SL vs SA Tips, Stats & Team for Today Match Prediction
Match: SL vs SA T20 Match Prediction
Time: 10 September, 08:00 AM (IST)
Venue: R. Premadasa Stadium – Colombo, Sri Lanka
- Charith Asalanka top scored in the ODI series for Sri Lanka, but we expect Kusal Perera to return to the side and be the highest run scorer in this game. Wanindu Hasaranga was the home team’s joint leading wicket taker with 4 dismissals in the ODIs and he is our tip to be the top wicket taker in this IT20.
- Quinton de Kock was rested from the ODI leg of the tour but will come back into the team at the top of the order. We are backing the wicket-keeper batsman to be South Africa’s highest run scorer in this match. With the ball, Tabraiz Shamsi took 8 wickets including a 5-wicket haul during the ODI series. He is a strong bet for South Africa’s top wicket taker in this opening game.
- Kusal Perera and Quinton de Kock are both free scoring left-handed batsmen at the top of the order for their teams. We are backing de Kock to have the biggest impact and take the Player of The Match Award in this game.
Live Streaming: The match can be watched live on the Sony Sports Network in India and on Super Sports in South Africa.
Weather & Pitch Report:
Apart from one total of 164-5, the Sri Lanka v India IT20 series saw most team scores of 130 and below. We expect the spin bowlers to enjoy the surface and the batters to struggle for fluency.
South Africa were comfortable batting first during their recent series win over Ireland whereas Sri Lanka prefer to chase. Whichever captain wins the toss, we expect to see South Africa batting first.
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SL Team News:
The series win over South Africa was a surprise for many experts but in truth, the visitors were under strength and playing in conditions far more suited to Sri Lanka. The home side will welcome back Kusal Perera to the side and his runs will be crucial in what we expect to be low-scoring games.
SA Team News:
The Proteas will be boosted by the arrival of world class players Quinton de Kock and David Miller, however the team preparations will have been disturbed by captain Temba Bavuma’s injury and departure from the tour. We expect Keshav Maharaj to lead the team in this format also.
Quinton de Kock (wk)
Who will win today match: SL vs SA T20 Match Match Fantasy Team
The change of format also sees the return of some big name players on both sides. We expect a relatively low-scoring contest and any batter who gets in for a decent number of balls will be expected to go on and make a substantial contribution. Our prediction is a win for South Africa in the opening IT20.
SL Key Players:
In an otherwise shambolic tour, Perera hit 73 at Chester-le-Street against England in June. He will benefit from being relieved of the captaincy.
Sri Lanka’s latest stylish batsman to break through has enjoyed an excellent start to international cricket. He was Player of The Series in the ODI series.
He will be disappointed with his return of only 4 wickets during the ODIs but expect his dismissals to increase as the batsmen are forced to take risks against his quality bowling.
SA Key Players:
Quinton de Kock:
The wicket-keeper batsman goes hard at the ball from the off and has a strike-rate of 138.00 in this format of the game.
The big hitting batter has an IT20 unbeaten hundred to his name and will have no problem with the conditions after playing in numerous franchise leagues across the globe.
The spinner will have his leadership credentials under scrutiny in this game. Thankfully for him, his bowling was of a high standard in the ODIs and he has two very experienced batters who will bolster the line-up.
SL Team Form:
- An ODI series win over South Africa and an IT20 series win over India in their last two assignments show that Sri Lanka need to be taken seriously.
SA Team Form:
- South Africa were expected to beat Ireland in their recent IT20 series but were very impressive as they defeated them easily in all three games.
Quinton de Kock(w), Aiden Markram, Reeza Hendricks, Rassie van der Dussen, David Miller, Dwaine Pretorius, Keshav Maharaj(c), Kagiso Rabada, Bjorn Fortuin, Anrich Nortje, Tabraiz Shamsi, Andile Phehlukwayo, Lizaad Williams, Beuran Hendricks, Sisanda Magala, George Linde, Heinrich Klaasen, Wiaan Mulder.
+ Ground and Pitch info about
R. Premadasa Stadium – Colombo, Sri Lanka
Last LA Matches on this Ground:
1. Sri Lanka v South Africa
SA 283-6 SL 197-10
Pacer – 7
Spinner – 9
Janeman Malan – 121(135)
Charith Asalanka – 77(69)
Heinrich Klasen – 43(27)
Tabriz Shamsi – 5/49(8)
Kagiso Rabada – 2/16(6)
Chamika Karunaratne – 2/24(5)
Dushmantha Chameera – 2/57(7)
2. Sri Lanka v South Africa
SL 300-9 SA 286-6
Pacer – 3
Spinner – 6
Avishka Fernando – 118(115)
Aiden Markram – 96(90)
Charitha Asalanka -72(62)
Van der Dussen – 59(59)
Dhananjay De Silva – 44(62)
Keshav Maharaj – 2/30(9+1M)
Kagiso Rabada – 2/66(9)
Akila Dhananjay – 2/65(10)
3. India v Sri Lanka
IND 225-10 SL 227-7
Pacer – 7
Spinner – 11
Avishka Fernando – 76(98)
Bhanuka Rajapaksa – 65(56)
Akila Dhananjay – 3/44(10)
Dushmantha Chameera – 2/55(8)
Parveen Jayawickrama – 3/59(10)
4. Sri Lanka v India
SL 275-9 IND 277-7
Pacer – 8
Spinner – 7
Charith Asalanka – 65(68)
Avishka Fernando – 50(71)
C Karunaratne – 44(33)*
Wanindu Hasaranga – 3/37(10)
5. Sri Lanka v India
SL 262-9 IND 262-3
Pacer – 3
Spinner – 8
C Karunaratne – 43(35)*
Dasun Shanaka – 39(50)
C Asalanka – 38(65)
Avishka Fernando – 32(35)
Dhananjay De Silva – 2/49(5)
Pacer – 28
Spinner – 41
Batting First – 260
Batting Second – 236
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Sri Lanka ODI:
South Africa ODI:
Top Team Batsmens:
We recommend Kusal Perera, Avishka Fernando and Charith Asalanka with the bat for Sri Lanka. Asalanka was in excellent form in the recent ODI series.
For South Africa, we are backing Quinton de Kock, Aiden Markram and David Miller as the top batsmen. de Kock scores big runs wherever he plays.
Top Team Bowlers:
Wanindu Hasaranga, Dushmantha Chameera and Praveen Jayawickrama are our top picks with the ball for Sri Lanka. We expect Hasaranga to take many wickets during this series.
We are backing Kagiso Rabada, Tabraiz Shamsi and Keshav Maharaj with the ball for South Africa. Rabada’s pace will render the pitch irrelevant, particularly if he fires in some of his trademark yorkers.
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