SL vs SA, 1st T20 – South Africa defeated Sri Lanka by 28 runs within the first T20 International played in Colombo on Friday (September 10). With this, South Africa has taken a 1-0 lead within the three-match series.
Chasing the goal of 164 runs hosts Sri Lanka may solely handle 135 runs within the stipulated 20 overs for the lack of 6 wickets.
Electing to bat after profitable the toss, South Africa scored 163 runs for the lack of 5 wickets. Top scorer Adam Markram scored 48 runs in 33 balls with one 4 and two sixes.
Apart from this, Quinton de Kock scored 36 runs, Reeza Hendrix scored 38 runs and David Miller scored 26 runs.
SL vs SA, 1st T20, Highlights –
- Sri Lanka could score 135 runs in the allotted 20 overs for the loss of 6 wickets.
- South Africa scored 163 runs for the loss of 5 wickets
- Adam Markram scored 48 runs in 33 balls with one four and two sixes.
- South Africa beat Sri Lanka by 28 runs in the first T20I
In SL vs SA, 1st T20, Sri Lanka, Wanindu Hasaranga took two wickets, Dushmantha Chamira, Maheesh Theekshana, and captain Dasun Shanaka took one wicket every.
— CRICKETNMORE (@cricketnmore) September 10, 2021
For Sri Lanka, solely Dinesh Chandimal was capable of present the wonders. Chandimal, who got here out to open, scored an unbeaten 66 runs in 54 balls with the assistance of 5 fours and two sixes.
But one other batsman joined him. Apart from him, Chamika Karunaratne scored an unbeaten 22 runs. For South Africa, Bjorn Fortuin, Enrique Norkhia, Keshav Maharaj, Tabraiz Shamsi, and Dwaine Pretorius took one wicket every.
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