South Africa fetch won a rain-affected 2d one-day global against Sri Lanka by 67 runs in Colombo to level their series.
After winning the toss, the Proteas reached 6-283 with opener Janneman Malan high scoring with 121, his third ODI ton.
Rain then interrupted Sri Lanka’s mosey after 25 overs with the hosts at 4-114.
The goal became diminished to 265 in 41 overs, but it indubitably became never seemingly for Sri Lanka who had been bowled out for 197 within the 37th over.
Left-arm spinner Tabraiz Shamsi became the chief destroyer for the guests, taking 5-49.
The hosts’ plug mosey started disastrously when they slumped to a pair-19 and so they never recovered despite Charith Asalanka’s profession-easiest 77.
Asalanka struck three sixes and 5 fours earlier than falling within the 29th over, regarded as one of Shamsi’s 5 scalps.
Earlier, Malan anchored the guests’ innings, that comprises in a 96 plug 2d wicket stand with Reeza Hendricks (51) and positioned on 86 for the fourth wicket with Heinrich Klaasen (43 off 27 balls).
Sri Lanka won the first ODI by 14 runs.
The series decider will be held on Tuesday at Colombo’s R Premadasa Worldwide Stadium.