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SA232/2(38.5ov)SL231(47.0ov)

South Africa beat Sri Lanka by 8 wickets
PLAYER OF THE MATCH
Faf du Plessis

38.5Sandakan to Plessis

1
That ends the game! Tossed up on middle, du Plessis flicks it towards mid-wicket for a run. SOUTH AFRICA WIN BY 8 WICKETS AND LEAD THE SERIES 1-0.

38.4Sandakan to der Dussen

1
Full on middle, van der Dussen drives it through mid on for a run.

38.3Sandakan to der Dussen

2
Short on off, van der Dussen cuts it towards point. The batsmen get two runs.

38.2Sandakan to der Dussen

0
Full on off, van der Dussen drives it to mid off.

38.1Sandakan to der Dussen

0
APPEAL FOR LBW! NOT OUT! Floated on off, van der Dussen looks to defend but misses it and gets hit on the pads. It was a quicker delivery from Sandakan. A muted appeal from the bowler but the umpire shakes his head.

37.6Fernando to Plessis

4
FOUR! Good prediction by the commentator. He said Fernando will bowl full and he bowls full. Full on middle and leg, du Plessis hits it over mid on for a boundary. 11 runs from the over.

37.5Fernando to Plessis

4
FOUR! Powerful shot from the skipper. Short of a length delivery, du Plessis pulls it over mid-wicket for a boundary.

37.4Fernando to Plessis

2
Full on middle, du Plessis comes to the pitch of the ball and flicks it through mid-wicket. The batsmen pick up a couple.

37.3Fernando to Plessis

0
On off, the skipper plays it to point.

37.2Fernando to der Dussen

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Length delivery on off, van der Dussen plays it towards point for a single.

37.1Fernando to der Dussen

0
Good length delivery outside off, van der Dussen looks to cut but misses it.

36.6Sandakan to Plessis

0
Tossed up on off, Faf looks to cut but gets a bottom edge towards point. The hosts need just 15 runs to win this match.

36.5Sandakan to Plessis

0
Full on middle, the skipper drives it towards mid on where the fielder does well to stop it.

36.4Sandakan to Plessis

0
Tossed up on off, du Plessis defends it off the back foot.

36.3Sandakan to der Dussen

1
Full on off, van der Dussen drives it towards mid off for a run.

36.2Sandakan to Plessis

1
Floated on middle, du Plessis flicks it towards the leg side for a run.

36.1Sandakan to Plessis

0
Tossed up on middle, du Plessis looks to defend but gets an inside edge onto the pads.

35.6Fernando to der Dussen

0
Good length delivery on off, van der Dussen plays it to covers.

35.5Fernando to der Dussen

0
On a good length on off, van der Dussen looks to defend but gets an inside edge onto the pads.

35.4Fernando to der Dussen

4
FOUR! Nice shot. Short of a length delivery, van der Dussen pulls it through mid-wicket for a boundary.

35.3Fernando to Plessis

1
100 for Faf du Plessis! 11th in ODIs for him. What an outstanding innings from the skipper. He has ensured that his team does not have to get into pressure, by batting deep. Length delivery outside off, du Plessis gets across to punch, gets a bottom edge towards point, has a look at his partner and then scampers through for a run.

35.2Fernando to der Dussen

1
On off, van der Dussen plays it towards point for a single.

35.1Fernando to Plessis

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Length delivery on off, du Plessis helps it towards third man for a run. Faf moves to 99.

34.6Sandakan to Plessis

1
Full on middle and leg, Faf drives it through mid on for a run.

34.5Sandakan to Plessis

0
Flighted delivery on middle, the skipper tucks it to mid-wicket.

34.4Sandakan to der Dussen

1
Full on off, van der Dussen drives it towards mid off for a run.

34.3Sandakan to Plessis

1
Floated on middle, du Plessis flicks it towards mid-wicket for a run.

34.2Sandakan to der Dussen

1
Tossed up on middle, van der Dussen plays it towards mid on for a run.

34.1Sandakan to Plessis

1
Played to the mid-wicket region by the batsman. One run added to the total.

33.6Dananjaya to Plessis

1
On middle and leg, pushed through mid-wicket for a run.

33.5Dananjaya to Plessis

0
Pushes this towards cover and sets off for one but then changes his mind.

33.4Dananjaya to Plessis

0
Around middle, van der Dussen looks to work it to the leg side bt the ball spins away and takes the leading edge, going to cover.

33.3Dananjaya to Plessis

0
Tossed up slightly, pushed down to long on for a run.

33.2Dananjaya to der Dussen

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Tossed up slightly, pushed down to long on for a run.

33.1Dananjaya to Plessis

1
Full on middle, pushed through mid on for a single.

32.6Sandakan to der Dussen

0
Floated on off, van der Dussen punches it off the back foot. The hosts need just 32 now to win this match.

32.5Sandakan to der Dussen

4
FOUR! 200 up for South Africa. 50 partnership between Faf du Plessis and Rassie van der Dussen. Short and outside off, van der Dussen makes room and cuts it through point. The fielder dives to stop it but it goes through him. Very bad effort from him.

32.4Sandakan to der Dussen

0
Tossed up on off, van der Dussen defends it off the front foot.

32.3Sandakan to Plessis

1
Floated on middle, du Plessis plays it towards mid on for a run.

32.2Sandakan to Plessis

0
Flighted delivery on middle, the skipper keeps it out.

32.1Sandakan to Plessis

0
Tossed up on off, du Plessis defends it towards covers.

31.6Dananjaya to Plessis

1
Tossed up on off, du Plessis plays on the forward defense towards the leg side for a run. 11 runs have come from the over. Good over for South Africa.

31.5Dananjaya to der Dussen

1
Full on off, van der Dussen drives it towards mid off for a run.

31.4Dananjaya to Plessis

1
Tossed up on middle, the skipper flicks it towards the leg side for a run.

31.3Dananjaya to Plessis

4
FOUR MORE! Up and over this time. Tossed up outside off, Faf takes a couple of strides down the track, gets to the pitch of the ball and smashes it over mid off for a boundary. Moves to 90 from 88 balls - 13 fours and a six. The stand is worth 42 from 49 deliveries.