Mathews, Dananjaya star in Sri Lanka's 178-run win vs South Africa in 5th ODI
Aug.13 (CRICKETNMORE) - Skipper Angelo Mathews struck a run a ball unbeaten 97 and Akila Dananjaya claimed 6 wickets for 29 in leading Sri Lanka to a pride-salvaging facile 178-run triumph over South Africa in the fifth and final day-night international on Sunday at the R. Premadasa Stadium.
Dananjaya wrought havoc sending down 9 overs in bundling out the opposition for 121 in just 24.4 overs in reply to Sri Lanka’s 299 for 8 wickets from 50 overs.
It was a fitting coming from behind triumph for the hosts having trailed 0-3 to winning the last two matches in a 2-3 series loss.
Sri Lanka 299/8 ( Angelo Mathews 97 Williem Mulder 2/59)
South Africa 121all-out (Quinton De Kock 54 Akila Dananjaya 6/29)