Debutant Maheesh Theekshana spun a web around South Africa as Sri Lanka won the 3rd ODI to take the series 2-1.
Charith Asalanka hit 47 and Dushmantha Chameera's steady knock of 29 helped Sri Lanka set the visitors a target of 204.
Mystery spinner Theekshana got off to a dream start when he picked up his maiden wicket with his first ball in international cricket. Theekshana ended with 4-37, as South Africa crumbled to 125 all out.
Sri Lanka 203 for 9 (Asalanka 47, de Silva 31, Maharaj 3-38, Shamsi 2-31) beat South Africa 125 (Klaasen 22, Theekshana 4-37, Chameera 2-16) by 78 runs.
Matches Tagged in ClipDex2021 SRL v RSA 3rd ODI
Series Tagged in ClipDex2021 SRL v RSA ODI series
Players Tagged in ClipDexHasaranga, P Wanidu H de ... Theekshana, Maheesh M Malan, Janneman Shamsi, Tabraiz de Silva, Dhananjaya M Klaasen. Heinrich Maharaj, Keshav A Chameera, P V Dushmantha Asalanka, K I Charith
Grounds Tagged in ClipDexRPS (Kettarama)
Categories Tagged in ClipDexLimited Overs (ODI & T20)
Holder, Chemar K
Conway, Devon P
Da Silva, Joshua
Jamieson, Kyle A
Duffy, Jacob A
Sams, Daniel R
Young, Will A
Pucovski, Will J
Asalanka, K I Charith
Lawrence, Daniel W
Theekshana, Maheesh M
Robinson, Oliver E
Seales, Jayden N T
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