July 11, 2018
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By Dheeraj Singh @thakurdrajsingh

SL vs SA Dream11 Match Predictions

South Africa tour of Sri Lanka, 2018

Sri Lanka vs South Africa 1st Test Match

When and where:

Having an eye on next year’s World Cup, South Africa, and Sri Lanka will be meeting for 5 ODIs, 2 Tests and 1 T20I. The tour initially included just 3 test matches and later an ODI series was included along with a T20I.

The first test match scheduled to take place at Galle International Stadium, Galle begins tomorrow at 10:00 AM IST. Both the teams have named their full squad. While Dale Steyn gets a call in Proteas squad, Angelo Matthews has returned to Sri Lankan squad for two test matches.

The visitors have also played a 2-day practice match against Sri Lanka Board Presiden XI to get familiar to the dusty surface. Hosts are expected to provide a dusty track to aid spinners. While South Africa pace attack (Dale Steyn, Kagiso Rabada, and Vernon Philander) got just 1 wicket, spin duo T Shamsi and Shaun von Berg bagged 7 wickets together.

Read on for SL vs SA team news and SL vs SA dream11 prediction.

Pitch Conditions:

Galle International Stadium, Galle is expected to be a dusty track. The pitch is being made to provide aid to spinners. In practice match, Proteas spin duo Shaun von Berg and Tabraiz Shamsi bagged 7 wickets.

Venue Stats:

Avg 1st inn score: 384

Avg 2nd inn score: 311

Avg 3rd inn score: 229

Avg 4th inn score: 151

Highest Total: 638/10 (196 Ov) by Ban vs SL

Lowest Total: 79/10 (43.3 Ov) by ZIM vs SL

Highest Chased: 99/3 (16.2 Ov) by SL vs Pak

Lowest Defended: 117/10 (44.3 Ov) by Pak vs SL

SL vs SA Team News:

South Africa has named 15 man squad for the longest format. Dale Steyn gets a call. As per Proteas coach Ottis Gibson, South Africa will go with three pacers and two spinners in the first test. So, Vernon Philander, Dale Steyn, and Kagiso Rabada are expected to play tomorrow.

Hosts have named 16 members squad to welcome Proteas. Rangana Herath and Kusal Perera are subject to fitness while Suranga Lakmal is expected to lead the team as Chandimal is facing a ban.

Rangana Herath has recovered well and is expected to feature in tomorrow’s game. Chandimal’s availability is still under clouds.

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Sri Lanka-

Dinesh Chandimal (c), Dilruwan Perera, Dimuth Karunaratne, Kusal Mendis, Kusal Janith Perera (Subject to Fitness), Danushka Gunathilaka, Dhananjaya de Silva, Roshen Silva, Angelo Mathews, Niroshan Dickwella, Rangana Herath (Subject to fitness), Suranga Lakmal (vc), Akila Dananjaya, Lahiru Kumara, Lakshan Sandakan, Kasun Rajitha

South Africa-

Faf du Plessis (c), Temba Bavuma, Quinton de Kock, Dean Elgar, Heinrich Klaasen, Keshav Maharaj, Hashim Amla, Aiden Markram, Lungisani Ngidi, Vernon Philander, Kagiso Rabada, Theunis de Bruyn, Tabraiz Shamsi, Dale Steyn, Shaun von Berg

SL vs SA Playing 11:

The probable SL vs SA playing 11 is listed below.


Wicket-keeper: Niroshan Dickwella

Batsmen: Kusal Mendis, Angelo Mathews (Doubt: Dinesh Chandimal, Dimuth Karunaratne, Kusal Janith Perera, Dhananjaya de Silva, Roshen Silva)

All-rounders: (Doubt: Dilruwan Perera)

Bowlers: Suranga Lakmal, Lahiru Kumara, (Doubt: Rangana Herath, Kasun Rajitha, Akila Dananjaya)


Wicket-keeper: Quinton de Kock

Batsmen: Hashim Amla, Dean Elgar, Aiden Markram, Faf du Plessis, (Doubts: Temba Bavuma/ Theunis de Bruyn)

All-rounders: (Doubt: Vernon Philander)

Bowlers: Keshav Maharaj, Kagiso Rabada, Tabraiz Shamsi, Dale Steyn/Lungisani Ngidi

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Dheeraj Singh @thakurdrajsingh

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