Sri Lanka vs South Africa Legends – Match Preview, Pitch report and Match Details

The match will be a very hard-fought encounter.

Sri Lanka Legends
Sri Lanka Legends: Image Source: Twitter)

The South African Legends will lock horns with Sri Lankan Legends in the 10th match of the Road Safety World Series at the Holkar Cricket Stadium, Indore. Sri Lankan Legends have been on a roll in this tournament. The retired players have put forward some breathtaking performances despite their age being on the higher side.

Team News

Sri Lanka Legends

The Sri Lanka Legends have been bang on in this tournament so far and have put in all round performances with the bat and the ball in their first two games. Dilshan and Munaweera have been in sublime form with the bat in hand and the former has led the side remarkably well.

They also have great bowling options in their ranks such as Isuru Udana, Nuvan Kulesekera and Jeevan Mendis. The old GOAT Sanath Jayasuriya still has got magic with the ball in his hand. In the game against England Legends, he picked up 4 wickets.

South Africa Legends

South Africa have also had a good run in the tournament so far. After getting a beating against the India Legends, South Africa Legends bounced back and put in a comprehensive performance to get the better off New Zealand Legends. They have the likes of Alviro Petersen, Morne Van Vynk, Andrew Puttick and Vermon Philander which makes this a dangerous outfit.

Players to Watch out for

Sri Lanka Legends

Sanath Jaisuriya, Upul Tharanga, