And as expected, we will have no further play at RPS. Sri Lanka win by 17 runs (D/L Method) to lead the 5-match series 2-0.
Covers have been asked to come on and I suspect that will be the end of the match. More so with the rain intensifying as the players walk off the field. South Africa are way behind the D/L par total which is 126 in 21 overs.
Over 20.6 NLTC Perera bowls a short and rising delivery to R McLaren, no runs, attempts a cut shot and gets beaten by the bounce. And the Umpires have decided to suspend play because of the steady shower.
Over 20.5 NLTC Perera bowls a good length deliveryto R McLaren, 2 runs, bends down and drags a sweep to fine leg and gets a couple.
Over 20.4 NLTC Perera bowls it short of lengthto DA Miller, 1 lb, goes back for a slog and ends up with a leg bye from thirdman.
Over 20.3 NLTC Perera bowls it short of lengthto R McLaren, 1 run, flicks it through mid wicket for one
Over 20.2 NLTC Perera bowls it short of lengthto DA Miller, 1 run, drags a pull onto the pad with an inside edge and takes a single from the onside.
Over 20.1 NLTC Perera bowls a short and rising delivery to DA Miller, FOUR, slaps this flat over mid off for a one bounce boundary. Batting Powerplay is on now for a couple of overs.
End of Over 20 (1 runs) South Africa 95/5
DA Miller 17/31 SL Malinga 3-0-17-1 R McLaren 11/14