SA vs SL 1st ODI Live Cricket Score Streaming Online: Skipper Faf du Plessis completed his 11th ODI century as he guided South Africa to a comprehensive eight-wicket win over Sri Lanka in the first ODI. After losing Reeza Hendricks early in the chase, the skipper added 136 runs with Quinton de Kock for the second wicket, before the wicketkeeper-batsman was trapped leg before by Akila Dananjaya on 81. Reeza Hendricks then joined the company of the skipper as both of them stiched an unbeaten 82-run partnership guiding the home side to a comfortable win.
Earlier in the day, Imran Tahir picked three for 26 as Sri Lanka were bowled out for 231 in 47 overs. The visitors got off to a poor start as Lungi Ngidi took two early wickets before Kusal Perera and Oshada Fernando stiched 76 off 78 balls for the third wicket. Kusal Mendis was the top scorer with 60 runs and he added 94 for the fifth wicket with Dhananjaya de Silva before Tahir removed both batsmen in the first two overs of his second spell. With this win South go 1-0 up in the 5-match ODI series.
Sri Lanka in South Africa, 5 ODI Series, 2019The Wanderers Stadium, Johannesburg 24 April 2019
South Africa 232/2 (38.5)
Sri Lanka 231 (47.0)
Match Ended ( Day - 1st ODI ) South Africa beat Sri Lanka by 8 wickets
South Africa vs Sri Lanka 1st ODI highlights:
South Africa beat Sri Lanka by 8 wickets
Du Plessis pushes the ball to complete a single as the skipper guides South Africa to a comprehensive 8-wicket win over Sri Lanka in the first ODI. The Proteas go 1-0 up in the five-match ODI series.
South Africa skipper Faf du Plessis leads the team from the front as he brings up his 11th ODI century in 104 balls.
200 up for South Africa
200 up for South Africa. Slight width offered by Lakshan Sandakan and Rassie van der Dussen smashes the ball for a boundary. The duo of Van der Dussen and Du Plessis also add 50 runs in 57 balls for the third-wicket.
Malinga is reintroduced into the attack
Lasith Malinga is reintroduced into the attack as South Africa require 63 runs with 22 overs remaining in the match. Malinga has so far failed to pick a single wicket in the five overs he has bowled so far.
Akila Dananjaya finally breaks the 136-run stand between Du Plessis and De Kock as South Africa lose their 2nd wicket. De Kock fails to make any contact as he tried to play across the line and the ball struck his back pad. A loud appeal by Sri Lanka and umpire raises his finger. However, the batsman is not satisfied with the decision and decides to take a review. TV replay shows that the impact was in front of middle and the ball was hitting the stumps. South Africa also lose their review. De Kock departs after scoring 81 off 72 deliveries. SA: 150/2
De Kock completes his fifty
A fullish delivery by Malinga and it gets the treatment it deserves. De Kock flicks the ball towards the mid-wicket area for a boundary to bring up his 19th ODI fifty
100 up for South Africa
Du Plessis and De Kock steers the South African innings as Proteas edge past the 100-run mark inside 18 overs
Du Plessis brings up his 32nd ODI fifty
A four, dot and then a six. South African skipper Du Plessis brings up his 32nd ODI fifty as South Africa reach 98/1 at the end of 17 overs.
Sri Lanka lose their review
A huge appeal by Sri Lanka for leg before but the umpire turns it down. The Lankans review the decision and TV replay shows that the ball had struck the bat first before hitting the pad. SA: 80/1
End of powerplay
Du Plessis and De Kock help South Africa reach 65/1 at the end of 10 overs. Du Plessis is playing on 33, while his partner is batting on 30.
Du Plessis survives as Lakshan Sandakan puts down a sitter at short third man. A back of length delivery with some extra bounce and Du Plessis attempts to smash the ball towards cover only to get an outside edge. The ball travels straight to Sandakan, who fails to hold on to it. SA: 57/1
50 up for South Africa
Faf du Plessis smashes back to back boundaries to help South Africa edge past the 50-run mark inside 8 overs.
Decent start for Sri Lanka
A decent start for Sri Lanka as they remove Hendricks inside the first five overs of the South African innings. De Kock and Faf du Plessis are present at the crease as South Africa reach 28/1 at the end of five overs.
