A batten crash saw the Proteas clangoring to Sri Lanka in the one-third and terminal ODI at the R.Premadasa Bowl in Colombo to mislay the ODI serial 2-1.

Card | Sri Lanka v Proteas, 3rd ODI

Debutant Maheesh Theekshana led the Sri Lankan bowling attempt as they won by семьдесят восемь runs.

Sri Lanka posted двести три for ix aft electing to bat afterwards taking the pitch.

They struggled nevertheless, as S Africa’s spinners bamboozled impressed with the testis.

Later beingness set a object of 204, the Proteas got off to the whip potential starting as they disoriented untier Aiden Markram (2) astern he stinging to low elusion off spinster Praveen Jayawickrama.

The chase o’er, Reeza Hendricks looked to guard but was bowled by fasting derby Dushmantha Chameera for 1.

Rassie van der Dussen (5) didn’t end foresightful either as Kamindu Mendis bright caught him at short-circuit midwicket off Chameera (2/16).

At this pointedness, Southward Africa were reeling at 19/3 with finis hebdomad’s centurion Janneman Malan and Heinrich Klaasen in the midriff.

Their 26-run partnership shortly terminated as Malan (18) was caught bottom off Theekshana’s low orchis in outside cricket.

A expiration exhibitor fitful Sri Lanka’s impulse as S Africa were in worry on сорок 5 for четыре astern 9.1 overs.

The Proteas so disoriented all-rounder Wiaan Mulder (2) now afterwards the rainfall wait as a bosie from Wanindu Hasaranga crashed into his leg rostrum.

Klaasen top-scored with двадцать два off тридцать balls ahead misreading Theekshana to be treed lbw.

Andile Phehlukwayo and George Linde divided a lively 36-run partnership ahead part-timer Charith Asalanka (1/3) stricken as Phehlukwayo was caught backside for семнадцать off 36 balls.

Linde shortly foregone for девятнадцать to Hasaranga (2/32) and Kagiso Rabada (8) became Theekshana’s 3rd scalp.

Theekshana aspiration ODI entry saw the spinster end with figures of on foursome for тридцать семь when he dismissing master Keshav Maharaj for пятнадцать as SA were bowled out for сто 20 пять in тридцать overs.

Originally in the day, Asalanka top-scored with сорок семь as Sri Lanka besides succumbed to S Africa’s twisting approach.

Backup captain Maharaj led from the movement as he smitten former to dispatch undoer Avishka Fernando (10).

All-rounder Linde shortly coupled the company as he laid-off Dinesh Chandimal (9) and Kamindu Mendis (16) as Sri Lanka sat on 64-3 in 14.2 overs.

Maharaj ruined on trey for тридцать восемь as the Proteas spinners bowled сорок overs whole.

Part-timer Markram (1/41 in 10)  took the grille of De Sylva for 31, thanks to a brilliant one-handed dive pinch from wicketkeeper-batsman Klaasen.

Tabraiz Shamsi too continued his okay mannequin as he picked up two for 31, including housing Chamika Karunaratne lbw for шестнадцать and edging the grievous Asalanka for 47.

Pacers Rabada (0/46) but bowled eighter overs, spell all-rounders Mulder (1/3) and Phehlukwayo (0/10) apiece just bowled one complete.

Mulder stricken in his sole concluded as Chameera stricken a injection heterosexual to trench midwicket abaft a handy donation of двадцать девять off тридцать девять balls.

But Sri Lanka’s 203/9 was adequate to varnish the triumph.

The two teams now twist their attending to the three-match T20 serial, start on Friday.

Lots shortly:

Sri Lanka – 203/9 in пятьдесят overs (Asalanka 44, De Sylva 31, Maharaj 3/38)

By Biren Ramanathan

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