SA in Sri Lanka

Proteas bowl first in Colombo

2013-07-31 10:39
Lonwabo Tsotsobe and Quinton de Kock (Gallo Images)
Colombo - Sri Lanka's captain Angelo Mathews won the toss and chose to bat in the fifth and final one-day international against South Africa here on Wednesday.

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The hosts, who have an unassailable 3-1 lead in the series, rested Mahela Jayawardene, Lasith Malinga, Upul Tharanga and Rangana Herath for the day-night game at the Premadasa stadium.

They were replaced by seamer Suranga Lakmal, spinner Sachithra Senanayake, and young batsmen Angelo Perera and Kusal Perera.

The tourists recalled fast bowler Ryan McLaren and spinner Aaron Phangiso in place of Rory Kleinveldt and Robin Peterson.

Teams:

Sri Lanka

1. Kusal Perera, 2. Tillakaratne Dilshan, 3. Kumar Sangakkara (wicketkeeper), 4. Lahiru Thirimanne, 5. Dinesh Chandimal, 6. Angelo Mathews (captain), 7. Angelo Perera, 8. Thisara Perera, 9. Sachithra Senanayake, 10. Suranga Lakmal, 11. Ajantha Mendis

South Africa

1. Hashim Amla, 2. Quinton de Kock (wicketkeeper), 3. JP Duminy, 4. AB de Villiers (captain), 5. Faf du Plessis, 6. David Miller, 7. Farhaan Behardien, 8. Ryan McLaren, 9. Aaron Phangiso, 10. Morne Morkel, 11. Lonwabo Tsotsobe

Umpires: Richard Kettleborough (ENG) and Raveendra Wimalasiri (SRI)

TV umpire: Ranmore Martinesz (SRI)

Match referee: Andy Pycroft (ZIM)

 

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