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SA180/3(20.0ov)SL164/9(20.0ov)

South Africa beat Sri Lanka by 16 runs
PLAYER OF THE MATCH
Rassie van der Dussen

19.6Sipamla to Udana

1
Outside off, pushed towards long on for a single to end the game. JUST A 16-RUN VICTORY FOR SA.

19.5Sipamla to Udana

6
SIX! Ho ho ho! The match might be over but not the effort. A short ball, Udana launches into this one and pummels it over mid-wicket!

19.4Sipamla to Udana

0
A short ball, outside off, Isuru pulls it uppishly but it almost carries to Reeza Hendricks at deep mid-wicket who dives to take it. Replays show that it was a touch short.

19.3Sipamla to Udana

2
SAFE! Comedy of errors. Slower ball, fuller outside off, Udana reaches out to sweep and drags it through mid-wicket. He is initially happy with the single but Vandersay is halfway down the track to shake hands with him. Seeing Udana stationary, Vandersay stops. But now, Isuru starts to run. There is a run out on offer at the striker's end but the throw comes at the bowler's end where Sipamla fumbles. By that time, Vandersay gets in. Now, Sipamla picks the ball and has a shy at the keeper's end but misses. The keeper collects the ball and disturbs the stumps and appeals. It is referred upstairs but replays show that Udana's dive has got him in. Two runs overall.

19.2Sipamla to Udana

0
Misses out. Without any illegal delivery, this match is done. Full and outside off, IU gives himself room to the leg side again, aims to go off side but finds short extra cover.

19.1Sipamla to Udana

6
SIX! Udana continues his party. Moves to 75! Full and outside off, Isuru gives himself room to the leg side, waits for the ball to come to him and swings it over long off!

18.7Morris to Malinga

W
OUT! TIMBER! Chris Morris has the last laugh. Perfect yorker on middle, Malinga makes room and looks to drive but misses it and gets bowled. He had no clue about that and he paid the price for it. Expensive over from South Africa. 16 runs and a wicket have come from the over. Sri Lanka need 32 runs in the last over to win the match.

18.6Morris to Malinga

4
FOUR! Third boundary of the over. Full toss and outside off, Malinga looks to drive but gets an outside edge. It goes towards third man for a boundary.

18.5Morris to Udana

1
Full on middle, Udana lofts it over mid on for a run.

18.4Morris to Udana

6
SIX! Stand and deliver stuff from Isuru Udana. Full on middle, Udana lofts this straight down the ground for a maximum. He is a player to watch out for.

18.3Morris to Udana

WD
WIDE! Bowls a bouncer, Udana does well to duck under it. The umpire gives it a wide for height.

18.2Morris to Udana

4
FOUR! Terrific shot. Full and outside off, Udana smashes it through covers for a boundary.

18.1Morris to Udana

0
Full on off, Udana drives it to covers.

17.6Shamsi to Malinga

4
FOUR! JUST OVER THE STUMPS! Floated outside off, Malinga looks to defend but the ball spins in, takes the inside edge and goes over the stumps to the fine leg fence!

17.5Shamsi to Malinga

0
Full and around middle, Malinga looks to defend but gets an inside edge onto his pads.

17.4Shamsi to Dananjaya

W
OUT! TIMBER! There goes the 8th wicket. Sri Lanka do not have choice as they have to go for the shots. Floated well outside off, Dananjaya looks to play against the turn, looking to play the slog sweep but in the process, drags it back onto the stumps.

17.3Shamsi to Udana

1
TOP EDGE AND SAFE! Flighted delivery on middle, Udana looks to go big but gets a top edge on this one. It lands in no man's land. It goes towards mid-wicket for a run.

17.2Shamsi to Udana

0
Tossed up on off, Udana looks to play a reverse sweep but misses it.

17.1Shamsi to Udana

4
FOUR! Great start to the over. Tossed up on middle, Udana gets on one knee and plays a reverse sweep between point and third man for a boundary.

16.6Sipamla to Udana

1
IN THE AIR AND SAFE! Short delivery, Udana looks to heave it over mid on but gets a top edge. It lands in no man's land. The batsmen take a single. In the process Udana breaks his bat. 33 runs have come from the last two overs.

