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Mendis, Manasinghe shine as Sri Lanka ‘A’ seal dominant win

South Africa A tour of Sri Lanka 2023

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Sri Lanka ‘A’ registered a massive 160-run win over South Africa ‘A’ in the first four-day game, which was played today (14th June) for the third day at Pallekele International Cricket Stadium in Kandy.

>>Manasinghe fifer dents South Africa ‘A’<<

With a 194-run first innings lead Sri Lanka ‘A’ started their second innings this morning. However, the hosts weren’t able to bat for a longer period this time as they were bowled out for 151 in 38.4 overs, but exceeded their lead further and set a target of 346 to the visitors.

In the bowling of South Africa ‘A’, Senuran Muthusamy bagged another fifer, leading the proteas bowling unit once again and finished with a match bag of 12 wickets for 175 runs while Lizaad Williams and Gerald Coetzee shared a couple of wickets apiece.

Apart from Mendis duo, no one made useful contributions for the second innings. Vice-captain, Kamindu Mendis scored 35 runs while Ramesh Mendis who took the home side to a decent first innings total, top-scored this time with a 63-ball 46 which included 5 fours & 2 sixes.

>>Croospulle and Mendis take Sri Lanka ‘A’ to 325<<

When chasing 300 plus total with a sharp spin on Pallekele pitch on day 3, most of the South African batters started but failed to convert those starts to a big score. With losing wickets at regular intervals, the visitors were bundled out for 185 to hand a comprehensive margin of win for the islanders.

Keegan Peterson and Senuran Muthusamy scored 29 each as their top scorers while Sinethemba Qeshile and Dewald Brevis also fell in twenties, cheaply. On the other hand, all the Lankan bowlers being amongst the wickets as Lasith Embuldeniya, Lakshitha Manasinghe and Ramesh Mendis scalped 2/36, 2/36 and 2/50, respectively.

Sri Lanka ‘A’ is now leading the 2-match series 1-0, and the 2nd & final four-day game will kick off next Monday. Stay in touch with ThePapare.com  for all the updates about South Africa A tour of Sri Lanka 2023.

>Sri Lanka ‘A’ Squad announced for four-day games against South Africa ‘A’<<

Result


Sri Lanka A Team
325/10 (83) & 151/10 (38.4)

South Africa A Team
131/10 (40) & 185/10 (50)

Batsmen R B 4s 6s SR
Lasith Croospulle lbw b Senuran Muthusamy 98 119 11 4 82.35
Lahiru Udara c Jordan Hermann b Kwena Maphaka 42 61 7 0 68.85
Nuwanidu Fernando c Tristan Stubbs b Senuran Muthusamy 10 32 1 0 31.25
Kamindu Mendis c Sinethemba Qeshile b Senuran Muthusamy 28 41 2 1 68.29
Nipun Dhananjaya c Keegan Petersen b Tristan Stubbs 13 25 1 0 52.00
Janith Liyanage  lbw b Senuran Muthusamy 1 8 0 0 12.50
Lakshitha Manasinghe b Kwena Maphaka 4 33 0 0 12.12
Ramesh Mendis lbw b Senuran Muthusamy 78 89 12 0 87.64
Lasith Embuldeniya lbw b Senuran Muthusamy 15 38 2 0 39.47
Milan Rathnayake not out 23 44 3 0 52.27
Dilshan Madushanka c Kwena Maphaka b Senuran Muthusamy 4 9 1 0 44.44


Extras 9 (b 3 , lb 4 , nb 1, w 1, pen 0)
Total 325/10 (83 Overs, RR: 3.92)
Fall of Wickets 1-66 (16.3) Lahiru Udara, 2-106 (28.4) Nuwanidu Fernando, 3-154 (38.2) Kamindu Mendis, 4-189 (45.3) Nipun Dhananjaya, 5-197 (46.4) Lasith Croospulle, 6-198 (48.6) Janith Liyanage , 7-217 (56.5) Lakshitha Manasinghe, 8-272 (68.6) Lasith Embuldeniya, 9-319 (80.4) Ramesh Mendis, 10-325 (82.6) Dilshan Madushanka,

