South Africa beat Sri Lanka by 5 wickets in first ODI
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Rabada, Shamsi star in South Africa's 5-wicket victory over Sri Lanka

by Sahir Usman Jul 29, 2018 • 18:07 PM

July 29 (CRICKETNMORE) - South Africa registered a convincing five-wicket victory over Sri Lanka in the first one-day international in Dambulla on Sunday.

Kusal Perera (81) and Thisara Perera (49) shared a sixth-wicket stand of 92, but Sri Lanka were dismissed for 193 after just 34.3 overs. Fast bowlers Kagiso Rabada and spinner Tabraiz Shamsi picked up four wickets each for visitors.

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Later on, skipper Faf du Plessis (47) and Jean-Paul Duminy (53 not out) guided South Africa to their victory target, reaching 196 for five with 114 balls of their 50 overs still remaining.

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