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South Africa v. Sri Lanka 2019
« on: February 17, 2019, 01:00:09 am »
The first test just finished and was probably one of the best test matches I have ever seen. SL won by 1 wicket, but seemed to be out of the game from day 2 onwards. Included an all time great batting innings by Kusal Perera with 153* and a 78 run partnership for the final wicket.

Anyone else get a chance to see it? or have thoughts on the overall match/innings and where it may fall historically?


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Re: South Africa v. Sri Lanka 2019
« Reply #1 on: February 17, 2019, 10:25:37 am »
It would have to be one of the greatest innings of all time. Successfully chasing 300+ is a feat of its own, particularly with an unbeaten century and last wicket stand, but doing so against South Africa at home on a low-scoring pitch against a bowling attack with Rabada and Steyn is incredible.