Bowling O M R W Econ
Lizaad Williams 11 2 45 0 4.09
Gerald Coetzee 12 4 28 0 2.33
Kwena Maphaka 11 3 43 2 3.91
Senuran Muthusamy 31 4 122 7 3.94
Dewald Brevis 7 0 31 0 4.43
Tristan Stubbs 11 0 49 1 4.45
Batsmen R B 4s 6s SR
Jordan Hermann b Dilshan Madushanka 0 2 0 0 0.00
Tony de Zorzi c Kamindu Mendis b Lasith Embuldeniya 9 24 1 0 37.50
Matthew Breetzke not out 59 93 5 0 63.44
Keegan Petersen c Nipun Dhananjaya b Dilshan Madushanka 19 42 2 0 45.24
Tristan Stubbs c Lahiru Udara b Dilshan Madushanka 0 3 0 0 0.00
Sinethemba Qeshile lbw b Lasith Embuldeniya 4 2 1 0 200.00
Dewald Brevis lbw b Lakshitha Manasinghe 16 23 2 0 69.57
Senuran Muthusamy c Kamindu Mendis b Lakshitha Manasinghe 7 17 0 0 41.18
Gerald Coetzee b Lakshitha Manasinghe 4 12 0 0 33.33
Lizaad Williams c Kamindu Mendis b Lakshitha Manasinghe 4 9 1 0 44.44
Kwena Maphaka st Lahiru Udara b Lakshitha Manasinghe 4 13 1 0 30.77


Extras 5 (b 3 , lb 1 , nb 0, w 1, pen 0)
Total 131/10 (40 Overs, RR: 3.27)
Fall of Wickets 1-0 (0.2) Jordan Hermann, 2-22 (7.2) Tony de Zorzi, 3-57 (18.3) Keegan Petersen, 4-57 (18.6) Tristan Stubbs, 5-66 (19.6) Sinethemba Qeshile, 6-93 (25.6) Dewald Brevis, 7-109 (31.4) Senuran Muthusamy, 8-125 (37.3) Lizaad Williams, 9-131 (39.6) Kwena Maphaka, 10-119 (3502) Gerald Coetzee,

Bowling O M R W Econ
Dilshan Madushanka 9 2 31 3 3.44
Milan Rathnayake 4 0 16 0 4.00
Lasith Embuldeniya 17 0 61 2 3.59
Lakshitha Manasinghe 10 0 19 5 1.90
Batsmen R B 4s 6s SR
Lasith Croospulle c Tony de Zorzi b Lizaad Williams 2 5 0 0 40.00
Lahiru Udara lbw b Senuran Muthusamy 9 24 1 0 37.50
Nuwanidu Fernando b Senuran Muthusamy 5 11 1 0 45.45
Kamindu Mendis lbw b Senuran Muthusamy 35 50 4 0 70.00
Nipun Dhananjaya c Sinethemba Qeshile b Kwena Maphaka 11 25 1 0 44.00
Janith Liyanage  b Senuran Muthusamy 2 9 0 0 22.22
Ramesh Mendis c & b Senuran Muthusamy 46 63 5 2 73.02
Lakshitha Manasinghe c Matthew Breetzke b Lizaad Williams 4 9 1 0 44.44
Lasith Embuldeniya c Sinethemba Qeshile b Gerald Coetzee 10 20 1 1 50.00
Milan Rathnayake c Sinethemba Qeshile b Gerald Coetzee 7 17 0 1 41.18
Dilshan Madushanka not out 0 0 0 0 0.00


Extras 20 (b 17 , lb 1 , nb 1, w 1, pen 0)
Total 151/10 (38.4 Overs, RR: 3.91)
Bowling O M R W Econ
Lizaad Williams 7 0 16 2 2.29
Gerald Coetzee 8 3 31 2 3.88
Senuran Muthusamy 16.4 3 53 5 3.23
Kwena Maphaka 6 2 27 1 4.50
Tony de Zorzi 1 0 6 0 6.00


Batsmen R B 4s 6s SR
Tony de Zorzi lbw b Dilshan Madushanka 11 11 2 0 100.00
Jordan Hermann c Lakshitha Manasinghe b Lasith Embuldeniya 16 31 3 0 51.61
Matthew Breetzke lbw b Milan Rathnayake 14 17 2 0 82.35
Keegan Petersen c Janith Liyanage  b Ramesh Mendis 29 88 2 0 32.95
Senuran Muthusamy c Nuwanidu Fernando b Lakshitha Manasinghe 29 38 3 0 76.32
Sinethemba Qeshile run out (Ramesh Mendis) 23 43 4 0 53.49
Dewald Brevis c Lakshitha Manasinghe b Lasith Embuldeniya 20 33 3 0 60.61
Gerald Coetzee b Lakshitha Manasinghe 12 34 3 0 35.29
Lizaad Williams not out 19 27 1 0 70.37
Kwena Maphaka c Lakshitha Manasinghe b Ramesh Mendis 0 10 3 0 0.00
Tristan Stubbs retired 0 0 0 0 0.00


Extras 12 (b 4 , lb 4 , nb 2, w 2, pen 0)
Total 185/10 (50 Overs, RR: 3.7)
Bowling O M R W Econ
Dilshan Madushanka 6 0 34 1 5.67
Lakshitha Manasinghe 10 2 36 2 3.60
Milan Rathnayake 7 0 21 1 3.00
Lasith Embuldeniya 13 1 36 2 2.77
Ramesh Mendis 14 2 50 2 3.57