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1st T20I (N), Colombo (RPS), September 10, 2021, South Africa tour of Sri Lanka
(20 ov, T:164) 135/6

South Africa won by 28 runs

Player Of The Match
48 (33)
South Africa Innings
Sri Lanka Innings
Match Details
South Africa  (20 ovs maximum)
Quinton de Kock c Asalanka b PWH de Silva36324231112.50
Reeza Hendricks c Theekshana b PWH de Silva38304931126.66
Aiden Markram c Chameera b Shanaka48334912145.45
Heinrich Klaasen lbw b Theekshana2490050.00
David Miller c Fernando b Chameera26153921173.33
Dwaine Pretorius not out 106710166.66
Kagiso Rabada not out 00300-
Extras(w 3)3
TOTAL20 Ov (RR: 8.15)163/5
Fall of wickets: 1-73 (Quinton de Kock, 9.5 ov), 2-79 (Reeza Hendricks, 11.1 ov), 3-87 (Heinrich Klaasen, 12.6 ov), 4-152 (Aiden Markram, 18.5 ov), 5-156 (David Miller, 19.3 ov)
Dushmantha Chameera403518.7585010
19.3 to DA Miller, caught at deep square leg. Dug in short, and Miller went for the pull. Didn't keep it down but didn't get enough on it either, and a fairly straightforward catch for the fielder at the boundary. 156/5
Dhananjaya de Silva201206.0050100
Maheesh Theekshana403518.7554000
12.6 to H Klaasen, big appeal for lbw, Dharmasena takes his time but raises the finger eventually and Klaasen reviews. Pitches on length just around off, turning away a bit and strikes him on the front pad as he misses the sweep. No edge there, UltraEdge confirms, but it might be hitting him outside off. Oh my, it's umpire's call for both impact in front of the stumps, and hitting the stumps, just clipping, in fact. Dharmasena's decision stays and Klaasen is gone. 87/3
Akila Dananjaya302809.3340210
Wanindu Hasaranga de Silva402325.7570100
9.5 to Q de Kock, that's the end of the opening stand, de Kock has found deep midwicket. Pitched up with flight, de Kock goes for his trademark slog sweep and sends it high but doesn't get enough to clear Asalanka in the deep. He pouches it a few yards inside the rope. 73/1
11.1 to RR Hendricks, the other opener falls off the sweep as wel off Hasarangal, top-edged to short fine leg. Pitched up with some flight on middle and leg and Hendricks went for the sweep but didn't middle it at all, handing a leading edge and simple catch to debutant Theekshana. 79/2
Chamika Karunaratne2024012.0001110
Dasun Shanaka10616.0020000
18.5 to AK Markram, edges it to short third man. He's taken pace off the entire over and this time gets the rewards. Markram making room again to slash it over cover, gets a top edge that balloons up for an easy catch. End of a fine innings. 152/4
Sri Lanka  (T: 164 runs from 20 ovs)
Avishka Fernando run out (Nortje)1114230078.57
Dinesh Chandimal not out 66549452122.22
Bhanuka Rajapaksa lbw b Maharaj017000.00
Charith Asalanka c Pretorius b Shamsi619230031.57
Dasun Shanaka (c) b Fortuin16141510114.28
Wanindu Hasaranga de Silva c Hendricks b Pretorius024000.00
Dhananjaya de Silva  b Nortje1230050.00
Chamika Karunaratne not out 22141812157.14
Extras(lb 1, w 12)13
TOTAL20 Ov (RR: 6.75)135/6
Fall of wickets: 1-34 (Avishka Fernando, 5.5 ov), 2-34 (Bhanuka Rajapaksa, 6.1 ov), 3-68 (Charith Asalanka, 11.1 ov), 4-95 (Dasun Shanaka, 14.6 ov), 5-102 (Wanindu Hasaranga de Silva, 15.5 ov), 6-104 (Dhananjaya de Silva, 16.1 ov)
Bjorn Fortuin402416.00101100
14.6 to MD Shanaka, yorked him. That dipped on him and sneaked through under bat, to rattle stumps. Shanaka left surprised by it and disappointed at being dismissed. He was shaping to play a big drive but the ball sneaks through and hits the leg stump. 95/4
