SA v SL highlights today – the third one day international from Pallekele International Cricket Stadium (Sri Lanka) Sunday 5th August 2018. South Africa have got two victories in the first two ODI’s. If today South Africa won again then they will win the ODI series. South Africa scored 363 runs with seven wickets down in fifty overs. The opener of the team HM Amla scored 59 runs with the strike rate of 100. When his wicket dismissed then it was (16.6 gets him next ball! Deceived by the off-cutter once again. Same delivery as the last ball and Amla tries to drive straight on this occasion. But the ball, it jags in sharply, goes between bat and pad, and clips then the top of off stump as Sri Lanka roar with delight. What a delivery. Completely owns Amla. Goes for a well-made half-century at a strike-rate of 100. 101/2).
Q de Kock † had not able to survive for so long and dismissed with two scores, RR Hendricks smashed 102 runs off 89 deliveries. He smashed eight boundaries and a maximum in his beautiful innings. F du Plessis (c) scored 10 runs, JP Duminy 92 off 70, DA Miller 51 and AL Phehlukwayo scored 24 runs. NLTC Perera took four wickets with 75 runs in ten overs. CBRLS Kumara took two wickets and A Dananjaya took one wicket.
Toss: Sri Lanka , elected to field first.
Sri Lanka team/playing XI
WU Tharanga, N Dickwella †, MDKJ Perera, BKG Mendis, NLTC Perera, AD Mathews (c), DM de Silva, A Dananjaya, RAS Lakmal, NGRP Jayasuriya, CBRLS Kumara.
South Africa team/playing XI
HM Amla, Q de Kock †, RR Hendricks, F du Plessis (c), JP Duminy, DA Miller, AL Phehlukwayo, PWA Mulder, K Rabada, T Shamsi, L Ngidi.
Match Timings: 04:30 GMT | 10:00 Local
Umpires – Nigel Llong, Raveendra Wimalasiri
TV Umpires – Paul Reiffel
Match Referee – Javagal Srinath
Reserve Umpire – Lyndon Hannibal
Match number – ODI no. 4029