Johannesburg, March 24, Sunday at 06:00 PM IST
The third and final T20I between South Africa and Sri Lanka will be played tomorrow at Johannesburg in the evening. The hosts have already won the three-match series by 2-0 and would be eyeing a clean sweep when they host visitors tomorrow. The match will begin at 06:00 PM IST.
Earlier, the hosts clinched victory in the Super Over in the first game to take a 1-0 lead over Sri Lanka and registered 16 runs win in the second T20I to take an unassailable lead by 2-0 over the hosts.
In the second T20I, hosts posted 180-3 on the board with the help of the fifties from Reeza Hendrick and Rassie van der Dussen. In reply, Sri Lanka managed 164-9 in the allotted overs and fell short by 16 runs.
South Africa also clean swept Sri Lanka by 5-0 in the ODI series while Sri Lanka is still looking for a win after clinching the 2-0 series win in the test. So, can they salvage their pride with a consolation win in the final game of the tour? Will wait and watch. Till then, let’s have a look at team news, playing11 and fantasy picks.
South Africa – W, W, L, W, W
Sri Lanka – L, L, L, L, W
The Wanderers in Johannesburg has a dry surface and will assist the batters. In the last T20I against Pakistan, hosts clinched a narrow victory while 369 runs in total were scored at the ground. While there are forecasts of early showers, a full game is expected to take place.
Avg 1st inn score: 168
Avg 2nd inn score: 144
Highest Total: 260/6 (20 Ov) by SL vs Ken
Lowest Total: 83/10 (15.5 Ov) by BAN vs SL
Highest Chased: 208/2 (17.4 Ov) by RSA vs WI
Lowest Defended: 118/7 (14 Ov) by RSA vs BAN
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The probable SL vs SA playing 11 is listed below.
Wicketkeeper: Niroshan Dickwella
Batsmen: Angelo Perera, Avishka Fernando, Kusal Mendis
All-rounder: Dhananjaya de Silva, Kamindu Mendis, Thisara Perera
Bowlers: Akila Dananjaya, Lasith Malinga (c), I Udana, Jeffrey Vandersay/ A Fernando
Wicketkeeper: Sinethemba Qeshile
Batsmen: Reeza Hendricks, Aiden Markram, R van der Dussen, David Miller
All-rounder: Chris Morris, Dwaine Pretorius, JP Duminy (c)
Bowlers: Dale Steyn, Lutho Sipamla, Tabraiz Shamsi
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Fantasy picks from South Africa –
Reeza Hendricks and Rassie van der Dussen smashed the fifties in the second T20I and are must-have picks in batting
S Qeshile will have all the eyes once again. The youngster took two catches behind the wickets but didn’t get to bat in the second T20I. He can be a game changer for Proteas.
Chris Morris and Dale Steyn will be the go-to bowlers for the hosts. Both share 3 scalps apiece.
Fantasy picks from Sri Lanka –
Isuru Udana has been in the runs for the visitors. He is the leading run-getter for the side with 96 runs across his name in 2 innings
Kamindu Mendis and Thisara Perera will are the other key players in Sri Lankan squad who can change the course of the game with their gameplay
In bowling, skipper L Malinga will be the key. He has 3 scalps in his bag
We urge you to make your own team as per the news and preview provided here.
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