South Africa vs Sri Lanka 1st ODI at Port Elizabeth, 28 Jan, 2017

Toss: South Africa, who chose to bowl first
Sri Lanka 181/10 (48.3)
South Africa 185/2 (34.2)
South Africa won by 8 wickets
Man of the Match: Imran Tahir
  • AB de Villiers 30 * (27)
  • Faf du Plessis 55 * (68)

Over 19.1 Imran Tahir bowls a tossed up delivery to LD Chandimal, no runs, comes on to the front foot and clips it towards mid-wicket.

Over 19.2 Imran Tahir bowls a slower one to LD Chandimal, no runs, gets a big stride forward and defends it to the on-side.

Over 19.3 Imran Tahir bowls a tossed up delivery to LD Chandimal, no runs, goes on to the back foot and clips it towards short mid-wicket.

Over 19.4 Imran Tahir bowls it flat in the air to LD Chandimal, 1 run, gets across the line and clips it down to deep mid-wicket and picks up another single.

Over 19.5 Imran Tahir bowls a tossed up delivery to Kusal Mendis, 2 runs, kneels down and plays a controlled sweep to deep mid-wicket. Not sure why he didn't go bonkers on that, it was a freebie and should have cost Tahir more.

Over 19.6 Imran Tahir bowls a tossed up delivery to Kusal Mendis, no runs, gets forward and pushes it straight back to the bowler.

Over 21.1 Imran Tahir bowls a tossed up delivery to Kusal Mendis, no runs, gets reaches forward and keeps it out.

Over 21.2 Imran Tahir bowls a tossed up delivery to Kusal Mendis, 1 run, gets kneels down to sweep, but the low bounce meant that the ball took the toe-end and evaded the mid-wicket fielder.

Over 21.3 Imran Tahir bowls a quicker arm ball to LD Chandimal, 1 run, gets forward and drives off the inside half to long-on.

Over 21.4 Imran Tahir bowls a quicker arm ball to Kusal Mendis, no runs, goes deep in the crease and digs it out to mid-wicket.

Over 21.5 Imran Tahir bowls a quicker arm ball to Kusal Mendis, no runs, gets forward and looks to play inside the line, gets the inside edge on to the pads.

Over 21.6 Imran Tahir bowls a tossed up delivery to Kusal Mendis, 1 run, gets forward and works it through mid-wicket for a single.

Over 23.1 Imran Tahir bowls a tossed up delivery to Kusal Mendis, no runs, gets forward and blocked with the bat in front of the pad.

Over 23.2 Imran Tahir bowls a tossed up delivery to Kusal Mendis, 1 run, gets forward and eases the drive to long-on.

Over 23.3 Imran Tahir bowls it flat in the air to LD Chandimal, no runs, presses forward and defended with the bat and pad close together.

Over 23.4 Imran Tahir bowls a quicker arm ball to LD Chandimal, no runs, leans forward and push drive towards cover point.

Over 23.5 Imran Tahir bowls a tossed up delivery to LD Chandimal, no runs, gets forward and work it into the leg-side, is hit on the thigh pad. Tahir has settled into a nice rhythm. He is giving nothing away.

Over 23.6 Imran Tahir bowls a quicker arm ball to LD Chandimal, out Bowled! Chandimal goes for it without reading the delivery, the ball turns back in to sneak through the bat and pad gap. Hits the top of off-stump.

Over 25.1 Imran Tahir bowls a tossed up delivery to Kusal Mendis, no runs,  lunges forward to defend, the ball takes the outside edge and rolls to short third man.

Over 25.2 Imran Tahir bowls it flat in the air to Kusal Mendis, no runs, goes deep in the crease and turns it down the leg side.

Over 25.3 Imran Tahir bowls it flat in the air to Kusal Mendis, no runs, gets forward and watches it along go through to the keeper.

Over 25.4 Imran Tahir bowls it flat in the air to Kusal Mendis, no runs, presses forward and defends it back to the bowler.

Over 25.5 Imran Tahir bowls a tossed up delivery to Kusal Mendis, 1 run, gets to the pitch of the ball and drives it down to long-on for one.

Over 25.6 Imran Tahir bowls a tossed up delivery to WU Tharanga, 1 run, comes down the track and drives it straight pass the bowler and picks up another single.

Over 27.1 Imran Tahir bowls a tossed up delivery to WU Tharanga, no runs, gets forward and steered with an open bat face to backward point.

Over 27.2 Imran Tahir bowls a tossed up delivery to WU Tharanga, 1 run, comes forward and eases it to sweeper cover.

Over 27.3 Imran Tahir bowls a tossed up delivery to Kusal Mendis, 1 run, gets across the line and clips it down to deep mid-wicket and picks up a single.

Over 27.4 Imran Tahir bowls a tossed up delivery to Kusal Mendis, 1 run, gets forward and works it down to long-on for one.

Over 27.5 Imran Tahir bowls a quicker arm ball to WU Tharanga, 1 run, opens the bat face and steers it wide of backward point.

Over 27.6 Imran Tahir bowls a quicker arm ball to Kusal Mendis, no runs, out LBW! Mendis is caught in the crease, does not expect the ball to spin as he plays down the wrong line. The ball beats the outside edge and crashes into the back pad.

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