Waynell Parnell excited with winning return for South Africa

The South Africa pacer returned match figures of 2 for 8 in three overs, including a double wicket-maiden in the 19th over of the Sri Lankan innings. "The 19th over is obviously an important one so I was happy to get it right," he said.

updated: August 05, 2013 12:08 IST
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Wayne Parnell made a good comeback from a groin injury to play a crucial role in South Africa's 12-run victory over Sri Lanka in the first Twenty20 International on Friday (August 2) in Colombo and said later that he was relieved to be back after a period of frustration.

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"It's great to be back in the Proteas' set-up," said Parnell. "It's been frustrating being out injured for almost eight months so it was good to come back with a win."

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