South Africa are always tough opponents on their own soil. Winning the match by chasing 180 runs against them in a Twenty20 match is difficult. Sri Lanka lost seven wickets for 83 runs in the 14th over to play 181 runs in the SuperSport Park in Centurion on Friday. Then what is known as a batting storm. Sri Lanka's left-arm pacer Ishuru Udana pulled out the incredible batting of the Proteas for eight. But the tourists were forced to leave the field after losing 16 runs due to over run.
On the failure of the top order of the Lanka top, he got some good luck in eight numbers on the day of the fate. In the beginning of his innings, Duminy was caught alive by Udana. After being caught by Markram on Duminy's offspin, he survived the 'no' ball. After the explosive batting, Protea bowlers left the nose's water tears. The bowler, who scored an unbeaten 84 off just 48 balls, In addition to eight fours, six chakkaya strained the storm created the crease. However, the Sri Lankans could not make more than 164 runs in nine overs in the 20 overs. South Africa's Chris Morris and Steyn and Shamsi took two wickets each.
Earlier, losing the toss, batting first, scored 180 runs for three wickets. Openers Riaz Hendricks scored 65 runs and Rasie van der Dusen scored 64 off 44 balls. Captain JP Duminy made an unbeaten 33 off 17 balls with two fours in the end. Van Duceen is a match-fixing player.
South Africa's victory in this win is sure to win the series 2-0. Sri Lanka will play in the final of the series in Johannesburg on Sunday to avoid whitewash.