South africa beat sri lanka 1st odi
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South African bowlers Kagiso Rabada and Tabraiz Shamsi claimed four wickets each as South Africa beat Sri Lanka by five wickets in the first one-day international in Dambulla on Sunday.

Results: South Africa won by 5 wickets

Player of the Match: Tabraiz Shamsi ( SA)

Briefscores: 

Sri Lanka Innings 193 (Kusal Perera 81, Thisara Perera 49, Shamsi 4-33, Rabada 4-41)

South Africa Innings 196/5 ( Quinton de Kock 47, Faf du Plessis 47, Duminy  53* ; Akila Dananjaya 3/53)

Teams

Sri Lanka: Angelo Mathews (captain), Upul Tharanga, Kusal Perera, Kusal Mendis, Niroshan Dickwella (wicketkeeper), Thisara Perera, Shehan Jayasuriya, Akila Dananjaya, Suranga Lakmal, Lakshan Sandakan, and Lahiru Kumara.

South Africa: Faf du Plessis (captain), Hashim Amla, Quinton de Kock (wicketkeeper), Aiden Markram, Jean-Paul Duminy, David Miller, Willem Mulder, Andile Phehlukwayo, Kagiso Rabada, Tabraiz Shamsi, and Lungi Ngidi.

Umpires: Nigel Llong (ENG), Ruchira Palliyaguruge (SRI)

TV umpire: Paul Reiffel (AUS)

Match referee: Javagal Srinath (IND)

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