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South Africa restrict Sri Lanka to 223-9

Sri Lanka made 223-9 in 49.2 overs before heavy rain ended the innings in the second one-day international against South Africa in Colombo today.
AFP | By HT Correspondent, Colombo
UPDATED ON JUL 24, 2013 02:03 AM IST

Sri Lanka made 223-9 in 49.2 overs before heavy rain ended the innings in the second one-day international against South Africa in Colombo on Tuesday.





Tillakaratne Dilshan and stand-in captain Dinesh Chandimal top-scored with 43 each after the hosts won the toss and elected to bat on a slow wicket at the Premadasa stadium.



Fast bowler Morne Morkel claimed three for 34 runs in his 10 overs.



Sri Lanka lead 1-0 in the five-match series after winning the first game by 180 runs on Saturday.

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