Senuran Muthusamy stars with 7-for for South Africa A

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South Africa A limited Sri Lanka A to 325 all out on day one of this week’s four-day fixture in Hambantota.

Spinner Senuran Muthusamy figures of seven for 122 in 31 overs. This is the 11th five-wicket innings haul of his first-class career.

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Left-arm seamer Kwena Maphaka took two wickets on first-class debut. The 17-year-old Maphaka, who played for South Africa Under-19 last year, was a late addition to the squad amid fast bowler Lutho Sipamla’s injury.

Kwena Maphaka SA A

Kwena Maphaka.

South Africa A omitted Test batsmen Kyle Verreynne and Zubayr Hamza from the XI for this series opener.

South Africa A won the preceding limited-overs series against Sri Lanka A.

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