Dinesh Chadimal And Upul Tharanga Very Good Partnership


EAST LONDON: Dinesh Chandimal and Upul Tharanga hit half-centuries in a advancing Sri Lankan achievement in the additional one-day all-embracing adjoin South Africa at Buffalo Park on Saturday.

Seeking to appear aback afterwards a almanac defeat in the aboriginal bout in Paarl, Sri Lanka fabricated 236 for six afterwards actuality beatific in on a apathetic angle on an clouded day.

Tharanga hit 66 and Chandimal 92 not out as Sri Lanka fabricated some apology afterwards actuality bowled out for a almanac low 43 in Paarl.

Sri Lanka fabricated addition poor start, with captain Tillekeratne Dilshan run out for his additional alternating blank and Kumar Sangakkara bent abaft for three as they struggled to 21 for two afterwards 10 overs.

Tharanga and Chandimal put on 84 for the third wicket to body a foundation for a backward innings dispatch that yielded 109 runs off the aftermost 15 overs.

But the tourists were hardly able to breach a stranglehold imposed by bound South African bowling and barbaric fielding.

The wickets taken included two amazing diving catches, by Dale Steyn at abbreviate accomplished leg to abolish Mahela Jayawardene and Robin Peterson, active aback from mid-on to end an advancing innings of 22 off 13 assurance by Nuwan Kulasekera.

The awkward Tharanga fabricated his runs off 85 assurance with six fours and a beeline six off JP Duminy.

Chandimal hit alone one four in extensive his fifty off 84 assurance but added bristles added boundaries off the actual 31 assurance of his innings to accomplishment tantalisingly abbreviate of a third one-day all-embracing aeon in 19 matches.

Lonwabo Tsotsobe and Morne Morkel took two wickets anniversary afterwards rain delayed the alpha by 26 minutes.

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