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 fourth ODI match. The match is to be played at St George Park, Port Elizabeth.
South Africa have conquered the ODI series comfortably winning the three ODI’s by the margin of 8 wickets, 113 runs and 71 runs and will be buzzing with momentum. In the last match, They defeated Sri Lanka by 71 runs. Batting first, Quinton De Kock played a brilliant knock of 121 runs and was supported by other batsmen to give a target of 332. Isuru Udana was the only positive for visitors taking two scalps.
Rain curtailed the proceedings in the second innings reducing the target to 193 runs in 24 overs. Avishka and Oshada Fernando got starts but failed to convert it into a big knock. Kusal Mendis played a good knock of 41 runs but could only lead his team to a total of 121. Imran Tahir took two wickets in winning cause for his team.
Sri Lanka will have to find a balanced team for ODI Format very soon before it’s too late to prepare for World Cup’19 and will put their best effort tomorrow while South Africa will give chance to other players and will hope to clean sweep the five-match ODI Series.
SL vs SA, 4th ODI, Sri Lanka tour of South Africa, 2019.
St George Park, Port Elizabeth
13th March 2019, 04:30 PM IST
Average 1st innings score: 234
Average 2nd innings score: 200
Matches won batting first: 20
Matches won bowling first: 20
Last five completed matches: (Most recent first)
South Africa: W, W, W, W, L
Sri Lanka: L, L, L, L, L
Matches played: 81
Sri Lanka won: 31
South Africa won: 41
No Result: 8
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, Dwaine Pretorius, Kagiso Rabada, Tabraiz Shamsi, Dale Steyn, Rassie van der Dussen, Reeza Hendricks, JP Duminy, Aiden Markram.
Kusal Perera has been ruled out due to a hamstring injury. Either experienced Upul Tharanga or Angelo Perera can replace him. Upul Tharanga will open the innings if selected in final playing XI.
Niroshan Dickwella and Upul Tharanga/Avishka Fernando can open the innings. Oshada Fernando and Kusal Mendis will follow them.
Thisara Perera and Kamindu Mendis will play the role of an allrounder. Isuru Udana and Akila Dananjaya can also perform with the bat.
Akila Dananjaya will lead the spin attack along with Kamindu Mendis while Isuru Udana, K Rajitha/V Fernando and Lasith Malinga will be the key pacers along with Thisara Perera. Avishka Fernando can support them.
Anyone among Kasun Rajitha and Vishwa Fernando can play.
JP Duminy and Aiden Markram are added to the squad for the remainder of ODI Series while Wiaan Mulder has been left out. Both will come straight in the playing XI.
Hashim Amla who was originally supposed to be part of ODI squad for remaining two ODI’s will also miss out due to personal reason. Reeza Hendricks has been recalled in his absence.
Quinton de Kock and Aiden Markram can open the innings. Faf du Plessis, R van der Dussen and D Miller will follow them. JP Duminy and A Phehlukwayo can play the role of an all-rounder.
Dale Steyn, A Nortje and Lungi Ngidi will lead the pace attack along with Andile Phehlukwayo. Imran Tahir/Tabraiz Shamsi will be the key spinner along with JP Duminy.
The team can rest Kagiso Rabada after his hectic schedule and Steyn can get a game in his absence. Imran Tahir can also be rested.
Niroshan Dickwella (wk), Avishka Fernando, Oshada Fernando, Kusal Mendis, Upul Tharanga/Angelo Perera, Thisara Perera, Kamindu Mendis, Isuru Udana, Akila Dananjaya, Lasith Malinga (c), K Rajitha/V Fernando.
Upul Tharanga will open the innings if plays.
Quinton de Kock (wk), Aiden Markram, Faf du Plessis (c), Rassie van der Dussen, David Miller, JP Duminy, A Phehlukwayo, Dale Steyn, Anrich Nortje, Lungi Ngidi, Tabraiz Shamsi/Imran Tahir.
Q De Kock (wk) ( C )
Faf Du Plessis
A Phehlukwayo (VC)
Isuru Udana/L Malinga
Imran Tahir/D Steyn (whosoever plays)
SL vs SA Dream11 Captain and Vc choices: Q De Kock, Faf Du Plessis, Kusal Mendis, Thisara Perera, Andile Phehlukwayo, Aiden Markram.
Quinton de Kock
Faf du Plessis
R van der Dussen
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