SL vs SA Dream11 Team Prediction, Preview | World Cup 2019
Sri Lanka and South Africa will face-off in the 35th match of World Cup’19 at Riverside Ground in Chester-le-Street. We will provide SL vs SA Dream11 Team Prediction, Preview and Probable Playing XI for the match.
Sri Lanka is seventh on the points table with two wins in six matches and will have to win all remaining encounters to keep their qualification chances alive. They defeated mighty England team in the last encounter with help of heroics from Angelo Mathews, Mendis and Avishka Fernando while Malinga, Dhananjaya De Silva, and Isuru Udana starred with the ball. They will expect for a similar unison effort from all players tomorrow in order to defeat South Africa team.
In the last encounter, They defeated England by 20 runs. Batting first, Avishka Fernando played attacking knock of 49 runs after openers perished and were supported by Kusal Mendis. Angelo Mathews finally discovered his form scoring 85* runs to take the team to a total of 232. With the ball, Lasith Malinga was at his former best taking four crucial scalps while Dhananjaya De Silva and Isuru Udana took three and two scalps respectively to defeat hosts England.
South Africa is placed second last on the points table with only one win in seven matches and is out of the race for semi-finals. Their experienced players have failed to lead the side. Injuries and Controversies have further impacted their chances in the tournament. They will hope to put a good show in remaining matches and defeat Sri Lanka tomorrow.
In the last match, They lost to Pakistan by 49 runs. Bowling first, Lungi Ngidi took three scalps while Tahir took two scalps in an ordinary bowling show to restrict Pakistan at 308. In the chase, Faf Du Plessis and Quinton De Kock played crucial knocks of 63 and 47. Andile Phehlukwayo along with Miller and Dussen also contributed with few runs but were ultimately left behind by 49 runs.
A good contest can be expected between both teams.
When and Where:
SL vs SA, 35th Match, ICC World Cup 2019.
Riverside Ground, Chester-le-Street.
03:00 PM, 28th June 2019.
Average 1st innings score: 243
Average 2nd innings score: 180
Pitch has historically been batting friendly and pacers may find initial support.
There will be no rain or overcast conditions as per the weather forecast.
Dimuth Karunaratne (c), Angelo Mathews, Thisara Perera, Kusal Perera (wk), Dhananjaya de Silva, Kusal Mendis, Isuru Udana, Milinda Siriwardana, Avishka Fernando, Jeevan Mendis, Lahiru Thirimanne, Jeffrey Vandersay, Nuwan Pradeep, Suranga Lakmal.
Faf du Plessis (c), David Miller, Aiden Markram, Hashim Amla, Rassie van der Dussen, Jean-Paul Duminy, Andile Phehlukwayo, Dwaine Pretorius, Chris Morris, Quinton de Kock (WK), Kagiso Rabada, Lungi Ngidi, Imran Tahir, Beuran Hendricks, Tabraiz Shamsi.
Nuwan Pradeep is down with fever and he is set to be replaced with Suranga Lakmal.
Place of Jeevan Mendis is risky, Milinda Siriwardana can replace him in the playing XI.
D Karunaratne will open the innings along with Kusal Perera. Avishka Fernando, K Mendis, Angelo Mathews, and Dhananjaya De Silva will follow them.
Dhananjaya De Silva, Thisara Perera, and Isuru Udana will play the role of an allrounder.
Lasith Malinga and Isuru Udana will lead the pace attack along with S Lakmal/N Pradeep and Thisara Perera while Dhananjaya De Silva will be the key spinner. Avishka Fernando can also bowl a few overs of medium pace.
They have failed to make a mark in World Cup’19. David Miller will not play this match due to injury, JP Duminy will replace him in playing XI.
If they want then, Can give a chance to Beuran Hendrick.
Quinton De Kock and Hashim Amla will open the innings. Aiden Markram, Faf du Plessis, Rassie van der Dussen and JP Duminy/David Miller will follow them.
A Phehlukwayo and Chris Morris will play the role of an allrounder.
Kagiso Rabada and Ngidi will spearhead the pace attack along with C Morris and A Phehlukwayo. Imran Tahir will handle the spin attack.
Probable Playing XI:
D Karunaratne (c), Kusal Perera (wk), Avishka Fernando, K Mendis, Angelo Mathews, Dhananjaya De Silva, Thisara Perera, J Mendis/S Lakmal, Isuru Udana, Nuwan Pradeep, L Malinga.
Hashim Amla, Q De Kock (wk), Faf du Plessis (c), Aiden Markram, Rassie van der Dussen, JP Duminy, Andile Phehlukwayo, C Morris, Kagiso Rabada, Imran Tahir, Lungi Ngidi.
Wicket-Keeper for SL vs SA Dream11 Team:
Primary Options: Quinton De Kock, Kusal Perera, and Kusal Mendis
Quinton De Kock has been the most consistent for South Africa in recent times and is in a good form. He has scored 68, 23, 10, 17*, 68, 5 and 47 in seven matches. He is yet to play a big knock.
