South Africa completed a sweep of its two match series against Sri Lanka as it strolled to a 10-wicket win on the third day of the second Test on Tuesday.
South Africa knocked off a target of 67 runs without loss as openers Dean Elgar (31 not out) and Aiden Markram (36 not out) saw their team to victory at the Wanderers Stadium – with two and a half days of the contest still remaining.
Success in Johannesburg followed a convincing innings and 45-run triumph in the first Test in Pretoria last week and turns around a poor run of Test form over the last year.
Sri Lanka was bowled out for 211 in its second innings, surviving only 95 minutes of Tuesday’s morning session. It resumed its second innings at 150-4 overnight with a tenuous five-run lead but with captain Dimuth Karunaratne not out on 91 and hoping to…