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Published on January 2nd, 2017 | by CricketSoccer Desk

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Teenage fast bowler rocks South Africa

Teenage fast bowler Lahiru Kumara took two quick wickets to give Sri Lanka the early advantage over South Africa in the opening session on the first day of the second Test at Cape Town today.

Kumara, 19, playing only his second Test match dismissed  Hashim Amla and JP Duminy in the same over before lunch.Amla who indifferent form continues was bowled by Kumarn for 29, five balls later substitute wicketkeeper Kusal Mendis made an acrobatic leap down the legside to catch Duminy 36 not out and captain Faf du Plessis on 1 at lunch.

Earlier, Sri Lanka won the toss and decided to field, they made an immediate breakthrough before South Africa had score their first run when Stephen Cook the century maker in the first Test edged the fourth ball of the day to Mendis who had taken over behind the stumps from Dinesh Chandimal the regular wicketkeeper.

Chandimal who is playing was not feeling well àt the start of the match. South Africa have advanced to 165 for the lost of your wickets Elgar is on 76 and Temba Bavumn have not yet scored. Du Plessis was dismissed for 38.

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