Ama-Proteas aqeda i-series ngokuphoxa; anqoba i-series ngo-3-2

Sri Lanka team celebrates the wicket of  Hashim Amla South African batsman during the 5th ODI between Sri Lanka and South Africa at R. Premadasa Stadium on August 12, 2018 in Colombo, Sri Lanka. (Photo by Sameera Peiris/Gallo Images)

Sri Lanka team celebrates the wicket of Hashim Amla South African batsman during the 5th ODI between Sri Lanka and South Africa at R. Premadasa Stadium on August 12, 2018 in Colombo, Sri Lanka. (Photo by Sameera Peiris/Gallo Images)

Ama-Standard Bank Proteas aqede i-ODI series bedlala ne-Sri Lanka ngokuphoxa ngesikhathi behlulwa ngama-runs angu-178 kwiqembu lasekhaya kumdlalo wokugcina e-R. Pramadasa Stadium e-Colombo ngeSonto.

Kodwa bayinqobe i-series ngo-3-2, ngokunqoba imidlalo emithathu ilandelana. Manje bangaphansi kwe-New Zealand bayiqembu lesine kuma-ICC rankings njengoba bekudingeka banqobe i-series ngo-5-0 ukuhlala ku-No. 3.

Bebekelwe umphumela ka-300 ukuze anqobe ama-Proteas awabukekanga esondela njengoba baphume bonke ku-121 kuma-overs angu-24.4 – umphumela wabo ophansi bedlala ne-Sri Lanka. Ukuhlulwa ngaleyandlela kube okwesibili okuphoxayo bedlala naleliqembu.

Abane kuphela abashayayo kuma-Proteas kwizinombolo ezingambili futhi i-partnership ebibonakala eyama-runs angu-46 nge-wicket yesihlanu phakathi kwa-Quinton de Kock, oshaye ama-runs angu-54 (57 balls, 7 fours, 1 six) no-JP Duminy.

Ohlasele kakhulu i-spinner u-Akila Dananjaya othole u-6/29, okuhle kunakho konke kwi-Sri Lanka bedlala nama-Proteas. Uqede i-series njengomdlali ohamba phambili onama-wicket angu-14.

Uma kuqhathaniswa, i-Sri Lanka ibe nama-partnerships amane ama-runs ka-50 noma adlulile ngokushaya okuhlangene, okugqamile kube i-innings kakapteni u-Angelo Mathews (97 not out, 97 balls, 11 fours, 1 six).

Ebenethuba lokuthola ikhulu lakhe lesithathu le-ODI futhi elokuqala kudlalwa nama-Proteas njengoba ebedinga ukushaya i-boundary ngebhola lokugcina le-innings eliphoswe u-Kagiso Rabada kodwa wathola i-run eyodwa.

u-Rabada ungene eqenjini ethatha isikhala sika-Lungi Ngidi kwathi u-Aiden Markram wathatha isikhala sika-David Miller kushintsho lwesibili.

u-Dananjaya umenyezelwe njenge-Man of the Match, u-Duminy yena waba i-Man of the Series.