Chester-le-Street, June 28, Friday at 03:00 PM IST
Charged up with a surprise 20 runs win over England in the previous encounter, Sri Lanka will look for another win to stay alive in the contest when they face off South Africa today at Chester le Street.
Placed seventh in the ladder, Sri Lanka has managed two wins and two losses in six games along with two washouts and are still in contention for the semi-final birth.
South Africa, on the opposite, is expected to play freely as they are already out of the tournament and have nothing to lose.
The match will begin at 03:00 PM IST.
There are no clouds or rain forecasted in the weather updates. The surface at Chester-le-Street is expected to be a good batting wicket. The average score at this venue is 243.
Avg 1st inn score: 243
Avg 2nd inn score: 180
Highest Total: 314/4 (44.4 Ov) by ENG vs AUS
Lowest Total: 99/10 (26.1 Ov) by ENG vs SL
South Africa have won the toss and have elected to bowl first
Dwaine Pretorius comes in for Lungi Ngidi
JP Duminy comes in for D Miller
Suranga Lakmal replacing Nuwan Pradeep is the only change for Sri Lanka
Wicketkeeper: Kusal Perera
Batsmen: Angelo Mathews, Kusal Mendis, Avishka Fernando, Dimuth Karunaratne
All-rounder: Jeevan Mendis, Dhananjaya de Silva, Thisara Perera
Bowlers: Lasith Malinga, Isuru Udana, S Lakmal
South Africa –
Wicketkeeper: Quinton de Kock
Batsmen: Hashim Amla, Faf du Plessis (c), Rassie van der Dussen, A Markram
All-rounder: Andile Phehlukwayo, Chris Morris, JP Duminy
Bowlers: Imran Tahir, Kagiso Rabada, D Pretorius
Bench – Dwaine Pretorius, Tabraiz Shamsi, JP Duminy, Beuran Henricks
Jeevan Mendis, Avishka Fernando, Dhananjaya de Silva, Kusal Mendis (wk), Dimuth Karunaratne (c), Nuwan Pradeep, Thisara Perera, Kusal Perera (wk), Isuru Udana, Milinda Siriwardana, Lahiru Thirimanne, Jeffrey Vandersay, Angelo Mathews, Lasith Malinga, Suranga Lakmal
K Rabada, Quinton de Kock (wk), JP Duminy, Dwaine Pretorius, David Miller, Chris Morris, Aiden Markram, Lungi Ngidi, Faf du Plessis (captain), Kagiso Hashim Amla, Dale Steyn, Imran Tahir, Tabraiz Shamsi, Andile Phehlukwayo, Rassie van der Dussen
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