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South Africa vs Sri Lanka Live Score and Commentary, South Africa v Sri Lanka ODI Series 2017

Last updated: Mar 25, 2017 11:19
Venue: St George's Park, Port Elizabeth
Match Start Time: Saturday, January 28, 2017, 01:30 PM IST
Sri Lanka 181/10 (48.3 ov)
South Africa 185/2 (34.2 ov) Run rate 5.41
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South Africa win by 8 wickets
South Africa won the toss and elected to bowl.
Batsmen R B 4s 6s SR
Faf du Plessis 55 68 5 0 80.88
AB de Villiers 30 27 3 1 111.11
Bowler O M R W Econ
Kusal Mendis 1.2 0 15 0 11.25
Asela Gunaratne 5 0 19 1 3.8
Recent overs . 1 1 3 . 4 1 1 1 4 . . 2 4

South Africa vs Sri Lanka Live Score and Commentary

34.2 FOUR! Kusal Mendis to Faf du Plessis. Quicker ball yorker, outside off stump on the front foot Steer, thick edge past third man for 4 runs.
34.1 Kusal Mendis to Faf du Plessis. Leg spinner length ball, to leg on the front foot working, to fine leg for 2 runs, fielded by Dickwella.
OVER
34
Runs Scored: 7
Bowler: Asela Gunaratne
Score after 34 overs: 179/2(rr 5.26)
Over Summary: 1 1 1 4 . .
33.6 Asela Gunaratne to AB de Villiers. Off cutter length ball, outside off stump moves in front reverse sweeping, missed to wicketkeeper for no runs, fielded by Chandimal.
33.5 Asela Gunaratne to AB de Villiers. Off cutter length ball, outside off stump on the front foot defending, back to bowler for no runs, fielded by Gunaratne.
33.4 FOUR! Asela Gunaratne to AB de Villiers. Off cutter length ball, outside off stump moves in front reverse sweeping, well timed past third man for 4 runs.
33.3 Asela Gunaratne to Faf du Plessis. Off cutter length ball, outside off stump on the front foot working, to backward square leg for 1 run, fielded by Tharanga.
33.2 Asela Gunaratne to AB de Villiers. Off cutter length ball, outside off stump on the front foot working, to deep square leg for 1 run, fielded by Kulasekara.
33.1 Asela Gunaratne to Faf du Plessis. Off cutter half volley, outside off stump on the front foot pushing, to long on for 1 run, fielded by Lakmal.
OVER
33
Runs Scored: 9
Bowler: Kusal Mendis
Score after 33 overs: 172/2(rr 5.21)
Over Summary: . 1 1 3 . 4
32.6 FOUR! Kusal Mendis to AB de Villiers. Leg spinner half volley, off stump on the front foot driving, well timed past deep cover for 4 runs.
32.5 Kusal Mendis to AB de Villiers. Quicker length ball, outside off stump on the back foot cutting, to cover for no runs, fielded by Kulasekara.
32.4 Kusal Mendis to Faf du Plessis. Leg spinner length ball, to leg on the front foot glancing, to fine leg for 3 runs, fielded by Weerakkody.
32.3 Kusal Mendis to AB de Villiers. Leg spinner length ball, off stump on the back foot working, to deep mid wicket for 1 run, fielded by Tharanga.
32.2 Kusal Mendis to Faf du Plessis. Leg spinner length ball, to leg on the front foot working, to fine leg for 1 run, fielded by Weerakkody.
32.1 Kusal Mendis to Faf du Plessis. Leg spinner length ball, middle stump on the front foot working, to mid wicket for no runs, fielded by Tharanga.
OVER
32
Runs Scored: 3
Bowler: Asela Gunaratne
Score after 32 overs: 163/2(rr 5.09)
Over Summary: . . . 1 1 1
31.6 Asela Gunaratne to Faf du Plessis. Off cutter length ball, outside off stump on the back foot working, to fine leg for 1 run, fielded by Dickwella.
31.5 Asela Gunaratne to AB de Villiers. Off cutter length ball, outside off stump on the front foot working, to deep mid wicket for 1 run, fielded by Tharanga.
