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Sri Lanka vs South Africa: 3rd T20I, September 14, 2021

Sri Lanka vs South Africa: 3rd T20I, September 14, 2021

On September 14, 2021, Colombo will witness Sri Lanka vs South Africa, the 3rd and final T20I of the series on the South Africa tour of Sri Lanka. We preview the match and forecast the outcome.

Match Predictions and Betting Odds

Last Meeting

In the first T20I of the series on 10 September, South Africa batted first. They got off to a good start with an opening stand of 73 in 9.5 overs. But after a flurry of wickets saw the visitors reduced to 87 for 3, Aiden Markram and David Miller got together in a 65-run stand for the 4th wicket. Building on that platform, SA finished their allotted overs with a score of 163/5. For SA, Markram top scored with 48 from 33 balls. For Sri Lanka, Hasaranga was the highest wicket taker with figures of 2/23.

Sri Lanka began their reply with a stand of 34. Despite the loss of a few wickets, they got themselves into a good situation at 68 for 3 in 11.1 overs. Unfortunately for the hosts, Dinesh Chandimal who top scored with an unbeaten 66 did not get enough assistance from the other batsmen, and Sri Lanka finished with 135/6. For SA, Fortuin, Nortje, Maharaj, Shamsi and Pretorius took a wicket each.

Likely XIs

South Africa: De Kock, Hendricks, Markram, Klaasen, Miller, Pretorius, Rabada, Maharaj, Fortuin, Nortje, Shamsi

Sri Lanka: Fernando, Chandimal, Rajapaksa, Asalanka, Shanaka, Hasaranga, Dhananjaya de Silva, Karunaratne, Chameera, Theekshana, Dananjaya

H2H

SA swept all the five matches before this series between these sides.

Sri Lanka vs South Africa: 3rd T20I, September 14, 2021

Match Prediction

We predict that South Africa will beat Sri Lanka in the 3rd T20I on 14 September.

Betting Odds

Bookmakers’ odds favour South Africa to beat Sri Lanka in the 3rd T20I game between the sides on 14 September.

Summary

We have arrived at our Sri Lanka vs South Africa Prediction based on the h2h record of the two sides as well as recent form of the players involved.

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