South Africa beat Sri Lanka by 5 wickets in 1st ODI in Dambulla
Sri Lanka won the toss and decided to bat against South Africa in the 1st ODI at Rangiri Dambulla International Stadium, Dambulla today.
FOUR and that's 50 up for @jpduminy21! Take a bow, jou lekker ding! 53* off 32 balls (6x4s and 2x6s), the boundary was also South Africa's winning runs! Congratulations team on the 5-wicket victory. They go 1-0 up in the 5-match series. #ProteaFire #SLvSA pic.twitter.com/gnnh4b6qOG— Cricket South Africa (@OfficialCSA) July 29, 2018
Sri Lanka 193 (Kusal Perera 81, Thisara Perera 49; Kagiso Rabada 4-41 , Tabraiz Shamsi 4-33)
South Africa 196 - 5 (Quinton de Kock 47, Faf du Plesis 47, JP Duminy 53* ; Akila Dananjaya 3-50)
Result South Africa won by 5 wickets
Sri Lanka were bowled out for 193 mainly due to the South African bowlers Kagiso Rabada 4-41 and Tabraiz Shamsi 4-33.
South Africa chased the runs down with 5 wickets and 15 overs to spare - Quinton de Kock 47, Faf du Plesis 47 and JP Duminy 53* starring with the bat.
Sri Lanka - Upul Tharanga, Kusal Perera, Kusal Mendis, Angelo Mathews(c), Niroshan Dickwella(wk), Thisara Perera, Shehan Jayasuriya, Akila Dananjaya, Suranga Lakmal, Lakshan Sandakan, Lahiru Kumara
South Africa – Hashim Amla, Quinton de Kock(wk), Aiden Markram, Faf du Plessis(c), JP Duminy, David Miller, Willem Mulder, Andile Phehlukwayo, Kagiso Rabada, Tabraiz Shamsi, Lungi Ngidi
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