SL vs SA: South Africa won by 10 wickets in the third T20, a great end to the Sri Lanka tour

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Quinton de Kock and Reeza Hendricks

In the third T20 match against Sri Lanka, South Africa cricket team registered a thumping victory by 10 wickets. With this win, South Africa ended the T20I series on their Sri Lankan tour. In this three-match series, South African team won a 3-0 victory over hosts Sri Lanka.

In this match, the hosts won the toss and batted first and scored 120 runs in the allotted 20 overs for the loss of 8 wickets. In reply, South African team scored 121 runs in just 14.4 overs without losing any wicket.

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Opener batsman Quinton de Kock played a powerful innings of 59 runs in 46 balls for South Africa. In this innings, he hit a total of 7 fours. Apart from this, Reeza Henriques scored 56 runs in 42 balls.

This is the third biggest win by South African team in T20 cricket on the basis of wickets. In this match, opener batsman Quinton de Kock and Reeza Henriques shared a record unbeaten 121 runs for the first wicket. This is also the highest partnership of South African team for any wicket in T20 cricket against Sri Lanka.

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With this, the South African team equaled its record of winning seven consecutive matches in T20 cricket. Earlier, the team had made a record of winning 7 consecutive matches in the year 2009.

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