SL vs SA Dream11 Prediction
SL vs SA Match Prediction Tips | Sri Lanka vs South Africa Who Will Win Today Match
Rangiri Dambulla International Stadium, Dambulla, August 01 at 02:30 PM IST
After a dismal show in the Test Series, it was unlikely for the visitors to bounce back in the coloured uniform, but they had some indifferent plans and they were prudent in turning the situation upside down to clinch a comfortable victory in the first match by 5 wickets.
Winning the toss on a dry pitch, Sri Lankan skipper Angelo Mathews decided to have a bat, but inside half an hour, his decision turned out to be a blunder as Sri Lanka lost half of their side for just 36 runs on the board. Speedster Kagiso Rabada was on top of his game as he was shrugging off the Sri Lankan top order with ease. Out of the first five wickets, 3 belonged to Kagiso Rabada with one run-out from Jean-Paul Duminy and a piece to Lungisani Ngidi.
If the top order was demolished by Kagiso Rabada, the second half of Sri Lanka’s batting decimation was even more inflicted by left-arm chinaman Tabraiz Shamsi who ripped off the middle and lower order to stop the Lankan’s from posting a total in excess of 200.
While chasing, South Africa did not had any hiccups as some vital contributions from Quinton de Kock (47 off 59), skipper Faf du Plessis(47 off 56) and an unbeaten 53 off 32 from Jean-Paul Duminy made their way easy for the chase and they eventually won the game by 5 wickets in just 31 overs.
Last ODI result at the venue: Sri Lanka 193/10 lost to South Africa 196/5 – July 29, 2017, by 5 wickets.
Read on for SL vs SA Dream11 Team News and Sri Lanka vs South Africa team news and playing 11.
SL vs SA Team News
- South Africa might field in the same eleven after a spirited performance in the first ODI.
- Sri Lanka might go for some changes here and there.
- Sri Lankan fast bowler Lahiru Kumara sustained an injury on his left hand in the practice sessions and is supposed to miss the second ODI.
- South Africa might bring in Keshav Maharaj as the pitch is spin friendly.
SL vs SA Playing 11
Speaking of the SL vs SA Playing 11, here’s how the two sides can line-up.
Sri Lanka playing 11(Probable):
Wicket-keeper: Niroshan Dickwella
Batsmen: Kusal Mendis, Upul Tharanga, Kusal Perera (Doubt: Dhananjaya de Silva)
All-rounders: Thisara Perera, Angelo Mathews(c), Shehan Jayasuriya (Doubt: Dasun Shanaka)
Bowlers: Suranga Lakmal, Akila Dananjaya, Kasun Rajitha, Lakshan Sandakan (Doubt: Prabath Jayasuriya)
South Africa playing 11(Probable):
Wicket-keeper: Quinton de Kock
Batsmen: Faf du Plessis(c), Aiden Markram, David Miller, Hashim Amla (Doubt: Heinrich Klassen)
All-rounders: Jean-Paul Duminy, Andile Phehlukwayo/Keshav Maharaj, Willem Mulder/Keshav Maharaj
Bowlers: Tabraiz Shamsi, Kagiso Rabada, Lungi Ngidi
SL vs SA Squads
Sri Lanka: Angelo Mathews(c), Kusal Perera, Suranga Lakmal, Upul Tharanga, Kusal Mendis, Thisara Perera, Dasun Shanaka, Lahiru Kumara, Niroshan Dickwella(wk), Prabath Jayasuriya, Kasun Rajitha, Dhananjaya de Silva, Lakshan Sandakan, Shehan Jayasuriya, Akila Dananjaya.
South Africa: Faf du Plessis(c), Quinton de Kock(wk), Hashim Amla, Jean-Paul Duminy, Aiden Markram, Lungi Ngidi, Andile Phehlukwayo, Heinrich Klaasen, Reeza Hendricks, Keshav Maharaj,David Miller, Willem Mulder, Kagiso Rabada, Tabraiz Shamsi, Junior Dala.
SL vs SA Key Players
- Kusal Perera played a lone hand in the last match of 81 runs, he will be the key batsman for SL along with Kusal Mendis and Upul Tharanga.
- In the bowling the spin duo of Lakshan Sandakan and Akila Dananjaya.
- JP Duminy was sweeping both the spinners very easily which eventually helped him to score a quick 53 off 32 balls. Once again he will be the key with Hashim Amla and Faf du Plessis.
- Kagiso Rabada and Tabraiz Shamsi who picked up 4 wickets each will be the key bowlers in this game as well.
Note: This SL vs SA Dream11 prediction is based on news sourced from various sources. We suggest you pick your playing 11 from the squad listed above basis Sri Lanka vs South Africa team news.
SL vs SA Dream11 Team
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