4th ODI – South Africa beat Sri Lanka by 6 wickets in Port Elizabeth


South Africa won the toss and decided to bowl against Sri Lanka in the 4th ODI at St George’s Park, Port Elizabeth, today.

Sri Lanka were bowled out for 189 and’ but for Isuru Udana 78, their total would have been a lot less. Batting at number 9, Udana hit 7x4s and 4x6s in his cameo innings, which took Sri Lanka to an improbable total of 189; Anrich Nortje 3-57 and Andile Phehlukwayo 2-21 were the pick of the Proteas bowlers.

In reply, South Africa’s Quinton de Kock 51, hit another ODI half century and put them in strong position to win, when he was out with the score 110-3. After that skipper Faf du Plessis 43, David Miller 25* and JP Duminy 31* saw the Proteas home, winning by 6 wickets.

Match Summary
Sri Lanka : 189 (Isuru Udana 78; Anrich Nortje 3-57, Andile Phehlukwayo 2-21)

South Africa : 190-4 (Quinton de Kock 51, Faf Du Plessis 43, JP Duminy 31*; Dhananjaya De Silva 3-41)

Result – South Africa won by 6 wickets.

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