The most remarkable thing about this Test series is that spinners have become very domineering. The spinners of both teams took a lot of wickets in the series of these two Test matches and the biggest thing is that three spinners from both the teams took together a total of 44 wickets.
44 spots for three spinners
Two Sri Lankans in this Test Series while a spinner of the visiting team made a spirited performance in the entire series. Both Sri Lankan spinners, Dilruwan Perera and Rangana Herath, got a lot of wickets. Pereira has 16 victims in two test matches, while Herath has 12 wickets in so many matches. That is, these two bowlers took 28 wickets in two test matches. South Africa’s main spinner Keshav Maharaj was not even behind in taking wickets in both of these, and in the two Tests, he also showed the path of pavilion to the total of 16 batsmen. That is, if the number of wickets of these three spinners add up, then the figure reaches 44.
Pereira Marie Baji
In this test series, Dilruwan Perera has played in bowling matters. In two matches, Pereira bowled at an economy rate of 2.60 and took 16 wickets. He bowled a total of 79.5 overs and scored 208 runs and also bowed 17 overs. During the series, his best bowling was 6 for 32 in an innings, while his best performance was 10 wickets in 78 matches with 10 wickets. In the case of bowling, Pereira remained on number one.
Keshav did amazing
South Africa’s Keshav Maharaj has done amazing bowling in this Test series. He missed 10 wickets in an innings but he showed that when the foreign bowler gets the pitch according to him, he can prove to be fatal. Keshav also got 16 wickets in two test matches. Their economy rate is 3.30. His best performance in an innings was 9 wickets with 129 runs, while his best performance in one match was 12 wickets, 283 runs. In the case of bowling, he is in second place. Perera’s economy rate was lower than the chef, and because of this, he has come to number one, although both of them are equally good. Maharaj bowled 118.1 overs in two matches and scored 390 runs. He threw 22 over Maiden during this time.
Experienced Herath also has good bowling
Sri Lanka’s experienced spinner Rangana Herath also remained in the third position in the Test series. Herath took 12 wickets in two test matches. Herath took 6 wickets for 98 runs in an innings of this Test Series while taking 7 wickets in 130 Tests in a Test match and this is his best performance. Herath bowled a total of 74.5 overs in which he scored 207 runs and dropped 15 overs. Their economy rate was 2.76.
Full flop fast bowler
It would not be wrong to say that these Test series were completely spinners. During the entire series, the spinners kept on In the fast bowlers South Africa’s Rabada managed to get off to a mark and they took 8 wickets in two Tests. Although he was at number four in the matter of taking wickets, but talking about fast bowlers, he was on the number one spot in terms of wickets. In this Test series, a Storming bowler like Dale Steyn has taken only two wickets. The five top bowlers of this whole series had four spinners while one fast bowler. Top five bowlers of this Test Series.
Dilruwan Perera (Sri Lanka) – 16 wickets
Keshav Maharaj (South Africa) – 16 wickets
Rangana Herath (Sri Lanka) – 12 wickets
Kagiso Rabada (South Africa) – 7 wickets
Akila Dhananjay (Sri Lanka) – 7 wickets
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