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Sri Lanka beat South Africa by 8 wickets in 4th ODI

July 29, 2013 at 1:28 am | News Desk


Kandy: Dilshan and Sangakkra shine to guide Sri Lanka a comfortable victory by 8 wickets in fourth One Day International (ODI) against South Africa played at Pallekele.

Sri Lanka achieved in 239 runs target in 44 overs. Tillakaratne Dilshan scored an unbeaten century along with Sangakkara’s brilliant 91 runs to guide Sri Lanka a comfortable victory over South Africa.

Lonwabo Tsotsobe and Morne Morkel took one wicket each for South Africa.

Earlier South Africa won the toss and elected to bat first. South Africa lose an early wicket in shape of Quinton de Kock while Hashim Amla and Jean Paul Duminy set a brilliant partnership which allows South Africa to pass 100 runs without losing another wicket.

Hashim Amla made 77 runs at the top of the inning while Duminy stay till the end of the innings; he made brilliant 97 to guide South Africa a descant total of 238 runs.

Ajantha Mendis took 4 wickets while Lasith Malinga finishes of with 3 wickets for Sri Lanka.

With this victory Sri Lanka win the 5 matches series by 3-1 against South Africa.

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