Sri Lanka lose four quick wickets in third Test against South Africa

Hashim Amla in action on day three of the second Test between South Africa and England on January 4, 2016
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Sri Lanka reach stumps on day two of the third Test match with South Africa on 80-4, still 346 runs behind their hosts.

South Africa have reduced Sri Lanka to 80-4 at stumps on day two of the third Test match in Johannesburg.

The Proteas have already won the best-of-three series but they look on course to make it a whitewash after taking four wickets in 28.4 overs on Friday.

South Africa had resumed on 338-3 and although they only added another 98 runs in reaching 426, Hashim Amla ended with a score of 131 and Quinton de Kock contributed 34 further down the order.

Sri Lanka needed a bright start to their innings but they lost Dimuth Karunaratne to the fourth ball of the innings off the bowling of Vernon Philander.

Kusal Mendis hit a valuable 41 but Philander and Kagiso Rabada ended the day with two wickets apiece to leave the tourists needing a strong performance on day three to get back into the match.

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