Vishwa Fernando provides Sri Lanka with early breakthrough
Vishwa Fernando provides Sri Lanka with an early breakthrough as Niroshan Dickwella takes a diving catch to dismiss Reeza Hendricks on 1. SL: 14/1
The opening pair of Quinton de Kock and Reeza Hendricks are out in the middle to begin the South African chase. Malinga will start the proceedings for the visitors.
Ngidi picks up the final wicket as Proteas bundle out Sri Lanka on 231. Malinga was the last batsman to depart as he went for the big shot but failed to clear the boundary ropes. Tahir was the standout bowler as he picked three wickets, while giving away 26 runs in his 10-over quota.
Anrich Nortje picks up his maiden ODI wicket as Lakshan Sandakan departs after scoring 3 runs. A full-length delivery pitched slightly wide off the stumps and Sandakan plays inside the line of the ball. The ball takes an outside edge and De Kock takes a brilliant diving catch. SL: 219/9
Rabada strikes as Sri Lanka lose their 8th wicket. Thisara Perera tries to push the ball back to the ground, however, he fails to deal with the extra bounce. The ball takes a thick outside edge and goes straight to Miller at backward point. The batsman departs after scoring 7 in 9 balls.
Sri Lanka lose their seventh wicket as Akila Dananjaya is run-out on 0. A length delivery by Rabada and Perera tries to clear the 30-yard circle. The ball tosses up in the air and Van der Dussen runs behind but he misses to take the catch. Meanwhile, the Sri Lankan batsmen try to steal a quick double, however, the fielder throws the ball quickly at the non striker's end and Dananjaya fails to complete the second run.
Tahir strikes as Mendis walks back to the pavilion after scoring 60 in 73 balls. A tossed up delivery and Mendis goes for the drive but unfortunate for the Sri Lankan batsman as it goes straight to Van der Dussen, who takes a clean catch. SL: 210/6
Sri Lanka have edged past the 200-run mark.
Dhananjaya de Silva departs for 39 as Tahir ends the 94-run partnership SL are 195/5. De Silva was drawn forward and he failed to get anything behind the line in time as de Kock removes the bails
150 up for SL
David Miller produces a brilliant piece of fielding as he sprints to his right and throws the ball at the striker's end. Oshada Fernando fall short from completing his half-century by one run as Sri Lanka lose their fourth wicket. SL: 101/4
Imran Tahir strikes as Sri Lanka lose their third wicket. The ball was spinning away and Perera tries to work the ball towards the off side but it takes a fine edge and Quinton de Kock makes no mistake. SL: 99/3
Oshada Fernando nicks one behind to the keeper but South Africa don't appeal and the batsman gets away with it. So lucky! This Proteas team seem to be lacking a bit of desire.
50 up for Sri Lanka
Oshada Fernando is on fire. He has scored 30 runs in 27 balls and is going after the bowlers. He hammered a six to take Sri Lanka past the 50-run mark. Sri Lanka are on the move.
WICKET! Lungi Ngidi is on fire! Kusal Perera tries to whip a delivery outside off stump but he has chopped it on to the stumps. Sri Lanka lose both openers early on. SL 23/2
WICKET! Dickwella has sent one back to Kagiso Rabada. Slow delivery and the left-handed batsman tried to defend it. Rabada takes a clean, easy catch and Dickwella departs early. SL 13/1
HERE WE GO!
Niroshan Dickwella and Upul Tharanga are out to bat for Sri Lanka. Kagiso Rabada starts off the attack for South Africa. HERE WE GO!
South Africa (Playing XI): Reeza Hendricks, Quinton de Kock(w), Rassie van der Dussen, Faf du Plessis(c), David Miller, Wiaan Mulder, Dwaine Pretorius, Kagiso Rabada, Anrich Nortje, Imran Tahir, Lungi Ngidi
Sri Lanka (Playing XI): Niroshan Dickwella(w), Upul Tharanga, Oshada Fernando, Kusal Mendis, Kusal Perera, Dhananjaya de Silva, Thisara Perera, Akila Dananjaya, Lasith Malinga(c), Vishwa Fernando, Lakshan Sandakan
South Africa win toss and they will bowl first!
South Africa vs Sri Lanka 1st ODI Live
Hello and welcome to our live blog on the 1st ODI between South Africa and Sri Lanka. Sri Lanka have already shocked the cricketing world after registering an away Test series win against the Proteas. And now they will look forward to doing the same in the shorter format. South Africa do not have the best batting line-up which might open them up once again in the ODIs.