Dilshan, Sanga lead Lanka to victory

Tillakaratne Dilshan and Kumar Sangakkara led Sri Lanka to an 8 wicket win over South Africa in the fourth match of the five game one day series in Kandy today.

A record second wicket partnership between the two saw Sri Lanka win the five match series 3-1 with one game remaining.

The wining score was the highest chased down at the Pallekele International Cricket Stadium.

Batting first South Africa were bowled out for 238 in 48.4 overs and Sri Lanka reached the winning score in 44 overs.

 

 

SCORECARD

South Africa innings (50 overs maximum) R M B 4s 6s SR
View dismissal HM Amla lbw b Dilshan 77 88 71 9 0 108.45
View dismissal Q de Kock b Malinga 8 13 9 2 0 88.88
View dismissal JP Duminy b Mendis 97 194 121 7 2 80.16
View dismissal AB de Villiers* c †Sangakkara b Dilshan 4 7 8 0 0 50.00
View dismissal F du Plessis st †Sangakkara b Herath 23 49 44 1 0 52.27
View dismissal DA Miller b Mendis 1 3 3 0 0 33.33
View dismissal F Behardien c Thirimanne b Mendis 0 2 2 0 0 0.00
View dismissal RJ Peterson c †Sangakkara b Malinga 13 16 15 0 0 86.66
View dismissal RK Kleinveldt c Dilshan b Malinga 8 12 10 0 1 80.00
View dismissal M Morkel lbw b Mendis 0 4 2 0 0 0.00
LL Tsotsobe not out 3 19 7 0 0 42.85
Extras (b 4) 4
Total (all out; 48.4 overs; 208 mins) 238 (4.89 runs per over)
Fall of wickets 1-17 (de Kock, 2.6 ov), 2-118 (Amla, 22.1 ov), 3-126 (de Villiers, 24.2 ov), 4-172 (du Plessis, 36.5 ov),5-173 (Miller, 37.2 ov), 6-173 (Behardien, 37.4 ov), 7-191 (Peterson, 41.2 ov), 8-203 (Kleinveldt, 43.4 ov),9-205 (Morkel, 44.3 ov), 10-238 (Duminy, 48.4 ov)
Bowling O M R W Econ
View wickets SL Malinga 9 0 52 3 5.77
AD Mathews 7 1 31 0 4.42
View wickets BAW Mendis 9.4 0 51 4 5.27
NLTC Perera 3 0 22 0 7.33
View wicket HMRKB Herath 10 0 38 1 3.80
View wickets TM Dilshan 10 0 40 2 4.00
Sri Lanka innings (target: 239 runs from 50 overs) R B 4s 6s SR
TM Dilshan not out 115 130 16 0 88.46
View dismissal DPMD Jayawardene c Amla b Tsotsobe 12 26 2 0 46.15
View dismissal KC Sangakkara c Kleinveldt b Morkel 91 101 8 2 90.09
HDRL Thirimanne not out 1 8 0 0 12.50
Extras (lb 2, w 17, nb 1) 20
Total (2 wickets; 44 overs) 239 (5.43 runs per over)
Did not bat WU TharangaLD ChandimalAD Mathews*, NLTC PereraHMRKB HerathBAW MendisSL Malinga
Fall of wickets 1-45 (Jayawardene, 9.3 ov), 2-229 (Sangakkara, 41.4 ov)
Bowling O M R W Econ
View wicket M Morkel 10 1 62 1 6.20 (7w)
View wicket LL Tsotsobe 7 0 48 1 6.85 (1nb, 1w)
RK Kleinveldt 8 0 33 0 4.12 (1w)
RJ Peterson 8 0 46 0 5.75
JP Duminy 10 1 34 0 3.40 (2w)
F Behardien 1 0 14 0 14.00 (2w)
Match details
Toss South Africa, who chose to bat
Series Sri Lanka led the 5-match series 3-1

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