SA vs SL Prediction: Despite posting 396 in the first innings, Sri Lanka lost the first Test by an innings and 45 runs. After two days it was almost a one-sided match and hence they will be keen to put up a better show in the second Test. But still, South Africa is favourites owing to the home conditions.
South Africa vs Sri Lanka 2nd Test
Date & Time: 03 January 2020, 01:30 PM IST
Wanderers Stadium, Johannesburg, South Africa
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Wicket Keeper: Q de Kock
Batsmen: R Van der Dussen, F du Plessis, D Elgar, K Mendis, D Karunaratne
All Rounders: A Markram
Bowlers: A Nortje, L Ngidi, D Shanaka, W Hasaranga
Suitable Captaincy Choice: Faf du Plessis, D Karunaratne
Suitable VC Choices: A Nortje, Q de Kock
Bet365- SA- 1.22, SL- 7.50, Draw- 10.00
Betway- SA- 1.20, SL- 7.00, Draw- 10.00
Prominent betting sides are predicting South Africa to win this match comfortably.
South Africa despite having many injury concerns is a fairly better side on paper than Sri Lanka. They showed that once again in the last match at Centurian. So South Africa is expected to win the match as per SA vs SL today match prediction.
If you are in for online cricket betting, place your money on South Africa.
Head to Head (overall)
Head to Head (in SA)
Injuries have affected the entire balance of the Sri Lankan team. They have already lost many players due to the same. Minod Bhanuka and Asitha Fernando are expected to make their debut. South Africa on the other hand is expected to field the same eleven. Rabada even if fit, may not break into the eleven as he is been rested to make himself a hundred percent fit for the Pakistan and Australia series.
SA Playing XI: Dean Elgar, Aiden Markram, Rassie Van der Dussen, Faf du Plessis, Quinton de Kock, Temba Bavuma, Wiaan Mulder, Keshav Maharaj, Anrich Nortje, Lutho Sipamla, Lungi Ngidi
SL Playing XI: Dimuth Karunaratne, Kusal Perera, Kusal Mendis, Lahiru Thirimanne, Minod Bhanuka, Niroshan Dickwella, Dasun Shanaka, Wanindu Hasaranga, Asitha Fernando, Dushmantha Chameera, Vishwa Fernando
There will be huge bounce and great sideways movement through the first few days in Wanderers. This has been for ages, one of the most successful venues for opening bowlers and a graveyard for the opening batsman. expect the ball to dominate the bat in the first few days.
Players who are expected to perform well as per SA vs SL Dream11 Teams
SA- Faf du Plessis
He was at his absolute best in the last match. He made a mammoth score of 199 singlehandedly to take the game away from Sri Lanka. Expect a strong performance from him in this match as well.
SL- Dimuth Karunaratne
With a weak-batting line-up on their side, the captain will have to take the major responsibility of playing the long innings.
Other prominent Batsmen: Dean Elgar, Quinton De Kock, Kusal Mendis
SA- Anrich Nortje
Nortje was mighty impressive in the first match. His pace and bounce will come in handy in Wanderers.
SL- Wanindu Hasaranga
He is the main SL bowler to look forward to in this Test. He was impressive in the last match.
Other prominent Bowlers: Lungi Ngidi, Dasun Shanaka
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