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Bowlers give Sri Lanka the edge



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There has been some remarkable efforts by Sri Lanka’s inexperienced bowling attack this tour and their impressive efforts continued here in Port Elizabeth as they bowled out South Africa for 222 on the opening day of the second Test.

Needing only a draw to win a Test series in South Africa, Sri Lanka were not too worried when Francois Du Plessis opted to bat first.

Vishwa Fernando bowled a magnificent opening spell as he cleaned up Dean Elgar with a beauty. The South African vice-captain has struggled all summer and once again his defenses were breached as Fernando got one to sneak through bat and pad.

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