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Sri Lanka beat South Africa by 3 runs in 4th ODI

by Sahir Usman Aug 09, 2018 • 08:08 AM

Aug.9 (CRICKETNMORE) - Sri Lanka have registered a nail-biting victory by 3 runs (D/L method) over South Africa in the fourth ODI at Pallekele International Cricket Stadium. Proteas are still leading by 3-1 with one match remaining in the series. (SCORECARD)

Sri Lanka post 306/7 in their allotted 39 overs, mainly thanks to Thisara Perera 51*, Kusal Perera 51 and Dasun Shanaka 65.

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In reply, South Africa made 187/9, Hashim Amla scored 40 and Suranga Lakmal took 3-46 for Sri Lanka.

South Africa vs Sri Lanka 4th ODI Match Summary

Brief scores:

Sri Lanka - 306/7 in 39 overs (Shanaka 65, T Perera 51*, K Perera 51; Duminy 2/35)

South Africa - 187/9 in 21 overs (Amla 40, Duminy 38; Lakmal 3/46, T Perera 2/32)

Result - Sri Lanka won by 3 runs (D/L)

Man of the Match - Dasun Shanaka (Sri Lanka)