Vernon Philander and Dale Steyn took three first-innings wickets apiece as South Africa seized control of the match after the tourists collapsed from 149-2 overnight.
South Africa need only six more wickets to clinch the three-test series after forcing the visitors to follow on. At the close Sri Lanka were 138 for four in their second innings, still trailing by 203 runs.
Sri Lanka 138 for 4 (Mathews 28*, Samaraweera 19*) and 239 (Dilshan 78, Steyn 3-56, Philander3-46) trail South Africa 580 for 4 decl. by 203 runs.
3rd Test, Day 3 (Cape Town), Jan 2012
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