Wednesday, March 18, 2015

South Africa Through to Semifinals with win over Sri Lanka

South Africa won over Sri Lanka, in to semi finals
South Africa breaked in to semi finals of cricket world cup 2015 by beating Sri Lanka by 9 wickets at Sydney Cricket Ground (SCG). Chasing a low total of 134 runs South Africa scored in 18 overs with 1 loss of 1 wicket. Amla scored (16 from 23 balls), Quinton de Kock(78 from 57 balls), Faf Du Plessis(21 from 31 balls) remained at Crease. Latish Malinga took 1 wicket. In Sri Lanka batting Kumara Sangakkara (45 from 96 ball), Lahiru Thiramanne( 41 from 48 balls), Angelo Mathews( 19 runs). No other batsmen scored 10+ other than these three batsmen. Imran Tahir took 4 wickets, Steyn,Miorkel and Abbott took 1 wicket each. J P Duminy took hat trick at the end and became first South African to take hat trick in ODI’s, 8th player in world cup history. Imran Tahir was awarded with man of the match award. Earlier Sri Lanka won the toss and elected to bat first.

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