Sri Lanka vs South Africa – Live Match Coverage

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Sri Lanka opener Dimuth Karunaratne struck a defiant unbeaten hundred to give the hosts a fighting first-innings total on day one of the opening Test against South Africa, in Galle.

SCORECARD | AS IT HAPPENED

Karunaratne carried his bat to remain unbeaten on 158 from 222 balls as Sri Lanka finished on 287 after stand-in captain Suranga Lakmal won the toss and chose to bat in the first game of the two-Test series.

South Africa then lost opener Aiden Markram (0) to veteran left-arm spinner Rangana Herath to reach 4-1 at stumps.

Sri Lanka’s regular captain Dinesh Chandimal has pleaded guilty to a disciplinary breach during the side’s second Test against Windies last month and has opted to sit out the South Africa series – the ICC is due to announce a verdict in the case…

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