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The last game of the South African home season is here. Disappointingly, it has fizzled out as a contest, with one-sided matches dominating the white-ball leg of the tour.

South Africa won yet again. It was refreshing for them to have Reeza Hendricks (who was badly out of touch) and Rassie van der Dussen score well en-route to a strong 180. From there, the result was never in doubt, as Isuru Udana yet again was the only real thorn in South Africa’s bowling line up. Will the Proteas sweep Sri Lanka 8-0 in the limited overs matches, after a shock loss in the Tests?

Well, when it comes to Sri Lanka, we sound like a broken record. Yet again their batting has not been up to scratch, with number eight Isuru Udana saving them from complete embarrassment in Centurion. Their key players aren’t stepping up, much to the dismay of skipper Lasith Malinga, who has hinted his ODI career could end after the 2019 World Cup. Can they pick up a consolation win?

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Key to a South Africa win

The series is done and dusted, but South Africa will love to see a big innings from Aiden Markram. He has been in terrific form domestically, but missed out in the second T20I. With Reeza Hendricks coming off runs and Rassie van der Dussen continuing his fine form, South Africa’s top three have it in them to set a platform for JP Duminy and David Miller. Is another big total on the way?

Also, South Africa have been too good for Sri Lanka’s batsmen. Chris Morris walked into the side and took three wickets, in conjunction with Tabraiz Shamsi who backed up the work of his seamers superbly. Dale Steyn was expensive last time out, but wickets are the order of the day. If South Africa can rip through Sri Lanka’s top order again, it’s lights out.

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Photo credit: CHRISTIAAN KOTZE/AFP/Getty Images. South Africa vs Sri Lanka 3rd T20I Preview Dream11 – Rassie van der Dussen continued his fine T20I form.

Key to a Sri Lanka win

Niroshan Dickwella has had a poor tour. So too Thisara Perera. Kusal Mendis has had a poor T20I series. As a result, Sri Lanka haven’t been able to muster anything of note with the bat. It is their last chance to deliver the goods, and must overcome South Africa’s powerplay bowlers to set the innings up. If they rely on the superb Isuru Udana to get them out of a hole, again, it’s lights out.

Also, can Sri Lanka’s bowlers get the better of South Africa’s top order? Lasith Malinga was again good with the ball, but needs more support. Akila Dananjaya and Isuru Udana will be key members of the attack, and so too Jeffrey Vandersay and Thisara Perera. To win, Sri Lanka need an all-round bowling display.

South Africa vs Sri Lanka 3rd T20I Preview Dream11. RSA vs SL 3rd T20I Preview Dream11 Prediction Playing 11 March 24 2019 Cricket Blog CricBlog
South Africa vs Sri Lanka 3rd T20I Preview Dream11 – Isuru Udana has shone with the bat for Sri Lanka.

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Possible Playing 11

South Africa: 1. Aiden Markram, 2. Reeza Hendricks, 3. Rassie van der Dussen, 4. JP Duminy (c), 5. David Miller, 6. Sinethemba Qeshile (wk), 7. Chris Morris, 8. Dwaine Pretorius, 9. Dale Steyn, 10. Lutho Sipamla, 11. Tabraiz Shamsi

Sri Lanka: 1. Niroshan Dickwella, 2. Sadeera Samarawickrama/Avishka Fernando, 3. Kusal Mendis, 4. Kamindu Mendis, 5. Angelo Perera, 6. Thisara Perera, 7. Dhananjaya de Silva, 8. Isuru Udana, 9. Akila Dananjaya, 10. Lasith Malinga, 11. Jeffrey Vandersay/Asitha Fernando

Dream11 Prediction

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Option 1:

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South Africa vs Sri Lanka 3rd T20I Preview Dream11 Prediction




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South Africa vs Sri Lanka 3rd T20I Preview Dream11 Prediction

Stats and Facts

  • South Africa have won 12 of 19 T20Is at Johannesburg.
  • Sri Lanka have won just six of their last 22 T20Is.
  • Sri Lanka hold the record for highest score at Johannesburg: 260/6.

Match Prediction

Picked Sri Lanka in the last match, but they were a big letdown.

They look a side keen to head back home. South Africa to win and sweep the series 3-0.

Thanks for reading!

Charbel Coorey
Charbel Cooreyhttps://cricblog.net
Charbel is the owner & founder of cricblog.net, based in Sydney, Australia. He started the website to fulfill his love for the game of cricket. Charbel has also been featured on other publications including OP India, Times of India, and The Roar, among others. For any story tips or questions, you can contact Charbel at charbelcoorey@cricblog.net.

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