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SL vs SA Dream11 Team Prediction for 3rd ODI: Preview

By Pranob Thachanthara

SL vs SA Dream11 Team Prediction for 3rd ODI: Preview

Hello and Welcome to our preview for Sri Lanka vs South Africa ODI match. We are covering SL vs SA Dream11 team Prediction, Preview and Probable Playing XI for the third ODI match. The match is to be played at Kingsmead, Durban.

South Africa team got a thumping victory over Sri Lanka in second ODI defeating them by 113 runs. Batting first, Quinton De Kock played another brilliant knock of 94 runs in 70 balls and was supported by skipper Faf Du Plessis who scored 57 runs to give a target of 252 to Sri Lanka. Thisara Perera took three wicket-haul while Dhananjaya De Silva and Malinga took two scalps each to collapse South Africa team in 45 overs.

Chasing the target, Sri Lankan batsmen did not bat well and were collapsed on 138 runs. Oshada Fernando, Kusal Mendis and Thisara Perera got starts but failed to convert it into a big knock. Rabada shined with the ball for Hosts taking three wickets while Ngidi, Nortje and Tahir took two scalps each.

Sri Lanka will need to display a better batting performance tomorrow to stay alive in the series while South Africa will also expect unison effort from all teammates and seal the series in third ODI. Both teams are finding an optimum 15-men Squad for World Cup 2019.

When and Where:

SL vs SA, 3rd ODI, Sri Lanka tour of South Africa, 2019.
Kingsmead, Durban.
10th March 2019, 01:30 PM IST

Venue details:

Average 1st innings score: 237
Average 2nd innings score: 186

Last five completed matches: (Most recent first)

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

Sri Lanka vs South Africa – Head to head in ODIs

Matches played: 80

Sri Lanka won: 31
South Africa won: 40
No Result: 8
Tied: 1

Squads:

SL:
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.

SA:
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:

Mystery Spin all-rounder Kamindu Mendis can come in the playing XI replacing Vishwa Fernando. Even, Isuru Udana can play in his place.

Niroshan Dickwella and Avishka Fernando 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 can also perform with the bat.

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

Opener Avishka Fernando is likely to get another chance to prove his talent. However, Experience of Upul Tharanga can also be helpful for the team if he returns to the playing XI.

South Africa:

Dwaine Pretorius can replace Wiaan Mulder after his brilliant performance in Momentum One Day cup.

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/D Pretorius and A Phehlukwayo will play the role of an all-rounder.

Kagiso Rabada, A Nortje and Lungi Ngidi will lead the pace attack along with Andile Phehlukwayo and W Mulder/D Pretorius. 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:

SL:
Niroshan Dickwella (wk), Avishka Fernando, Kusal Perera, Oshada Fernando, Kusal Mendis, Dhananjaya de Silva, Thisara Perera, Akila Dananjaya, Lasith Malinga (c), Kamindu Mendis/V Fernando/I Udana, K Rajitha.

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

SL vs SA Dream11 Team Prediction:

Q De Kock (wk) (C)
Faf Du Plessis
R Van Der Dussen/Reeza Hendricks
Kusal Mendis/Kusal Perera
Oshada Fernando
A Phehlukwayo (VC)
Thisara Perera
Dhananjaya De Silva
L Malinga
Imran Tahir
Lungi Ngidi

Captain and Vc choices: Q De Kock, Faf Du Plessis, Kusal Mendis, Thisara Perera, Andile Phehlukwayo, Rassie Van Der Dussen.

Key Players for SL vs SA Dream11:

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

South Africa:
Quinton de Kock
Faf du Plessis
Reeza Hendricks
R van der Dussen
Imran Tahir
Kagiso Rabada
Lungi Ngidi

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Pranob Thachanthara

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