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SA135/2(28.0ov)SL225(49.3ov)

South Africa beat Sri Lanka by 41 runs (D/L method)
PLAYER OF THE MATCH
Aiden Markram
PLAYER OF THE SERIES
Quinton de Kock

27.6Malinga to der Dussen

0
Another pull shot another miss! Goes short again but once again Rassie is a little late on the pull shot.

27.5Malinga to der Dussen

0
Another short one and this one takes off after pitching. It is outside off. Rassie looks to pull but misses.

27.4Malinga to Markram

1
That has been clubbed! Short and Markram was waiting for it. He pulls it right off the middle but on the bounce to the fielder at deep square leg for a run.

27.3Malinga to der Dussen

1
On the shorter side, it hurries onto the batsman. He looks to pull but it hits the glove and goes down to fine leg for a run.

27.2Malinga to Markram

1
Slower ball on off, Markram waits for it and then guides it down to third man for a single.

27.1Malinga to der Dussen

1
Starts off with a delivery on the leg pole, Rassie works it towards wide mid on for a quick run.

26.6Dananjaya to Markram

0
Flatter delivery on middle and leg, defended with ease.

26.5Dananjaya to der Dussen

1
RvD shows the full face of the bat and defends the ball off the back foot towards the cover region. They pick up a single.

26.4Dananjaya to der Dussen

0
Back of a length delivery on off, van der Dussen blocks it.

26.3Dananjaya to Markram

1
Full on off, defended.

26.2Dananjaya to der Dussen

1
A full length ball on leg, van der Dussen flicks it to square leg for a single.

26.1Dananjaya to der Dussen

2
A flighted delivery around middle, RvD brings out the reverse sweep down to the cover region. Double added to the scoreboard.

25.7Udana to Markram

0
Good length ball on off. Markram looks to defend it. He does so but it almost goes on to hit the stumps. Markram then looks for a quick single but Mendis comes and saves it.

25.6Udana to der Dussen

1
Good length delivery on middle, Rassie milks it to long on and rotates the strike. Singles coming very easily for South Africa.

25.5Udana to der Dussen

WD
WIDE! Udana attempts a bouncer but misses it completely. He bowls it way over and down the leg side. Wided.

25.4Udana to Markram

1
Back of a length on off, Aiden defends it with soft hands and gets to the other end.

25.3Udana to der Dussen

1
Full length delivery on off, Rassie hits it wide of mid off and takes a single.

25.2Udana to Markram

1
Good length delivery outside off, Markram runs it down to third man for a run.

25.1Udana to der Dussen

1
Shorter in length on the body. Rassie pulls it away towards fine leg for a single.

24.6Perera to der Dussen

1
Full on middle and leg, Dussen drives towards the mid off region for a single.

24.5Perera to der Dussen

0
A flighted delivery on off, Dussen dances down the pitch but the ball kept low. Dussen just flicks it straight to mid-wicket.

24.4Perera to der Dussen

0
A short of length delivery on off, Dussen puts it away.

24.3Perera to der Dussen

0
Full on off played straight to the bowler.

24.2Perera to der Dussen

4
FOUR! A flighted delivery around off, RvD dances down the track and strikes it straight over the head of the bowler. A one bounce four.

24.1Perera to Markram

1
A short delivery outside off, Aiden plays a late cut towards the third man region and runs for a single.

23.6Udana to Markram

1
In the air...but short of the man at third man. Length delivery outside off, Markram hits it uppishly towards third man. The fielder misfields it while trying to take it on the bounce. Luckily for him that does not cost any run for his side.

23.5Udana to Markram

0
Good length delivery on off, this time Markram plays it straight to the fielder at mid off.

23.4Udana to Markram

4
FOUR! Exquisite. Overpitched delivery outside off, Markram gets on his front foot and hits it through backward point for a boundary.

23.3Udana to der Dussen

1
Back of a length delivery outside off, Rassie hits it on the off side and takes a single.

23.2Udana to Markram

1
Full length delivery outside off, Markram comes down the track and looks to hit it across the line. He gets a feather on it. The Sri Lankan players appeal but the umpire turns it down. They think to review it but Udana tells his captain not to.

23.1Udana to der Dussen

1
Back of a length delivery outside off, Rassie runs it down to third man for a single.

22.6Perera to Markram

0
Full on off, Aiden hits it straight to mid off.

22.5Perera to der Dussen

1
A back of a length delivery around off, Dussen taps for a single.

22.4Perera to Markram

1
A flatter delivery outside off, Perera punches it to deep cover, another single added.

22.3Perera to Markram

2
A back of a length delivery outside off, Dussen cuts it to deep cover for a double.

22.2Perera to Markram

0
A back of a length delivery on off, defended from the back foot.

22.1Perera to der Dussen

1
A flatter delivery around off, Dussen punches it to deep cover for a single.

21.6Perera to Markram

2
100 up for South Africa. Good length delivery outside off, Markram punches it wide of deep cover and gets a couple. 125 runs more required in 24 overs.

21.5Perera to der Dussen

1
Back of a length delivery outside off, van der Dussen punches it to deep cover and gets a single.

21.4Perera to der Dussen

0
Once again a similar ball and van der Dussen plays a similar shot to the same fielder.

21.3Perera to der Dussen

0
Length ball on off, Rassie plays it to the fielder at point.

21.2Perera to Markram

1
Fifty for Aiden Markram. Good innings from him so far but the job is not done yet. He gets to his second fifty by tapping it this length ball towards third man.

21.1Perera to Markram

0
Good length ball on off, Markram blocks it.

20.6Dananjaya to der Dussen

4
FOUR! Excellent from Rassie. Tossed up delivery on middle and off. Van der Dussen brings out the reverse sweep and times it beautifully through vacant backward point fence for a boundary.

20.5Dananjaya to Markram

1
Tossed up delivery outside off, Markram plays it away from the point fielder for a single.