SA vs SL Today’s Dream11 Team Prediction, 2nd Test Match Prediction, Playing 11, Pitch Report & Data Based Fantasy Cricket Tips

SA vs SL Match Preview

SA comfortably overhauled the Sri Lanka challenge in the first Test at Centurion, a Test which looked like going towards a draw unless SA triggered a collapse in Sri Lankan second inning. As they prepare for the 2nd Test of the series and the year, we bring you SA vs SL Dream11 Team Prediction, Match prediction and data based fantasy cricket tips to help you tell best players for today’s Dream11 Team.

  • Match Venue : The Wanderers Stadium, Johannesburg
  • Match Time : 01:30 PM IST

South Africa Team News

South Africa won the first Test quite comfortably but they will be quite wary of the challenge Sri Lanka possesses. They’d seen that in 2019 when they’d lost a home series to them at the exact same time.

At some stage during the first inning, South Africa missed the services of Kagiso Rabada but they fared out quite nicely without him overall. Expect South Africa to stick with the same playing 11.

Sri Lanka Team News 

Sri Lanka must rue their chances in the first Test where they posted a total of almost 400 on the board in the first inning and yet they went on to lose the Test match. Despite the disappointment, the performance of their middle order was quite satisfactory and they’d take a lot of confidence from it.

The main problem for Sri Lanka is injury to 5 of their players. Suranga Lakmal, Kasun Rajitha, Lahiru Kumara and Dinesh Chandimal are almost likely to miss Sri Lanka’s second Test against South Africa due to injury while Dhananjaya de Silva has been already ruled out. Replacing these 5 players wouldn’t be an easy task even though Sri Lanka have got lots of options quantity wise.

Players Recent Performance

South Africa

  • Dean Elgar : 95 runs
  • Aiden Markram : 68 runs
  • Faf du Plesis : 199 runs
  • Tenda Bavuma : 71 runs
  • Quinto de Kock : 18 runs
  • Keshav Maharaj : 73 runs & 0-94
  • Lutho Sipamla : 6 wickets
  • Wiaan Mulder :  7 wickets
  • Lungi Ngidi : 3 wickets
  • Anrich Nortje : 3 wickets

Sri Lanka

  • Dimuth Karunaratne : 22 runs & 6 runs
  • Kusal Perera : 16 runs & 64 runs
  • Dasun Shanaka : 66 runs & 6 runs, 2 wickets for 98 runs
  • Wanindu Hasaranga : 18 runs & 59 runs, 4 wickets for 171 runs
  • Vishwa Fernando : 3 wickets for 129 runs

SA vs SL Playing 11

South Africa

Dean Elgar, Aiden Markram, Rassie van der Dussen, Faf du Plessis, Quinton de Kock(w/c), Temba Bavuma, Wiaan Mulder, Keshav Maharaj, Anrich Nortje, Lutho Sipamla, Lungi Ngidi

Sri Lanka

Dimuth Karunaratne(c), Kusal Perera, Lahiru Thirimanne, Kusal Mendis, Minod Bhanuka, Niroshan Dickwella(w), Dasun Shanaka, Wanindu Hasaranga, Vishwa Fernando, Dushmantha Chameera, Asitha Fernando

SA vs SL Pitch Report

Wanderers has quite a reputation for being a bounce friendly venue which is dominated by the fast bowlers in general. Teams batting first have won two thirds of the matches won here which captain winning the toss will be tempted to bat first again.

The average runs per wicket at this ground is 29.63 which means batting is not entirely difficult here if the batsmen are competent enough.

SA vs SL Head to Head

South Africa : 15 wins

Sri Lanka : 9 wins

Players to pick from both sides

South Africa

  • Quinto de Kock
  • Faf du Plesis
  • Aiden Markram
  • Dean Elgar
  • Wiaan Mulder
  • Lutho Sipamla
  • Anrich Nortje

Sri Lanka

  • Kusal Perera
  • Dasun Shanaka
  • Wanindu Hasaranga
  • Dushmantha Chameera
  • Ashitha Fernando

SA vs SL Dream11 Team Prediction

Wicket Keepers

  • Quinton de Kock
  • Kusal Perera

Batsmen

  • Faf du Plesis (vice captain)
  • Aiden Markram (captain)
  • Dimuth Karunaratne

All Rounders

  • Dasun Shanaka
  • Wanindu Hasaranga
  • Wiaan Mulder

Bowlers

  • Anrich Nortje
  • Lutho Sipamla
  • Dushmantha Chameera

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SA vs SL Captaincy & Vice Captaincy options

Captain : Faf du Plesis, Quinton de Kock 

Vice Captain : Aiden Markram, Dean Elgar, Wanindu Hasaranga

SA vs SL Match Prediction

According to our prediction, South Africa will win the match.

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