South Africa vs Sri Lanka (2019) Second One Day International Match
South Africa vs Sri Lanka (2019) Second One Day International Match commenced on March 6, 2019, Wednesday, 01:00 P.M. local.
Venue: SuperSport Park, Centurion.
Umpires: Shaun George & Aleem Dar.
Third Umpire: Richard Kettleborough
Match Referee: Sir Richie Richardson
South Africa Squad for this South Africa vs Sri Lanka (2019) Second One Day International Match are Quinton de Kock (wk), Reeza Hendricks, Faf du Plessis (c), Rassie van der Dussen, David Miller, Andile Phehlukwayo, Wiaan Mulder, Kagiso Rabada, Anrich Nortje, Lungi Ngidi, and Imran Tahir.
Players on bench are Dale Steyn, Tabraiz Shamsi, and Dwaine Pretorius.
Sri Lanka Playing XI are Niroshan Dickwella (wk), Avishka Fernando, Kusal Mendis, Oshada Fernando, Kusal Perera, Dhananjaya de Silva, Thisara Perera, Akila Dananjaya, Lasith Malinga (c), Kasun Rajitha, and Vishwa Fernando.
Substitutes are Isuru Udana, Angelo Perera, Upul Tharanga, Priyamal Perera, Kamindu Mendis, and Lakshan Sandakan.
South African after losing the toss was asked to bat first in this South Africa vs Sri Lanka (2019) Second One Day International Match by the opponents. Quinton de Kock (94 runs in 70 balls with 17 4s & one 6) & Reeza Hendricks (29 runs in 41 balls with four 4s) opened the innings against Sri Lanka. Players made a good first-wicket partnership of 91 runs until 14.3 overs when Hendricks was caught by Dananjaya for Malinga. Faf du Plessis (57 runs in 66 balls with seven 4s) arrived to the crease for second wicket and jointly with opener added 40 runs to the total. Dickwella caught the opener de Kock in Thisara Perera’s bowling in 20.3 overs. Faf du Plessis made a responsible stand to maintain the wicket against the bowlers until 36.2 overs when he was bowled by Thisara Perera. Wiaan Mulder (17 runs in 11 balls with four 4s) & David Miller (25 runs in 36 balls) were other main contributors to their total of 251 runs in 45.1 overs losing 10 wickets.
For Sri Lanka, all the bowlers contributed themselves by picking wicket. Thisara Perera (3 wickets of de Kock, du Plessis, & van der Dussen), Malinga (2 wickets of Hendricks & Nortje), and Fernando (wicket of Mulder), Kasun Rajitha (wicket of Kagiso Rabada), & Akila Dananjaya (wicket of Lungi Ngidi) and restricted South African to 251 runs.
Sri Lanka started batting with the hope of reaching the target of 252 runs in the second innings, but failed to do so in this South Africa vs Sri Lanka (2019) Second One Day International Match. Sri Lanka lost their wickets in frequent intervals, 11/1, 29/2, 52/3, 92/4, 92/5, 116/6, 134/7, 135/8, 135/9, 135/9, & 138/10. Sri Lanka was all out in 32.2 overs scoring just 138 runs. Oshada Fernando (31 runs in 45 balls), Kusal Mendis (24 runs in 31 balls), Thisara Perera (23 runs in 23 balls with two 4s and a six), Dhananjaya de Silva (15 runs in 26 balls), & Avishka Fernando (10 runs in 9 balls with a 4 & 6) were only double-digit contributors to their team’s total.
South African bowlers dominated their opponents in this South Africa vs Sri Lanka (2019) Second One Day International Match second innings. Kagiso Rabada (3 wickets of Dickwella, de Silva, & Dananjaya), Lungi Ngidi (2 wickets of Avishka Fernando & Lasith Malinga), Anrich Nortje (2 wickets of Kusal Perera & Oshada Fernando), & Imran Tahir (2 wickets of Thisara Perera & Kasun Rajitha), Kusal Mendis was run out by Nortje, thus South Africans contributed in restricting Sri Lanka from reaching the target and were successful in doing so.
Sri Lanka won the toss and opted to bowl.
RSA 251 (45.1 Ovs)
SL 138-all out (32.2 Ovs)
South Africa won this South Africa vs Sri Lanka (2019) Second One Day International Match by 113 runs and Man of the Match awarded to Quinton de Kock for his amazing 94 runs opening the batting.