2nd T20: South Africa beat Sri Lanka by 22 runs to win series

South Africa scored 145-6 after electing to bat and then restricted Sri Lanka to 123-7 on a wind-swept evening.

updated: August 04, 2013 23:36 IST
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Hambantota: South Africa defeated Sri Lanka by 22 runs in the second Twenty20 international in wind-swept Hambantota on Sunday to take an unassailable 2-0 lead in the three-match series. (Scorecard)

JP Duminy scored 30 off 23 balls and David Miller hit an aggressive 21-ball 36 as the Proteas reached 145-6 after electing to take first strike in the day-night match.

Fast bowlers Lonwabo Tsotsobe and Morne Morkel then claimed two wickets each as Sri Lanka, the world's top-ranked Twenty20 side, were restricted to 123-7 by an impressive South African fielding display.

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