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Durban ODI: Du Plessis, Miller’s tons help Proteas set 308-run target for Lanka

Durban ODI: Du Plessis, Miller’s tons help Proteas set 308-run target for Lanka

Durban [South Africa]: Top-order batsman Faf du Plessis and David Miller struck scorching centuries as South Africa set a 308-run target for Sri Lanka in the second ODI of the five-match series at Kingsmead here on Wednesday.

Put in to bat first, du Plessis smashed seven boundaries and a six in his 105-run knock besides stitching a 117-run partnership with David Miller for the fifth wicket.

Miller remained unbeaten at 117, including three boundaries and six sixes, to help Australia post a score of 307-6 in their stipulated 50 overs.

For Lanka, Suranga Lakmal bagged two wickets while Nuwan Kulasekara, Dhananjaya de Silva, Lakshan Sandakan and Sachith Pathirana all chipped in with a wicket each.

South Africa are currently leading the series 1-0 following their eight-wicket win against Lanka in the opening ODI. (ANI)