South Africa in Sri Lanka ODI Series - 1st ODI

Sri Lanka v South Africa

Sri Lanka won by 180 runs

11.1

Duminy to Tharanga, 2 runs, skiddy one staying low into the pads, pulled away square

11.2

Duminy to Tharanga, 1 run, flighted low full toss, Tharanga cannot place it wide of the sweeper

11.3

Duminy to Sangakkara, no run, quick and flat outside off, Sanga does not have much time and hits it to cover

11.4

Duminy to Sangakkara, no run, makes him drive with a fuller one, straight to cover

11.5

Duminy to Sangakkara, 1 run, tossed up fullish, Sanga drives to the sweeper

11.6

Duminy to Tharanga, 1 run, now Tharanga drives past cover to the sweeper, another single

Sri Lanka 57/1   JP Duminy 1-0-5-0

13.1

Duminy to Tharanga, FOUR, Tharanga picks four more in his favourite region, feet wide apart and placing a cut behind point

13.2

Duminy to Tharanga, no run, defended off the front foot

13.3

Duminy to Tharanga, 1 run, tossed up and straightening on the pad, nudged behind square

13.4

Duminy to Sangakkara, no run, walks out, Duminy darts it in, Sanga cannot work it past square leg

13.5

Duminy to Sangakkara, no run, on off stump, pushed back

13.6

Duminy to Sangakkara, 1 run, some flight, Sanga comes down and eases it to long off

Sri Lanka 71/1   JP Duminy 2-0-11-0

15.1

Duminy to Sangakkara, no run, pushes a tossed up ball to extra cover

15.2

Duminy to Sangakkara, no run, comes out and drives crisply but picks out extra cover once more

15.3

Duminy to Sangakkara, 1 run, punched off the back foot to long on

15.4

Duminy to Tharanga, no run, pushes a quicker length ball to extra cover

15.5

Duminy to Tharanga, no run, tosses it wider, Tharanga comes down but is too close to the pitch and pushes to extra cover

15.6

Duminy to Tharanga, FOUR, looked to come forward, saw it pitched flat and quick and widish, and remained in the crease to cut swiftly past point

Sri Lanka 81/1   JP Duminy 3-0-16-0

34.1

Duminy to Sangakkara, 1 run, overpitched ball driven wide of sweeper cover

34.2

Duminy to Thirimanne, 1 run, cuts in front of square, there is a misfield from Petersen running across

34.3

Duminy to Sangakkara, 1 run, punched down to long on

34.4

Duminy to Thirimanne, no run, leans forward to push to cover

34.5

Duminy to Thirimanne, 1 run, Thirimanne has escaped, he's tried to play the slog sweep, hasn't found any timing, but the ball's landed safely in front of deep square leg, and out of the reach of the men running after it from inside the circle

34.6

Duminy to Sangakkara, no run, pushed back to the bowler

Sri Lanka 171/3   JP Duminy 4-0-20-0

40.1

Duminy to Sangakkara, 1 wide, starts with an angled ball that carries well down leg

40.1

Duminy to Sangakkara, FOUR, that will do, Sanga blasts his way to his 16th ODI century with a dismissive pull past long on to a half tracker, 35 off his last 12, super acceleration

40.2

Duminy to Sangakkara, 1 run, eased down to long on

40.3

Duminy to Thirimanne, 1 run, Thirimanne meanwhile escapes with a thick inside edge past the stumps as he is caught in ht crease to one that comes in

40.4

Duminy to Sangakkara, 1 run, overpitched outside off, driven to the sweeper

40.5

Duminy to Thirimanne, no run, he drives off the front foot, finds extra cover

40.6

Duminy to Thirimanne, no run, he floats it full and wide, Thirimanne attacks it, mishits it totally to the bowler

Sri Lanka 225/3   JP Duminy 5-0-28-0

42.1

Duminy to Sangakkara, FOUR, sweeps from outside off, beats square leg's dive and picks up four more

42.2

Duminy to Sangakkara, no run, skips out, but gets too close as JP angles it in, pushes it back

42.3

Duminy to Sangakkara, 1 run, a flat length ball outside off slapped to the sweeper

42.4

Duminy to Thirimanne, no run, punched straight to extra cover, the struggle continues

42.5

Duminy to Thirimanne, 1 run, walks out and pushes in the air to midwicket

42.6

Duminy to Sangakkara, no run, quick and full, slapped hard but he;s picked out extra cover on the edge of the circle

Sri Lanka 234/3   JP Duminy 6-0-34-0

44.1

Duminy to Thirimanne, 1 run, he jumps out, JP goes wide, Thirimanne reaches out and drives to the sweeper

44.2

Duminy to Sangakkara, FOUR, as palpably as Thirimanne is struggling to pick them, Sanga is finding gaps with insane consistency, now he picks it from outside off and slog-sweeps to the deep midwicket boundary

44.3

Duminy to Sangakkara, SIX, no need to pick the gap this time, this is going over, swept from off stump, swept behind square, swept in the air, swept all the way, what a champion

44.4

Duminy to Sangakkara, FOUR, he had so much time he could have done anything, waits on a slow, flat, and short one, and swat it over extra cover's jump in the end

44.5

Duminy to Sangakkara, 1 run, follows him as he backs to leg with a 103.7 kph dart, Sanga chips it to long on

44.6

Duminy to Thirimanne, 1 run, he is still not timing it, what must be going through his mind seeing the legend go bonkers at the other end, comes down the track, manages a thick inside edge square to leg

Sri Lanka 260/3   JP Duminy 7-0-51-0
Series Results
Sri Lanka v South Africa at Colombo (RPS) - Jul 31, 2013
Sri Lanka won by 128 runs
Sri Lanka v South Africa at Pallekele - Jul 28, 2013
Sri Lanka won by 8 wickets (with 36 balls remaining)
Sri Lanka v South Africa at Pallekele - Jul 26, 2013
South Africa won by 56 runs
Sri Lanka v South Africa at Colombo (RPS) - Jul 23, 2013
Sri Lanka won by 17 runs (D/L method)
Sri Lanka v South Africa at Colombo (RPS) - Jul 20, 2013
Sri Lanka won by 180 runs
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Jul 20, 2013

Sri Lanka players celebrate their win in the series opener, Sri Lanka v South Africa, 1st ODI, Colombo, July 20, 2013

Sri Lanka players celebrate their win in the series opener

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Jul 20, 2013

Dinesh Chandimal is all smiles after his side's win, Sri Lanka v South Africa, 1st ODI, Colombo, July 20, 2013

Dinesh Chandimal is all smiles after his side's win

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