The 8th match of the Road Safety World Series T20 2020-21 between Sri Lanka Legends & South Africa Legends and the 3rd & the series decider T20I between West Indies & Sri Lanka took place yesterday. Let’s have a glimpse to learn about the exciting moments of them.
RSWS T20 (2020-21) Match 8 (South Africa Legends vs Sri Lanka Legends)
A thrilling match between South Africa Legends and Sri Lanka Legends was played at the Shaheed Bir Narayan Singh International Stadium (Raipur) on Monday (March 8) night in the 8th match of RSWS T20 (2020-21). Sri Lanka Legends won by 9 wickets against South Africa Legends.
After losing the toss, the South Africa Legends’ batsmen were in danger due to the controlled bowling of the Sri Lankan Legends’ bowlers. South Africa Legends lost 3 wickets scoring 29 runs in 6 overs of the Power Play. Later, Rangana Herath’s great spell got the South Africa Legends all out for 89 runs. Andrew Puttick (39) was the highest run-scorer for the team. Rangana Herath, Nuwan Kulasekara and Sanath Jayasuriya each took 2 wickets for Sri Lanka Legends. Sanath Jayasuriya fell victim to Garnet Kruger in the third over after coming down for chasing an easy target of 90 runs. But then the Sri Lankan Legends reached the port of victory with 40 balls left without losing any more wickets. Captain Tillakaratne Dilshan (50 *) scored the highest runs for the team.
Sri Lanka Legends have moved up to the second position in the points table after winning this match. On the other hand, South Africa Legends are fourth in the points table after losing.
South Africa Legends – 89/10 (18.5)
Sri Lanka Legends – 92/1 (13.2)
Result – Sri Lanka Legends won by 9 wickets
Player of the Match – Rangana Herath