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South Africa beat Sri Lanka by 22 runs in second T20

Hambantota, Sri Lanka, Aug 4: South Africa beat Sri Lanka by 22 runs in a closely contested T20 international match here today. After winning the toss, the visitors batted first and made 145 for 6
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India TV News Desk 04 Aug 2013, 10:44 PM IST
Hambantota, Sri Lanka, Aug 4: South Africa beat Sri Lanka by 22 runs in a closely contested T20 international match here today.




After winning the toss, the visitors batted first and made 145 for 6 in the allotted 20 overs, with David Miller making 36 and J P Duminy 30 runs. Captain Faf du Plessis was clean bowled by Lasith Malinga for 12.

A B de Villiers was run out for 15 by Kushal Perera. Kulasekara and Senanayake took 2 wickets each.

In reply, the home team made 123 for 7  with Kumar Sangakkara making 39 runs before he fell to a catch off Morne Morkel's ball.

Thisara Perera was not out at 22, while opener Kushal Perera made 21 before he fell leg before to Imran Tahir.

Tsotsobe and Morkel took two wickets each.

South Africa retained the same team that defended a modest score to win by 12 runs in the first match on Friday.
 
Sri Lanka rested opening batsman Tillakaratne Dilshan and recalled Mahela Jayawardene for the match at Mahinda Rajapaksa Stadium.
 
The hosts dropped allrounder Jeevan Mendis for seam bowler Nuwan Kulasekara.
 
 
   
 

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