Anrich Nortje402917.25122120
16.1 to DM de Silva, stumps shattered. Length ball seaming in a touch, Dhananjaya really late on it, wanted to steer it away. Ball has cannoned into stumps before bat has come down.. 104/6
Kagiso Rabada302107.0071100
Keshav Maharaj401914.75131030
6.1 to PBB Rajapaksa, big appeal for lbw, given straightaway! First ball in T20 internationals, as captain, and he's got a wicket, Keshav Maharaj but Rajapaksa reviews. It was turning into him from well outside off, he went too far across on the back foot to nudge it to leg, and ball-tracking shows it's clipping leg stump on umpire's call. The decision stays and it's another duck for Rajapaksa. 34/2
Tabraiz Shamsi2020110.0021100
11.1 to KIC Asalanka, picks out deep square leg. The pressure of the dots was telling on Asalanka, and he can't quite control this sweep, gets a top-edge that flies straight to the fielder in the deep. Never got going, did Asalanka, despite coming into this game on the back of fine performances in the ODIs.. 68/3
Dwaine Pretorius302117.0051010
15.5 to PWH de Silva, holes out to long-off. The asking rate is steep and Wanindu had to go for it from the start. This was a slower ball, full on off, and he looked to go straight over the bowler with his lofted drive. Gets it not quite right and it goes to long-off for the easiest of catches. 102/5
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R Premadasa Stadium, Colombo
TossSouth Africa, elected to bat first
Player Of The Match
South Africa
Aiden Markram
Series resultSouth Africa led the 3-match series 1-0
Match numberT20I no. 1265
Match days10 September 2021 - night (20-over match)
T20I debut
Keshav Maharaj
Keshav Maharaj
Maheesh Theekshana
Maheesh Theekshana
Sri Lanka
Kumar Dharmasena
Sri Lanka
Prageeth Rambukwella
TV Umpire
Sri Lanka
Ruchira Palliyaguruge
Reserve Umpire
Sri Lanka
Raveendra Wimalasiri
Match Referee
Sri Lanka
Ranjan Madugalle
  • South Africa innings
  • Powerplay: Overs 0.1 - 6.0 (Mandatory - 47 runs, 0 wicket)
  • Over 0.4: Review by Sri Lanka (Bowling), Umpire - HDPK Dharmasena, Batter - Q de Kock (Struck down)
  • South Africa: 50 runs in 6.2 overs (38 balls), Extras 0
  • 1st Wicket: 50 runs in 38 balls (Q de Kock 21, RR Hendricks 29, Ex 0)
  • Over 12.6: Review by South Africa (Batting), Umpire - HDPK Dharmasena, Batter - H Klaasen (Struck down - Umpires Call)
  • South Africa: 100 runs in 14.5 overs (89 balls), Extras 0
  • 4th Wicket: 50 runs in 27 balls (AK Markram 26, DA Miller 24, Ex 2)
  • South Africa: 150 runs in 18.2 overs (110 balls), Extras 2
  • Innings Break: South Africa - 163/5 in 20.0 overs (D Pretorius 10, K Rabada 0)
  • Sri Lanka innings
  • Powerplay: Overs 0.1 - 6.0 (Mandatory - 34 runs, 1 wicket)
  • Over 6.1: Review by Sri Lanka (Batting), Umpire - HDPK Dharmasena, Batter - PBB Rajapaksa (Struck down - Umpires Call)
  • Over 7.2: Review by South Africa (Bowling), Umpire - RMPJ Rambukwella, Batter - KIC Asalanka (Struck down)
  • Sri Lanka: 50 runs in 9.2 overs (56 balls), Extras 8
  • LD Chandimal: 50 off 40 balls (4 x 4, 2 x 6)
  • Sri Lanka: 100 runs in 15.2 overs (92 balls), Extras 11
Win Probability
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Over 20 • SL 135/6

South Africa won by 28 runs
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