SL vs SA Match Prediction Tips | Sri Lanka vs South Africa Who Will Win Today Match
Galle, July 12 at 10:00 AM IST
South Africa begin their tour of Sri Lanka with the first Test of the two-match series at Galle on July Thursday. The touring South African side played a two-day warm-up game against Sri Lanka Board XI in Colombo to get accustomed to the Sri Lankan conditions.
Skipper Faf du Plessis and Hashim Amla looked in good touch in the warm-up game, scoring 79 and 78, respectively. Tabrez Shamsi, one of the three spinners, shone with the ball picking a fifer. With Dale Steyn back in the squad, South Africa would fancy their chances of winning the series in Sri Lanka.
The hosts, Sri Lanka have a few concerns coming into the series with foremost being the availability of Dinesh Chandimal.
In Sri Lanka, the pitches are expected to help spin bowlers more with Galle being no different. Spinners can make a big impact in the game.
Read on for SL vs SA Dream11 Team News and Sri Lanka vs South Africa playing11.
SL vs SA Team News
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:
Wicket-keeper: Niroshan Dickwella
Batsmen: Kusal Mendis, Angelo Mathews (Doubt: Dinesh Chandimal, Dimuth Karunaratne, Kusal Janith Perera, Dhananjaya de Silva, Roshen Silva)
All-rounders: (Doubt: Dilruwan Perera)
Bowlers: Suranga Lakmal, Lahiru Kumara, Rangana Herath, (Doubts: Kasun Rajitha, Akila Dananjaya)
South Africa playing 11:
Wicket-keeper: Quinton de Kock
Batsmen: Hashim Amla, Aiden Markram, Dean Elgar, Faf du Plessis, (Doubts: Temba Bavuma/ Theunis de Bruyn)
All-rounders: (Doubt: Vernon Philander)
Bowlers: Kagiso Rabada, Keshav Maharaj, Tabraiz Shamsi, Dale Steyn/Lungisani Ngidi
SL vs SA Squads
Sri Lanka: Dinesh Chandimal (c), Suranga Lakmal (vc), Kusal Mendis, Niroshan Dickwella, Danushka Gunathilaka, Angelo Mathews, Dimuth Karunaratne, Dhananjaya de Silva, Roshen Silva, Dilruwan Perera, Akila Dananjaya, Lahiru Kumara, Lakshan Sandakan, Kasun Rajitha, Kusal Janith Perera (Subject to Fitness) and Rangana Herath (Subject to fitness).
South Africa: Faf du Plessis (c), Quinton de Kock, Hashim Amla, Temba Bavuma, Dean Elgar, Theunis de Bruyn, Keshav Maharaj, Vernon Philander, Kagiso Rabada, Aiden Markram, Lungisani Ngidi, Tabraiz Shamsi, Dale Steyn, Shaun von Berg and Heinrich Klaasen.
SL vs SA Key Players
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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