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SL251(42.3ov)SA338/7(50.0ov)

South Africa beat Sri Lanka by 87 runs

42.4Tahir to Lakmal

W
OUT! That looked out and it is out. A great googly by Tahir to fool the batsman. He lands it around off and Lakmal is caught on the back foot trying to deal with it. Fails to put bat on ball and is rapped on the pads. They appeal and the umpire raises his finger quickly. Lakmal takes the DRS but to no use, it's clipping the top of middle stump. That's it then. SOUTH AFRICA WIN BY 87 RUNS!

42.3Tahir to Perera

1
Knocks a full ball down through mid on for a run.

42.2Tahir to Perera

WD
Wide! A googly wide outside off, it's left alone by the batsman.

42.1Tahir to Perera

0
Too full in length and wide outside off, Thisara drives but finds the extra cover fielder at the edge of the circle.

41.6Pretorius to Perera

1
Short and down the leg side, Perera fails to middle his help-pull shot but still manages to get it away from the keeper. A single taken.

41.5Pretorius to Perera

2
Short in length on off, Perera pulls it powerfully over mid-wicket. The fielder in the deep makes a sliding stop and they cross for a couple of times.

41.4Pretorius to Lakmal

1
That's not a shot from a number 11. A lovely cover drive by Lakmal, he pierces it past the cover fielder and gets off the mark with a single.

41.3Pretorius to Vandersay

W
OUT! Fantastic catch by Duminy. Pretorius offers room outside off and Vandersay rocks back to pack a punch. He fails to keep it down and it goes low towards backward point. JP Duminy stationed there snaps it inches above the ground, great reaction catch from the veteran.

41.2Pretorius to Perera

1
A little short in length on off, Thisara stays back footed and flat-bats it down past his partner to mid off for a run.

41.1Pretorius to Vandersay

1
Good timing and great fielding! Too full in length on off, Vandersay plays a well-timed off drive but fails to beat the diving attempt of the mid off fielder.

40.9Duminy to Vandersay

1
Shortish and on off, Vandersay hangs on the back foot and strokes it down to long off for one. 7 runs from the over, not enough though as the RRR is touching almost 11.

40.8Duminy to Vandersay

0
Shows the full face of the bat and defends the ball off the back foot.

40.7Duminy to Vandersay

WD
Again a wide down the leg side! Jeffrey gets inside the line to cover the stumps and then allows it to spin down the leg side.

40.6Duminy to Vandersay

WD
Wide! Turning down the leg side, Vandersay allows it through to the keeper.

40.5Duminy to Perera

1
Short and wide outside off, cut through point for a run.

40.4Duminy to Perera

WD
Wide! Fires one down the leg side, Thisara wants to flick but misses.

40.3Duminy to Perera

0
Flatter again, wide outside off, left alone.

40.2Duminy to Vandersay

1
Helps it with the spin through square leg for one.

40.1Duminy to Perera

1
Flatter on off, Perera works it down the leg side. One run added to the total.

39.6Phehlukwayo to Vandersay

0
Gets on the front foot and drives a full ball to mid off. Another top over by Andile!

39.5Phehlukwayo to Vandersay

0
Stays back and plays down a length ball to point.

39.4Phehlukwayo to Siriwardana

W
OUT! Fourth wicket for Phehlukwayo. Shorter one, well-directed, Siriwardana pulls but without much power and timing. It flies in front of square leg and Aiden Markram takes the simplest of catches in the deep.

39.3Phehlukwayo to Perera

1
Goes on the back foot and punches it wide of mid off for a run.

39.2Phehlukwayo to Perera

0
Digs in a short ball around off, hurrying onto the batsman, Perera plays a mistimed pull shot towards mid on.

39.1Phehlukwayo to Perera

0
Bouncer first up to the new batsman. Thisara ducks underneath it.

38.7Duminy to Mathews

W
OUT! This is a brilliant running catch from Chris Morris, not easy when you are sprinting back! A loopy full ball around off, Angelo tries to heave it across the line by jumping down the track but gets a big top edge over extra cover. Morris does well to keep his eyes on the ball and catches it safely. The reaction on his face tells you everything, not easy to take those.

38.6Duminy to Siriwardana

1
Plays it down with soft hands to covers and pinches a single.

38.5Duminy to Mathews

1
Mathews has driven it through mid on. One run added to the total.

38.4Duminy to Mathews

6
SIX! Mathews goes big! It's not over until this batsman is at the crease. Flighted ball, too full in length around off, Mathews lines up behind the delivery and thwacks it over long on.

38.3Duminy to Siriwardana

1WD
Wide! Sprays a full ball down the leg side, Siriwardana leaves it and the keeper fumbles. They cross.

38.2Duminy to Siriwardana

0
Too full in length on off, Milinda pushes it back from the inner portion of his bat.

38.1Duminy to Mathews

1
Flighted ball on off, turning back in slowly, Angelo works it in front of square leg for a run.

37.6Phehlukwayo to Siriwardana

4
FOUR! Crunched! A good length ball around off, Siriwardana forces it through the line and it flies over cover-point for a boundary. Gets off the mark in style.

37.5Phehlukwayo to Mendis

W
OUT! Caught behind! The slower one foxes Jeevan. Phehlukwayo continues to deliver with the ball. A clever change in pace from him as he serves it full and wide outside off. Mendis winds up for a big heave-ho over the leg side but gets a faint outside edge behind to Miller. 119 needed off 73 balls with four wickets left, time running out for Sri Lanka.

37.4Phehlukwayo to Mendis

0
On a length around off, angling away, Jeevan plants his back leg inside the crease and taps it down to point.

37.3Phehlukwayo to Mendis

4
FOUR! Lovely straight drive, straight out of the coaching manual. A shade overpitched and around off, Mendis brings down a straight drive and crisply strokes it past his partner at the other end for a boundary down the ground.

37.2Phehlukwayo to Mathews

1
Driven towards the mid off region. The batsmen have run through for a single.

37.1Phehlukwayo to Mendis

1
In the air but just wide of the two inside fielders. Back of a length ball on off, Mendis mishits it aerially but wide of extra cover. The mid off fielder moves across to his right to stop the ball and they take a single.

36.6Duminy to Mendis

1
Presses forward to a full ball and strokes it down to long off for a single.

36.5Duminy to Mendis

2
Sliding down the leg side, it's swept down to short fine leg where Ngidi misfields and allows a couple.

36.4Duminy to Mendis

4
FOUR! Up and over! Loopy and full on middle, Jeevan kneels down and pumps his slog sweep over mid-wicket for a boundary. A good controlled stroke.

36.3Duminy to Mathews

1
Jumps out of the crease to take it on the full and drives it from the toe end of his bat to long off for a single.

36.2Duminy to Mathews

0
Straighter one outside off, Mathews pushes inside the line and edges it down to backward point.

36.1Duminy to Mendis

1
Tossed up ball on off, turning away, Mendis gets back and punches it past the diving mid-wicket fielder for a run.

35.7Phehlukwayo to Mendis

1
Shorter one on off, it's run down to third man for a single. 6 from the over along with the wicket of Dhananjaya.