Kusal Perera will open for Sri Lanka and plays in attacking manner. He has scores of 29, 78, 52 and 2 in four encounters.
Kusal Mendis finally scored few runs in the last encounter scoring 46 runs and has the talent to play a big knock on his day. He can be a grand league pick in SA vs SL Dream11 team.
Batsmen for SA vs SL Dream11 Team:
Primary Options: Faf Du Plessis, Dimuth Kunaratne, R Van Der Dussen, H Amla, Angelo Mathews, Avishka Fernando, Aiden Markram
Skipper Faf Du Plessis is key batsmen for his team and is a good player of spin as well as pace. However, He is yet to play a big knock till now in WC’19. He has scored 5, 62, 38, 23 and 63 in five encounters.
The skipper of Sri Lanka Dimuth Karunaratne has starred with the bat for Sri Lanka He has scored 180 runs in four matches including 97 against Australia.
Rassie Van Der Dussen is an exciting pick for South Africa and is a consistent player. He can also play spin well unlike his team mates.
Hashim Amla gave a glimpse of his form in two encounters scoring 41* and 55 respectively but has been scarce of runs from past one year.
Angelo Mathews failed miserably in initial matches and has two duck to his name but scored unbeaten 85 in the last encounter. He is the most experienced batsmen of the team.
Avishka Fernando has performed well for Sri Lanka in limited chances in international circuit and displayed his talent scoring pressure releasing 49 runs from 39 balls in the last encounter. He can also bowl a few overs of medium pace.
Right-handed batsman Aiden Markram is a very talented player but has not performed consistently for his team. He has scores of 11, 45, 5, 38 and 7 in five matches but struggles miserably against spin. He can also bowl a few overs of spin.
Other Options: David Miller and Lahiru Thirimanne
David Miller is a hard-hitting batsman and can change the course of the match in a few balls. However, His recent form is not so good nor he has a good record against sub-continent teams.
Lahiru Thirimanne has scores of 4, 25 and 16 in three matches he played and is unlikely to play tomorrow.
All-Rounders for Sri Lanka vs South Africa Dream11 Team:
Primary Options: A Phehlukwayo, Chris Morris, Dhananjaya De Silva, Thisara Perera
A Phehlukwayo has performed consistently with the bat as well as the ball. He has scored 129 runs and has taken eight scalps till now in World Cup 2019.
Chris Morris can bowl at a lethal pace and can also hit big sixes in death overs. He put a good show with the bat as well as ball against India and also took three scalps against Afghanistan.
Dhananjaya De Silva is a technically strong batsman and can also bowl a few overs of spin. He took three wicket-haul and scored 29 runs against England.
Thisara Perera has been in poor form from the past few months and will be keen to find his form soon for the betterment of his team. He can be handy with the bat as well as ball and is the X-factor of Sri Lanka team but failed in all matches.
Other Options: Jeevan Mendis, JP Duminy.
Jeevan Mendis has failed miserably in two matches he has played and can be risky tomorrow.
JP Duminy can get a chance tomorrow. He is a technically strong batsman and can also spin the ball well. His recent form is not good.
Bowlers for SL vs SA Dream11 Team:
Primary Options: K Rabada, Imran Tahir, Lasith Malinga, Lungi Ngidi, Isuru Udana, Nuwan Pradeep
K Rabada is the leader of the South African pace attack and has taken six wickets till now. He can also be handy with the bat. He has not performed as per his level till now in WC’19.
Imran Tahir is the main spinner for South Africa and can trouble batsmen with his witty leg spin. He has taken ten wickets till now including four wicket haul against Afghanistan.
Lasith Malinga can trouble batsmen with his yorkers and slow balls. He took three wickets and four wickets against Afghanistan and England respectively.
Lungi Ngidi will spearhead the pace attack along with Rabada and has taken six scalps in three matches.
Isuru Udana is death over specialist and can also play quick cameos with the bat. He failed in the first two matches but took two wickets against Australia and England.
Nuwan Pradeep is a hit-the-deck bowler and can be lethal in english conditions. He took four wickets against Afghanistan and can trouble batsmen with his pace and bounce. He is also doubtful for this match due to fever.
Other Options: Suranga Lakmal
Suranga Lakmal can also trouble batsmen with his swing in overcast conditions. He is yet to take a wicket in WC’19 and can play tomorrow.
SL vs SA Dream11 Team Prediction:
Q de Kock(wk) (C)
K Mendis/D de Silva
Faf du Plessis
K Rabada (Vc)
Captain and Vc Choices: Quinton De Kock, Faf Du Plessis, D Karunaratne, K Perera, Rassie Van Der Dussen, L Malinga, H Amla, A Mathews, Andile Phehlukwayo, K Rabada.