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Proteas set Sri Lanka massive total

2016-12-29 12:04
Quinton de Kock (left) and Faf du Plessis (Gallo)

Cape Town - The Proteas set Sri Lanka a massive 488 for victory on day four of the first Test at St. George's Park on Thursday. 

LIVE: SA V SRI LANKA, DAY 4

At lunch, Sri Lanka were 27/0 after getting through a tricky session unscathed. 

The Proteas had started the day with a lead of 432 as Faf du Plessis and Quinton de Kock picked up where they left off on Wednesday. 

They batted for a little less than an hour before De Kock was out lbw for 69 to spinner Rangana Herath. 

Du Plessis, 67* at the other, called for the declaration immediately after. 

But the visitors got through to lunch in one piece, batting for 14 overs as openers Dimuth Karunaratne (10*) and Kaushal Silva (14*) saw out the first session. 

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