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SL v SA

3rd Match, Group B | 3rd June 2017 | ICC Champions Trophy 2017
Kennington Oval, London, England
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South Africa won by 96 runs

Target: 300

Amla, Tahir script 96-run rout of Sri Lanka

South Africa overcome late-innings stutter and poor start with the ball to get Champions Trophy campaign up and running

South Africa stop at 299/6 despite Amla ton

Sri Lankan bowlers keep things quiet at the start and then pick up a series of wickets later on to set up an achievable target

Malinga welcomed back, Sri Lanka field first

Tharanga captains in place of injured Mathews; South Africa include Morkel while Miller, Tahir are fit to play

Mathews absence makes it tougher for Sri Lanka

South Africa, the No. 1 ODI team, have all the aces up their sleeve, and would love to start their campaign on a solid note