Sunday, September 23, 2018 | ePaper

Sri Lanka outplay SA in last ODI

  • Print


Sri Lanka completely outplayed the South African side led by Quinton de Kock beating them by 178 runs in the final ODI of the five match ODI series.
The ODI match between Sri Lanka and South Africa was played in R Premadasa Stadium in Colombo on 12th August. South Africans already clinched the series with their hat-trick wins in the first three games.
The hosts batted first after winning the toss and posted a total of 299 in the scoreboard. In the Sri Lankan batting score card, the skipper Angelo Mathews led the batting line up of his run a ball knock of 97 runs including 11 fours and one six. Lankan wicketkeeper Niroshan Dickwella scored a composed 43 runs in 65 balls
In the bowling side Williem Mulder and Phehlukwayo led the bowling cards by taking two wickets each. Rabada, Junior Dala and Keshav Maharaj took one wicket per each.
In their chase of 300 runs right from the visitors Finally they were bowled out for 121 runs only. Lankan spinner Akila Dananjaya delivered another dream spell of 6 wickets for 29 runs. In the batting line up South African skipper Quinton De Kock scored a fighting 54 runs when the wickets were tumbling on the other side.
Akil Dananjaya was awarded as man of the match for his match winning spell of 6 wickets. With this spell he became only the fourth spinner to take 6 wickets in two times in ODIs. JP Duminy was awarded as the man of the series.

More News For this Category

The winners of the 2nd National Kushu and Kung-Fu Competition with the chief guest Secretary of National Sports Council Md Masud Karim and the officials and guests of Bangladesh Martial Art Confederation pose for a photo session at the Gymnasium of National Sports Council on Friday.

The winners of the 2nd National Kushu and Kung-Fu Competition with the chief guest Secretary of National Sports Council Md Masud Karim and the officials and guests of Bangladesh Martial Art Confederation pose for a photo session at the Gymnasium of National Sports Council on Friday.

Tighten up, Emery warns leaky Arsenal

Unai Emery has warned his Arsenal stars to fix their leaky defence in time for Sunday's Premier League clash against Everton.Emery's side extended their winning run to four matches in

Badminton star Lee has cancer, in Taiwan for treatment

Malaysian badminton star Lee Chong Wei has early-stage nose cancer and is being treated in Taiwan, sports officials said Saturday, after weeks of speculation about his health.The country's most successful

Maria Sakkari of Greece returns a shot to Kiki Bertens of the Netherlands during their semifinal match at the Korea Open tennis championship in Seoul, South Korea on Saturday.

Maria Sakkari of Greece returns a shot to Kiki Bertens of the Netherlands during their semifinal match at the Korea Open tennis championship in Seoul, South Korea on Saturday.

Trophy of Bangabandhu International Gold Cup formally unveiled

Trophy of Bangabandhu International Gold Cup formally unveiled

The trophy of the 5th edition of Bangabandhu International Gold Cup 2018 was formally unveiled through a fabulous ceremony at a city's local hotel on Saturday.Commerce Minister Tofail Ahmed MP

Malik thwarts giantkillers Afghanistan in last over finish

AFP, Dubai :Experienced batsman Shoaib Malik hit a six and a boundary to pull off a sensational last over three-wicket win for Pakistan against a spirited Afghanistan in the Asia

Japan's Osaka romps into Tokyo final

Japan's Osaka romps into Tokyo final

AFP, Tokyo :Japan's Naomi Osaka crushed Italian Camila Giorgi 6-2, 6-3 in Tokyo on Saturday to set up a Pan Pacific Open final against Czech Karolina Pliskova.Third seed Osaka needed

State Minister for Youth and Sports Dr Biren Sikder inaugurating the Polar Ice Cream 25th School Handball (Boys' & Girls

State Minister for Youth and Sports Dr Biren Sikder inaugurating the Polar Ice Cream 25th School Handball (Boys' & Girls") Tournament by releasing the balloons as the chief guest at the Shaheed (Captain) M Mansur Ali National Handball Stadium on Thursday.

Djokovic to provide fire power for Team Europe at Laver Cup

AFP, Chicago :The second instalment of the Laver Cup comes at just the right time for 14-time Grand Slam winner Novak Djokovic who is back in top form after winning

Johanna Konta knocked out by Donna Vekic

British number one Johanna Konta was knocked out in the Pan Pacific Open last-16 in a straight-set defeat by Croatia's Donna Vekic.World number 43 Konta lost 6-3 7-5 in one