AB MISSES TON BY 1 RUN
AB De villiers missed a well deserved century against Srilanka in the 1st innings by 1 run.
AB devilliers known for his Classy batting and fast Scoring .... did the same formula when RSA were in shatters.... He and KALLIS put on a partnership when Kallis was Hit by a worst ball on the uneven bounce . After KALLIS departed .. He and Ashwell Prince Rescued RSA to give a lead.
AB de Villiers missed out on a century but took South
Africa into what could prove to be a valuable lead on the second day of
the first Test at SuperSport Park here on Friday.
Africa was 389 for nine at stumps, after Sri Lanka was bowled out for
180 in the first innings. Mark Boucher (49) and Imran Tahir (24) were at
the crease when play was called.
de Villiers was caught off Thisara Perera on 99.
At tea, he had shared an unbroken sixth wicket partnership of 84 with Ashwell Prince.
Jacques Kallis was out for 31 shortly after lunch, caught at third slip off Chanaka Welegedera.
struck two important blows for the Sri Lanka in the morning, having
Hashim Amla (18) and Jacques Rudolph (44) caught in the slips.
Villiers was more watchful than usual but picked up the pace with a
flurry of strokes which took him to his half-century off 91 balls.