Dilshan inspires upset win over South Africa: ICC Champions Trophy (Centurion)

Tillakaratne Dilshan's brutal 106 in just 92 balls helped Sri Lanka to an upset 55run win over the fancied the home team South Africa in the opening match of the Champions Trophy. The inform opener put on 158 with captain Kumar Sangakkara 54 while a rapid 77 from Mahela Jaywardene took Sri Lanka to 319-8.

Skipper Graeme Smith's 58 gave the hosts a platform but a devastating Ajantha Mendis spell 3-30 halted proceedings for the hosts at 206-7 when rain ended play.

ICC Champions Trophy Centurion Sept 2009.


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