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Sri Lanka v. South Africa

Sri Lanka v South Africa ODI Series 2013

Pallekele International Cricket Stadium, Kandy: Sunday 28 July 2013 14:30 (day 1 of 1)

Toss: South Africa won the toss and elected to bat.

Result: Sri Lanka win by 8 wickets

  1. By winning the third match of the series South Africa ended an 11-match losing streak against Sri Lanka in completed One Day Internationals in Sri Lanka that stretched back to 1993.
  2. David Miller's unbeaten 85 from 72 balls in the third match of the series was his career best ODI score.
  3. Ajantha Mendis took his 100th ODI wicket in the third match of the series, his 63rd match in total. He reached this landmark in fewer matches than any other Sri Lankan.
  4. Mendis' bowling average of 21.4 is the lowest of any spinner to have taken at least 100 ODI wickets.
  5. In the third match of the series, Robin Peterson bowled the second most expensive over (35 runs) in an ODI. He holds the record for the most runs conceded off one over in Tests (28).