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Cook ton has South Africa in charge: 1st Test, Day 3 (Port Elizabeth)

Opener Stephen Cook scored a career-best century to help South Africa build a massive 432-run lead over Sri Lanka despite rain delays.

Cook (117) and Dean Elgar (52) shared 116 for the first wicket‚ which followed the 104 they added in the first innings. Earlier, Sri Lanka resumed on 181/7 and were dismissed in the eighth over of the day for 205 with Vernon Philander completing his 11th five-wicket haul in tests.

South Africa 286 and 351 for 5 (Cook 117, Elgar 52) lead Sri Lanka 205 (De Silva 43, Philander 5-45) by 432 runs.

Dec 2016

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