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SA vs SL 4th ODI: A dead-rubber contest with the series already decided

South Africa vs Sri Lanka 4th ODI Post Match


South Africa will be taking on the Lankan Lions in SA vs SL 4th ODI which will be a dead-rubber contest as the Proteas have already secured the series in the previous match. Sri Lanka, on the other hand, will be desperate to end their losing streak.

Team News

South Africa will without their star batsman for the remaining two ODIs.

Reeza Hendricks has been called back to the squad in place of the Veteran. Although the Proteas have not made any significant changes, trusting the winning combination, things can be changed as the likes of Rabada and Imran Tahir can be given a much-needed rest. Dale Steyn could be called upon for the first time in this series.

Sri Lanka has also added another one to the injury list:

This is another huge blow for the Lankans having already lost Angelo Mathews to a hamstring injury. With the series already lost, expect the Lankan Lions to tinker with their squad as well.

Playing XI

The playing XI for both sides is as follows:

South Africa

  1. Quinton de Kock (wk)
  2. Reeze Hendricks
  3. Aiden Markram
  4. Faf du Plessis (c)
  5. JP Duminy
  6. David Miller
  7. Andile Phehlukwayo
  8. Dale Steyn
  9. Anrich Nortje
  10. Lungi Ngidi
  11. Tabraiz Shamsi


Sri Lanka

  1. Avishka Fernando
  2. Upul Tharanga
  3. Angelo Perera
  4. Oshada Fernando
  5. Kusal Mendis (wk)
  6. Isuru Udana
  7. Thisara Perera
  8. Dhananjaya de Silva
  9. Kamindu Mendis
  10. Lasith Malinga (c)
  11. Kasun Rajitha

Match Time, Venue, Weather Forecast, and Toss

Match Time: Match will start at 4:00 PM PST and 4:30 PM IST.

Venue: Port Elizabeth

Weather Forecast: Weather is expected to be cloudy but no rain.

Toss: Toss updates at 3:00 PM local time.

Who do you think will come out victorious? Let us know in the comments.

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