Live Cricket Score Sri Lanka vs South Africa 1st test Day 3 Live Streaming: After bundling out Sri Lanka for 287, the Proteas could not manage to take any advantage as they were bowled out for 126 by the home side. Sri Lanka managed to extend their lead to 272 by the end of Day 2 at the cost of four wickets. With the match in hands, Sri Lanka would be eager to finish things as soon as possible to script a historic win against South Africa. Sri Lanka need to bat at least till the final session of the day and set the visitors for a total close to 400-450. The spinners can take it from there on. Catch Live score and updates as Sri Lanka and South Africa play the third day of the 1st Test.
Tabraiz Shamsi gets another wicket and it is Rangana Herath who is given LBW out for a duck. SL 163/9
Keshav Maharaj strikes and Angelo Mathews has been once again undone by spin. A straighter delivery from Maharaj and Mathews goes in too early into the shot as the ball went on to knock down the stumps.
Sri Lanka have settled down after a flurry of wickets early on in the day and have now crossed the 150-run mark. They are currently leading with a lead of 315 runs.
Sri Lanka have lost three wickets in the day but they have managed to take the lead over 300 runs in the first hour.
And another one bites the dust. Rabada is cleaning the house here and it is Dilruwan Perera who is given LBW out. SL 134/7
Kagiso Rabada strikes again! Niroshan Dickwella knicks an outswinger straight to de Kock behind the stumps. Sri Lanka lose another one. SL 132/5, lead by 293 runs.
Roshen Silva is gone for 13 and it has happened because of a real bad luck. Mathews hit the ball straight towards Rabada and the bowler gets a finger to it befor the ball knocks down the stumps. Roshen was out of the crease and he has to go because of a run out. SL 117/5, still lead by 278 runs.
The play has started with Dale Steyn starting the attack. Roshen Silva and Angelo Mathews are in the middle. It is expected to be a tough day for both the teams today.
Hello and welcome to our Live Blog on the third day of the first Test between Sri Lanka and South Africa. The match is clearly bent towards the home team at the moment with a lead of 272 runs on the board. South Africa would be eager to finish things off and get a wriggle on in the match. South Africa need to take quick wickets on the third day to bounce back and set themselves up for an easy chase.
Live Cricket Score Sri Lanka vs South Africa 1st test Day 3 Live Streaming: Sri Lanka’s slow bowlers spun a web around South Africa who collapsed for a meager 126 to concede significant first innings lead on a spin-dominated second day of the opening Test on Friday. Touring captain Faf du Plessis spent his 34th birthday trying to save his team’s blushes but even his fighting 49, the only 20-plus score in the innings, could not stop South Africa from registering their lowest total in Sri Lanka. Boosted by a first innings lead of 161, the hosts drove home the advantage to finish the day on 111 for four for an overall lead of 272 runs with six wickets in hand and a victory in sight. Former captain Angelo Mathews, who was batting on 14 at stumps, and Roshen Silva on 10 will return on Saturday hoping to bat South Africa out of the contest in the first match of the two-Test series.