Dilshan led Sri Lanka legends thrash Jonty Rhodes led South Africa Legends by 9 wickets

Sri lanka legends WIN
Tilakratne Dilshan scored 50 as Sri Lanka legends beat South africa

Sri Lanka legends win, beat South Africa legends by 9 wickets –  Tillakratne Dilshan slammed 50* as Sri Lanka team beat South Africa to register their 2nd straingh victory in Road Safety World Series. Lanka was given 90 runs target to win by Proteas which they achieved by just losing 1 wicket of Sanath Jayasuriya (8).

Dilshan stayed unbeaten on 50* and Upul Tharanga on 27*. Today Indian legends team will play England legends team.

Earlier Sri Lankan bowlers completely rocked legends team of South Africa. Jonty Rhodes team did not had any answers for the Sri Lankan spin attack and was shot out for just 89 in the 19th over.

For Sri Lanka Sanath Jayasurya, Rangana Herath, Nuwan Kulasekra picked 2 wickets each.

Sri Lanka legends win, beat South Africa legends by 9 wickets

Batsmen R B 4S 6S SR
Tillakaratne Dilshan (C) Not out 50 40 7 0 125.00
Sanath Jayasuriya b GJP Kruger 8 9 2 0 88.89
Upul Tharanga (WK) Not out 27 31 5 0 87.10
Extra 7 (b 0, w 2, nb 0, lb 5)
Total 92/1 (13.2)
Yet To Bat C Silva, SM Warnapura, Russel Arnold, CU Jayasinghe, HMRKB Herath, BAW Mendis, KTGD Prasad, Nuwan Kulasekara
BOWLING O M R W ECON
Garnett Kruger 3 0 23 1 7.67
Makhaya Ntini 2 0 5 0 2.50
Nantie Hayward 2 0 18 0 9.00
Zander de Bruyn 2 0 19 0 9.50
Thandi Tshabalala 2.2 0 12 0 5.14
Alviro Petersen 2 0 10 0 5.00

 

Sri Lanka legends win, beat South Africa legends by 9 wickets

Teams: South Africa Legends (Playing XI): Morne van Wyk(w), Alviro Petersen, Loots Bosman, Andrew Puttick, Jonty Rhodes(c), Justin Kemp, Zander de Bruyn, Garnett Kruger, Makhaya Ntini, Nantie Hayward, Thandi Tshabalala

Sri Lanka Legends (Playing XI): Tillakaratne Dilshan(c), Sanath Jayasuriya, Upul Tharanga(w), Chamara Silva, Chinthaka Jayasinghe, Ajantha Mendis, Russel Arnold, Malinda Warnapura, Nuwan Kulasekara, Rangana Herath, Dhammika Prasad

South Africa Legends Innings 

Batsmen R B 4S 6S SR
Loots Bosman b Nuwan Kulasekara 0 4 0 0 0.00
Alviro Petersen runout (WU Tharanga / BAW Mendis) 0 0 0 0 0.00
Andrew Puttick b ST Jayasuriya 39 46 4 0 84.78
Morne van Wyk (WK) c SM Warnapura b KTGD Prasad 2 5 0 0 40.00
Zander de Bruyn lbw b HMRKB Herath 15 14 2 0 107.14
Justin Kemp c & b BAW Mendis 7 9 1 0 77.78
Jonty Rhodes (C) c WU Tharanga b TM Dilshan 2 5 0 0 40.00
Thandi Tshabalala lbw b ST Jayasuriya 2 7 0 0 28.57
Makhaya Ntini b Nuwan Kulasekara 8 16 0 0 50.00
Garnett Kruger b HMRKB Herath 2 9 0 0 22.22
Nantie Hayward Not out 1 2 0 0 50.00
Extra 11 (b 6, w 1, nb 4, lb 0)
Total 89/10 (18.5)
Yet To Bat
BOWLING O M R W ECON
Tillakaratne Dilshan 4 0 11 1 2.75
Nuwan Kulasekara 3.5 0 13 2 3.39
Dhammika Prasad 2 0 14 1 7.00
Rangana Herath 4 0 11 2 2.75
Sanath Jayasuriya 4 0 24 2 6.00
Ajantha Mendis 1 0 10 1 10.00

 

South Africa legends vs Sri Lanka legends Follow Live Updates: South African legends are set to play their first game. They’re already at four points, thanks to their pre-pandemic exploits in 2020, but surely momentum doesn’t last a year. The Sri Lankan legends, meanwhile, are coming off a pretty clinical chase against the West Indians. All in all, it’s now about catching up with the Indians.

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