Player of the Match
Player of the Match

Best performances - Batsmen

Jean-Paul Duminy
155(221) 19x4 - 0x6
Control %86%
  • Productive Shot
  • cover drive
  • 33 runs
  • 5x4 - 0x6
17 26 6 5 32 7 13 49
Hashim Amla
134(265) 16x4 - 0x6
Control %85%
  • Productive Shot
  • cover drive
  • 35 runs
  • 7x4 - 0x6
2 8 14 18 45 24 10 13

Best performances - Bowlers

Wayne Parnell
O10.3
M1
R51
W4
Eco4.85
RHB
OFFLEG
1W
1W
  • FTFULL TOSS
  • YYORKER
  • FFULL LENGTH
  • GGOOD LENGTH
  • SGSHORT OF GOOD LENGTH
  • SSHORT LENGTH
LHB
LEGOFF
1W
1W
Nuwan Pradeep
O27
M8
R78
W4
Eco2.88
RHB
OFFLEG
1W
2W1W
  • FTFULL TOSS
  • YYORKER
  • FFULL LENGTH
  • GGOOD LENGTH
  • SGSHORT OF GOOD LENGTH
  • SSHORT LENGTH
LHB
LEGOFF

Partnerships

  • SA - 1st
  • SL - 1st
  • SL - 2nd

South Africa - 1st - Innings

45
Stephen Cook10 (41)
Dean Elgar27 (52)
0
Hashim Amla0 (3)
Dean Elgar0 (2)
292
Hashim Amla124 (214)
Jean-Paul Duminy155 (221)
9
Hashim Amla6 (31)
Duanne Olivier3 (24)
18
Hashim Amla2 (9)
Faf du Plessis16 (25)
0
Hashim Amla0 (0)
Temba Bavuma0 (2)
3
Hashim Amla2 (8)
Quinton de Kock0 (13)
11
Vernon Philander0 (7)
Quinton de Kock10 (5)
47
Wayne Parnell23 (47)
Quinton de Kock23 (30)
1
Quinton de Kock1 (3)
Kagiso Rabada0 (9)

Sri Lanka - 1st - Innings

0
Kaushal Silva0 (0)
Dimuth Karunaratne0 (4)
47
Kaushal Silva13 (42)
Kusal Mendis33 (43)
15
Dhananjaya de Silva7 (18)
Kusal Mendis8 (15)
8
Angelo Mathews5 (2)
Dhananjaya de Silva3 (6)
20
Angelo Mathews14 (27)
Dinesh Chandimal5 (30)
10
Upul Tharanga10 (21)
Angelo Mathews0 (14)
8
Rangana Herath8 (11)
Upul Tharanga0 (9)
18
Upul Tharanga14 (13)
Suranga Lakmal4 (9)
0
Upul Tharanga0 (2)
Lahiru Kumara0 (0)
5
Nuwan Pradeep4 (7)
Lahiru Kumara1 (1)

Sri Lanka - 2nd - Innings

2
Kaushal Silva0 (1)
Dimuth Karunaratne2 (6)
37
Dimuth Karunaratne13 (20)
Kusal Mendis24 (50)
20
Dimuth Karunaratne6 (17)
Dhananjaya de Silva12 (23)
28
Angelo Mathews10 (11)
Dimuth Karunaratne18 (17)
21
Dimuth Karunaratne11 (15)
Dinesh Chandimal10 (15)
0
Upul Tharanga0 (0)
Dimuth Karunaratne0 (3)
26
Rangana Herath10 (17)
Upul Tharanga14 (16)
43
Upul Tharanga12 (13)
Suranga Lakmal31 (23)
0
Suranga Lakmal0 (0)
Lahiru Kumara0 (2)
0
Suranga Lakmal0 (3)
Nuwan Pradeep0 (4)

SL's batting debacle

18.80

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

Huge wins for SA

6

Innings victories for SA against SL, out of their 14 wins against this opposition. This is their third-largest margin of win against SL

SL's follow-on

22

Instances of Sri Lanka following on - they have lost 18 and drawn 3 in their previous 21 such Tests

Handy pacers

33

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.

Bowlers' session

60/5

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.

Bavuma's flop show

4.20

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.

Hundred in hundredth

8

No. of batsmen to score centuries in their 100th Test, including Amla. Others: Cowdrey, Miandad, Greenidge, Stewart, Inzamam, Ponting (2 100s) and G Smith.

Amla-Duminy stand tall

205

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.

Duminy goes big

60

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.

End of a drought

10

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.

Productive series

2

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.

Landmark match

100

No. of Tests for Hashim Amla. He becomes the eighth player to appear in 100 or more Tests for South Africa.