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South Africa beat Sri Lanka in first T20

AFP
20 January 2017 | South Africa
People hold up umbrellas as as they wait for start of the first match between South Africa and Sri Lanka on January 20, 2017 at Supersport park, which ended in a 126-5 victory for South Africa.  By Gianluigi Guerica (AFP)
People hold up umbrellas as as they wait for start of the first match between South Africa and Sri Lanka on January 20, 2017 at Supersport park, which ended in a 126-5 victory for South Africa. By Gianluigi Guerica (AFP)

Centurion (South Africa) (AFP) - South Africa beat Sri Lanka by 19 runs in the first Twenty20 international at SuperSport Park on Friday in a match reduced to ten overs a side because of rain.

Scores: South Africa 126 for five in 10 overs v Sri Lanka 107 for six in 10 overs.

Result: South Africa won by 19 runs

Series: South Africa lead the three-match series 1-0

Remaining matches:

January 22, Johannesburg

January 25, Cape Town

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