Watch: Sri Lanka's Asela Gunaratne launches into celebrations with team still needing a run to win - Scroll.in

Gunaratne even pulled out the stump after scoring a boundary in the final over of the third T20I against South Africa in Cape Town on Thursday. by Scroll Staff. Published 2 hours ago. Watch: Sri Lanka's Asela Gunaratne launches into celebrations with ...

South Africa: Five Talking Points From South Africa's T20 Series Defeat Against Sri Lanka - AllAfrica.com

From Andile Phehlukwayo's slower ball to dubious fielding at Newlands, ANTOINETTE MULLER picks five talking points from South Africa's 1-2 series defeat against Sri Lanka. Sri Lanka salvaged some consolation in what has been an utterly dismal tour by ...

South Africa could benefit with the absence of AB de Villiers, says Russell Domingo - Sportskeeda

South Africa's coach, Russell Domingo, has conceded that the South African team could benefit in the longer run with the absence of AB de Villiers. AB made a comeback to South African team in the 3rd T20 match against Sri Lanka, but has made few ...

Domingo: 'De Villiers absence could bring best out of Proteas' - Sportstarlive

AB De Villiers will play no part in five-day series against New Zealand, England or Bangladesh - having given up the captaincy of the Test side. Domingo hopes that cabal of batsmen can grasp the mantle in Test series to come without De Villiers. – PTI.

T20 Series win a boost for ODIs - Dickwella - Wisden India

After their bowlers had tied down the strong South African batting unit, that included a comeback by AB de Villiers, Sri Lankan batsmen produced probably their best performance on South African soil — chasing down the home team's 169 by five wickets ...

Sri Lanka bolstered by T20 success - Independent Online

Niroshan Dickwella plays a shot during their 3rd T20 game against South Africa in Cape Town. Photo: Schalk van Zuydam/AP. Buoyed by their first success in any series in South Africa, Sri Lanka will go into the first one-day international at St George's ...

Were the Proteas robbed a vital wicket in the deciding T20? - Citizen

Asela Gunaratne absent-mindedly pulled out one of the stumps before Sri Lanka actually won at Newlands. Was there more to it? It's a moot point whether it would've made a difference but were the Proteas robbed of a vital wicket in Wednesday's deciding ...

Premature celebration leaves Sri Lanka, Asela Gunaratne red-faced - Deccan Chronicle

Sri Lanka batted excellently to chase down 170 in 20 overs, but the match will be forever remembered for Gunaratne's premature celebration. The batsman miscalculated and started celebrating Sri Lanka's win with one run still required. (Photo: Screengrab).

SA V SL: Dcikwella spoils de Villiers return as lanka take series - ABP Live

Cape Town: Niroshan Dickwella struck a crucial 68 to spoil de Villiers's return to international cricket as Sri Lanka beat South Africa by five wickets in Wednesday's Twenty20 international at Newlands to secure its first trophy on South African soil ...

'We could have won 3-0' - Dickwella - ESPN

Though thrilled with their first series win in South Africa, in any format, Sri Lanka sense they could have enjoyed even more success in the shortest format had wet weather not thwarted them in the opening encounter. "We could have won the series 3-0.

'It's almost as though AB was playing his debut' - Independent Online

AB de Villiers dabs the ball behind square during his innings of 63 off just 44 balls against Sri Lanka at Newlands. Photo: Ryan Wilkisky, BackpagePix. Cape Town – Proteas coach Russell Domingo admitted AB de Villiers was “nervous” in his comeback ...

Niroshan Dickwella helps Lanka clinch T20 series against Proteas - Yahoo India News

Cape Town [South Africa], Jan.26 (ANI): Opener Niroshan Dickwella smashed a quick-fire half century as Sri Lanka defeated South Africa by five wickets in the final T20 to clinch the three-match series 2-1 at Newlands here on Thursday. Dickwella struck ...

South Africa vs Sri Lanka 3rd T20I at Cape Town: AB de Villiers' fifty on return, Asela Gunaratne's premature ... - Cricket Country

Sri Lanka beat South Africa by 5 wickets in the third and final T20 International (T20I) at Newlands, Cape Town, resulting in them also winning the T20I series 2-1. By Pramod Ananth. | Updated : January 26, 2017 1:58 PM IST. 0 Shares. Facebook share ...

Domingo at peace with AB Test decision - Sport24

Cape Town - Apparently, AB de Villiers was incredibly nervous before Wednesday's third T20I against Sri Lanka at Newlands. He hadn't played for the Proteas in seven months and had just dropped a bombshell on his country by announcing his limited ...

Comical Proteas fielding sours AB de Villiers' return - Citizen

Imran Tahir grasses one of four catches during the Proteas' fielding effort. Photo: Carl Fourie/Gallo Images. Sri Lanka take full advantage of South Africa's messy display in the field to clinch the T20 series at Newlands. There will be a temptation to ...

'It was almost as though he was playing his debut' – Domingo on AB's 'nervous' comeback - SowetanLIVE

Before Wednesday‚ AB de Villiers had pulled a South Africa shirt of whatever format over his head 383 times. That's enough‚ you would think‚ to take the edge off doing so for the 384th time. You would think wrong. “He was nervous‚” Russell Domingo said.

Lanka stun South Africa to clinch T20 series - MENAFN.COM

(MENAFN - Gulf Times) Sri Lanka clinched the series 2-1 after winning the third and decisive T20 international against South Africa at Newlands in Cape Town yesterday. The visitors reached their target with a ball to spare to claim a 5-wicket victory.

Sri Lanka trumps South Africa in T20 decider - Sportstarlive

Sri Lanka beat South Africa by five wickets in the third and final Twenty20 international at Newlands on Wednesday to clinch the series 2-1. Niroshan Dickwella was declared the Man of the Series. – Getty Images. 26 January, 2017 11:55 IST. AFP | Capetown.

It was if AB had never been away as he blazes 63 in T20 game - Times LIVE

De Villiers‚ playing his first match in any format for South Africa since June because of an elbow injury and subsequent surgery‚ blazed 63 off 44 balls. File photo. Image by: Grant Pitcher/Gallo Images ...

South Africa vs Sri Lanka 2017: 3rd T20I, 5 best moments from the clash at Cape Town - Sportskeeda

Seekuge Prasanna played an illustrious cameo to help Sri Lanka overcome a target of 169 in the final over to win the T20 series 2-1. Nirosha Dickwella played some blinding shots to race past a half-century, his first in T20s. Tahir's three-wicket burst ...