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| On Sep 2, 2021 11:36 AM IST

SL vs SA Dream11 Tips Grand League 1st ODI Sri Lanka vs South Africa Today Match Prediction 2 September


SL vs SA Dream11: Sri Lanka and South Africa will play the first ODI of the series here at R. Premadasa Stadium, Colombo. Both teams are struggling on World Cup Super League points table and will look to secure their qualification. Hosts Sri Lanka have the quality spinners like Wanindu Hasaranga and Akila Dananjaya who will be crucial in these conditions. Meanwhile, South Africa themselves possess a strong spin attack of their own with Tabraiz Shamsi leading the way. Despite missing few players, SA look a strong team and are likely to give hosts SL a run for their money.

SL vs SA Dream11 Team Prediction

1st ODI, Sri Lanka vs South Africa

3-Match ODI series

2 September @ 3:00 PM IST

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

ICC Rankings: SL 8, SA 6

Ground: R. Premadasa Stadium, Colombo

Brief score of the last result at the venue: Sri Lanka 227/7 (39 overs) beat India 225 all out by 3 wickets (DLS method) on 23 July, 2021.

Pitch Report: The pitch will take turn and there will be plenty for the spinners. There are chances of thunderstorms interrupting the play during the first innings.


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Today Match Prediction Details

SL Playing 11 (likely)

  1. Avishka Fernando
  2. Minod Bhanuka (wk)
  3. Bhanuka Rajapaksa
  4. Dhananjaya de Silva
  5. Charith Asalanka
  6. Dasun Shanaka (C)
  7. Wanindu Hasaranga
  8. Chamika Karunaratne
  9. Akila Dananjaya
  10. Dushmantha Chameera
  11. Nuwan Pradeep


SA Playing 11 (likely)

  1. Janneman Malan
  2. Aiden Markram
  3. Temba Bavuma (C)
  4. Rassie van der Dussen
  5. Kyle Verryenne
  6. Heinrich Klaasen (wk)
  7. Andile Phehlukwayo
  8. Keshav Maharaj
  9. Kagiso Rabada
  10. Anrich Nortje
  11. Tabraiz Shamsi

Sri Lanka vs South Africa Player Stats & Strategy

Wanindu Hasaranga- The star all-rounder is said to be the future of Sri Lankan cricket. He is likely to be the biggest threat for SA this series.
Hasaranga ODI Stats: Runs 534, Bat Avg. 27, Wkts 25, Bowl Avg. 38
Hasaranga last ODI series Stats: Wkts 3, Bowl Avg. 27

Tabraiz Shamsi- The left-arm chinaman bowler has been in superb form with the ball. He is a genuine wicket-taker in the middle overs for South Africa.
Shamsi ODI Stats: Wkts 32, Bowl Avg. 38
Shamsi last ODI series Stats: Wkts 5, Bowl Avg. 24

Charith Asalanka- Asalanka impressed in the India series with his composure and consistency. He can rotate the strike and can also score runs quickly towards the end.
Asalanka ODI Stats: Runs 130, Avg. 26
Asalanka last ODI series Stats: Runs 127. Avg. 42

Janneman Malan- The opener scored a 177* in South Africa’s last ODI against Ireland. He has shown that he can play a big innings which makes him a key batsman.
J Malan ODI Stats: Runs 483, Avg. 121
J Malan last ODI series Stats: Runs 261, Avg. 261


Sri Lanka News

Injury update, unavailability:

  • Kusal Perera will be unavailable for ODIs despite being in the squad.
  • SL have brought in Dinesh Chandimal and Nuwan Pradeep into the squad.

Expected changes and strategy:

  • Fernando and Bhanuka will be the openers with Rajapaksa at No. 3.
  • Dhananjaya de Silva, Asalanka and skipper Shanaka will be the middle order batsmen.
  • Hasaranga and Karunaratne will hold lower middle order spots as they stability with their allround abilities. Chameera will lead the attack with the new ball.


South Africa News

Injury update and unavailability: Quinton de Kock, David Miller and Lungi Ngidi will be missing this series.

Expected changes and strategy:

  • Malan and Markram will be the openers with skipper Bavuma at No. 3.
  • Rassie van der Dussen, Klaasen and Verryenne will hold middle order spots. Klaasen will take keeping gloves in the absence of de Kock.
  • Rabada and Nortje will be the frontline quicks. SA are likely to field in two spinners.

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SL vs SA Dream11 Prediction

Team 1

BATSMEN: T Bavuma, A Markram, A Fernando, C Asalanka (VC)
WICKET-KEEPERS: H Klaasen, M Bhanuka
BOWLERS: D Chameera, A Dananjaya, K Rabada, T Shamsi (C)


Team 2

BATSMEN: R van der Dussen, D Shanaka, C Asalanka (C), J Malan
ALL-ROUNDERS: A Phehlukwayo, W Hasaranga (VC)
BOWLERS: N Pradeep, T Shamsi, C Karunaratne, A Nortje


Team 3

BATSMEN: R van der Dussen, A Markram, J Malan (C), B Rajapaksa
WICKET-KEEPERS: H Klaasen, K Verreynne
ALL-ROUNDERS: D de Silva, W Hasaranga
BOWLERS: D Chameera, K Rabada (VC), K Maharaj


Team 4

BATSMEN: T Bavuma, A Fernando, J Malan, C Asalanka (VC), B Rajapaksa
ALL-ROUNDERS: W Hasaranga (C)
BOWLERS: A Nortje, T Shamsi, C Karunaratne, A Dananjaya

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