Sri Lanka haven’t had the best of times playing white-ball cricket in South Africa. They haven’t generally performed on the whole together as a team. Thus, the visitors have battled and the series is as of now out of their hands. However, they have still inspired the opportunity to try out various combinations in the last two matches. With not much time left for the World Cup 2019, they must address various issues.
South Africa will without a doubt descend hard at them in the remaining two games. The Proteas additionally will endeavor to try experiment with a couple of slots in the failing to meet expectations batting line-up. Unmistakably, they would have their eyes on the clean sweep with the opposition hardly playing quality cricket.
The fourth game of the 5-,match ODI series between South Africa and Sri Lanka will be hosted by St George’s Park in Port Elizabeth.
The match begins at 1:00 PM nearby time (11:00 AM GMT) (4:30 PM IST). The diversion will be live on Sony SIX and Sony SIX HD in India.
Last five ODI matches:
South Africa: W, W, W, W, L.
Sri Lanka: L, L, L, L, L.
The contribute Port Elizabeth is relied upon to be on the slower side. It is not a high-scoring venue.
Normal first innings score: 230 (Last five ODI matches)
Average of pursuing teams: Won – 4, Lost – 1
Quinton de Kock (WK), Aiden Markram, Faf du Plessis (C), Rassie van der Dussen, JP Duminy, David Miller, Andile Phehlukwayo, Kagiso Rabada, Lungi Ngidi, Anrich Nortje, Imran Tahir.
Bench – Tabraiz Shamsi, Dale Steyn, Reeza Hendricks, Dwaine Pretorius.
Niroshan Dickwella (WK), Avishka Fernando, Oshada Fernando, Kusal Mendis, Dhananjaya de Silva, Thisara Perera, Kamindu Mendis, Isuru Udana, Akila Dananjaya, Lasith Malinga (C), Kasun Rajitha/Vishwa Fernando.
Bench – Upul Tharanga, Lakshan Sandakan, Priyamal Perera, Kusal Perera, Angelo Perera.
Damage and Availability News:
JP Duminy and Aiden Markram added to the SA squad. Wiaan Mulder has been eliminated.
Reeza Hendricks added back to the squad as Hashim Amla misses out due to the illness of his father.
Kusal Perera administered out of the ODI series.
Aiden Markram has been in great form in domestic cricket.
Last three innings in Momentum One-Day Cup: 169 (129), 139 (127), 85 (43)
Captain and Vice-Captain Selection:
Captain options – Quinton de Kock, Aiden Markram, Faf du Plessis, Thisara Perera, Kusal Mendis
Vice-Captain options – Rassie van der Dussen, Oshada Fernando, Lasith Malinga, Niroshan Dickwella
Recommended Playing XI for Head to Head/Small Leagues:
Keeper – Quinton de Kock (C)
Batsmen – Kusal Mendis, Oshada Fernando, Faf du Plessis (VC), Rassie van der Dussen
All-Rounders – Dhananjaya de Silva, Thisara Perera, JP Duminy
Bowlers – Lasith Malinga, Imran Tahir, Lungi Ngidi
Recommended Playing XI for Grand Leagues/Mega Leagues:
Keeper – Niroshan Dickwella
Batsmen – Avishka Fernando, Kusal Mendis (VC), Oshada Fernando, Faf du Plessis, Aiden Markram (C)
All-Rounders – Thisara Perera, JP Duminy
Bowlers – Isuru Udana, Kagiso Rabada, Imran Tahir
The like of Markram, Hendricks, Duminy and Dhanajaya de Silva can be picked simply after the toss.