Kusal Perera produced a swashbuckling innings for the ages to just about single-handedly raise Sri Lanka to a outstanding one-wicket win over South Africa in a nail-biting end to the primary Check at Kingsmead.
The guests have been on the subject of defeat once they subsided to 226 for nine whilst chasing 304, however Perera held his nerve with an astonishing 153 not-out to get them pass the road.
Perera’s knock consisted of 12 fours and 5 sixes and he supplied the majority of the runs in an unbeaten partnership of 78 with Vishwa Fernando – the very best partnership for the ultimate wicket in a a hit chase in Check cricket.
Fernando scored simply six runs however stored the Proteas bowlers at bay within the 27 balls he confronted, permitting his batting spouse to lead the Islanders to victory.
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Kusal Perera hit an improbable 💯 to steer Sri Lanka to a shocking one-wicket victory over South Africa within the first Check in Durban.
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