SA v SL highlights today – second one day international from Rangiri Dambulla International Stadium (Sri Lanka) Wednesday 1st August 2018. Rangiri Dambulla International Stadium highest total in ODI format is 385/7 scored by Pakistan in 2010 against Bangladesh. The home team Sri Lanka highest total at this venue is 312/4 scored against Bangladesh in 2010, Against South Africa team their best score was 236/3 in chasing.
In the first one day international Sri Lanka won the toss and batted first with 193 all out in 34.3 overs. MDKJ Perera scored 81 runs off 72 deliveries, when his wicket dismissed then it happened like this (30.3 oh, good catch. That came on rapidly to Miller, who gets down to his left and snaffles it reverse-cupped at point. Perera, for once, doesn’t find the gap as he reverse-sweeps this length ball 179/8).
NLTC Perera faced 30 balls and smashed 49 runs. A Dananjaya 11 and WU Tharanga contributed 10 runs. K Rabada took four wickets, T Shamsi also took four wickets and L Ngidi took one wicket. From South Africa batting HM Amla scored 19 runs, Q de Kock † 47, AK Markram has gone with duck, F du Plessis (c) 47 and JP Duminy 53 not out. A Dananjaya took three wickets, RAS Lakmal and PADLR Sandakan took one wicket each of them.
Thisara: I’m really proud of myself. It does not come easy and credit to my coach and batting coach. My talent is the same, they are making me ready mentally. Our bowling coach is also giving me tips about bowling in death overs. Before ten years, I was the same Thisara.