Sri Lanka vs South Africa Highlights, World Cup 2019 Faf Du Plessis, Hashim Amla Help South Africa Beat Sri Lanka By 9 Wickets
sri Lanka vs South Africa Highlights, 2019 ICC Cricket World Cup Faf du Plessis and Hashim Amla’s unbeaten partnership of 175 runs for the second wicket helped South Africa cruise to victory.
Skipper Faf du Plesis led from the front remained unbeaten on 96 runs as South Africa beat Sri Lanka by nine wickets. Hashim Amla (80 unbeaten) and du Plesis added 175 runs for the second wicket to help their side cruise to victory.
With this loss, Sri Lanka are now on the brink on elimination as they no more hold the cards in their own hands. Not only will they have to win their remaining games, but also pray for other results to go their way. Earlier, South Africa bowled out Sri Lanka for just 203.
After Faf du Plessis won the toss and put Sri Lanka into bat, Kagiso Rabada removed Sri Lankan captain Dimuth Karunaratne on the first ball of the match. Sri Lanka kept on losing wickets at regular intervals in Chester-le-Street. South Africa made two changes, bringing in Dwaine Pretorius and JP Duminy for Lungi Ngidi and David Miller. Dwaine Pretorius responded by registering figures of three for 25 in his 10 overs. For Sri Lanka, Kusal Perera and Avishka Fernando both scored 30 runs each, while other batsmen failed to get the Sri Lankan innings going.