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Sri Lanka thrash South Africa to clinch ODI series 2-1

Sri Lanka thrash South Africa to clinch ODI series 2-1

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COLOMBO: Debutant spinner Maheesh Theekshana claimed four wickets as Sri Lanka hammered South Africa by 78 runs in the third one-day international to clinch the series 2-1 on Tuesday.

The hosts bowled out South Africa for 125 in 30 overs while chasing a target of 204 in Colombo. Theekshana, who picked up a wicket on his first ball in international cricket, returned figures of 4-37.

Earlier Sri Lanka posted 203-9 in their 50 overs after they elected to bat first with Charith Asalanka scoring 47.

The two sides will now play three Twenty20 internationals starting Friday at the same venue.

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