Faf du Plessis 199 - South Africa vs Sri Lanka 1st Test 2020 Highlights

Cricket Highlights - Faf du Plessis 199 - South Africa vs Sri Lanka 1st Test 2020


Watch the highlights of Faf du Plessis 199 - South Africa vs Sri Lanka 1st Test 2020 - Sri Lanka tour of South Africa 2-match Test series of the 1st Test match played between Sri Lanka and South Africa at SuperSport Park, Centurion in 26th December to 29th December 2020.

South Africa vs Sri Lanka 1st Test 2020 Highlights
Faf du Plessis raised his 10th Test century © Associated Press

Dinesh Chandimal and Dhananjay de Silva set up the strong position for Sri Lanka in the day 1 of the first Test match.

Dean Elgar's nervous 95, Aiden Markram and Faf du Plessis' fifties put South Africa in control in the day 2 of the first Test match.

Faf du Plessis' 199 helped to South Africa set up the massive total of 621 and take a 225-run lead in the day 3 of the first Test match.

Faf du Plessis' 199, Dean Elgar's 95 and Half-centuries from Aiden Markram, Temba Bavuna and Keshav Maharaj sets up to South Africa crushing a innings and 45-run victory over Sri Lanka and take a 1-0 lead in the one-sided game of the first Test match.

* It is the first time Dean Elgar dismissals on nervous nineties in Test matches.

* 131* : Dinesh Chandimal and Dhananjay de Silva set up the joint highest fourth-wicket partnership for Sri Lanka against South Africa in Test matches, jointly 131 held by between Mahela Jayawardene and Angelo Mathews at Colombo (SSC) in 2014.

* 141 : Dean Elgar and Aiden Markram set up the second highest first-wicket partnership for South Africa against Sri Lanka in Test matches.

* 179 : Faf du Plessis and Temba Bavuna set up the record fifth-wicket partnership for South Africa against Sri Lanka in Test matches, previously held by the 161-run stand Ashwell Prince and AB de Villiers at Colombo (PSS) in 2006 and South Africa's tenth highest fifth-wicket stand in Tests.

* 133 : Faf du Plessis and Keshav Maharaj set up the record seventh-wicket partnership for South Africa against Sri Lanka in Test matches, previously held by the 131-run stand Mark Boucher and Shaun Pollock at same venue in 2002 and South Africa's eighth highest seventh-wicket stand in Tests.

* Faf Du Plessis became the second South African batsman to dismissed on 199 in Test matches after Dean Elgar and overall the 11th player in Tests.

* South Africa's 621 was their joint seventh highest score in Test matches and it is their highest total against Sri Lanka in Tests.

Sri Lanka 1st Innings scored 396 for all-out in 96 overs with top scorer by Dinesh Chandimal 85, Dhananjay de Silva retired hurt for 79, Dasun Shanaka 66 not out, Niroshan Dickwella 49, Dimuth Karunaratne 22, Wanindu Hasaranga and Kusal Perera 16.

1st Innings South Africa best bowler by Lutho Sipamla claimed a 4-wickets for 76-runs in 16-overs including a maiden, Wiaan Mulder picked up 3-wickets and one for Lungi Ngidi - Anrich Nortje.

South Africa 1st Innings scored 621 for all-out in 142.1 overs with top scorer by Faf du Plessis 199 off 276-balls - who fell one-run short of his double-hundred - including 24-fours.

Dean Elgar 95 - who fell five-run short of his century - including 16-fours, Keshav Maharaj 73, Temba Bavuma 71, Aiden Markram 68, Wiaan Mulder 36, Quinton de Kock 18 and Rassie van der Dussen 15.

1st Innings Sri Lanka best bowler by Wanindu Hasaranga claimed a 4-wickets for 171-runs in 45-overs including five maidens, Vishwa Fernando picked up 3-wickets, Dasun Shanaka took 2-wickets and one for Lahiru Kumara.

Sri Lanka 2nd Innings scored 180 for all-out in 46.1-overs with top scorer by Kusal Perera 64, Wanindu Hasaranga 59 and Dinesh Chandimal 25.

2nd Innings South Africa best bowler by Lutho Sipamla, Lungi Ngidi, Wiann Mulder and Anrich Nortje each took 2-wickets.

Faf du Plessis named Player of the match for his magnificent batting performance to scored a 199-runs knocked off facing 276-balls including 24-fours.

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