South Africa vs Sri Lanka, 35th Match ICC World Cup 2019 | Preview, Live Score, Pitch Report, Key Players & Squads

Welcome to Cricwild. Sri Lanka have a genuine chance to qualify for the of ICC world cup 2019 With six points from as many games and will aim for a probable victory against a dismal South Africa to keep their chances alive at Riverside Stadium in Chester-le-Street.Currently they are at place seven with NRR of -1.119.

South Africa has had a tournament to forget. The Proteas are already knocked out of the tourney after they lost their previous match against Pakistan. They played 7 games won one against Afghanistan and lost four against India,England,Bangladesh,Pakistan and New Zealand currently they are at 8th place with -0.324 NRR.

Match Schedule

Date : Friday 28th June, 2019
Match Venue : Riverside Ground, Durham.

Pitch Report

The 35th match is between South Africa vs Sri Lanka is at Riverside Ground, Durham. The pitch at the venue is a drop-in and expected to be flat. The pitch at Lords is excellent for batting and both the teams will have an opportunity to get some big runs in this match. With both teams suffering from a crisis of confidence, batting first may be a big advantage.

Won batting first : (66%)
Won batting second : (33%)
Highest total : England 314/4 (50/50 overs) VS Australia
Lowest total : England 99/10 (26.1/50 overs) VS Sri Lanka
Capacity : 17000

Weather Condition at Durham.

Current weather condition at Durham, United Kingdom over the next 7 days, the max temperature will be 23C on Saturday 29th June at around 3 pm. In the same week the min temperature will be 8C on Tuesday 2nd July at around 3 am.

Head to Head Match Records

The first match was played at : 2 March 1992.
Total no of matches played : 76
Sri Lanka won : 31
South Africa won : 43
No result : 1
Tied : 1

Team News

South Africa :

  • South Africa has had a tournament to forget. The Proteas are already knocked out of the tourney after they lost their previous match against Pakistan. They played 7 games won one against Afghanistan and lost four against India,England,Bangladesh,Pakistan and New Zealand currently they are at 8th place with -0.324 NRR.
  • The South Africa batsman had struggled with his timing against Pakistan. However, de Kock the left-hander had scored 47 runs in the previous match. he has been the team’s highest run-getter with 238 runs.
  • The Andile Phehlukwayo and Morris all-rounder has also impressed with his consistent performances. The Andile Phehlukwayo had scored 46 runs in the previous match. Morris has thus far scored 74 runs in the tournament and has taken nine wickets.The South Africa all-rounder has also done a decent job with both and ball.

Sri Lanka :

  • Sri Lanka have a genuine chance to qualify for the of ICC world cup 2019 With six points from as many games and will aim for a probable victory against a dismal South Africa to keep their chances alive at Riverside Stadium in Chester-le-Street.Currently they are at place
  • There were plenty of areas for improvement with the bat especially as the openers were both gone with only three on the board and bowlers give better support.
  • Dimuth Karunaratne is currently Lanka’s leading run-scorer in the world cup with 180 runs in four matches at an average of 60.

South Africa vs Sri Lanka Squad

South Africa :

Faf du Plessis (c), Quinton de Kock (w), Hashim Amla, Aiden Markram, Rassie van der Dussen, David Millerm, Jean-Paul Duminy, Dwaine Pretorius, Andile Phehlukwayo, Dale Steyn, Kagiso Rabada, Lungi Ngidi, Anrich Nortje, Imran Tahir, Tabraiz Shams

Sri Lanka :

Dimuth Karunaratne (c), Avishka Fernando, Lahiru Thirimanne, Angelo Mathews, Dhananjaya de Silva, Isuru Udana, Milinda Siriwardana, Thisara Perera, Jeevan Mendis, Kusal Perera (w), Kusal Mendis, Jeffrey Vandersay, Lasith Malinga, Suranga Lakmal, Nuwan Pradeep.

Key Players - South Africa vs Sri Lanka, ICC World Cup 35th Match

Best Performers Last 2 Matches

ICC World Cup South Africa vs Sri Lanka 35 Match Key Players

Winning Team Prediction

While the momentum is strongly in South Africa favor to win the ICC World Cup 35th Match. We hope Sri Lanka will fight back.

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