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| On Sep 1, 2021 3:00 PM IST

SL vs SA Dream11 Prediction 1st ODI Sri Lanka vs South Africa, Playing 11, Fantasy Tips, Stats, Pitch Report 2 September

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SL vs SA Dream11 Prediction: Sri Lanka is all set to host South Africa for a three-match ODI series followed by three T20Is and the first ODI will be played on 2 September at the R.Premadasa Stadium in Colombo. Both these teams are coming into this series after witnessing different results in their previous bilateral outings. Sri Lanka last faced India at home where they registered a superb win in the T20I series but lost the ODI series. On the other hand, South Africa last levelled an away limited-overs series against Ireland. South Africa will miss some of their key players in the ODIs but they will start as favourites in this match against Sri Lanka.

SL vs SA Dream11 Prediction

Fixture Name: 1st ODI, Sri Lanka vs South Africa

Competition: Sri Lanka vs India ODI

Date: 2 September

Time: 3 PM IST

Ground: R.Premadasa Stadium, Colombo

Team Form Guide:
SL (recent last): W L L L L
SA (recent last): W L NR L L

ICC Rankings: SL 9, SA 5

Pitch Report

The pitch at the R.Premadasa Stadium is expected to offer competitive conditions. There will be enough assistance for the batters and the bowlers. There will be some great amount of turn available for the spinners. However, bowling first will be a safe option on this surface.

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Sri Lanka vs South Africa Dream 11 Prediction

SL Team News

Injury Update, Unavailability

  • Kusal Perera will miss the entire ODI series as he is yet to join the squad.

Expected Team Line-up 

  • Dasun Shanaka will captain the side.
  • Minod Bhanuka will be the wicket-keeper.
  • Avishka Fernando, Dhananjaya de Silva, Dinesh Chandimal and Dasun Shanaka will be their important batters.
  • Dushmantha Chameera, Akila Dananjaya and Wanindu Hasaranga will be their crucial bowlers.

SL Playing 11 (likely)

Avishka Fernando
Minod Bhanuka
Dinesh Chandimal
Dhananjaya de Silva
Dasun Shanaka
Charith Asalanka
Chamika Karunaratne
Wanindu Hasaranga
Dushmantha Chameera
Akila Dananjaya
Praveen Jayawickrama

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SA Team News

Injury Update, Unavailability

  • The likes of Quinton de Kock, Lungi Ngidi and David Miller will miss the ODI series.

Expected Team Line-up 

  • Temba Bavuma will be the captain.
  • Heinrich Klaasen will keep the wickets.
  • Reeza Hendricks, Janneman Malan, Aiden Markram and Rassie van der Dussen will be their key batsmen.
  • Anrich Nortje, Kagiso Rabada and Tabraiz Shamsi will be their important bowlers.

SA Playing 11 (likely)

Reeza Hendricks
Janneman Malan
Temba Bavuma
Aiden Markram
Rassie van der Dussen
Heinrich Klaasen
Andile Phehlukwayo
George Linde
Kagiso Rabada
Anrich Nortje
Tabraiz Shamsi

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Fantasy Cricket Tips, Captain & Differential Pick

Captain Options:

Rassie van der Dussen: For South Africa, Rassie van der Dussen has performed really well in the last few years with the bat. Rassie van der Dussen Stats in ODIs – 969 runs in 26 games at an average of 74.54.

Wanindu Hasaranga: For Sri Lanka, leg-spinner Wanindu Hasaranga has been in an amazing form with the ball in the recent while. Wanindu Hasaranga Stats in ODIs – 25 wickets and 534 runs in 26 matches.

Differential Pick: 

Kagiso Rabada: South Africa’s pace spearhead Kagiso Rabada has been an incredible performer for his team in limited-overs cricket. Kagiso Rabada Stats in ODIs – 122 wickets in 79 matches at an economy of 5.

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SL vs SA Dream11 Team Prediction

WICKET-KEEPERS: Minod Bhanuka
BATSMEN: Reeza Hendricks, Aiden Markram, Avishka Fernando, Rassie van der Dussen, Temba Bavuma
ALL-ROUNDERS: Dhananjaya de Silva, Wanindu Hasaranga
BOWLERS: Kagiso Rabada, Tabraiz Shamsi, Dushmantha Chameera

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Kuljyot Singh

A cricket maniac who lives his life like a T20 match, time is short so make the most of it. Always thriving to learn more about cricket writing and obviously being an Indian, a big cricket expert.

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