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 fifth ODI match. The match is to be played at Newlands, Cape Town.
Team South Africa is completely dominating Sri Lanka winning all four ODI matches. In the last match, Batting first Sri Lanka could only bat 39 overs and gave a target of 190 with help of an outstanding knock from Isuru Udana who scored 78 runs in 57 balls down the order for his team. Anrich Nortje starred for the hosts taking three wicket-haul while Andile Phehlukwayo took two scalps.
Chasing the target, Quinton De Kock continued his form scoring another 51 run knock and was supported by other batsmen to easily chase the target. Dhananjaya De Silva was brilliant with the ball taking three scalps in losing cause for his team.
South Africa will be determined to clean sweep the ODI series while Sri Lanka will play for it’s the pride and will hope to give a tough challenge to inform South Africa team.
JP Duminy is likely to play his last home ODI match as he is set to retire after World Cup’19.
SL vs SA, 5th ODI, Sri Lanka tour of South Africa, 2019.
Newlands, Cape Town.
16th March 2019, 04:30 PM IST
Average 1st innings score: 235
Average 2nd innings score: 187
Last five completed matches: (Most recent first)
South Africa: W, W, W, W, W
Sri Lanka: L, L, L, L, L
Matches played: 82
Sri Lanka won: 31
South Africa won: 42
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.
Niroshan Dickwella is likely to return in the playing XI replacing Avishka Fernando or Upul Tharanga.
Angelo Perera can get a chance in place of Priyamal Perera.
Niroshan Dickwella and Upul Tharanga/Avishka Fernando can open the innings. Oshada Fernando and Kusal Mendis will follow them.
Thisara Perera and Dhananjaya De Silva will play the role of an allrounder. Isuru Udana can also perform with the bat.
Dhananjaya De Silva will lead the spin attack along with Akila Dananjaya/Kamindu Mendis while Isuru Udana, Kasun Rajitha and Lasith Malinga will be the key pacers along with Thisara Perera.
Akila Dananjaya can return in the playing XI replacing Kamindu Mendis.
Hashim Amla will miss out due to personal reasons.
Kagiso Rabada and Imran Tahir are likely to be rested again.
Reeza Hendricks has failed to perform in any match and can be replaced by Rassie Van Der Dussen.
Quinton de Kock and Aiden Markram can open the innings. Faf du Plessis, R van der Dussen (a bit risky) and D Miller will follow them. JP Duminy and A Phehlukwayo will play the role of an all-rounder.
Dale Steyn, A Nortje and Lungi Ngidi will lead the pace attack along with Andile Phehlukwayo. Tabraiz Shamsi will be the key spinner along with JP Duminy.
N Dickwella, Upul Tharanga/Avishka Fernando, Oshada Fernando, Kusal Mendis (wk), Priyamal Perera/Angelo Perera, Kamindu Mendis/A Dananjaya, Dhananjaya De Silva, Thisara Perera, Isuru Udana, Lasith Malinga ©, K Rajitha.
Quinton de Kock (wk), Aiden Markram, Faf du Plessis (c), Rassie van der Dussen/Reeza Hendricks, David Miller, JP Duminy, A Phehlukwayo, Dale Steyn, Anrich Nortje, Lungi Ngidi, Tabraiz Shamsi.
Q De Kock (wk) (C)
Faf Du Plessis
A Phehlukwayo (VC)
A Nortje/Lungi Ngidi
Captain and Vc choices: Q De Kock, Faf Du Plessis, Kusal Mendis, Thisara Perera, Andile Phehlukwayo, Aiden Markram.
Dhananjaya De Silva
Quinton de Kock
Faf du Plessis
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