March 18, 2019
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SL vs SA Dream11 Team | IT20 Match Preview & Prediction | Fantasy Team, Team News

By Shorya Panwar

SL vs SA Dream11 Team | Sri Lanka vs South Africa IT20 Match Preview & Prediction | Fantasy Team & Team News

Two different formats, two clean sweeps. This has been the story of Sri Lanka’s tour of South Africa so far. The visitors stunned the hosts in the test series by winning both the tests and thus, the series. It was the first test series win of Sri Lanka in South Africa in their entire history. However, their joy didn’t last long as the Proteas came back with a bang in the ODI series and won it 5-0. The two teams will go at it in the 3-match T20 series now.

The Preview

South Africa have all the momentum

The hosts had to face the humiliation of an unexpected test series defeat at the hands of Sri Lanka. However, their reaction to that has been phenomenal and they have really fired on all cylinders. Over the 5-match long One Day International Series, there wasn’t a single false note in the performances of the Proteas. Understandably, South Africa will now hope to continue their great form into the T20 series and win it convincingly to make up for the loss in test series.

South Africa will be keen to showcase their strength in the limited over format once again in the T20 tournament. They have some great batsmen who can hit it all over the park to terrorize Sri Lankan bowlers.

Sri Lanka looking to forget the nightmare of ODIs

The visitors must have thought that they could do better in the ODI series, given their performances in the Test series. A 5-0 loss in the One Day series has hit the Sri Lankans hard and they look flat all of a sudden. With ICC cricket World Cup just around the corner, they must be concerned about their performances in the 50 over format.

Recent Form: South Africa – W W W W W | Sri Lanka – L L L L L

Match Details: Competition – T20 Series | Venue – Newlands, Cape Town | Date & Time – 09:30 PM IST

SL vs SA Dream11 Team News

South Africa:

  • Sinethemba Qeshile is in line to make his international debut.

Sri Lanka:

  • Kusal Perera is out with an injury.
  • Lasith Malinga will lead the team.

South African Squad – Quinton de Kock (WK), Rassie van der Dussen, Reeza Hendricks, Faf du Plessis (C), Andile Phehlukwayo, JP Duminy, David Miller, Dale Steyn, Dwaine Pretorius, Tabraiz Shamsi, Kagiso Rabada, Anrich Nortje, Imran Tahir and Lungi Ngidi

Sri Lanka Squad – Avishka Fernando, Angelo Perera, Dhananjaya de Silva, Priyamal Perera, Isuru Udana, Thisara Perera, Kusal Mendis, Niroshan Dickwella (WK), Sadeera Samarawickrama, Lasith Malinga (C), Kathmandu Mendis, Suranga Lakmal, Asitha Fernando, Jeffery Vandersay, Akila Dhananjaya and Lakshan Sandakan.

Probable Playing Teams

South Africa – Quinton de Kock, Reeza Hendricks, Faf du Plessis (C), JP Duminy, Rassie van der Dussen, David Miller, Andile Phehlukwayo, Kagiso Rabada, Anrich Nortje, Lungi Ngidi, Imran Tahir.

Sri Lanka – Niroshan Dickwella, Sadeera Samarawickrama, Angelo Perera, Kusal Mendis, Dhananjaya de Silva, Thisara Perera, Isuru Udana, Kamindu Mendis, Akila Dhananjaya, Lasith Malinga (C), Suranga Lakmal

SL vs SA Dream11 Fantasy Team

Fantasy picks from South Africa

Kusal Mendis | Angelo Perera | Lasith Malinga | Thisara Perera

Fantasy picks from Sri Lanka

Quinton de Kock | Faf du Plessis | JP Duminy | Anrich Nortje

Shorya Panwar

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