Sri Lanka vs South Africa 3rd ODI 2021 Highlights

Watch the highlights of Sri Lanka vs South Africa 3rd ODI 2021 - South Africa tour of Sri Lanka 3-match One-day international series of the 3rd ODI match played between South Africa and Sri Lanka at R Premadasa Stadium, Colombo in 07th September 2021.

Sri Lanka vs South Africa 3rd ODI 2021 Highlights
Maheesh Theekshana impressed on debut © AFP/Getty Images

Debutant mystery spinner Maheesh Theekshana's debut four-for and Dushmantha Chameera's all-round display after Charith Asalanka's crusial 47 helped to Sri Lanka thumping 78-run victory over South Africa and clinch the three-match series with 2-1 in a low-scoring game of the third ODI.

Match Stats :
  • Sri Lanka's 78-run win was their seventh largest victory by terms of runs against South Africa in One-day internationals.
  • Sri Lanka's 203 was their fourth lowest score against South Africa at R Premadasa Stadium in One-day internationals.
  • South Africa's 125 was their second lowest score against Sri Lanka in the completed innings in One-day internationals.
  • Maheesh Theekshana's 4 for 37 was the fifth best debut bowling figures for Sri Lanka in One-day international and the best debut bowling figures by an Sri Lankan bowler against South Africa in ODIs, surpassing the previous record of 1 for 15 held by Lahiru Madushanka at Johannesburg in 2017.

Sri Lanka scored 203-9 in 50 overs with top scorer by Charith Asalanka 47 off 71-balls including 2-fours.

Dhananjaya de Silva scored 31 off 44-balls including 2-fours, Dushmantha Chameera 29, Kamindu Mendis 16 and Chamika Karunaratne 16.

South Africa best bowler by Keshav Maharaj picked up 3-wickets for 38-runs in 10-overs, Tabraiz Shamsi, George Linde both took 2-wickets and one for Wiaan Mulder - Aiden Markram.

South Africa scored 125 for all-out in 30 overs with top scorer by Heinrich Klaasen 22, Janneman Malan 18, George Linde 18, Andile Phehlukwayo 17 and Keshav Maharaj 17.

Sri Lanka best bowler by Debutant Maheesh Theekshana - who claimed a 4-wickets for 37-runs in 10-overs on his debut ODI match, Dushmantha Chameera 2-16, Wanindu Hasaranga took 2-wickets and one for Charith Asalanka - Praveen Jayawickrama.

Dushmantha Chameera named Player of the match for his all-round performance took 2-wickets for 16-runs in 16-runs in 4-overs including a maidens after scoring a valuable 29 off 39-balls included 3-fours.

Charith Asalanka earned player of the series for contributing 196-runs including two fifties with average of 65.33 in the three-match ODI series.



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