Faf du Plessis praises South Africa for T20 series win vs Sri Lanka

Du Plessis says the dead-rubber on Tuesday will be an opportunity to try new combinations, particularly looking ahead to the ICC World Twenty20 in Bangladesh, which will be in similar conditions.

updated: August 05, 2013 15:05 IST
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Hambantota: Blue Label Proteas' T20 captain, Faf du Plessis, has praised the character and determination shown by his side to win their first limited-overs series in Sri Lanka. The Proteas hold an unassailable 2-0 lead in the three-match T20 International series, and are aiming to finish off the challenging tour on a positive on Tuesday.

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"We were down and out after we were outplayed in the ODI's," a delighted Du Plessis said. "To come back like this shows huge character and heart, I'm proud of the way the guys have performed in this series so far. (Also read: Wayne Parnell excited after defeating Sri Lanka)

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