16.5Sipamla to Udana

0
Bowls a short of a length delivery, Udana looks to hook but misses it completely.

16.4Sipamla to Udana

6
SIX! That is colossal! Maiden T20I fifty for him. Outstanding stuff from him. Length delivery on middle, Udana lofts this cleanly over mid-wicket for a maximum! That has gone out of the park!

16.3Sipamla to Udana

4
FOUR! Off the inner half! Udana will not mind. He moves to 46! A short ball, around off, Isuru swings hard but the ball goes off the inner half of the bat, past a diving short fine leg to the fence behind!

16.2Sipamla to Udana

4
FOUR! WHOOSH! Udana is enjoying himself here. A length ball, outside off, Isuru gets his front leg out of the way and smashes it over cover for a boundary!

16.1Sipamla to Udana

0
A length ball outside off, slower in pace, Udana swings hard but misses.

15.7Duminy to Udana

1
Floated on off, Isuru plays it towards point for a run. 18 runs have come from the over. Very big over for Sri Lanka and a much-needed one. Sri Lanka need 68 runs in 24 balls.

15.6Duminy to Udana

0
Tossed up on middle, Udana looks to sweep but misses it and gets hit on the pads.

15.5Duminy to Udana

6
SIX! Nice use of the Free Hit. Second six of the over. Full toss on middle, Udana lofts it over mid on for a maximum.

15.4Duminy to Udana

1NB
NO BALL! Forget the catch, JP Duminy has overstepped! Full toss on leg, Udana lofts it over mid on but does not get the distance on it. It goes to Markram at long on who takes an excellent catch just before the ropes. He is not sure whether he has touched the ropes or not and throws the ball back in play. All that effort in vain. The next ball will be a Free Hit.

15.3Duminy to Udana

4
FOUR! They need more of these. Tossed up outside off, Udana looks to cut but gets an outside edge. It goes towards third man for a boundary.

15.2Duminy to Udana

6
SIX! Short delivery on leg, Udana pulls it over mid-wicket for a maximum.

15.1Duminy to Udana

0
Tossed up on middle, Udana plays a reverse sweep to short third man.

14.6Morris to Udana

1
Full toss on off, Udana drives it towards mid off for a single.

14.5Morris to Dananjaya

1
Full on off, Dananjaya drives it towards covers for a run.

14.4Morris to Udana

1
Full and outside off, Udana drives it through covers for a run.

14.3Morris to Udana

0
Full on off, Udana drives it to mid off.

14.2Morris to Udana

4
FOUR! Length delivery on middle, Udana looks to pull but gets an inside edge. It goes towards fine leg for a boundary.

14.1Morris to Udana

0
Full on off, Udana drives it to mid off.

13.6Sipamla to Udana

1
Length delivery on middle, Udana nudges it towards square leg for a run.

13.5Sipamla to Udana

1W
OUT! That is simply superb from the skipper! It is ironic to say that it is a superb piece of fielding when the fielder drops a sitter but seeing what he has produced after that, makes your hair stand on end. Let us go event by event. Full and outside off, Udana swings high and handsome in the air. The ball almost touches the stratosphere and when it comes down, Duminy is waiting for it at cover. But he is not able to judge the downward path and catches it away from his body, or rather, looks to do so. Puts it down. But then, here comes the main stuff. Duminy gets up in a flash, quickly sensing that the batsmen are looking for the single. Dhananjaya de Silva has come a long way down but Udana has gone nowhere. Duminy quickly picks up the ball and has an under-arm shy at the bowler's end. Hits them and celebrates. The umpire refers it upstairs and replays show that de Silva is well short.

13.4Sipamla to Udana

4
FOUR! Nice shot. Length delivery outside off, Udana lofts it over extra cover for a boundary.

13.3Sipamla to Silva

1
Length delivery on middle, Dhananjaya nudges it towards square leg for a run.

13.2Sipamla to Udana

1
Full on middle, Udana drives it through mid on for a single.

13.1Sipamla to Udana

0
On a good length on off, Udana defends it off the back foot.

12.6Pretorius to Silva

0
Length delivery outside off, Dhananjaya guides it towards the keeper.