Sri Lankan National Cricket Team Secured Their First Test Win Against South Africans
The Sri Lankan National Cricket Team today (29) secured their first ever Test Match win against South Africans played in Durban,South Africa when they beat the hosts by 208 runs with a day to spare .Sri Lanka scored 338 and 279 all out in their two innings and South Africans scored 168 and 241 respectively in their innings.
Out of the 9 test matches played between two countries this was the first time that Sri Lankans beat the South Africans in a test match as well as in their home soil.Chasing 450 runs to win in a fourth days play South Africans were all out for 241 runs as Leg Spinner Rangana Herath grabbed 5 wickets for 79 runs.Earlier Both Thilan Samaraweera and Kumar Sangakkara were scored a century each during the first and second innings of Sri Lanka.
With today's result Sri Lankans now leveled the 3 match test series against South Africans as 1-1.South Africans won the first test match.
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