South Africa win 3rd ODI (and the series) against Sri Lanka by 78 runs

South Africa win 3rd ODI (and the series) against Sri Lanka by 78 runs
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Sri Lanka won the toss and decided to bowl at the Pallekele International Cricket Stadium, Kandy today in the 3rd ODI against South Africa.

A superb 102 from Reeza Hendricks supported by JP Duminy  92, Hashim Amla 59 and Daivd Miller 51 took South Africa to 363-7 in their allotted 50 overs.

South Africa 363 - 7 (Reeza Hendricks 102, JP Duminy  92, Hashim Amla 59 , Daivd Miller 51; Thisara Perera 4-75)

Sri Lanka 285 (Dhananjaya de Silva 84; Lungi Ngidi 4-57)

Result - South Africa win by 78 runs

In reply, Sri Lanka only made a a disappointing 285 – top bowling from the South African pair - Lungi Ngidi 4-57 and Andile Phehlukwayo 3-74

 

 

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

South Africa- Quinton de Kock(wk), Hashim Amla, Reeza Hendricks, Faf du Plessis(c), JP Duminy, David Miller, Willem Mulder, Andile Phehlukwayo, Kagiso Rabada,Tabraiz Shamsi,Lungi Ngidi

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