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Cricket team records: Sri Lanka vs South Africa (Test-ODI)

by on November 14, 2011
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Sri Lanka vs South Africa

Cricket team records: Sri Lanka vs South Africa (Test Match Record)
  1. Sri lankan have been known as “The Lions” or “Islanders” in the cricketing world.
  2. South Africans are called as “The Proteas”.
  3. Ranatunga (1993) was the Srilankan test captain and PA de Silva (1992) was ODI skipper for the first matches against South Africa.
  4. KC Wessels  (1993) was the South African cricket team captain for their first ODI and test against the Sri Lankans .
  5. Moratuwa hosted first test match between the two countries on 25 August 1993.
  6. BL Aldridge and KT Francis were the umpires for the first test.
  7. DPMD Jayawardena, Muttian Muralitharan and Kumar Sangakara have always been excellent against the proteas. Shaun Pollock and JH Kallis have excellent record for S Africa against Sri Lankan cricket team.
  8. 17 tests have been played between SA and SL.
  9. Sri lanka winning percentage against SA in tests is 23.52%.
  10. South africa made 504-7 in Capetown in 2001. Sri Lanka made 765-5 in Colombo in 2006.
  11. Highest test score by DPMD Jayawardena of 374 in Colombo in 2006. Highest test score by SA is Gary Kirsten of 180 in Durban in 2000.
  12. South Africa’s lowest test score is 169 all out in Colombo in 2006. Sri lanka test lowest score is 95 against in cape town in 2001.
  13. 6-30 by Shaun Pollock for SA in tests. Muttiah Muralitharan 7-84 in Colombo in 2000.
  14. 21 test dismissals by Kaluwitharna. Mark Boucher has 57 dismissals in tests to his name
  15. Last test: August 4-8 2006.

Cricket team records: Sri Lanka vs South Africa (ODI-One Day International Records)

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