Riding on the shoulder of South African left spinner Keshav Maharaj bowling thrashed the Srilankan batting line-up.
Keshav Maharaj scalped the 9 wickets against Srilanka. On saturday Srilanka hardly managed to score 338 runs with all wickets down.On the other South African pacer Kagisko Rabada has taken only one wicket.
If Maharaj managed to scalped last wicket then he will be the third bowler who scalped 10 wickets in innings.
Earlier, Indian spinner Anil Kumble and England's Jim Laker had already achieved the milestone of scalping 10 wickets in an innings.
Scalping 9 wickets in an innings happens 16 times in cricket history.
STUMPS, DAY 2: End of a tough day for South Africa. Sri Lanka lead by 365. Karunaratne 59*, Mathews 12*. Maharaj 2/90.— Cricket South Africa (@OfficialCSA) July 21, 2018
This session: 34 overs, 151 runs, 3 wickets, run rate 4.44.
Day summary: 87 overs, 336 runs, 14 wickets. pic.twitter.com/OTPtL64uw9
Danushka Gunathilaka, Dimuth Karunaratne, Dhananjaya de Silva, Kusal Mendis, Angelo Mathews, Roshen Silva, Niroshan Dickwella (wk), Dilruwan Perera, Akila Dananjaya, Suranga Lakmal (c), Rangana Herath
South Africa Squad:
Dean Elgar, Aiden Markram, Hashim Amla, Temba Bavuma, Faf du Plessis (c), Quinton de Kock (wk), Theunis de Bruyn, Keshav Maharaj, Kagiso Rabada, Dale Steyn, Lungi Ngidi