31.4 Asela Gunaratne to Faf du Plessis. Off cutter length ball, outside off stump moves in front Scoop, to fine leg for 1 run, fielded by Dickwella.
31.3 Asela Gunaratne to Faf du Plessis. Off cutter length ball, outside off stump on the front foot defending, inside edge to short extra cover for no runs, fielded by Chandimal.
31.2 Asela Gunaratne to Faf du Plessis. Off cutter length ball, outside off stump on the front foot defending, to mid wicket for no runs, fielded by de Silva.
31.1 Asela Gunaratne to Faf du Plessis. Off cutter length ball, outside off stump on the front foot defending, to short extra cover for no runs, fielded by Gunaratne.
OVER
31
Runs Scored: 7
Bowler: Jeffrey Vandersay
Score after 31 overs: 160/2(rr 5.16)
Over Summary: 1 4 . . 2 .
30.6 Jeffrey Vandersay to AB de Villiers. Leg spinner length ball, outside off stump on the front foot driving, to cover for no runs, fielded by Dickwella.
30.5 Jeffrey Vandersay to AB de Villiers. Leg spinner half volley, outside off stump on the front foot working, to deep backward square leg for 2 runs, fielded by Weerakkody.
30.4 Jeffrey Vandersay to AB de Villiers. Leg spinner length ball, outside off stump on the back foot defending, to silly mid off for no runs, fielded by Chandimal.
30.3 Jeffrey Vandersay to AB de Villiers. Leg spinner back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot cutting, to cover for no runs, fielded by Kulasekara.
30.2 FOUR! Jeffrey Vandersay to AB de Villiers. Leg spinner length ball, outside off stump moves in front sweeping, well timed past deep square leg for 4 runs. AB at his best. Brilliant sweep shot.
30.1 Jeffrey Vandersay to Faf du Plessis. Leg spinner half volley, outside off stump on the front foot driving, to deep cover for 1 run, fielded by Kulasekara.
OVER
30
Runs Scored: 3
Bowler: Asela Gunaratne
Score after 30 overs: 153/2(rr 5.10)
Over Summary: 2 . 1 . . .
29.6 Asela Gunaratne to AB de Villiers. Off cutter length ball, outside off stump on the front foot reverse sweeping, to slips for no runs, fielded by Sandakan.
29.5 Asela Gunaratne to AB de Villiers. Length ball, outside off stump on the front foot reverse sweeping, to backward point for no runs, fielded by Sandakan.
29.4 Asela Gunaratne to AB de Villiers. Length ball, outside off stump on the front foot defending, to silly mid on for no runs, fielded by de Silva.
29.3 Asela Gunaratne to Faf du Plessis. Half volley, outside off stump on the front foot driving, to long on for 1 run, fielded by Lakmal.
29.2 Asela Gunaratne to Faf du Plessis. Length ball, outside off stump on the front foot defending, back to bowler for no runs, fielded by Gunaratne.
29.1 Asela Gunaratne to Faf du Plessis. Length ball, outside off stump moves in front Scoop, to fine leg for 2 runs, fielded by Dickwella.
OVER
29
Runs Scored: 11
Bowler: Jeffrey Vandersay
Score after 29 overs: 150/2(rr 5.17)
Over Summary: 1 . 2 1 1 6
28.6 SIX! Jeffrey Vandersay to AB de Villiers. Leg spinner short, outside off stump on the back foot pulling, well timed in the air under control over deep mid wicket for 6 runs.
28.5 Jeffrey Vandersay to Faf du Plessis. Googly length ball, outside off stump on the front foot driving, in the air under control to deep extra cover for 1 run, fielded by Gunaratne.
28.4 Jeffrey Vandersay to AB de Villiers. Googly length ball, outside off stump on the back foot working, to fine leg for 1 run, fielded by Dickwella.
28.3 Jeffrey Vandersay to AB de Villiers. Leg spinner length ball, outside off stump moves in front sweeping, to fine leg for 2 runs, fielded by Dickwella.
