PRETORIA: Seam bowlers Wiaan Mulder and Lutho Sipamla took two wickets each individual as South Africa bowled personal injury-hit Sri Lanka out for 180 to full a handsome victory by an innings and 45 runs on Day 4 of the 1st Exam at Centurion Park on Tuesday.
The visitors resumed their second innings on 65 for two on a wicket that offered lots of assistance for the seam bowlers and when harmful opener Kusal Perera was out for 64, their hopes of conserving the Examination were realistically around.
Sri Lanka had experienced crippling injuries to their bowling assault in the Test and were also without having middle-buy batsman Dhananjaya de Silva for the 2nd innings, a major concern for their house series against England that starts on January 14.
The tourists posted an extraordinary 396 in their initially innings, but authorized South Africa to amass 621 in reply, and will need to have to discover much more potency with the ball ahead of the next Exam that begins in Johannesburg on January 3.
All-rounder Mulder (2-39) showed in Sri Lanka’s first convert at bat that he was ready to get motion off the wicket with his light medium speed, and developed a quantity of possibilities on the fourth morning prior to he at last got reward.
An in-swinging supply saw Dinesh Chandimal bowled for 25, prior to Niroshan Dickwella edged to wicketkeeper Quinton de Kock (10).
When Anrich Nortje (2-47) induced an edge from the blazing bat of opener Perera, the game was properly up for the website visitors with their score on 114 and five wickets down.
Dasun Shanaka (6) grew to become the sixth wicket in the Check for debutant seamer Lutho Sipamla (2-24) as he also supplied a capture for De Kock, and Vishwa Fernando was operate out on the stroke of lunch.
South Africa bowled element-time spinner Aiden Markram soon after the interval in tandem with Keshav Maharaj in a bid to increase their sluggish in excess of fee and prevent a sanction from the International Cricket Council, but it reduced the depth of their attack.
That permitted Sri Lanka’s debutant all-rounder Wanindu Hasaranga to rack up a maiden check 50 percent-century in only 46 balls, just before he was caught in the deep off Sipamla for an fantastic 59.