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South Africa beat Sri Lanka by 4 wickets in second ODI

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DAMBULLA (Srilanka): Wicketkeeper-batsman Quinton de Kock made 87 to help South Africa beat Sri Lanka by four wickets in the second one-day international in Dambulla today. 
Chasing 245 for victory, the visitors rode on a 91-run opening partnership between de Kock and Hashim Amla, who scored 43, to achieve their target in 42.5 overs and take a 2-0 lead in the five-match series.
Sri Lanka’s mystery spinner Akila Dananjaya took three wickets. The third match is scheduled for Sunday in Kandy.

Wicketkeeper-batsman Quinton de Kock made 87 to help South Africa beat Sri Lanka by four wickets in the second one-day international in Dambulla today. Chasing 245 for victory, the visitors rode on a 91-run opening partnership between de Kock and Hashim Amla, who scored 43, to achieve their target in 42.5 overs and take a 2-0 lead in the five-match series. Sri Lanka’s mystery spinner Akila Dananjaya took three wickets. The third match is scheduled for Sunday in Kandy.

Final scoreboard of the second one-day international between Sri Lanka and South Africa in Dambulla on Wednesday:

Sri Lanka
U. Tharanga c de Kock b Ngidi 9
N. Dickwella b Phehlukwayo 69
K. Mendis lbw b Ngidi 0
K. Perera c Ngidi b Phehlukwayo 12
A. Mathews not out 79
S. Jayasuriya c de Kock b Mulder 18
T. Perera c de Kock b Ngidi 19
A. Dananjaya c Miller b Rabada 9
S. Lakmal b Phehlukwayo 7
P. Jayasuriya not out 10
Extras (lb3, w9) 12
Total (8 wickets, 50 overs) 244
Did not bat: K. Rajitha
Fall of wickets: 1-13 (Tharanga), 2-13 (Mendis), 3-56 (K. Perera), 4-123 (Dickwella), 5-165 (S. Jayasuriya), 6-197 (T. Perera), 7-216 (Dananjaya), 8-227 (Lakmal)
Bowling: Rabada 9-1-48-1 (w4), Ngidi 8-1-50-3 (w2), Mulder 7-0-26-1, Phehlukwayo 9-0-44-3 (w2), JP Duminy 7-0-30-0 (w1), Shamsi 10-0-43-0

South Africa (target 245)
Q. de Kock c Lakmal b Rajitha 87
H. Amla c and b Dananjaya 43
A. Markram c K. Perera b Dananjaya 3
F. du Plessis c and b Dananjaya 49
JP Duminy c Mendis b T. Perera 32
D. Miller c Mendis b Lakmal 3
W. Mulder not out 19
A. Phehlukwayo not out 7
Extras (w3) 3
Total (6 wickets, 42.5 overs) 246
Did not bat: K. Rabada, T. Shamsi, L. Ngidi
Fall of wickets: 1-91 (Amla), 2-109 (Markram), 3-162 (de Kock), 4-195 (du Plessis), 5-198 (Miller), 6-231 (Duminy)
Bowling: Lakmal 7-0-39-1, Rajitha 5.5-0-44-1, Dananjaya 10-0-60-3 (w2), T. Perera 7-0-34-1 (w1), P. Jayasuriya 10-0-53-0, S. Jayasuriya 3-0-16-0

Toss: Sri Lanka
Result: South Africa won by four wickets
Series: South Africa lead the five-match series 2-0
Umpires: Paul Reiffel (AUS), Ranmore Martinesz (SRI)
TV umpire: Nigel Llong (ENG)
Match referee: Javagal Srinath (IND)

Syed Aun

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