Sri Lanka beat South Africa by 3 wickets in only T20I

South Africa's Quinton de Kock (L) is run out by Sri Lanka's Dhananjaya de Silva.
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South Africa won the toss and decided to bat at the R. Premadasa Stadium, Colombo today against Sri Lanka in the only T20I of the tour.

South Africa 98  (Quinton de Kock 20; Lakshan Sandakan 3-19, Akila Dananjaya 2-15)

Sri Lanka 99 – 7 (Dinesh Chandimal 36*;Junior Dala 2-22)

Result - Sri Lanka won by 3 wickets

South Africa only managed 98 in 16.4 overs, Quinton de Kock top scoring with 20 and Lakshan Sandakan 3-19, Akila Dananjaya 2-15 and Dhananjaya de Silva 2-22 the pick of the Sri Lankan bowlers.

In reply, Sri Lanka chased down the runs required, although they had a bit of a wobble losing 4 wickets for 15 runs; however, Dinesh Chandimal 36 saw them home.

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