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Sri Lanka vs South Africa 1st ODI 2021 Highlights

Cricket Highlights - Sri Lanka vs South Africa 1st ODI 2021


Watch the highlights of Sri Lanka vs South Africa 1st ODI 2021 - South Africa tour of Sri Lanka 3-match One-day international series of the 1st ODI match played between South Africa and Sri Lanka at R Premadasa Stadium, Colombo in 02nd September 2021.

Sri Lanka vs South Africa 1st ODI 2021 Highlights
Avishka Fernando celebrates his century with Charith Asalanka © AFP/Getty Images

Avishka Fernando's century and Charith Asalanka's half-century sets up to Sri Lanka narrow 14-run victory over South Africa, despite a Aiden Markram's 96 and take a 1-0 lead in the first ODI.

Match Stats :
  • Sri Lanka's 300 was their ninth highest score against South Africa in One-day international and it is their third highest total against South Africa at Colombo (RPS) in ODIs.
  • Avishka Fernando became the sixth Sri Lankan batsman to score a hundred against South Africa in One-day internationals.
  • Avishka Fernando's 118 was his second highest score for Sri Lanka in One-day international and the fifth highest score by an Sri Lankan batsman against South Africa in ODIs.
  • 97 : Avishka Fernando and Charith Asalanka set up the seventh highest fourth-wicket partnership for Sri Lanka against South Africa in One-day internationals.
  • It is the first time Aiden Markram dismissals on nervous nineties in One-day internationals.
  • 106* : Aiden Markram and Temba Bavuma set up the sixth highest second-wicket partnership for South Africa against Sri Lanka in One-day internationals.
  • South Africa's 286 was their fourth highest score against Sri Lanka at R Premadasa Stadium in One-day internationals and It is their fifth highest total in Sri Lankan soil in ODIs.

Sri Lanka scored massive total of 300-9 in 50 overs with top scorer by Avishka Fernando 118 off 115-balls - which was his 3rd ODI hundred and his first century against South Africa in ODIs.

Charith Asalanka cracked a 71 off 62-balls including 6-fours & a six, Dhananjaya de Silva scored 44 off 62-balls included 4-fours and Minod Bhanuka 27.

South Africa best bowler by Keshav Maharaj, Kagiso Rabada both took 2-wickets and one for Aiden Markram - Tabraiz Shamsi.

South Africa scored 286-6 in 50 overs with top scorer by Aiden Markram 96 off 90-balls - who fell four-run short of his century - including 5-fours & 4-sixes.

Rassie van der Dussen scored a run-a-ball 59-runs including 6-fours, Tamba Bavuma hit 38 off 53-balls included a boundary.

Heinrich Klaassn scored 36 off 32-balls including 2-fours and Janneman Malan 23.

Sri Lanka best bowler by Akila Dananjaya takes 2-wickets, Chamika Karunaratne, Praveen Jayawickrama and Wanindu Hasaranga each took one-wickets.

Avishka Fernando named Player of the match for his spectacular batting display of scored a 118-runs knocked off facing 115-balls including 10-fours and 2-sixes.