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| On Sep 4, 2021 10:30 AM IST

SL vs SA Dream11 Tips Grand League 2nd ODI Sri Lanka vs South Africa Today Match Prediction 4 September

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SL vs SA Dream11: Sri Lanka will face South Africa in the second ODI at R. Premadasa Stadium, Colombo with an aim to seal a rare series win. The hosts have suffered many losses in the recent times but a victory here would give them their first ODI series victory over SA since 2013. They ticked most boxes in the first ODI and will be confident going into this game. South Africa, meanwhile, cannot be counted out. The visitors were in the chase for most part but a few unfortunate moments took the game away from them. SA had many positives and will look to level the series here.

SL vs SA Dream11 Team Prediction

2nd ODI, Sri Lanka vs South Africa

3-Match ODI series

4 September @ 2:30 PM IST

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

ICC Rankings: SL 9, SA 5

Ground: R. Premadasa Stadium, Colombo

Brief score of the last result at the venue: Sri Lanka 300/9 beat South Africa 286/6 by 14 runs on 2 September, 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. Praveen Jayawickrama

 

SA Playing 11 (likely)

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

READ: SL vs SA: Bavuma ruled out of the series, Maharaj named stand-in captain


Sri Lanka vs South Africa Player Stats & Strategy

Avishka Fernando- The opener looked in superb touch in the first ODI and paced his innings to his century. His ability to play a big innings makes him an excellent captain option.
Avishka Fernando ODI Stats: Runs 946, Avg. 942
Avishka Fernando Stats against SA: Runs 219, Avg. 36

Janneman Malan- Malan missed out in the last game but has the ability to score big. If he gets going, he can be a big threat to SL bowlers as he can accelerate at any point.
Janneman Malan ODI Stats: Runs 506, Avg. 101
Janneman Malan Stats against SL: Runs 23, Avg. 23

Wanindu Hasaranga- The allrounder is a key player for Sri Lanka. He bowls difficult overs and picks up big wickets with his wily legspin. He is also a handy lower order batsman.
Hasaranga ODI Stats: Runs 537, Bat Avg. 25, Wkts 26, Bowl Avg. 38
Hasaranga Stats against SA: Wkts 1, Bowl Avg. 52

Tabraiz Shamsi- Shamsi has been SA’s best bowler in recent times. With pacers looking out of form, he has picked up big wickets in the middle overs. The spin and turning conditions will suit him.
Shamsi ODI Stats: Wkts 33, Bowl Avg. 38
Shamsi Stats against SL: Wkts 9, Bowl Avg. 35

 

Sri Lanka News

Injury update, unavailability: Kusal Perera remains to be unavailable despite being in the squad.

Expected changes and strategy:

  • Avishka Fernando and wicketkeeper Bhanuka will be the openers with Rajapaksa at No. 3.
  • In-form Charith Asalanka, Dhananjaya de Silva and skipper Shanaka will be the middle order batsmen.
  • Allrounders Hasaranga and Chamika Karunaratne will bat lower down the order and provide balance to the line-up. Chameera will be the premier fast bowler.

 

South Africa News

Injury update and unavailability: Temba Bavuma has been ruled out of the series with his fractured thumb.

Expected changes and strategy:

  • Malan and Markram will be the openers. Reeza Hendricks is likely to replace Bavuma at No. 3.
  • Rassie van der Dussen, Klaasen and Verryenne will be the middle order batsmen. Pretorius can replace Phehlukwayo for the allrounder’s spot at No. 7.
  • Rabada and Nortje will be the specialist fast bowlers. Maharaj and Shamsi will be the spinners. Maharaj will lead the team in Bavuma’s absence.

 

SL vs SA Dream11 Prediction

Team 1

BATSMEN: R van der Dussen (VC), A Fernando (C), D Shanaka, C Asalanka
WICKET-KEEPERS: H Klaasen
ALL-ROUNDERS: W Hasaranga, D de Silva
BOWLERS: K Rabada, K Maharaj, C Karunaratne, A Dananjaya

Team 2

BATSMEN: D Shanaka, A Markram, A Fernando (VC), R Hendricks, J Malan
WICKET-KEEPERS: M Bhanuka
ALL-ROUNDERS: D de Silva
BOWLERS: D Chameera, K Rabada, T Shamsi (C), A Nortje

Team 3

BATSMEN: A Markram, B Rajapaksa, C Asalanka, J Malan (C)
WICKET-KEEPERS: M Bhanuka, K Verreynne
ALL-ROUNDERS: W Hasaranga (VC)
BOWLERS: D Chameera, T Shamsi, A Nortje, P Jayawickrama

Team 4

BATSMEN: R van der Dussen, A Markram (VC), A Fernando, C Asalanka, B Rajapaksa
WICKET-KEEPERS: H Klaasen
ALL-ROUNDERS: W Hasaranga (C)
BOWLERS: K Rabada, T Shamsi, C Karunaratne, A Dananjaya

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