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South Africa vs Sri Lanka Live Score and Commentary, South Africa v Sri Lanka Twenty20 Series 2017

South Africa 169/5 (20.0 ov)
Sri Lanka 170/5 (19.5 ov) Run rate 8.72
Refresh Sri Lanka win by 5 wickets
South Africa won the toss and elected to bat.
Batsmen R B 4s 6s SR
Seekkuge Prasanna 37 16 3 3 231.25
Asela Gunaratne 11 6 2 0 183.33
Bowler O M R W Econ
Dane Paterson 3.5 0 38 0 9.91
Andile Phehlukwayo 4 0 32 0 8

Updated: Oct 21, 2017 16:04 | Published: Jan 24, 2017 06:00

South Africa vs Sri Lanka Live Score and Commentary

19.5 Dane Paterson to Asela Gunaratne. Yorker, outside off stump down the track driving, to deep backward point for 1 run, fielded by Phehlukwayo.
19.4 FOUR! Dane Paterson to Asela Gunaratne. Bouncer, outside off stump down the track pulling, top edge in the air uncontrolled past third man for 4 runs.
19.3 Dane Paterson to Seekkuge Prasanna. Yorker, outside off stump on the front foot Slog, inside edge to short extra cover for 1 run, fielded by Paterson.
19.2 Dane Paterson to Asela Gunaratne. Half volley, outside off stump on the front foot driving, well timed to deep cover for 1 run, fielded by Phehlukwayo.
19.1 FOUR! Dane Paterson to Asela Gunaratne. Yorker, outside off stump moves in front sweeping, well timed in the air under control past fine leg for 4 runs.

He knew it would be a wide yorker and set himself for it, digging it out and timing it well over fine leg. Seven off five needed.
OVER
19
Runs Scored: 15
Bowler: Andile Phehlukwayo
Score after 19 overs: 159/5(rr 8.37)
Over Summary: 3 1 6 wd . . 4
18.6 FOUR! Andile Phehlukwayo to Seekkuge Prasanna. Full toss, outside off stump on the front foot Scoop, well timed in the air under control past third man for 4 runs.
18.5 Andile Phehlukwayo to Seekkuge Prasanna. Yorker, outside off stump no foot movement Slog, missed to wicketkeeper for no runs, fielded by Mosehle.
18.4 Andile Phehlukwayo to Seekkuge Prasanna. Yorker, outside off stump on the front foot driving, missed to wicketkeeper for no runs, fielded by Mosehle.
18.4 Wide Andile Phehlukwayo to Seekkuge Prasanna. Length ball, wide outside off stump on the front foot driving, missed to wicketkeeper for 1 run, fielded by Mosehle.
18.3 SIX! Andile Phehlukwayo to Seekkuge Prasanna. Slower ball back of a length, outside off stump down the track Slog, well timed in the air under control over long on for 6 runs.

That's a massive strike! He picks the slower ball and hits it with all his might straight over long on. Huge hit.
18.2 Andile Phehlukwayo to Asela Gunaratne. Back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot pulling, to mid wicket for 1 run, fielded by Behardien.
18.1 Andile Phehlukwayo to Seekkuge Prasanna. Length ball, outside off stump on the front foot driving, well timed to deep backward point for 3 runs, run save by Parnell, fielded by Tahir.
OVER
18
Runs Scored: 7
Bowler: Dane Paterson
Score after 18 overs: 144/5(rr 8.00)
Over Summary: 1 4 W lb . 1
17.6 Dane Paterson to Seekkuge Prasanna. Full toss, outside off stump on the front foot driving, to long off for 1 run.
17.5 Dane Paterson to Seekkuge Prasanna. Full toss, outside off stump on the front foot driving, mis-timed to silly mid on for no runs, fielded by Paterson.
17.4 Dane Paterson to Asela Gunaratne. Full toss, outside off stump on the front foot sweeping, hit pad to square leg for 1 run, fielded by Mosehle.
17.3 OUT! Run Out. Dane Paterson to Seekkuge Prasanna. Yorker, off stump on the front foot Slog, inside edge to short extra cover, direct hit by Paterson.
17.2 FOUR! Dane Paterson to Seekkuge Prasanna. Full toss, to leg on the front foot flick, well timed in the air under control past fine leg for 4 runs.

They can't stop bowling full tosses at Prasanna and he's taking full advantage. It drifts onto the pads and he flicks it away with disdain.
17.1 Dane Paterson to Kusal Mendis. Half volley, outside off stump on the front foot driving, well timed to long off for 1 run.
16.6 SIX! Wayne Parnell to Seekkuge Prasanna. Full toss, middle stump no foot movement pulling, well timed in the air under control over deep backward square leg for 6 runs.
OVER
17
Runs Scored:
Bowler:
Score after 17 overs:
Over Summary:
16.6 Wide Wayne Parnell to Seekkuge Prasanna. Bouncer, to leg on the back foot hooking, missed to wicketkeeper for 1 run, fielded by Mosehle.
16.5 SIX! Wayne Parnell to Seekkuge Prasanna. Bouncer, down leg side on the back foot pulling, well timed in the air under control over fine leg for 6 runs.

The line was down leg and Prasanna simply helped it on its way. Is he giving them a sniff here?
16.4 FOUR! Wayne Parnell to Seekkuge Prasanna. Length ball, off stump on the front foot Slog, top edge in the air uncontrolled past third man for 4 runs.
16.3 Wayne Parnell to Seekkuge Prasanna. Short, off stump on the back foot pulling, missed to wicketkeeper for no runs, fielded by Mosehle.
16.2 Wayne Parnell to Kusal Mendis. Length ball, off stump on the back foot defending, outside edge to third man for 1 run, fielded by Tahir.
16.1 Wayne Parnell to Seekkuge Prasanna. Length ball, off stump on the front foot Slog, well timed in the air under control to deep mid wicket for 1 run.
OVER
16
Runs Scored: 2
Bowler: Imran Tahir
Score after 16 overs: 118/4(rr 7.38)
Over Summary: . W 1 1 W .
15.6 Imran Tahir to Kusal Mendis. Leg spinner length ball, outside off stump on the back foot Steer, missed to wicketkeeper for no runs, fielded by Mosehle.
Venue: Newlands, Cape Town
Match Start Time: Wednesday, January 25, 2017, 09:30 PM IST