Sri Lanka have South Africa on the ropes in Galle

Stand-in-skipper Suranga Lakmal and Dilruwan Perera starred as Sri Lanka skittled South Africa for just 126 on Friday — their lowest Test innings in the country, leaving them 161 runs behind on day two. The visitors’ batting fell apart against the spinners while responding to Sri Lanka’s 287...


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Yes they did and tried desperately to hand back the advantage with Dimuth, Angi and Roshen playing awfully poor shots with less than 6 overs left in the day - all three could have been out but thankfully only Dimuth is, poking at a ball he should have left alone.

We probably already have enough but another 50 runs will give us a nice platform to launch an assault. One of this pair must make a 50 and the job would be done and I am looking for Anji to stand up and be counted for once when it matters. He played such a poor shot with about 3 overs to go, its hard to believe this guy has played 70+ tests in the company of Sanga and Mahela and simply pokes at one outside off with no feet!

The bowlers were brilliant today and the Saffers had a tough day in the office and unless the wicket goes flat, surely we have this covered.

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