28.2 Jeffrey Vandersay to AB de Villiers. Leg spinner length ball, outside off stump on the front foot defending, to extra cover for no runs, fielded by Weerakkody.
28.1 Jeffrey Vandersay to Faf du Plessis. Leg spinner yorker, outside off stump on the front foot driving, to long off for 1 run, fielded by Gunaratne.
OVER
28
Runs Scored: 4
Bowler: Asela Gunaratne
Score after 28 overs: 139/2(rr 4.96)
Over Summary: 1 . 1 . 1 1
27.6 Asela Gunaratne to Faf du Plessis. Off cutter length ball, outside off stump on the front foot pushing, to long off for 1 run, fielded by Vandersay.
27.5 Asela Gunaratne to AB de Villiers. Off cutter length ball, outside off stump moves in front working, to deep mid wicket for 1 run, fielded by Tharanga.
27.4 Asela Gunaratne to AB de Villiers. Off cutter length ball, outside off stump on the front foot pushing, to backward point for no runs, fielded by Weerakkody.
27.3 Asela Gunaratne to Faf du Plessis. Off cutter length ball, outside off stump on the front foot working, to deep mid wicket for 1 run, fielded by Tharanga.
27.2 Asela Gunaratne to Faf du Plessis. Length ball, outside off stump on the front foot defending, back to bowler for no runs, fielded by Gunaratne.
27.1 Asela Gunaratne to AB de Villiers. Off cutter length ball, outside off stump on the front foot working, to long on for 1 run, fielded by Lakmal.
OVER
27
Runs Scored: 4
Bowler: Lakshan Sandakan
Score after 27 overs: 135/2(rr 5.00)
Over Summary: 1 1 1 . 1 .
26.6 Lakshan Sandakan to Faf du Plessis. Chinaman length ball, outside off stump on the front foot pushing, to cover for no runs, fielded by Weerakkody.
26.5 Lakshan Sandakan to AB de Villiers. Chinaman length ball, outside off stump on the back foot pushing, to cover for 1 run, fielded by Weerakkody.
26.4 Lakshan Sandakan to AB de Villiers. Quicker ball half volley, off stump on the front foot working, back to bowler for no runs, fielded by Sandakan.
26.3 Lakshan Sandakan to Faf du Plessis. Quicker length ball, off stump on the back foot pushing, to long on for 1 run, fielded by Gunaratne.
26.2 Lakshan Sandakan to AB de Villiers. Googly half volley, outside off stump on the front foot working, to long on for 1 run, fielded by Weerakkody.
26.1 Lakshan Sandakan to Faf du Plessis. Googly length ball, to leg on the back foot working, to deep square leg for 1 run, fielded by Mendis.
OVER
26
Runs Scored: 2
Bowler: Asela Gunaratne
Score after 26 overs: 131/2(rr 5.04)
Over Summary: . 1 1 . W .
25.6 Asela Gunaratne to AB de Villiers. Off cutter length ball, outside off stump on the back foot working, to mid wicket for no runs, fielded by de Silva.
25.5 OUT! Caught & Bowled. Asela Gunaratne to Hashim Amla. Off cutter length ball, outside off stump on the front foot driving, mis-timed in the air uncontrolled back to bowler, fielded by Gunaratne.
25.4 Asela Gunaratne to Hashim Amla. Off cutter length ball, outside off stump on the front foot defending, to short leg for no runs, fielded by Gunaratne.
25.3 Asela Gunaratne to Faf du Plessis. Off cutter length ball, outside off stump on the front foot pushing, to long on for 1 run, fielded by Lakmal.
25.2 Asela Gunaratne to Hashim Amla. Off cutter back of a length, outside off stump on the front foot driving, to long off for 1 run, fielded by Vandersay.
25.1 Asela Gunaratne to Hashim Amla. Off cutter length ball, outside off stump on the back foot cutting, missed to wicketkeeper for no runs, fielded by Chandimal.
OVER
25
Runs Scored: 3
Bowler: Lakshan Sandakan
Score after 25 overs: 129/1(rr 5.16)
Over Summary: . . 1 . . 2