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South Africa v Sri Lanka: Kagiso Rabada stars as hosts seal series

South Africa v Sri Lanka: Kagiso Rabada stars as hosts seal series

Kagiso Rabada claimed match figures of 10-92 as South Africa sealed a series victory over Sri Lanka with a 282-run win in the second Test in Cape Town.

With Sri Lanka resuming on day four at 130-4, chasing a theoretical 507 to win, paceman Rabada took 6-55 as the tourists were dismissed for 224.

Sri Lanka lost their final six wickets for 80 runs with Vernon Philander (3-48) claiming the match-winning wicket. The win gives the hosts an unassailable 2-0 lead in the three-match series.

After centuries from Dean Elgar (129) and Quinton de Kock (101) had helped the Proteas amass 392 in their first innings, Sri Lanka were bowled out for 110 on day two.

South Africa then declared at 224-7 before tea on day three at Newlands, leaving themselves more than seven sessions to bowl Sri Lanka out.(BBC,2016)


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