A tender, green Sri Lanka facet, on Saturday, accomplished what no Asian workforce did prior to, changing into the primary Asian workforce to win a Take a look at collection in South Africa after Oshada Fernando and Kusal Mendis propelled the guests to an eight-wicket win in the second one Take a look at at Port Elizabeth to clinch a historical 2-Zero collection triumph.
Fernando used to be unbeaten on 75 off 106 balls, whilst Mendis scored 84 no longer out off 110 deliveries as Sri Lanka chased down the victory goal of 197 through lunch.
Dimuth Karunaratne & Co. confirmed some persona and recorded a medical win particularly after victory within the Durban Take a look at.
Right here’s how Twitter reacted to Sri Lanka’s historical win:
Congratulations !!! Nice workforce paintings to succeed in one thing particular. happy with the lads.. Smartly achieved @IamDimuth and the workforce. 👍👊👊👊
— Mahela Jayawardena (@MahelaJay) February 23, 2019
— Kumar Sangakkara (@KumarSanga2) February 23, 2019
Smartly achieved Sri Lanka!!! Large recognize! 🙏🏻💪🏻👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻 https://t.co/naJWupom8U
— Dean Jones (@ProfDeano) February 23, 2019
Congratulations to Sri Lanka on an improbable Take a look at collection win in opposition to SA in SA. This will have to be one in every of their largest moments of their Take a look at historical past. My pal @RusselArnold69 might be a truly glad guy #SAvSL
— VVS Laxman (@VVSLaxman281) February 23, 2019
Wow, Sri Lanka! Hats off! Going the place no Asian workforce has long gone prior to, the place higher Sri Lankan groups have not. That is large! Very large.
— Harsha Bhogle (@bhogleharsha) February 23, 2019
@IamDimuth and boys what a chain win @KusalMendis1 and osanda had been good with the bat.vishwa,kasun,Suranga and ambul had been good within the collection with @KusalJPerera. Revel in each and every little bit of it guys 👏👏👏👏🍾🍾🍾🍾
— Angelo Mathews (@Angelo69Mathews) February 23, 2019
Bravo Boys ! Congratulations to Captain Dimuth and the workforce , thanks for protecting the promise and Sri Lanka Cricket Alive ! First Asian workforce to win a chain in opposition to SA in South Africa ,smartly achieved
— Harin Fernando (@fernandoharin) February 23, 2019
Implausible effort to win the collection Zero-2. That is massive for Sri Lankan and unquestionably global cricket. Take a look at cricket has became on its head in the previous few months n its good #SAvSL
— Deep Dasgupta (@DeepDasgupta7) February 23, 2019
Congratulations boys. No phrase to mention truly glad about u all. Vishwa, oshada, kasun and Lasith inspired. KJP u good looks. Wel achieved to the entire gamers and supporting workforce.Wel achieved. Wel achieved.👏👏.@IamDimuth @KusalJPerera @Dhananjaya7575 @KusalMendis1 @CHathurusinghe @NiroshanDikka
— Dhammika Prasad (@imDhammika) February 23, 2019
Beaten through the positivity popping out from the neighbours again within the Sub continent !!! 😁😁😁Superior #SAvSL
— Russel Arnold (@RusselArnold69) February 23, 2019
Actually outstanding fulfillment through @OfficialSLC 👏👏👏
— Jimmy Neesham (@JimmyNeesh) February 23, 2019
Bravo Sri Lanka! Collection victory to cherish eternally 👏👏👏👏
— Cricketwallah (@cricketwallah) February 23, 2019
Actually glad for the lads, implausible workforce effort. This collection win a number of the Most sensible achievements of Sri Lanka Cricket. Smartly achieved @iamdimuth & workforce, Training workforce.
— Rangana Herath (@HerathRSL) February 23, 2019
Arguably the most productive day ever within the historical past of Asian check Cricket n for sure the most productive day ever for #SLC.
Weldone @IamDimuth n workforce!
You made all of the country proud🇱🇰🇱🇰 #SAvSL #LionsRoar #Speechless
— Danushka Gunathilaka (@danushka_70) February 23, 2019
— Tom Moody (@TomMoodyCricket) February 23, 2019
Ayubowan Sri Lanka. Such a lot of seniors lacking. But @OfficialSLC are the primary Asian workforce to win a chain in South Africa. One of the most hardest puts to win. Unattainable truly is not anything. My man @RusselArnold69 might be dancing within the streets as will many in Sri Lanka👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻
— ian bishop (@irbishi) February 23, 2019
Value having a pay attention purely for some fabulous insights into @OfficialSLC from @MarkMachado. A fantastic collection win. India the first subcontinent workforce to win in Aus and SL, the primary in SA. Take a look at cricket is alive and kicking #SAvSL https://t.co/4lpD7I8QcK
— Isa Guha (@isaguha) February 23, 2019
– Six weeks in the past India was the primary Asian facet to win a Take a look at collection in Australia.
– Nowadays Sri Lanka was the primary Asian facet to win a Take a look at collection in South Africa.
With this, no less than some of the Asian facets have now received a Take a look at collection in each and every Take a look at-playing nation!#SAvSL
— Mohandas Menon (@mohanstatsman) February 23, 2019
Nice win for Sri Lanka 👏🏽👏🏽👏🏽#OnceAgainProve…
Nice batting show through @KusalMendis1 and Oshada
Smartly performed boys made us proud
It’s an ideal Take a look at collection win for Sri Lanka#MadeAHistory
— Thisara perera (@PereraThisara) February 23, 2019
— The Cricket Occasions (@CricketTimesHQ) February 23, 2019
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