The declaration meant that Sri Lanka needed to survive a difficult 12 overs at the end of the day, but they managed it well with Upul Tharanga making 20 and Kaushal Silva a more conservative eight to reach stumps without loss.
Sri Lanka reach stumps unscathed
Sri Lanka reach the end of day two unscathed in their response to South Africa's 455.
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