had an average of 19.6 in the 10 inns since then.
No. of series in which Duminy has made 2 50+ scores, including this. The first such series was his debut series, in Australia in 2008-09.
No. of Tests for Hashim Amla. He becomes the eighth player to appear in 100 or more Tests for South Africa.