July 17, 2024

World Cup match no 4: South Africa emerged victorious, defeating Sri Lanka by a substantial margin of 102 runs

In the South Africa vs. Sri Lanka cricket match highlights:

First Innings:

  • South Africa posted an impressive total of 428/5 in their allotted 50 overs.
  • Rassie van der Dussen played a stellar innings, scoring 108 runs off 110 balls.
  • Aiden Markram was equally outstanding, notching up 106 runs from just 54 deliveries.

On the bowling front for Sri Lanka:

  • Dilshan Madushanka picked up 2 wickets, conceding 86 runs in his 10-over spell.
  • Dunith Wellalage secured 1 wicket, giving away 81 runs in his 10 overs.

Second Innings:

  • Sri Lanka had a challenging target to chase, but they managed to score 326 runs before being all out in 44.5 overs.

Sri Lanka’s batting highlights:

  • Charith Asalanka was the top scorer for Sri Lanka, contributing 79 runs from 65 balls.
  • Kusal Mendis also put up a strong performance, scoring 76 runs off just 42 deliveries.

For South Africa in the second innings:

  • Gerald Coetzee was the standout bowler, taking 3 wickets while giving away 68 runs in his 9-over spell.
  • Keshav Maharaj also contributed with 2 wickets, conceding 62 runs in his 10 overs.

In the end, South Africa emerged victorious, defeating Sri Lanka by a substantial margin of 102 runs in this exciting cricket contest.

JKNN

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