Sri Lanka vs South Africa 3rd ODI 2021 Highlights

Watch the highlights of Sri Lanka vs South Africa 3rd ODI 2021 - South Africa tour of Sri Lanka 2021 played at R Premadasa Stadium, Colombo on Sept 07

Cricket Highlights - Sri Lanka vs South Africa 3rd ODI 2021

Watch the highlights of Sri Lanka vs South Africa 3rd ODI 2021 - South Africa tour of Sri Lanka 2021 played at R Premadasa Stadium, Colombo on Sept 07, 2021.

CricketHighlightsz - Sri Lanka vs South Africa 3rd ODI 2021
Keshav Maharaj's fingerspin caused a lot of problems for Sri Lanka  AFP/Getty Images

After Charith Asalanka's vital 47, debutant spinner Maheesh Theekshana's first four-for and Dushmantha Chameera's all-round effort helped Sri Lanka to a 78-run victory against South Africa and won the three-match series 2-1 in a low-scoring game of the third ODI.

Match Stats:
  • In One-day Internationals, South Africa's 125 was their second-lowest total against Sri Lanka in the completed innings.
  • Maheesh Theekshana's 4 for 37 was the greatest debut bowling figure for Sri Lanka in One-Day Internationals, and the best debut bowling figure by a Sri Lankan bowler against South Africa in ODIs, surpassing Lahiru Madushanka's 1 for 15 in Johannesburg in 2017.
  • Sri Lanka's 78-run victory over South Africa was their seventh-largest in terms of runs in one-day internationals.
  • Sri Lanka's 203 was their fourth-lowest total in one-day internationals versus South Africa at R Premadasa Stadium.

Charith Asalanka top-scored with 47 off 71 balls, hitting two fours, as Sri Lanka reached 203-9 in 50 overs.

Dhananjaya de Silva (31 off 44 balls, 2 fours), Dushmantha Chameera (29), Kamindu Mendis (16), and Chamika Karunaratne (16) were among the scorers.

Keshav Maharaj, South Africa's top bowler, got three wickets for 38 runs in ten overs, Tabraiz Shamsi and George Linde each took two wickets, and Wiaan Mulder And Aiden Markram each one wicket.

Heinrich Klaasen (22), Janneman Malan (18), George Linde (18), Andile Phehlukwayo (17), and Keshav Maharaj (17) led South Africa to a total of 125 for all-out in 30 overs.

Debutant Maheesh Theekshana - who took 4-wickets for 37 runs in 10-overs on his first ODI match, Dushmantha Chameera 2-16, Wanindu Hasaranga 2-wickets, and one for Charith Asalanka - Praveen Jayawickrama .

Dushmantha Chameera named Player of the Match for his all-round effort, taking 2-wickets for 16 runs in 4-overs, including a maiden, after hitting a useful 29 off 39 balls, including three fours.

Charith Asalanka named Player of the Series after scoring 196 runs in three ODIs, including two fifties at an average of 65.33.

Match Highlights

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