25 Jul 2013

Sri Lanka win game two against Proteas

4:52 pm on 25 July 2013

Sri Lanka have gone 2-0 up in the five-match one-day series after beating South Africa by 17 runs in a rain-affected match in Colombo.

South Africa, set a revised target of 176 from 29 overs, were 104 for five in 21 overs when a heavy downpour at the Premadasa stadium forced the match to be called off.

With 121 for five being the par score at that stage, the Proteas lost by 17 runs to suffer their second defeat in the series following the 180-run loss in the first match.