Sri Lanka vs South Africa Dream11 Prediction, Fantasy Cricket Tips, Playing XI, Pitch Report, Dream11 Team, Injury Update of the 1st ODI match. They will play against each other for the first time in the three-match ODI series between them.
SL vs SA South Africa Tour of Sri Lanka 1st ODI Match Details:
The 1st ODI match between Sri Lanka and South Africa will be played on 2nd September at the R. Premadasa Stadium.
This game is scheduled to start at 3:00 PM IST and live score and commentary can be seen on FanCode and CricketAddictor website.
SL vs SA South Africa Tour of Sri Lanka 1st ODI Match Preview:
South Africa is on a tour of Sri Lanka for a three-match ODI series, followed by a three-match T20I series from the 2nd of September to the 14th of September. All six matches (3 ODIs and 3 T20Is) will be played at R. Premadasa Stadium, Colombo.
Sri Lanka are coming off losing the recent ODI series against India whereas South Africa managed to level the recent ODI series against Ireland.
All-rounder Dasun Shanaka will lead Sri Lanka’s squad while a talented batsman Temba Bavuma will lead the South African team.
Sri Lanka is placed 9th on the ICC Men’s ODI rankings whereas South Africa is placed 5th on the table. Both teams have played 77 ODIs against each other so far where South Africa won 44 matches and Sri Lanka managed to win 31 games.
Sri Lanka haven’t won the bilateral ODI series against South Africa since 2013, so they would look to change the stats in the upcoming home series against South Africa.
SL vs SA South Africa Tour of Sri Lanka 1st ODI Match Weather Report:
The temperature is expected to hover around 28°C on the matchday with 79 % humidity and 14 km/hr wind speed. There are 30 % chances of precipitation during the game.
SL vs SA South Africa Tour of Sri Lanka 1st ODI Match Pitch Report:
The pitch at the R. Premadasa Stadium is a neutral wicket where both the departments are expected to receive a decent amount of help from the surface. Spinners can come crucial in the middle overs.
Average 1st inning score:
The average first inning score on this wicket is 213.
Record of chasing teams:
The team batting second has great records here. They have maintained a winning percentage of 60 on this ground.
SL vs SA South Africa Tour of Sri Lanka 1st ODI Match Injury Update:
(Will be added when there is an update)
SL vs SA South Africa Tour of Sri Lanka 1st ODI Match Probable XIs:
Sri Lanka: Avishka Fernando, Kusal Perera(WK), Bhanuka Rajapaksa, Dhananjaya de Silva, Charith Asalanka, Dasun Shanaka©, Wanindu Hasaranga, Ramesh Mendis, Chamika Karunaratne, Akila Dananjaya, Dushmantha Chameera
Bench: Minod Bhanuka, Pathum Nissanka, Pulina Tharanga
South Africa: Janneman Malan, Temba Bavuma©, Aiden Markram, Rassie van der-Dussen, Heinrich Klaasen(WK), George Linde, Andile Phehlukwayo, Keshav Maharaj, Anrich Nortje, Lizaad Williams, Tabraiz Shamsi
Bench: Kyle Verreynne, Wiaan Mulder, Beuran Hendricks
Top Picks For Dream11 Prediction and Fantasy Cricket Tips:
Wanindu Hasaranga is a right-handed batsman and right-arm leg-break bowler from Sri Lanka. He has scored 196 runs and grabbed 33 wickets in his 22 matches T20I career so far.
Dhananjaya de Silva is a right-handed batsman and right-arm off-break bowler from Sri Lanka. He has marked 406 runs and took 5 wickets in his 20 matches T20I career so far.
Dasun Shanaka is a right-handed batsman and right-arm medium pacer from Sri Lanka who leads the team. He has smashed 467 runs and scalped 14 wickets in his 42 matches T20I career so far.
Temba Bavuma is a right-handed opening batsman from South Africa who leads the team. He has smacked 410 runs in his 16 matches T20I career so far.
Rassie van der-Dussen is a right-handed batsman from South Africa who handles the middle order for them. He has hammered 756 runs in his 27 matches T20I career so far.
Kagiso Rabada is the key bowler from South Africa who bowls right-arm fast with the ball. He has picked up 39 wickets in his 32 matches T20I career so far.
SL vs SA 1st ODI Match Captain and Vice-Captain Choices:
Captain – Wanindu Hasaranga, Temba Bavuma
Vice-Captain – Rassie van der-Dussen, Dhananjaya de Silva
Suggested Playing XI No.1 for SL vs SA Dream11 Team:
Keeper – Kusal Perera
Batsmen – Dasun Shanaka, Rassie van der-Dussen (VC), Aiden Markram, Avishka Fernando
All-rounders – Dhananjaya de Silva, Andile Phehlukwayo, Wanindu Hasaranga (C)
Bowlers – Dushmantha Chameera, Kagiso Rabada, Tabraiz Shamsi
Suggested Playing XI No.2 for SL vs SA Dream11 Team:
Keeper – Kusal Perera
Batsmen – Dasun Shanaka, Temba Bavuma (C), Rassie van der-Dussen, Aiden Markram
All-rounders – Dhananjaya de Silva (VC), Wanindu Hasaranga
Bowlers – Dushmantha Chameera, Kagiso Rabada, Tabraiz Shamsi, Anrich Nortje
SL vs SA 1st ODI Match Expert Advice:
Wanindu Hasaranga will be a good captaincy choice for the small leagues. Temba Bavuma and Minod Bhanuka are the punt-picks here. The best-suggested combination for this game is 1-4-3-3.
SL vs SA 1st ODI Match Probable Winners:
South Africa is expected to win this match.