Sri Lanka vs South Africa

Keshav Maharaj bagged his career best 9/129 vs Sri Lanka

Keshav Maharaj posted South Africa's best figures since they were readmitted to worldwide cricket in 1991 by taking 9-129 against Sri Lanka.

Till date, only Englishman Jim Laker (10/53) and former India skipper Anil Kumble (10/74) have picked all 10 wickets in an innings of a Test match.

The Lankan spinners who wrought havoc in the first Test at Galle dismissing South Africa for scores of 126 and 73 continued their stranglehold on the Proteas batsmen who were all at sea against the spin of Akila Dananjaya and Dilruwan Perera who took nine wickets between them. His effort is also the best against the Islanders by any opposition bowler.

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Sri Lanka ended the 2nd day with 151 runs on the board and seven wickets in hand.

South Africa's Keshav Maharaj tries to stop a ball next to Sri Lanka's Dimuth Karunaratne.

However, Sri Lanka are on course for victory after bowling the tourists out for 124 in their first innings.

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Sri Lanka lead the two-match series 1-0, having won the first test by 278 runs. Amla took a single off the drop catch to bring up 9000 test runs, becoming the third South African to the landmark after Jacques Kallis and Graeme Smith.

Danushka Gunathilaka (61) and Angelo Mathews (71) scored the bulk of Sri Lanka's runs at Colombo's Sinhalese Sports Club Ground. Dananjaya remained unbeaten on 43.

South Africa's batsmen showed greater application on Monday morning than throughout the series, with De Bruyn and Temba Bavuma in particular, playing the spinners particularly well.

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