Sri Lanka Vs South Africa 20/07/2013 - Results and Review

Sri Lanka Vs South Africa 20/07/2013 - Results, Review and Statistical Highlights

The First ODI cricket match of the dialog series between Sri Lanka and South Africa on 20/07/2013 kicked off with SA winning the toss and electing to field first.  The pitch looked good for batting so their decision to bowl first was debatable.  SL were playing with a new young captain 'Dinesh Chandimal' and it was interesting to see how his tactics were differing from the normal skipper 'Angelo Matthews.'  To know more about what happened during the course of the match, Read on for the complete Sri Lanka Vs South Africa 20/07/2013 Results along with the batting and bowling performance review and the statistical highlights of the match.

Statistical Highlights

CricketThe Lankans batted well throughout throughout courtesy of the Kumar Sangakka who made a brilliant 169 of just 137 balls.  His innings really broke the back of SA's bowling attack as he single handedly hit them all around the park.  SL eventually managed a score of 321 in their 50 overs which meant that the Proteas needed to bat well throughout their innings to get close to the target if they needed to pull the results in their favor.  The best highlights of the proteas bowling was Morne Morkel who was quite economical and picked up 2 wickets.
SA's Batting on 20/07/2013 was disappointing right from the first ball as they started their innings on a negative note by losing a wicket.  Their batting showed how dependent they have been on Hashim Amla over the past few years to help them get good starts.  The only notable highlights of their batting was Robin Peterson who made a score of 29 Runs.  The best bowler from SL was Thisara Perera who picked up 3 wickets to ensure results stayed with them throughout.


Sri Lanka innings (50 overs maximum) DismissalR B 4s 6s SR
WU Tharanga b Morkel 43647067.18
TM Dilshan b Morris 10810125
KC Sangakkara† c Duminy b Phangiso 169137186123.35
DPMD Jayawardene c Ingram b Morkel 42514082.35
HDRL Thirimanne c Peterson b McLaren 17330051.51
NLTC Perera not out 16721228.57
LD Chandimal* not out 1100100
Extras (b 1, lb 5, w 15, nb 1) 22
Total (5 wickets; 50 overs) 320(6.40 runs per over)
Did not bat J Mubarak, HMRKB Herath, RMS Eranga, SL Malinga
Fall of wickets 1-23 (Dilshan, 3.5 ov), 2-93 (Tharanga, 20.1 ov), 3-167 (Jayawardene, 33.4 ov), 4-290 (Thirimanne, 47.3 ov), 5-303 (Sangakkara, 48.5 ov)
Bowling O M R W Econ Extras
M Morkel 1023423.4(4w)
CH Morris 908018.88(6w)
R McLaren 1006916.9(1nb, 2w)
RJ Peterson 503006
JP Duminy 705107.28(1w)
AM Phangiso 905015.55(1w)
South Africa innings (target: 321 runs from 50 overs) DismissalR B 4s 6s SR
CA Ingram b Malinga 01000
AN Petersen c †Sangakkara b Perera 29314093.54
JP Duminy c †Sangakkara b Eranga 15223068.18
AB de Villiers*† b Herath 231950121.05
F du Plessis c Chandimal b Perera 4120033.33
DA Miller b Dilshan 14220163.63
RJ Peterson c Tharanga b Perera 29372078.37
R McLaren c Perera b Dilshan 4150026.66
CH Morris not out 9170052.94
M Morkel c Thirimanne b Herath 02000
AM Phangiso st †Sangakkara b Herath 013000
Extras (b 4, lb 7, w 2) 13
Total (all out; 31.5 overs) 140(4.39 runs per over)
Bowling O M R W Econ Extras
SL Malinga 412115.25
RMS Eranga 502715.4
NLTC Perera 703134.42(1w)
HMRKB Herath 8.512532.83(1w)
TM Dilshan 501122.2
J Mubarak 201407

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