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A superb 74 from Tilakratne Dilshan coupled with cameos from Mahela Jayawardene and Thissara Perera powered Sri Lanka won the final Twenty20 international against South Africa by six wickets in Hambantota on Tuesday to retain their number one ranking in the shortest format.
South Africa bowlers once again proved their worth as they defended 145, beat Sri Lanka by 22 runs in 2nd Twenty20 at Mahinda Rajapaksa International Cricket Stadium here on Sunday.
JP Duminy hit a fighting hundred and then returned to pick up 3 wickets as South Africa sneaked through by 12 runs.
Lakmal 3-24, Mendis 3-36 star with ball while Dilshan (99) as Sri Lanka beat South Africa by 128 runs to clinch the series by 4-1 at the Premadasa Stadium on Wednesday.
Having taken an unbeatable 3-1 led in the five-match ODI series against South Africa, Sri Lanka decided to rest the senior troika of Jayawardene, Malinga and Herath from the final match on Wednesday.