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.
FOUR and that’s 50 up for @jpduminy21! Take a bow, jou lekker ding! 53* off 32 balls (6x4s and 2x6s), the boundary was also South Africa’s winning runs! Congratulations team on the 5-wicket victory. They go 1-0 up in the 5-match series. #ProteaFire #SLvSA pic.twitter.com/gnnh4b6qOG
— Cricket South Africa (@OfficialCSA) July 29, 2018
Results: South Africa won by 5 wickets
Player of the Match: Tabraiz Shamsi ( SA)
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)
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)