After a disappointing defeat from the mighty Lankans in the Test Series, The Proteas will be eyeing to win this ODI series as this is the last series before the start of World Cup. This series as 5 ODI matches starting from 03rd March at Johannesburg ending on 16th March at Cape Town. Meanwhile, Srilanka has made nine changes to the setup that slipped to an ODI series defeat in New Zealand, would look to build on the momentum in the first game of the 50-over series at the Wanderers. The likes of Chandimal, Gunathilaka, Shanaka have been axed from the squad, so they have inexperienced in their batting lineup, that will be tested by the pace battery of Proteas. Now let’s have a look at Sa vs Sl 1st ODI Fantasy Cricket Tips & Dream11 Team.
Match Details: South Africa vs Srilanka 1st ODI
Date: 03rd March 2019
Time: 01:30 pm IST
Venue: The Wanderers Stadium, Johannesburg
Pitch Report: It is generally a good batting track with some help to spinners
South Africa: Faf du Plessis (c), Quinton de Kock, Reeza Hendricks, Imran Tahir, David Miller, Wiaan Mulder, Lungi Ngidi, Anrich Nortje, Andile Phehlukwayo, Dwaine Pretorius, Kagiso Rabada, Tabraiz Shamsi, Dale Steyn, Rassie van der Dussen
Srilanka: Niroshan Dickwella (wk), Upul Tharanga, Oshada Fernando, Kusal Mendis, Kusal Perera, Dhananjaya de Silva, Thisara Perera, Akila Dananjaya, Kasun Rajitha, Lasith Malinga (c), Vishwa Fernando, Isuru Udana, Lakshan Sandakan, Angelo Perera, Kamindu Mendis, Priyam Perera
South Africa: Fit-again Lungi Ngidi is back in the South Africa squad, while Anrich Nortje could make his ODI debut in a further change to the bowling attack. The other high-profile absentee is Hashim Amla, while Heinrich Klaasen was also overlooked.
Probable Playing XI: Quinton de Kock (wk), Reeza Hendricks, Faf du Plessis (c), Aiden Markram, Rassie van der Dussen, David Miller, Andile Phehlukwayo, Dale Steyn, Kagiso Rabada, Tabraiz Imran Tahir, Lungi Ngidi.
Srilanka: Sri Lanka has turned to three uncapped players – Oshada Fernando, Kamindu Mendis and Priyamal Perera. The former hit a half-century in the warm-up game and is surely going to feature in the middle order as a result.
Probable Playing XI: Niroshan Dickwella (wk), Upul Tharanga, Oshada Fernando, Kusal Mendis, Kusal Perera, Dhananjaya de Silva, Thisara Perera, Akila Dananjaya, Kasun Rajitha, Lasith Malinga (c), Vishwa Fernando
SA VS SL 1ST ODI Fantasy Cricket Tips
Wicket-Keep: Q De Kock
Batsmen: K Perera, K Mendis, Faf du Plesis, R Hendricks, R van der Dussen.
All-round: De Silva, T Perera
Bowler: A Dananjaya, Rabada, Steyn
IND VS AUS 1ST ODI Dream11 Team / ROTOBASH TEAM
Wicket-Keep: Kusal Perera
Batsmen: Faf du Plesis, Fernando, R Hendricks, David Miller
All-round: T Perera, A Dhananjaya
Bowler: K Rabada, L Ngidi, Mvt Fernando, A Phehlukwyao
- Quinton de Kock
- Faf du Plessis
- Rassie van der dussen
- Upal Tharanga
- Kusal Perera
- Thisara Perera