Tillakaratne Dilshan Scripts Sri Lanka's 87-Run Win Over South Africa

Tillakaratne Dilshan smashed 86 off 90 balls and returned to pick up figures of 3/40 as Sri Lanka beat South Africa to level the three-match series 1-1.

updated: July 09, 2014 22:59 IST
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Dilshan in action during 2nd ODI vs SA


Pallekele: Tillakaratne Dilshan starred with both the bat and the ball as Sri Lanka crushed South Africa by 87 runs in their second one-dayer Wednesday to draw the three-match series level at 1-1.

Dilshan smashed 86 off 90 balls and also took three wickets for 40 runs to set the stage for a Sri Lankan victory in the day-night match at the Pallekele International Stadium.

Fast bowler Lasith Malinga chipped in with a valuable 4-24 as South Africa were bowled out for 180 off 38.1 overs while chasing Sri Lanka's 267 all out.

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