4th ODI - Sri Lanka beat South Africa by 3 runs in thrilling finish

4th ODI - Sri Lanka beat South Africa beat by 3 runs in thrilling finish
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In this rain affected (D/L) ODiI, South Africa won the toss and decided to bowl, at Pallekele International Cricket Stadium, Kandy today against Sri Lanka.

Sri Lanka 306 - 7 (Thisara Perera 51*, Kusal Perera 51 , Dasun Shanaka 65)

South Africa 184 - 9 (Hashim Amla 40; uranga Lakmal 3-46)

Result – Sri Lanka beat South Africa by 3 runs (D/L)

Scorecard

Sri Lanka made a creditable 306-7 in their allotted 39 overs, mainly thanks to Thisara Perera 51*, Kusal Perera 51 and Dasun Shanaka 65 (inc 4x4s and 5x6s)

In reply, South Africa made 187-9 ,Hashim Amla top scoring with 40 and Suranga Lakmal 3-46 the pick of the Sri Lankan bowlers.

 

Sri Lanka - Upul Tharanga, Niroshan Dickwella(wk), Kusal Perera, Kusal Mendis, Thisara Perera, Angelo Mathews(c), Dhananjaya de Silva, Akila Dananjaya, Suranga Lakmal, Dasun Shanaka, Lahiru Kumara

South Africa -  Hashim Amla, Quinton de Kock(c)(wk), Reeza Hendricks, Heinrich Klaasen, JP Duminy, David Miller, Andile Phehlukwayo, Willem Mulder, Keshav Maharaj, Lungi Ngidi, Junior Dala

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