Sri Lanka in South Africa ODI Series - 5th ODI

South Africa v Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka won by 2 wickets (with 1 ball remaining)

25.1

Dilshan to de Villiers, SIX, you can't keep de Villiers quiet when he's in this form, there's his first big hit of the day, charges down to Dilshan and slams it over midwicket for a huge six

South Africa 109/2   AB de Villiers 22* (21b 1x6)   TM Dilshan 1.1-0-9-0

27.5

Senanayake to Smith, SIX, swatted powerfully by Smith, gets on one knee and slams that well in front of square for a big six, that was right off the middle

South Africa 124/2   GC Smith 63* (91b 5x4 1x6)   SMSM Senanayake 3.5-0-14-1

37.5

Senanayake to Smith, SIX, that'll help SA, Smith pulls off another meaty blow, over his favourite midwicket region, gets on one knee and slog-sweeps that into the crowd

South Africa 192/2   GC Smith 96* (121b 7x4 2x6)   SMSM Senanayake 6.5-0-32-1

41.3

Senanayake to Smith, SIX, pure power from Smith, a length ball, Smith makes some room, gets on one knee and clobbers that over midwicket for a flat, brutal six, the 150 stand is up

South Africa 220/2   GC Smith 108* (132b 7x4 3x6)   SMSM Senanayake 8.3-0-44-1

41.6

Senanayake to Smith, SIX, reverts to the basics, get on one knee and thumps another length ball over midwicket, six more and South Africa in top gear here, again loads of power

South Africa 226/2   GC Smith 114* (135b 7x4 4x6)   SMSM Senanayake 9-0-50-1

47.1

Malinga to de Villiers, SIX, smash! sensational way to bring up your hundred, take a bow AB! his 12th ODI century, Malinga is one of the finest limited-overs bowlers around, de villiers doesn't care, slams that over midwicket, a clean strike sends that into the crowd

South Africa 275/3   AB de Villiers 103* (88b 9x4 2x6)   SL Malinga 8.1-0-57-2

48.5

Perera to de Villiers, SIX, utterly stunning batting from AB, he's hardly on the pitch when he plays this shot, it was full and several feet outside off, AB has somehow managed to get even wider than that delivery and then scoops it for six over fine leg, toying with the bowling here, falls over as he plays that but he still connects well enough, awesome!

South Africa 295/4   AB de Villiers 113* (93b 9x4 3x6)   NLTC Perera 6.5-0-58-0

48.6

Perera to de Villiers, SIX, and just to show that it was no fluke, he does it again! can't blame the bowler when he comes up against batting like this, South Africa's 300 is up

South Africa 301/4   AB de Villiers 119* (94b 9x4 4x6)   NLTC Perera 7-0-64-0
Series Results
South Africa v Sri Lanka at Johannesburg - Jan 22, 2012
Sri Lanka won by 2 wickets (with 1 ball remaining)
South Africa v Sri Lanka at Kimberley - Jan 20, 2012
Sri Lanka won by 5 wickets (with 8 balls remaining)
South Africa v Sri Lanka at Bloemfontein - Jan 17, 2012
South Africa won by 4 runs (D/L method)
South Africa v Sri Lanka at East London - Jan 14, 2012
South Africa won by 5 wickets (with 8 balls remaining)
South Africa v Sri Lanka at Paarl - Jan 11, 2012
South Africa won by 258 runs
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Photos

Jan 22, 2012

South Africa celebrate with the series' trophy, South Africa v Sri Lanka, 5th ODI, Johannesburg, January 22, 2012

South Africa celebrate with the series' trophy

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Jan 22, 2012

Sachithra Senanayake hit the six that won Sri Lanka the match, South Africa v Sri Lanka, 5th ODI, Johannesburg, January 22, 2012

Sachithra Senanayake hit the six that won Sri Lanka the match

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