Unbeaten fifties from Quinton de Kock and Reeza Hendricks aided South Africa thrash Sri Lanka by 10 wickets in the 3rd T20I worldwide to sweep the collection on Tuesday.
Chasing 121 for a get, the Proteas achieved the complete line in fourteen.four overs, with De Kock smashing fifty nine and Hendricks scoring fifty six at the R. Premadasa Stadium, Colombo.
Before, the visitors limited the property aspect to a hundred and twenty/eight in their twenty overs right after currently being set in to bowl 1st. Bjorn Fortuin (two-21) and Kagiso Rabada (two-23) took two wickets each individual for South Africa.
“Full credit history to the boys, they performed actually very well right after getting rid of the ODIs. Very good planning creating up to the Environment Cup. I believe from a bowling entrance, we can glimpse to try for a superior functionality in the powerplay,” South African captain Keshav Maharaj reported in the write-up-match presentation.
“In the batting, it is about placing partnerships and obtaining just one batsman batting by way of generally assists. Certainly, the bubble lifetime has its difficulties. But we glimpse to each individual other for guidance and builds a workforce ethos.
“We have to discover a way to get by way of it alongside one another and that demonstrates in our performances. We can get superior in the area and we need to have to brush up on,” Maharaj additional.
For Sri Lanka, it was a disappointing collection as the Dasun Shanaka-led aspect unsuccessful to get even a one activity in the 3-match leg.
“The boys know what they need to have to do to action up and we’ll do that. Wickets are critical in T20s, however we experienced starts off we just threw wickets in the center overs and that is a issue heading forward [into the T20 World Cup],” reported the getting rid of skipper Shanaka.
Quick Scores: Sri Lanka a hundred and twenty/eight in twenty overs (Kusal Perera 39 Bjorn Fortuin two-21) misplaced to South Africa 121/ in fourteen.four overs (Quinton de Kock fifty nine*, Reeza Hendricks fifty six*) by ten wickets.
Here’s how Twitter reacted:
— Sri Lanka Cricket 🇱🇰 (@OfficialSLC) September 14, 2021
Perfectly performed manne👏👏👏
— AB de Villiers (@ABdeVilliers17) September 14, 2021
— Udara Gunasinghe 🇱🇰 (@UdiUdz) September 14, 2021
— JaayShaan (Shankar) (@JaayShaan) September 14, 2021
South Africa right now results in being the 1st workforce in T20I cricket to whitewash Sri Lanka adult men in Sri Lanka (min: three matches).#SLvSA
— Kausthub Gudipati (@kaustats) September 14, 2021
South Africa defeats Sri Lanka in the 2nd T20i and seals the collection with two- guide. Quinton De Kock scored a good unbeaten fifty for them, Aiden Markram confirmed excellent all spherical functionality with three wickets and unbeaten 21.
— Mufaddal Vohra (@mufaddal_vohra) September 12, 2021
Uncomplicated get for the boys! Quinny and Reeza concluded unbeaten on fifty nine and fifty six! South Africa get the collection three- #SLvSA 🇿🇦🔥
— Gills (@gpricey23) September 14, 2021
The Proteas wrap up the match , with a resounding victory , excellent bowling and great batting display screen , no wickets misplaced and a a hundred operate partnership #SLvSA
— Clifford Sihlezana (@CliffAndChill) September 14, 2021
Amazing enjoy by Quinton de Kock and Reeza Hendricks #SLvSA
— 🇿🇦 Most Gung Ho Gent🇿🇦 (@SirMore_) September 14, 2021
— ThePoppingCrease (@PoppingCreaseSA) September 15, 2021