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March 15, 2019
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SL vs SA Dream11 Prediction 5th ODI | Sri Lanka vs South Africa Team News, Playing11

By Akshay singh

SL vs SA Dream11 Prediction

SL vs SA Match Prediction Tips | Sri Lanka vs South Africa Who Will Win Today Match

New Lands, Capetown Mar 16 at 04:30 PM IST

The same old story repeated at the St George’s Park in Port Elizabeth and South Africa emerged victorious yet again in the 4th ODI to go 4-0 up in the 5 match series. Now, the action moves to Cape Town for the 5th and final ODI which will be played as a day-night game.

South Africa are looking impeccable in each and every facet of the game in this series so far. Once again they were clinical in their approach in the fourth ODI where they clinched the game quite comfortably by 6 wickets.

Talking about the last game, South Africa underwent some changes in their playing 11 with the likes of Aiden Markram, Dale Steyn and JP Duminy making their way into the side. With world cup preparations on the mind, the Proteas were in a mood to test all their available resources in this game and they succeeded in doing so.

Now, with the final match of the series left, the Proteas would be eyeing a clean-sweep prior to the world cup whereas, a consolation win is the only thing left for Sri Lanka.

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

  • The last three matches witnessed changes in the line-up of both sides. Same can be expected in this game as well.
  • Reeza Hendricks might get replaced after another flop show with the bat
  • R van der Dussen can be roped in the middle order
  • For Sri Lanka, Kusal Perera is still unavailable
  • Angelo Perera is in contention for getting a game

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: Kusal Mendis

Batsmen: Upul Tharanga, Oshada Fernando, A Fernando, Priyamal Perera, Kamindu Fernando

All-rounders: Dhananajaya de Silva, Thisara Perera

Bowlers: Lasith Malinga (c), Isuru Udana, Kasun Rajitha (Doubt: Vishwa Fernando)

South Africa playing 11(Probable):

Wicket-keeper: Quinton de Kock

Batsmen: Reeza Hendricks/R van der Dussen, David Miller, Aiden Markram, Faf du Plessis (c)

All-rounders: Andile Phehlukwayo, JP Duminy

Bowlers: Tabraiz Shamsi, Lungi Ngidi, Dale Steyn, Anrich Nortje

SL vs SA Squads

Sri Lanka:

Lasith Malinga (c), Lakshan Sandakan, Akila Dananjaya, Avishka Fernando, Kamindu Mendis, Kusal Mendis, Niroshan Dickwella (wk), Angelo Perera, Isuru Udana, Thisara Perera, Vishwa Fernando, Kusal Perera, Kasun Rajitha, Oshada Fernando, Upul Tharanga, Priyamal Perera, Dhananjaya de Silva.

South Africa:

Faf du Plessis (c), Kagiso Rabada, Quinton de Kock (wk), Lungi Ngidi, Imran Tahir, Aiden Markram, Andile Phehlukwayo, JP Duminy, Dwaine Pretorius, Dale Steyn, David Miller, Anrich Nortje, Reeza Hendricks, Tabraiz Shamsi.

SL vs SA Dream11 Team

Fantasy picks:

With 347 runs and 248 runs respectively, Q de Kock and Faf du Plessis are must have batters in the fantasy team. Both are top run-getter in the series

Aiden Markram showcased a fine form in Momentum One Day Cup after smashing back to back centuries and is expected to open the innings along with Q de Kock.

Reeza Hendricks is slightly doubtful due to a series of low scores

Kusal Mendis and O Fernando are the best picks from Sri Lanka

In bowling, L Malinga (7 scalps) and A Norte (6 scalps) are two pace bowling spearhead for the hosts

Imran Tahir has also bagged 7 wickets and is amongst the leading wicket-takers in the series

For the visitors, Lasith Malinga and all-rounder Thisara Perera will be the key performers.

Toss Update:

Sri Lanka have won the toss and they’ll bat first

South Africa: Aiden Markram, Quinton de Kock, Faf du Plessis, Rassie van der Dussen, JP Duminy, Dwaine Pretorius, Andile Phehlukwayo, Kagiso Rabada, Anrich Nortje, Lungi Ngidi, Imran Tahir

Sri Lanka: Upul Tharanga, Avishka Fernando, Oshada Fernando, Kusal Mendis, Priyamal Perera, Dhananjaya de Silva, Angelo Perera, Akila Dananjaya Perera, Thisara Perera Isuru Udana, Lasith Malinga

In – Kagiso Rabada, R van der Dussen, D Pretorius

Out – David Miller, Dale Steyn and R Hendricks

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.

Akshay singh

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