Sri Lanka Vs South Africa 31/07/2013 - Results and Review

Sri Lanka Vs South Africa 31/07/2013 - Results, Review and Statistical Highlights

The fifth and the final ODI cricket match of the Dialog Cup between Sri Lanka and South Africa on 31/07/2013 kicked off with Sri Lanka winning the toss and electing to bat first.  Prior to the match, The Lankans had already won the series 3-1 while South Africa were looking for some pride through the victory in the final One Day International.  Read on for the complete Sri Lanka Vs South Africa 31/07/2013 Results along with the batting and bowling performance review and Statistical Highlights of the match.

Statistical Highlights

CricketWhen Sri Lanka (SL) came into bat on 31/07/2013 they lost a wicket early but Tillakaratne Dilshan, Lahiru Thirimanne and Kumar Sangakkara played exceeding well to help them reach a target which really looked out of reach for the proteas batsmen.  The best highlights of their batting was Dilshan who missed a century by a run scoring 99 before he was bowled by Ryan McLaren.  As far as South Africa (SA) bowling on 31/07/2013 was concerned, McLaren was their best bet as he was economical and picked up an important wicket of Dilshan before SL reached a score of 307.

South Africa's batting on 31/07/2013 started well with Quinton De Kock scoring freely but once his wicket fell, No one else apart from AB De Villiers who scored 51 could do anything to threaten the target SL had set.  As far as Sri Lanka's bowling on 31/07/2013 was concerned, Suranga Lakmal and Ajantha Mendis were the best highlights as they picked up three wickets each before the proteas were bowled out for 179 runs and lost the series 4-1 to SL.  Take a look at the complete Sri Lanka Vs South Africa scorecard below.

Sri Lanka innings (50 overs maximum) DismissalR B 4s 6s SR
TM Dilshan b McLaren 9911013090
MDKJ Perera c †de Kock b Morkel 9162056.25
HDRL Thirimanne c Duminy b Phangiso 68936173.11
KC Sangakkara† not out 7545120166.66
AD Mathews* c Miller b Tsotsobe 232211104.54
NLTC Perera not out 171420121.42
Extras (lb 8, w 8) 16
Total (4 wickets; 50 overs) 307(6.14 runs per over)
Did not bat LD Chandimal, AK Perera, SMSM Senanayake, RAS Lakmal, BAW Mendis
Fall of wickets 1-13 (MDKJ Perera, 4.2 ov), 2-176 (Thirimanne, 33.4 ov), 3-212 (Dilshan, 38.6 ov), 4-257 (Mathews, 45.2 ov)
Bowling O M R W Econ Extras
M Morkel 1007817.8(5w)
LL Tsotsobe 1025215.2
R McLaren 1004714.7(1w)
F Behardien 402807
JP Duminy 704606.57
AM Phangiso 904815.33(2w)
South Africa innings (target: 308 runs from 50 overs) DismissalR B 4s 6s SR
Q de Kock† b Senanayake 272150128.57
HM Amla lbw b Senanayake 18282064.28
JP Duminy lbw b Dilshan 151430107.14
F du Plessis c †Sangakkara b NLTC Perera 6130046.15
AB de Villiers* c Mathews b Mendis 515151100
F Behardien c Mathews b Lakmal 122004.54
DA Miller c †Sangakkara b Lakmal 02000
R McLaren c Mathews b Mendis 29732039.72
M Morkel b Mendis 04000
AM Phangiso not out 18283064.28
LL Tsotsobe b Lakmal 370042.85
Extras (w 11) 11
Total (all out; 43.5 overs) 179(4.08 runs per over)
Fall of wickets 1-35 (de Kock, 5.4 ov), 2-60 (Amla, 9.5 ov), 3-61 (Duminy, 10.4 ov), 4-69 (du Plessis, 13.2 ov), 5-85 (Behardien, 19.3 ov), 6-85 (Miller, 19.5 ov), 7-137 (de Villiers, 32.1 ov), 8-137 (Morkel, 32.5 ov), 9-171 (McLaren, 42.4 ov), 10-179 (Tsotsobe, 43.5 ov)
Bowling O M R W Econ Extras
RAS Lakmal 5.502434.11(1w)
AD Mathews 403208
SMSM Senanayake 1022922.9
TM Dilshan 1004114.1(3w)
NLTC Perera 511713.4(1w)
BAW Mendis 923634(2w)

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