Sri Lanka have won the toss and elected to bat. Both teams have made changes. Akila Dananjaya has come in of Lakshan Sandakan for Sri Lanka, while South Africa have made two replacements. Vernon Philander and Tabraiz Shamsi are out, while Lungisani Ngidi and Theunis de Bruyn are in. Interesting!
Sri Lanka suspect that off-spin is South Africa's Achilees Heel so they include Akila Dananjaya in place of Lakshan Sandakan for second Test #SLvSA
— Rex Clementine (@RexClementine) July 20, 2018
I do not agree with TdB in to "bolster" the batting. Too much pressure on the guy. I'd have stuck with Philander, who proved he could bat in these conditions. And no 2nd spinner? #SLvSA
— ThePoppingCrease (@PoppingCreaseSA) July 20, 2018
Hello and welcome to the second Test between Sri Lanka and South Africa. If the first Test was any indicator of how well will South Africa adapt to spin, there is some bad news for the visitors. Not only are they 1-0 down after being comprehensively beaten but also will not hesitate in continuing their spin ploy.
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