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Sri Lanka defeat South Africa by two wickets

Sachithra Senanayake struck a six off the penultimate ball to give Sri Lanka a two-wicket triumph over South Africa Sunday in the final match of a five one-day international series won 3-2 by the hosts.

cricket Updated: Jan 22, 2012 23:19 IST
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Sachithra Senanayake struck a six off the penultimate ball to give Sri Lanka a two-wicket triumph over South Africa Sunday in the final match of a five one-day international series won 3-2 by the hosts.

AB de Villiers and Graeme Smith (125 each) scored tons as South Africa made 312-4, but a century from Kumar Sangakkara (102) led the tourists to 314-8 and a second win within three days.