Sri Lanka beat South Africa by 14 runs in 1st ODI
Sri Lanka's Akila Dananjaya (C) celebrates with his teammates after the dismissal of South Africa's Rassie van der Dussen (not pictured) during the first one-day international (ODI) cricket match between Sri Lanka and South Africa.
Spinner Akila Dananjaya took two key wickets as Sri Lanka beat South Africa by 14 runs in the first of three one-day internationals on Thursday.
The hosts scored 300 for nine from their 50 overs with opening batsman Avishka Fernando hitting 118 off 115 balls in Colombo.
South Africa fell short on 286-6 despite opener Aiden Markram's 96 off 90 balls and a run-a-ball 59 by Rassie van der Dussen.
The second ODI is on Saturday with all the matches -- including three Twenty20 games -- to be played behind closed doors at the same venue.
Sri Lanka v South Africa 1st ODI scoreboard
Final scoreboard of the first one-day international between Sri Lanka and South Africa in Colombo on Thursday:
A. Fernando c Phehlukwayo b Shamsi 118
M. Bhanuka b Markram 27
B. Rajapaksa c Verreynne b Maharaj 0
D. De Silva st Klaasen b Maharaj 44
C. Asalanka c Klaasen b Rabada 72
D. Shanaka run out (Rabada) 6
W. Hasaranga b Rabada 3
C. Karunaratne not out 7
D. Chameera run out (Nortje/Rabada) 0
A. Dananjaya run out (Nortje/Rabada) 0
Extras (b5, lb5, nb2, w11) 23
Total (9 wickets, 50 overs) 300
Fall of wickets: 1-57 (Bhanuka), 2-58 (Rajapaksa), 3-137 (de Silva), 4-234 (Fernando), 5-255 (Shanaka), 6-272 (Hasaranga), 7-291 (Asalanka), 8-299 (Chameera), 9-300 (Dananjaya)
Did not bat: P. Jayawickrama
Bowling: Rabada 9-0-66-2 (nb2, w6), Nortje 10-0-69-0, Maharaj 10-1-30-2 (w1), Markram 6-0-33-1, Phehlukwayo 5-0-37-0 (w3), Shamsi 10-0-55-1 (w1)
South Africa (target 301)
J. Malan lbw Hasaranga 23
A. Markram c Hasaranga b Jayawickrama 96
T. Bavuma retired hurt 38
R. van der Dussen b Dananjaya 59
K. Verreynne lbw b Dananjaya 12
H. Klaasen run out (Karunaratne/Bhanuka) 36
A. Phehlukwayo b Karunaratne 5
K. Rabada not out 13
K. Maharaj not out 0
Extras (w4) 4
Total (6 wickets, 50 overs) 286
Fall of wickets: 1-49 (Malan), 1-155* (Bavuma, retired hurt), 2-166 (Markram), 3-209 (Verreynne), 4-260 (van der Dussen), 5-269 (Phehlukwayo), 6-286 (Klaasen)
Did not bat: T. Shamsi, A. Nortje
Bowling: Chameera 7-0-55-0 (w1), Karunaratne 3-0-18-1 (w1), Hasaranga 10-1-52-1, Jayawickrama 10-0-47-1, Dananjaya 10-0-65-2, Shanaka 2-0-14-0 (w1), De Silva 8-0-35-0 (w1)
Toss: Sri Lanka
Result: Sri Lanka won by 14 runs
Series: Sri Lanka lead the three-match series 1-0