SL vs SA Prediction, Today’s Winner, Most Runs, Most Wickets: 3rd ODI- South Africa tour of Sri Lanka 2021

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SL vs SA Prediction, Today’s Winner, Most Runs, Most Wickets: 3rd ODI- South Africa tour of Sri Lanka 2021. The three-match ODI series between South Africa and Sri Lanka is well and truly alive. Sri Lanka took the early lead after winning the first game by 14 runs. South Africa made a strong comeback on Saturday after winning the second game by 67 runs.

Janneman Malan starred for the Proteas in the first innings. South Africa opener batted all the way till the 45th over of the innings and guided the team to a competitive total on the board. He opened the innings for the side and shared crucial partnerships with all the batsmen in the top six.

SL vs SA Prediction, Today's Winner, Most Runs, Most Wickets: 3rd ODI- South Africa tour of Sri Lanka 2021
SL vs SA Prediction, Today's Winner, Most Runs, Most Wickets: 3rd ODI- South Africa tour of Sri Lanka 2021

Malan notched his third century in just nine one-day international. He ended up scoring 121 runs off 135 balls, including 9 fours and 1 six. Markram, who top-scored for South Africa in the last game, got out after making 21 off 29 on Saturday.

R Hendricks, however, made a vital half-century off 53 deliveries. Van der Dussen managed 16 off 25 deliveries, while Klaasen scored 43 runs off 27 balls. At the end of the first innings, South Africa managed 283 runs in the first innings.

Sri Lanka didn’t have a great start to their innings in pursuit of the target, thanks to a solid opening spell from South African seamers. Kagiso Rabada got rid of Fernando and Rajapaksa in the fourth over, while Mulder sent back Minod Bhanuka, leaving Sri Lanka in trouble at 19 for 3.

Charith Asalanka and Dasun Shanaka stitched a vital partnership for the fifth wicket but Sri Lanka needed someone to stick till the end. Asalanka notched his highest ODI score of 77 off 69 balls before getting out in the 29th over. Shanaka made 30 off 41.

Tabraiz Shamsi
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Man in form, Tabraiz Shamsi accounted for the wickets of both of them. Besides, he picked three more wickets Dhananjaya de Silva, Chameera, and Akila Dananjaya. Sri Lanka, eventually, was bundled out for 197 runs in the second innings, losing the game by 67 runs.

The third one-day international will be played on 7th September 2021 on Tuesday.

SL vs SA Prediction, Today’s Winner, Most Runs, Most Wickets: 3rd ODI- South Africa tour of Sri Lanka 2021

Charith Asalanka, Sri Lanka vs India
Charith Asalanka (Image Credit: Twitter)

Sri Lanka vs South Africa: Head to Head Records:

Stats

Matches

SL Won

SA Won

NR

Overall

79

32

45

0

R Premadasa Stadium

10

8

2

0

In the last five matches

5

1

4

0

Venue records (Records at R Premadasa Stadium, Colombo)

Average first innings score: 235

Average second innings score: 196

Highest total recorded: 375/5 by India against Sri Lanka

Lowest total recorded: 86/10 by the Netherlands vs Sri Lanka

Total Matches played here: 134

Matches won batting first: 71

Matches won bowling first: 53

Toss Prediction for Match 1:

The team winning the toss is likely to bat first.

Predicted Scores for Match 1:

Team

1st Batting

2nd Batting

Sri Lanka

280-300

240-260

South Africa

280-300

240-270

(Teams’ forms) – Oldest to Latest

South Africa: LLWLW

Sri Lanka: LLWWL

(Players’ form)

Sri Lanka:

  • Batting

Player

Matches

Runs

Average

Avishka Fernando

2

126

63

Charith Asalanka

2

149

74.50

Chamika Kuranaratna

2

43

43

Bhanuka Rajapaksa

2

0

0

Minod Bhanuka

2

34

17

Dasun Shanaka

2

36

18

Who will score the most runs for Sri Lanka in the first ODI: Avishka Fernando, Dasun Shanaka, or Charith Asalanka

  • Bowling

Player

Matches

Wickets

Average

Chamika Kuranaratne

2

3

14.00

Wanindu Hasaranga

2

2

57.50

Akila Dhananjaya

2

2

55.50

Praveen Jayawickrama

2

1

93

Dasun Shanaka

2

0

Dushmantha Chameera

2

2

53.50

Who will pick the most wickets for Sri Lanka: Wanindu Hasaranga, C Karunaratne or Dushmantha Chameera

South Africa:

  • Batting

Players

Matches

Runs

Average

Janneman Malan

2

144

72.00

Rassie van der Dussen

2

75

37.50

Temba Bavuma

1

38

38

Reeza Hendricks

1

51

51

Aiden Markram

2

117

98.50

Henrich Klaasen

2

79

39.50

Who will score the most runs for South Africa in the first ODI: Janneman Malan, Temba Bavuma, or Henry Klaasen

  • Bowling

Players

Matches

Wickets

Bowling Average

Andile Phehlukwayo

2

0

Tabraiz Shamsi

2

6

17.33

Keshav Maharaj

2

3

20.67

Kagiso Rabada

2

4

20.50

Anrich Nortje

1

0

0

Who will score the pick the most wickets for South Africa in the first ODI: Keshav Maharaj, Tabraiz Shamsi, or Kagiso Rabada

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