South Africa in Sri Lanka ODI Series - 4th ODI

Sri Lanka v South Africa

Sri Lanka won by 8 wickets (with 36 balls remaining)

2.6

Malinga to de Kock, OUT, he gets the yorker this time! Too quick for de Kock, he plays all around it, looks to play across the line, doesn't get the bat down and it hits the base of the middle stump

Q de Kock b Malinga 8 (13m 9b 2x4 0x6) SR: 88.88

South Africa 17/1   HM Amla 9* (9b 1x4)   SL Malinga 2-0-9-1

22.1

Dilshan to Amla, OUT, the finger went up immediately! Amla wants to review the lbw, Dilshan was bowling round the wicket, the ball kept low, landed on middle stump, Amla was trapped on the back foot, no sign of an inside edge, Hawkeye showed that crashing on off and middle stumps, plumb

HM Amla lbw b Dilshan 77 (88m 71b 9x4 0x6) SR: 108.45

South Africa 118/2   JP Duminy 32* (53b 3x4)   TM Dilshan 2.1-0-10-1

24.2

Dilshan to de Villiers, OUT, Dilshan proving to be trump card here for SL! De Villiers took a risk with the paddle sweep and it didn't come off well, Dilshan continues round the wicket to the right-handers, de Villiers shuffles about before delivery to distract the bowler, tries to paddle it and the ball lobs off the face of the bat to the keeper Sanga who was 100% certain de Villiers was gone, the umpire was convinced too

AB de Villiers c †Sangakkara b Dilshan 4 (7m 8b 0x4 0x6) SR: 50.00

South Africa 126/3   JP Duminy 36* (58b 3x4)   TM Dilshan 3.2-0-14-2

36.5

Herath to du Plessis, OUT, appeal for a stumping! Faf was lunging forward and beaten on the drive, turn and bounce, his back foot was in the air before dragging it back, Sangakkara got the bails off quickly, replays confirm that his foot was in the air and Faf du Plessis has to go, sharp stumping and good bowling too

F du Plessis st †Sangakkara b Herath 23 (49m 44b 1x4 0x6) SR: 52.27

South Africa 172/4   JP Duminy 56* (89b 4x4)   HMRKB Herath 9.5-0-37-1

37.2

Mendis to Miller, OUT, through his defenses! Mendis has sent back the dangerous Miller, the legbreak foxed him there, it was quicker and flatter and Miller was forward to defend, didn't read the turn, left a gap between pad and bat

DA Miller b Mendis 1 (3m 3b 0x4 0x6) SR: 33.33

South Africa 173/5   JP Duminy 56* (89b 4x4)   BAW Mendis 4.2-0-17-1

37.4

Mendis to Behardien, OUT, reward for smart captaincy! For the bowling change and field placement. The short leg was placed before Behardien took strike, it was on a good length and he was looking to clip it to the on side, straight off the bat and Thirimanne takes in clean

F Behardien c Thirimanne b Mendis 0 (2m 2b 0x4 0x6) SR: 0.00

South Africa 173/6   JP Duminy 56* (89b 4x4)   BAW Mendis 4.4-0-17-2

41.2

Malinga to Peterson, OUT, the bottom edge! Malinga bowled him another short one, this one wide outside off stump, Peterson went for the pull but was a bit too early on the shot, looked ungainly, got the bottom edge and it dipped towards Sangakkara who took it easily in the end

RJ Peterson c †Sangakkara b Malinga 13 (16m 15b 0x4 0x6) SR: 86.66

South Africa 191/7   JP Duminy 61* (96b 4x4)   SL Malinga 5.2-0-32-2

43.4

Malinga to Kleinveldt, OUT, can SA bat out their 50 overs? This was a slower ball, short as well, Kleinveldt remained in the crease and looked to flat-bat it over the infield, got a top edge that swirled to point where Dilshan took an easy catch jogging forward

RK Kleinveldt c Dilshan b Malinga 8 (12m 10b 0x4 1x6) SR: 80.00

South Africa 203/8   JP Duminy 65* (100b 4x4)   SL Malinga 6.4-0-35-3

44.3

Mendis to Morkel, OUT, that was quite plumb! This was the flatter one, straightened after pitching, Morkel was forward to defend but the ball skidded and struck the base of the pads in front of middle, the umpire didn't spend much time mulling over it

M Morkel lbw b Mendis 0 (4m 2b 0x4 0x6) SR: 0.00

South Africa 205/9   JP Duminy 67* (103b 4x4)   BAW Mendis 7.3-0-34-3

48.4

Mendis to Duminy, OUT, it ends on 97 what a pity! Mendis fires in a quick one and Duminy tries another slog - the shot that has fetched him plenty of valuable runs in the last few overs - Mendis really got that leg break to turn sharply, ended up hitting the leg stump, finishes with 4

JP Duminy b Mendis 97 (194m 121b 7x4 2x6) SR: 80.16

South Africa 238/10   LL Tsotsobe 3* (7b)   BAW Mendis 9.4-0-51-4
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 28, 2013

Kumar Sangakkara walks back after being dismissed for 91, Sri Lanka v South Africa, 4th ODI, Pallekele, July 28, 2013

Kumar Sangakkara walks back after being dismissed for 91

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Jul 28, 2013

AB de Villiers is pensive after yet another loss in Sri Lanka, Sri Lanka v South Africa, 4th ODI, Pallekele, July 28, 2013

AB de Villiers is pensive after yet another loss in Sri Lanka

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