Sri Lanka vs South Africa 1st test highlight 2019, live cricket score

SL vs SA 1st test

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SA 235, 259   SL 191, 304/9

Friends, SL vs SA 1st Test of Sri Lanka tour of South Africa 2019 has been played in Kingsmead Durban from 13 Feb 2019. Get SA vs SL 1st Test live score and SL vs SA 1st Test highlight 2019. Kushal Perera did possible which was looking impossible. 

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SL vs SA 1st test Playing XI

South Africa PlayingXI

Aiden Markram, Dean Elgar, Hashim Amla, Temba Bavuma, Faf du Plessis(c), Quinton de Kock(WK), Vernon Philander, Keshav Maharaj, Kagiso Rabada, Dale Steyn, Duane Oliver

Srilanka Playing XI

Dimuth Karunaratne(c), Kusal perera, Kusal mendis, Dhananjaya de Silva, Lahiru Thirimanne, Oshada Fernando, Niroshan Dickwella(wk), Suranga Lakmal, Vishwa Fernando, Kasun Rajitha, Lasith Embuldeniya.


In this tour, South Africa is in a good position as compared to Sri Lanka. Because of Sri Lanka lost the matches in his previous series against Australia. While South Africa did well in the previous series against Pakistan and Australia.


Sri Lanka won the toss and opt to bowl first.

South Africa 1st inning live score

South Africa scored 235/10 in 59.4 overs in his 1st inning. Quanton de Kock played a great and impressive inning of 80 runs for South Africa. With the help of which South Africa could score a defendable score of 235 runs. Temba Bavuma 47, Faf du Plessis 35 and Keshav Maharaj supported with 35 runs to reach this total. Vishwa Fernando 4 and Kasun Rajitha got 3 wickets in this SL vs SA 1st test 2019. The batsmen of South Africa didn’t perform as well as his level of cricket is.

Sri Lanka 1st inning highlight

Srilankan bowlers did well and all-out the South Africa team at 235. But batsmen failed to chase this little score in his 1st inning. Only Kushal Perera could play a good inning of 51 runs. Dale Steyn got 4 wickets while Kagiso Rabada and Vernon Philander got the 2-2 wickets. Sri Lanka could score only 191/10 in his 1st inning. Due to such performances, Sri Lanka failed to get a seat in super 8 in T20 World Cup 2020.

South Africa 2nd inning

South Africa got a lead of 44 runs on the basis of the 1st innings scores.  South Africa has scored 126/4 till the 2nd-Day stumps of this SL vs SA 1st test 2019. Dean Elgar 35, Aiden Markram 28, Hasim Amla 16 and Temba Bavuma could score only 3 runs. South Africa scored 259/10 in his 2nd inning. Faf du Plessis 90 and Quinton de Kock with 55 runs, again played a good role for New Zealand. Vishwa Fernando repeated his bowling performance as he had done in the 1st inning. He got 4 wickets in both the innings.

Sri Lanka 2nd inning

Sri Lanka has scored 83/3 and needed 221 runs in the remaining two days. While South Africa needed 7 wickets to win this SL vs SA 1st test 2019. Kushal Perera did an amazing performance in the 2nd inning. And reached Sri Lanka to win by 1 wicket. Kushal Perera did possible which was looking impossible. He scored 153 runs not out. He smashed 12 boundaries and 5 sixes in his inning of 153*. Dhananjay de Silva 48, Oshada Fernando 37, Lahiru Thirimanne 21 and Dimuth Karunaratne supported with 20 runs in getting the winning target. Keshav Maharaj got 3 wickets. Steyn and Oliver got the 2-2 wickets while Philander and Rabada got the 1-1 wicket. But they couldn’t stop Sri Lanka before the winning target. Sri Lanka scored 304/9 which was needed to win this match. Hence Sri Lanka won this SL vs SA 1st test 2019 by 1 wicket. It was a very very interesting match

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