Chester-le-Street, June 28, Friday at 03:00 PM IST
Sri Lanka will look to stay alive in the tournament with a win over already out of contention South Africa when both the teams will square off Riverside Ground in Chester-le Street.
Sri Lanka causes the biggest upset of ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 after clinching 20 runs win over the hosts England in a low-scoring encounter at Headingley, Leeds. In six games, Sri Lanka has 6 points coming off two wins and two no result encounters and needs to win all the three remaining encounter for contention.
South Africa, on the other hand, are out of the contention and have nothing left but to play for pride. With just one win in seven encounters, South Africa will look to end the campaign on a high with wins in the remaining two encounters. After facing off Sri Lanka, Proteas will take on Australia in their final fixture on July 06.
The match will begin at 03:00 PM IST.
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
One change for Sri Lanka – S Lakmal comes in for N Pradeep
Riverside Ground in Chester- le -Street is a good batting surface. The average first innings score here is 243. In a total of 16 ODIs played here, 9 have been won by the chasing side.
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
The confirmed SL vs SA playing 11 is listed below.
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, D Pretorius, Kagiso Rabada
Jeevan Mendis, Dhananjaya de Silva, Kusal Mendis (wk), Dimuth Karunaratne (c), Lasith Malinga, Nuwan Pradeep, Thisara Perera, Kusal Perera (wk), Isuru Udana, Milinda Siriwardana, Avishka Fernando, Lahiru Thirimanne, Jeffrey Vandersay, Angelo Mathews, Suranga Lakmal
JP Duminy, Faf du Plessis (captain), Dale Steyn, Imran Tahir, Lungi Ngidi, Rabada, Andile Phehlukwayo, Dwaine Pretorius, Kagiso Hashim Amla, Quinton de Kock (wicket-keeper), David Miller, Chris Morris, Tabraiz Shamsi, Aiden Markram, Rassie van der Dussen.
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