Latest Cricket News Updates Latest news from (c) en-gb Wed 29 Nov 2023 The first week really put us back: du Plessis after consolation win over Sri Lanka Knocked out of the World Cup 2019, South Africa finally produced a clincal performance at Chester-le-Street against Sri Lanka to register their second win of the tournament. After cleaning up Sri Lanka for 203, South Africa chased down the target with ease thanks to unbeaten knocks of 96 and 80 from skipper Faf du Plessis and Hashim Amla respectively. World Cup 2019: Can South Africa spoil Sri Lanka's party? A South Africa vs Sri Lanka World Cup clash brings back memories of the bizarre 2003 game in which a D/L confusion led to the former being knocked out.