In the first one-day international, winning 8 wickets, five-match series went ahead in the du Plessis team. Resistance to the target of 232 runs 67 balls left the hosts.
Thesera Perera, Lakshan Sandakan survived with a simple catch by du Plessis 32 runs. Then he did not look back at him
Sri Lanka Inning
Sri Lanka won the toss and opted to bat on Sunday in the Wanderers Stadium. After improving from the injury, Lungi Ngidi returned quickly to open the innings with two openers Niroshan Dikewela and Upul Tharanga.
Oshada Fernando hit a 73-run partnership with Kusal Perera in the third wicket. Tahir, who scored 33 runs in 36 balls, was dismissed by Perth after being dismissed. Oshada got off to a good start with 49 runs off 49 balls.
In the 94-run partnership with Dhananjay D. Silva, Kusal Mendis set the team on a solid foundation of 195 runs for 4 wickets. Tahir, who broke 39 runs in three fours, got thought dangerous after refunding to de Silva. Mendis, who scored 60 off five fours and one six,
Sri Lanka’s innings did not move much after Mendis’s departure. The tourists are hoping to close 300 runs at a time. The team has lost the last five wickets 21 runs.
Tahir took 3 wickets for 26 runs with a tight bowling. Pacer Ngidi took 3 wickets for 60 runs.
South Africa Inning
South Africa lose Rijza Hendricks in the first innings In the second wicket, with 136-run partnership with Quinton de Kock, Du Plessis took the team to a good position. The pair was leading run-taker De Kock. The left-handed opener scored 81 runs in 11 fours in 81 balls.
Two players, playing almost one rhythm, Du Plessis touched fifty, 51 balls, and went on to score 100 in the 104th ball one-day match. In the second wicket, Rasie van der Dusen and the captain of Du Plessis conceded 82 runs in the team to the winning pitch. Du Plessis won the match-winning streak of 114 runs in 154 balls and a knock-hit 112 runs and Fon Der Dussen was unbeaten 32 runs
The second one-day international will be thought on Wednesday.
Sri Lanka: Dikewela 8, Tharanga 9, Kusal Perera 33, Oshada 49, Mendis 60, De Silva 39, Thesara 7, Danajya 0, Malinga 15, Sandakan 3, World 1 *; Rada 1/48, AngDie 360, Norita 1/33, Pretorius 0/44, Tahir 3/26, Muller 0/20)
South Africa: 38.2 overs to 232/2 (DKK 81, Hendricks 1, Du Plessis 112 *, Fan Dar Dussen 32 *, Malinga 0/37, World 1/43, Danajya 1/52, Thesara 0/22, D Silva 0/21, Sandakan 0/56)
Result: South Africa won by 8 wickets
Man of the Match: Faf du Plessis