SL vs SA Dream11 Match Predictions
South Africa Tour of Sri Lanka, 2018
Sri Lanka vs South Africa Dream11 Predictions
After facing a chastening defeat at the hands of South Africa in the first ODI, hosts Sri Lanka will look to bounce back when they take on the Proteas in the 2nd limited-overs international on Wednesday.
Venue:- Rangiri Dambulla International Stadium, Dambulla
Match Timing:- Wednesday, August 01, 2018, 02:30 PM IST
Sri Lanka was undone by the pace and seam of the opening duo of Kagiso Rabada (4-41) and Lungi Ngidi (1-29) as they were reduced to a paltry 5-36 in the first ten overs. Kusal Perera (81) and all-rounder Thisara Perera (49) took the Islanders to a respectable yet underwhelming score of 193 in 34.3 overs. Tabraiz Shamsi (4-33) was the wrecker-in-chief during the latter stages of the innings.
Chasing 196, Dhananjaya accounted for Amla (19) and Markram (0) cheaply but de Kock (47), Faf du Plessis (47) and JP Duminy scored a 32-ball-53 to lead the Proteas to a comfortable five-wicket win in a mere 31 overs.
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SL vs SA Team News:
- Sri Lanka might make one or two changes following their 5-wicket defeat in the first ODI.
- Fast bowler Lahiru Kumara sustained an injury on his left hand and is set to miss this crucial encounter.
- Kusal Ranjitha is expected to get a chance in Kumara’s place.
- Kesav Maharaj might get a chance in this match.
- South Africa would like to field the same eleven barring any last minute injury concern.
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Angelo Mathews (C), Dasun Shanaka, Niroshan Dickwella, Suranga Lakmal, Lahiru Kumara, Kasun Rajitha, Akila Dananjaya, Prabath Jayasuriya, Lakshan Sandakan, Shehan Jayasuriya, Kusal Janith Perera, Dhananjaya De Silva, Upul Tharanga, Kusal Mendis, Thisara Perera
Faf du Plessis (c), Aiden Markram, David Miller, Willem Mulder, Lungi Ngidi, Andile Phehlukwayo, Kagiso Rabada, Tabraiz Shamsi, Hashim Amla, Junior Dala, Quinton de Kock, Jean-Paul Duminy, Reeza Hendricks, Heinrich Klaasen, Keshav Maharaj
SL vs SA Playing 11:
The probable SL vs SA playing 11 is listed below.
Wicket-keeper: Niroshan Dickwella
Batsmen: Upul Tharanga, Kusal Mendis, Kusal Perera, Dhananjaya de Silva
All-rounder: Thisara Perera, Angelo Mathews
Bowlers: Suranga Lakmal, Akila Dananjaya, Prabath Jayasuriya, Lakshan Sandakan
Wicket-keeper: Quinton de Kock
Batsmen: Hashim Amla, Faf du Plessis, Aiden Markram, David Miller
All-rounder: Jean-Paul Duminy, Andile Phehlukwayo, Willem Mulder
Bowlers: Tabraiz Shamsi, Kagiso Rabada, Lungi Ngidi
SL vs SA Players to watch out for:
For Sri Lanka, Kusal Perera (81) was the leading run scorer in the first ODI. He along with Thisara Perea (49) and KusaL Mendis will be crucial in the batting unit. In the bowling department, the onus will be on Akila Dananjaya (3-50) and Suranga Lakmal (1-37) to make in-roads in the Proteas batting.
For South Africa, de Kock (47), du Plessis (47) and Duminy (53) played crucial innings in the first ODI. They’ll form the lynchpin of the batting unit while Ngidi (1-29), Rabada (4-41) and Shamzi (4-33) will lead the bowling might.
SL vs SA Dream11 Team Predictions