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De Kock, Faf power Proteas to 4-wicket victory against SL in 2nd ODI

by Sahir Usman Aug 01, 2018 • 22:33 PM

Aug.1 (CRICKETNMORE) - A brilliant knock of 87 from Quinton de Kock and a quick-fire 49 from skipper, Faf du Plessis helped South Africa beat Sri Lanka by 4-wickets in the second ODI at Dambulla on Wednesday.

Earlier, South Africa had restricted Sri Lanka to 244/8 with Phehlukwayo and Lungi Ngidi the pick of the bowlers taking 3 wickets each. Angelo Mathews was the backbone of the Sri Lankan innings, scoring 79 from 111 balls.

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Brief Scores

Sri Lanka - 244/8 in 50 Overs (AD Mathews - 79, N Dickwella - 69, Phehlukwayo - 3/45, Ngidi - 3/50)

South Africa - 246/6 in 42.5 Overs (Q de Kock - 87, du Plessis - 49, Dananjaya - 3/60)


South Africa now lead the 5 match series 2-0.

The third ODI between the sides takes place in Colombo on Sunday, August 5