South Africa Vs Sri Lanka 5th ODI

South Africa Vs Sri Lanka
ODI Series
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Match Basics
5th ODI: South Africa Vs Sri Lanka
Date: 12th August, 2018
Venue: R.Premadasa Stadium, Khettarama, Colombo
Umpires: Ruchira Palliyaguruge, Nigel Llong
Toss won by: Sri Lanka, elected to bat first.
Scorecard Summary
Sri Lanka’s Innings: 299/8 (50 Overs, RR: 5.98)
Batting: Dickwella 43 off 65 balls, Kusal Mendis 38 off 43 balls, Angelo Matthews 97* off 97 balls, De Silva 30 off 41 balls, Shanaka 21 off 15 balls
Bowling: Kagiso Rabada 1/47 in 10 overs, PWA Mulder 2/59 in 8 overs, AL Phehlukwayo 2/60 in 8 overs, Keshav Maharaj 1/32 in 10 overs
Target: 300 from 50 overs

South Africa’s Innings: 121 (24.4 Overs, RR: 4.9)
Batting: Quinton De Kock 54 off 57 balls, Aiden Markram 20 off 13 balls
Bowling: Akila Dananjaya 6/29 in 9 overs, De Silva 1/21 in 4 overs, Kumara 2/34 in 5.4 overs
Result: Sri Lanka won by 178 runs

Man Of The Match: Akila Dananjaya
Highlights & Analysis
South Africa Vs Sri lanka: Sri Lanka 1st Innings

  • With the series already claimed by Proteas by 3-1, this match was more of a confidence booster for Sri Lanka, if they managed to win it.
  • The pitch appeared to have ample amount of dead grass, which was an indicator of good batting conditions.
  • And, this is why Angelo Matthews won the toss and chose to bat first in the 5th and final ODI of this series.

  • Sri Lankan openers, Dickwella and Tharanga came out to bat. For South Africa, Rabada and Dala shared the new ball from each end.

  • A decent start was made by the pair as they reached 32 runs in 6 overs.
  • The partnership reached fifty but Proteas strategy to persist with their fast bowlers worked, as Dala got the wicket of Tharanga.

  • Kusal Perera joined Dickwella. Now, Mulder was brought into the attack and he struck straight away by claiming the wicket of Kusal Perera.
  • Kusal Mendis joined Dickwella. The pair added 30 more runs as the first drinks break of the innings was taken. At this point, Sri Lanka were 2 wickets down with 94 runs on the board.
  • Post drinks, this partnership stretched to 50 runs, however this is when  Phehlukwayo  struck and Dickwella fell 7 runs short of a half century.

  • Now, the Sri Lankan captain, Angelo Matthews joined Kusal Mendis.

  • The pair added a further 28 runs, after which Maharaj’s consistent lengths finally got him his first wicket of the match.

  • De Silva joined Matthews.Another 50+ partnership was shared between the pair, as Sri Lanka closed on 200 runs.

  • This is when Mulder was brought into the attack, and he struck straightaway as he claimed the wicket of De Silva.

  • Now, with Thisara Perera and Angelo Matthews on the crease, Sri Lanka were 5 wickets down with 195 runs on the board.
  • Matthews was the aggressor, as Thisara Perera supported his captain from the other end to bring up another 50 run partnership.
  • But, in the very same over Phehlukwayo struck back and claimed the wicket of Thisara Perera.

  • Shanaka joined Matthews. As expected, Shanaka added some quick runs and lost his wicket in the last over to Rabada followed by Dananjaya who also lost his wicket.
  • Sri Lanka finished on 299 runs with Matthews finishing on 97 runs.

South Africa Vs Sri Lanka: South Africa 2nd Innings

  • With 300 runs required to win this match, the South African openers, Hashim Amla and Quinton De Kock came out to bat.
  • Suranga Lakmal bowled the first over, and snuffed the wicket of Amla to give Sri Lanka an early breakthrough.

  • Aiden Markram joined Quinton De Kock. The pair added 30 runs in 5 overs and were looking solid until Dananjaya claimed the wicket of Markram in the next over.
  • Hendricks came out to bat, but he bagged a golden duck as Dananjaya shattered his stumps with a googly.

  • With South Africa 3 wickets down and 31 runs on the board, Klaasen joined Quinton De Kock.
  • However, the pair could only add 8 more runs as Danajaya struck again, this time getting the wicket of dangerous Klaseen with yet another googly.

  • JP Duminy joined De Kock. And, finally the spin threat was averted from both ends as the pair notched up a 46 run partnership.
  • This partnership was broken by De Silva and now Mulder joined De Kock with South Africa 5 down for 85 runs.

  • De Kock reached his half century, however he was getting no support from the other end as Mulder lost his wicket to Kumara.

  • Phehlukwayo joined De Kock who lost his wicket in the very next over to Dananjaya, and Sri Lanka were now confirmed of their win.

  • In the very next over, Phehlukwayo lost his wicket of Dananjaya, who completed his 5 wicket haul of the match.

  • Maharaj joined Rabada. The pair added a meaningful partnership of 20 runs, after which Dananjaya claimed the wicket of Maharaj.

  • Dala joined Rabada, but lost his wicket in the next over to Kumara and Sri Lanka won by 178 runs.

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South Africa Sri Lanka

AK Markram

AL Phehlukwayo

CJ Dala

H Klaasen

HM Amla

JP Duminy

K Rabada

KA Maharaj

PWA Mulder

Q de Kock (Capt.) (Wkt.)

RR Hendricks

A Dananjaya

AD Mathews (Capt.)

BKG Mendis

CBRLS Kumara

DM de Silva

MD Shanaka

MDKJ Perera

N Dickwella (Wkt.)

NLTC Perera

RAS Lakmal

WU Tharanga

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