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Sri Lanka vs South Africa 1st T20I 2021 Highlights

Cricket Highlights - Sri Lanka vs South Africa 1st T20I 2021


Watch the highlights of Sri Lanka vs South Africa 1st T20I 2021 - South Africa tour of Sri Lanka 3-match Twenty20 international series of the 1st T20I match played between South Africa and Sri Lanka at R Premadasa Stadium, Colombo in 10th September 2021.

Sri Lanka vs South Africa 1st T20I 2021 Highlights
Quinton de Kock congratulates Bjorn Fortuin (L) after the dismissal of Dasun Shanaka © Ishara S.Kodikara/AFP/Getty Images

Top-order batsmen Quinton de Kock, Reeza Hendricks and Aiden Markram sets up to South Africa comprehensive 28-run victory over Sri Lanka, despite a opener Dinesh Chandimal's career-best 66* and take a 1-0 lead in the first T20I.

Match Stats :
  • South Africa's 28-run win was their third largest victory by terms of runs against Sri Lanka in T20 internationals.
  • South Africa's 163 was their joint fourth highest score against Sri Lanka in T20 international and It is their joint highest total in Sri Lankan soil in T20Is, jointly their 163 at Hambantota in 2013.
  • Sri Lanka's 135 was their sixth highest score against South Africa in T20 internationals.

South Africa scored 163-5 in 20 overs with top scorer by Aiden Markram 48 off 33-balls - who fell two-run short of his half-century.

Reeza Hendricks hit 38 off 30-balls including 3-fours & a six, Quinton de Kock scored 36 off 32-balls included 3-fours & a six and David Miller 26.

Sri Lanka best bowler by Wanindu Hasaranga takes 2-wickets, Dasun Shanaka, Dushmantha Chameera and Maheesh Theekshana each took one-wickets.

Sri Lanka scored 135-6 in 20 overs with top scorer by Dinesh Chandimal cracked a unbeaten 66 off 54-balls including 5-fours & 2-sixes, Chamika Karunaratne 22 not out and Dasun Shanaka 16.

South Africa best bowler by Keshav Maharaj, Tabraiz Shamsi, Dwaine Pretorius, Bjorn Fortuin and Anrich Nortje each took one-wickets.

Aiden Markram named Player of the match for his quick-fire 48 off facing 33-balls including 2-sixes & a four with strike rate of 145.45.