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Sri Lanka v. South Africa

Sri Lanka v South Africa Twenty20 Series 2013

Mahinda Rajapaksha International Cricket Stadium, Hambantota: Sunday 4 August 2013 19:00 (day 1 of 1)

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

Result: South Africa win by 22 runs

  1. This is only the third T20 encounter between these nations, South Africa have won both of the initial meetings, batting first in each match.
  2. JP Duminy hit his fifth T20 half century in the first match of this series, his first since 2011 against Australia, he also recorded his best ever bowling figures (3-18) in this format.
  3. This is Sri Lanka's fifth T20 match at Hambantota, they have won two and lost two of their first four games at the venue.
  4. Angelo Matthews needs 17 runs to become the fifth Sri Lankan to score 500 runs in this format of the game.
  5. In the first game of this series Duminy became the ninth player in the world to score 1,000 T20 runs at international level.