SL vs SA, Third ODI: Theekshana, Asalanka lead Sri Lanka to 78-run win towards South Africa, seal collection 2-1 – Charith Asalanka’s 47 and Maheesh Theekshana’s 4 wickets helped Sri Lanka beat South Africa by 78 runs and seal ODI collection 2-1 at R Premadasa Stadium on Tuesday. The win additionally gave Sri Lanka essential 20 factors within the World Cup Tremendous League to maintain their possibilities alive for a direct qualfication.
Chasing a goal of 204 runs, South Africa tumbled and misplaced wickets at common intervals. Heinrich Klaasen led South Africa’s fightback for some time nevertheless it wasn’t sufficient because the guests failed towards Sri Lanka’s spin and folded for 125.
Earlier, Driving on unimaginable performances from spinners, South Africa restricted Sri Lanka to 203/9 in 50 overs within the third and closing ODI of the collection right here on the R Premadasa Stadium, Colombo on Tuesday. Captain Keshav Maharaj, George Linde and Tabraiz Shamsi have been the star performer of the South African aspect whereas for the host Charith Asalanka, Dhananjaya de Silva and Dushmantha Chameera scored runs to assist their aspect attain previous 200.
Sri Lanka gained the toss and opted to bat first. The pitch was anticipated to favour spinners, thus captain Maharaj began bowling within the second over of the innings. He together with Linde bowled fantastically. Maharaj eliminated three Sri Lankan batsmen whereas Linde and Shamsi took two wickets every. Aiden Markram and Wiaan Mulder additionally chipped in with one wicket every. South Africa used as many as 4 spinners whereas the three pacers accomplished the remaining 10 overs.
125 all out; misplaced by 78 runs
Over 5: WICKET! South Africa in serious trouble. Van der Dussen departs.
Charith Asalanka top-scores for Sri Lanka with 47 as they submit 203/9 of their 50 overs.
— ICC (@ICC) September 7, 2021
However for Sri Lanka, Dhananjaya de Silva and Charith Asalanka construct a small partnership after shedding fast wickets on the prime. de Silva scored 31 whereas Asalanka missed out on nicely deserved fifty as he obtained out on 47 runs. Ultimately, Dushmantha Chameera gave Sri Lanka the much-needed push to assist their rating previous 200.
The pitch will proceed to help spinners and the chase will probably be an attention-grabbing one if Sri Lanka takes early wickets.
SL vs SA, Third ODI LIVE Updates
203/9 (50 ovs)
SL vs SA, Third ODI LIVE: Toss Report
Sri Lanka have opted to bat within the third #SLvSA ODI 🏏
Who’s going to clinch the decider? pic.twitter.com/2i32csZrqR
— ICC (@ICC) September 7, 2021
Sri Lanka captain Dasun Shanaka gained the toss and opeted to bat first within the collection decider towards South Africa right here on the R.Premadasa Stadium, Colombo on Tuesday. The collection is degree at 1-1. Sri Lanka has an opportunity of beating South Africa in ODI collection after 9 years. South Africa are unchanged whereas the hosts have made three modifications. Rajapaksa, Dananjaya and Bhanuka are being changed by Dinesh Chandimal, Maheesh Theekshana and Kamindu Mendis.
21-year-old off-spinner Maheesh Theekshana makes his ODI debut for Sri Lanka at this time 👏
— ICC (@ICC) September 7, 2021
Taking part in XI
Sri Lanka (Taking part in XI): Avishka Fernando, Dinesh Chandimal(w), Dhananjaya de Silva, Charith Asalanka, Dasun Shanaka(c), Wanindu Hasaranga, Chamika Karunaratne, Dushmantha Chameera, Kamindu Mendis, Praveen Jayawickrama, Maheesh Theekshana
South Africa (Taking part in XI): Janneman Malan, Aiden Markram, Reeza Hendricks, Rassie van der Dussen, Heinrich Klaasen(w), Andile Phehlukwayo, Wiaan Mulder, George Linde, Keshav Maharaj(c), Kagiso Rabada, Tabraiz Shamsi
SL vs SA, Third ODI LIVE Preview
Driving on spirited performances of Janneman Malan and Tabraiz Shamsi, South Africa managed to degree the collection on Saturday. Now the Keshav Maharaj led aspect will purpose to proceed the momentum within the collection decider which can happen on Tuesday at R.Premadasa Stadium, Colombo. Whereas however, Sri Lanka will purpose to bounce again within the third ODI. Dasun Shanaka’s aspect kick begin the collection on excessive by successful the primary ODI of the collection. Avishka Fernando and Charith Asalanka have been the star with the bat within the first ODI. Nonetheless, they may not proceed the identical kind within the second recreation.
Sri Lanka haven’t gained an ODI collection towards South Africa since 2013, once they registered a 4-1 victory towards Proteas. Since then they’ve misplaced three collection however wish to make amendments after an inspirational collection win towards India within the shortest format.
SL vs SA Third ODI
September 7, 2021 Tuesday, 02:30 PM IST
R Premadasa Stadium, Colombo
Charith Asalanka’s essential half-century retains the Sri Lankan hopes alive earlier than the competition is dropped at a halt because of rain.#SLvSA | https://t.co/b1SR0uiLwP pic.twitter.com/OGc7p5sQdF
— ICC (@ICC) September 4, 2021
Gamers to be careful for
- Janneman Malan
- Tabraiz Shamsi
- Avishka Fernando
- Akila Dananjaya
SL vs SA – Pitch and Climate report
The pitch on the R Premadasa Stadium is batting pleasant, it has even bounce and batsmen will purpose to make most of it within the collection decider. The pitch may also proceed to help spinners as we have now seen within the final two matches. All in all, one other excessive scoring thriller is on the playing cards. There’s a excessive chance of rain within the morning and the circumstances will probably be cloudy all through the day.
Possible Taking part in XI
SL vs SA – Sri Lanka more likely to go unchanged
Avishka Fernando, Minod Bhanuka (wk), Bhanuka Rajapaksa, Dhananjaya de Silva, Charith Asalanka, Dasun Shanaka (c), Wanindu Hasaranga, Chamika Karunaratne, Dushmantha Chameera, Akila Dananjaya, Praveen Jayawickrama
SL vs SA – Identical XI for South Africa
Janneman Malan, Aiden Markram, Reeza Hendricks, Rassie van der Dussen, Wiaan Mulder, Heinrich Klaasen (wk), Andile Phehlukwayo, Keshav Maharaj (c), George Linde, Kagiso Rabada, Tabraiz Shamsi
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https://www.insidesport.co/sl-vs-sa-Third-odi-theekshana-asalanka-lead-sri-lanka-to-78-run-win-against-south-africa-seal-series-2-1/ | Sri Lanka beat South Africa by 78 runs to win collection 2-1