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SL vs SA LIVE, 1st T20I score: South Africa opts to bat against Sri Lanka- Follow LIVE updates- Quinton de Kock and Reeza Hendricks provided a terrific start as SA opted to bat first. Wanindu Hasaranga has dismissed the duo after a promising start. South Africa are looking to put on board a big total against Sri Lanka.

After a thumping against South Africa in the ODI series, Sri Lanka will now set their eyes on the ODIs. They will look to avenge their 3-0 defeat against South Africa away from home. Notably, Sri Lanka defeated Keshav Maharaj led side 2-1 in the ODI series. Sri Lanka would also draw inspiration from their last T20I series against India. Now, they will look to clinch yet another T20 series. Follow LIVE score updates on and LIVE streaming on SONY LIV

South Africa Innings107/3 (15 ov)


Sri Lanka (Playing XI): Avishka Fernando, Dinesh Chandimal(w), Bhanuka Rajapaksa, Dhananjaya de Silva, Charith Asalanka, Dasun Shanaka(c), Wanindu Hasaranga, Chamika Karunaratne, Dushmantha Chameera, Maheesh Theekshana, Akila Dananjaya

South Africa (Playing XI): Quinton de Kock(w), Reeza Hendricks, Aiden Markram, Heinrich Klaasen, David Miller, Dwaine Pretorius, Keshav Maharaj(c), Kagiso Rabada, Bjorn Fortuin, Anrich Nortje, Tabraiz Shamsi

Sri Lanka has not won an ODI match against South Africa in the last three T20 meetings.

Led by Dasun Shanaka Sri Lanka is ranked 9th in the ICC T20I rankings while South Africa is ranked 5th. Both the teams will eye to test their bench strength ahead of the ICC T20 World Cup which is scheduled to take place later this year in UAE. 

SL vs SA, 1st T20I LIVE: Sri Lanka start favourite against South Africa after thumping win in ODIs, Toss at 6.30 PM- Follow LIVE updates

Also Read: SL beat SA 3rd ODI: Regret not finishing the first game off, says Boucher after ODI series loss

Match Details

Sri Lanka vs South Africa

1st T20I

August 10, 2021 – Wednesday

R.Premadasa Stadium, Colombo

SL beat SA 3rd ODI: SL vs SA Theekshana, Asalanka lead Sri Lanka to 78-run win against South Africa, seal series 2-1

Weather Update

The average temperature throughout the day will be 30 degrees celsius. With humidity going up to 77% while there is a 20 per cent chance of rain. The weather will be overcast on Friday. 

Pitch Update

All the matches of South Africa’s tour of Sri Lanka will be played on R.Premadasa Stadium, Colombo. Three T20Is and three ODIs will be played in two weeks, because of which the pitch will get slower and slower which will help spinners. we saw in the last ODI. 

Also Read: SL vs SA T20 World Cup 2021 India Team Squad: सुनील गावस्कर ने चुनी टीम, देखिए किन खिलाड़ियों को मिली जगह कौन हुआ बाहर 

Probable Playing XI

Sri Lanka

Avishka Fernando, Minod Bhanuka (wk), Sadeera Samarawickrama, Pathum Nissanka, Dasun Shanaka (c), Dhananjaya de Silva, Wanindu Hasaranga, Ramesh Mendis, Chamika Karunaratne, Akila Dananjaya, Dushmantha Chameera

South Africa

Aiden Markram, Reeza Hendricks, David Miller, Rassie van der Dussen, Wiaan Mulder, Heinrich Klaasen (wk), Andile Phehlukwayo, Keshav Maharaj(C), Kagiso Rabada, Anrich Nortje, Tabraiz Shamsi

SL vs SA, 1st T20I squads 

South Africa

Keshav Maharaj(C), Aiden Markram, Beuran Hendricks, Sisanda Magala, Dwaine Pretorius, Rassie van der Dussen, Bjorn Fortuin, David Miller, Quinton de Kock, Reeza Hendricks, Wiaan Mulder, Lungi Ngidi, Heinrich Klaasen, Kagiso Rabada, Tabraiz Shamsi, George Linde, Anrich Nortje, Lizaad Williams

Sri Lanka

Dasun Shanaka (c), Dhananjaya de Silva, Kusal Perera, Dinesh Chandimal, Avishka Fernando, Bhanuka Rajapaksa, Pathum Nissanka, Charith Asalanka, Wanindu Hasaranga, Kamindu Mendis, Minod Bhanuka, Ramesh Mendis, Chamika Karunaratne, Nuwan Pradeep, Binura Fernando, Dushmantha Chameera, Akila Dananjaya, Praveen Jayawickrema, Lahiru Kumara, Lahiru Madushanka, Pulina Tharanga, Maheesh Theekshana

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