South Africa bounced back after two defeats to win the Third ODI at Pallekele by 56 runs. The Proteas have kept the 5-match series alive with this much needed victory on Friday to reduce the Sri Lankan lead to 2-1.
Hosts England entered into the Finals of the ICC Champions Trophy 2013 after a cakewalk victory over the Proteas who yet again choked in a major tournament. It was a disastrous batting show from South Africa that turned the big Semi-Final in a one-sided affair.
To keep their hopes of making it to the last four afloat in the tournament, Kings XI Punjab had the enviable task of overcoming the brilliant Royal Challengers Bangalore at Mohali on Monday. And what a dazzling performance they put up to ensure the same.