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SL vs SA Dream 11 Team Prediction for 2nd ODI: Preview

By Pranob Thachanthara

SL vs SA Dream 11 Team Prediction for 2nd ODI: Preview

Hello and Welcome to our preview for Sri Lanka vs South Africa ODI match. We are covering SL vs SA Dream 11 team Prediction, Preview and Probable Playing XI for the second ODI match. The match is to be played at SuperSport Park in Centurion.

South Africa made a roaring comeback in the first ODI defeating Sri Lanka by 8 wickets. Bowling first, Tahir and Ngidi took three scalps each to restrict Sri Lanka at 231. Kusal Mendis was the top scorer for Sri Lanka scoring 60 runs and was supported by O Fernando, Dhananjaya De Silva and Kusal Perera. Skipper Faf Du Plessis along with Quinton De Kock chased the target successfully scoring 112* and 81 respectively. Akila Dananjaya was the only positive for visitors in losing cause.

South Africa will hope to continue the momentum and prepare well for World Cup’19 while Sri Lanka will be determined to bounce back and give a tough challenge to the mighty South Africa team.

When and Where:

SL vs SA, 2nd ODI, Sri Lanka tour of South Africa, 2019.
SuperSport Park, Centurion.
6th March 2019, 04:30 PM IST

Venue details:

Average 1st innings score: 246
Average 2nd innings score: 210

Matches won :

Batting first: 21
Bowling first: 30

Last five completed matches: (Most recent first)

South Africa: W, W, L, W, W
Sri Lanka: L, L, L, L, W

Sri Lanka vs South Africa – Head to head in ODIs

Matches played: 79

Sri Lanka won: 31
South Africa won: 39
No Result: 8
Tied: 1


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

Quinton de Kock (wk), Andile Phehlukwayo, Faf du Plessis (c), Imran Tahir, David Miller, Wiaan Mulder, Lungi Ngidi, Anrich Nortje, Reeza Hendricks, Dwaine Pretorius, Kagiso Rabada, Tabraiz Shamsi, Dale Steyn, Rassie van der Dussen.

Team News:

Sri Lanka:

Niroshan Dickwella and Upul Tharanga can open the innings. Kusal Perera, Oshada Fernando and Kusal Mendis will follow them. Dhananjaya de Silva and Thisara Perera will play the role of an allrounder.

Akila Dananjaya will lead the spin attack along with Dhananjaya De Silva while V Fernando/K Rajitha and Lasith Malinga will be the key pacers along with Thisara Perera.

Lakshan Sandakan can be replaced by spinner Kamindu Mendis or pacer Kasun Rajitha. Even Isuru Udana can also get a chance. Vishwa Fernando can also be slightly risky.

Talented Avishka Fernando can also get a chance in the playing XI. However, He may have to wait for his opportunity going ahead in the series.

South Africa:

Andile Phehlukwayo if fit can replace Dwaine Pretorius in the playing XI.

Quinton de Kock and Reeza Hendricks will open the innings. Faf du Plessis, R van der Dussen and D Miller will follow them. W Mulder and D Pretorius/A Phehlukwayo will play the role of an all-rounder.

Kagiso Rabada, A Nortje and Lungi Ngidi will lead the pace attack along with W Mulder. Reeza Hendricks can support them. Imran Tahir will be the key spinner.

The team can rest Kagiso Rabada after his hectic schedule and Steyn can get a game in his absence.

Probable Playing XI:

Niroshan Dickwella (wk), Upul Tharanga, Kusal Perera, Oshada Fernando, Kusal Mendis, Dhananjaya de Silva, Thisara Perera, Akila Dananjaya, Lasith Malinga (c), L Sandakan/Kamindu Mendis/K Rajitha, V Fernando/K Rajitha.

Quinton de Kock (wk), Reeza Hendricks, Faf du Plessis (c), Rassie van der Dussen, David Miller, W Mulder, D Pretorius/A Phehlukwayo, Kagiso Rabada, Anrich Nortje, Lungi Ngidi, Imran Tahir.

SL vs SA Dream 11 Team Prediction:

We will update the team soon.

Key Players:

Sri Lanka:
Kusal Perera
Niroshan Dickwella
Upul Tharanga
Thisara Perera
Kusal Mendis
Lasith Malinga
Dhananjaya de Silva
Akila Dananjaya
Oshada Fernando

South Africa:
Quinton de Kock
Faf du Plessis
David Miller
Reeza Hendricks
R van der Dussen
Imran Tahir
Kagiso Rabada
Lungi Ngidi
A Nortje
W Mulder

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Pranob Thachanthara

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