Faf Du Plessis scored a magnificent 276 ball 199 against SriLanka. He was unlucky and one of the few batsman in test cricket history to get out of the score of 199.
South Africa stuns with the bat
SriLanka won the toss and elected to bat first And put up a total of 396 in their first Innings. D. CHANDIMAL was Srilanka’s top scorer in the first innings 85 from 161.
South Africa however batted exceptionally well batting out a total of 621 with Faf Du plessis scoring 199. Dean Algar scored 95, Aiden Markaram Made 68, T Bavuma scored 71 and K. maharaj scored 73. The entire team effort helped South Africa put up a big total and a decent lead.
South Africa bowled SriLanka out for 180 winning the test match by an innings and 45 runs!
Du Plessis out on 199
Faf Du Plessis who came out to bat at number four added a massive account to the total scoring 199. He was only 1 short of his maiden test double Ton but gave his wicket away to Wanindu Hasarangna caught by Dimuth karunaratne. His innings consisted of 24 fours. He scored at a strike rate of 72.10.