Toss South Africa decide to bowl v Sri Lanka
Having sewn up the sequence within the first three video games, South Africa have stepped up the pre-World Cup scouting, making 4 adjustments to the workforce that received on Sunday in Durban. Captain Faf du Plessis additionally received the toss and opted to subject first.
Sri Lanka, in the meantime, have made three adjustments themselves, essentially the most important of which is at hand 25-year-old batsman Priyamal Perera a global debut. Priyamal replaces the injured Kusal Perera, however the different two gamers who depart the Sri Lanka XI have been dropped. Wicketkeeper batsman Niroshan Dickwella has been overlooked following three modest innings, whereas Akila Dananjaya – whose re-modeled motion has to this point not yielded him the sorts of rewards he was getting final 12 months – has additionally been omitted. Upul Tharanga and Dhananjaya de Silva return to the XI instead of these gamers.
Of South Africa’s adjustments, the return of Aiden Markram to the highest order was maybe essentially the most anticipated. Markram has been setting the Momentum Cup one-day event alight in home cricket, hitting 169, 139 and 85 prior to now couple of weeks. Additionally coming into the aspect are quick bowlers Dale Steyn and Anrich Nortje, and batsman JP Duminy.
Kagiso Rabada, Imran Tahir, Rassie van der Dussen and Dwayne Pretorius have been rested to accomodate the contemporary entrants.
Sri Lanka: 1 Upul Tharanga, 2 Avishka Fernando, three Priyamal Perera, four Oshada Fernando, 5 Kusal Mendis (wk), 6 Kamindu Mendis, 7 Dhananjaya de Silva, eight Thisara Perera, 9 Isuru Udana, 10 Lasith Malinga (capt), 11 Kasun Rajitha
South Africa: 1 Quinton de Kock (wk), 2 Reeza Hendricks, three Aiden Markram, four Faf du Plessis (capt), 5 JP Duminy, 6 David Miller, 7 Andile Phehlukwayo, eight Dale Steyn, 9 Anrich Nortje, 10 Lungi Ngidi, 11 Tabraiz Shamsi