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Fast bowler Kagiso Rabada and spinner Tabraiz Shamsi picked four wickets each helping South Africa bowl out Sri Lanka for 193 in the first ODI of the five-match series at the Rangiri Dambulla International Stadium, Rangiri on Sunday.

LIVE SCORE: Sri Lanka vs South Africa, 1st ODI

Opting to bat first, Sri Lanka had a disastrous start finding themselves in tatters at 36 for five before Thisara Perera and Kusal Perera combined for a 98-run stand in quick time. Thisara made 49 off 30 deliveries becoming Shamsi’s first victim of the day,

Rabada, 23, had earlier picked three of the first five wickets to fall, claiming Niroshan Dickwella (2) – in the first over, Kusal Mendis (3) and Shehan Jayasuriya (0). Lungi Ngidi added the scalp of skipper angelo Mathews (8) while Upul Tharanga was run-out by JP Duminy.

After SL lost half their side inside the first ten overs before Kusal and Thisara joined forces to push SL forward.

After removing Thisara, Shamsi took out Akhila Dhananjaya (11) and Kusal (81) and Lahiru Kumara (3) to finish with four for 33 in 8.3 overs.

Brief Scores: Sri Lanka 193 (Kusal Perera 81, Thisara Perera 49; TAbrez Shamsi 4/33) vs South Africa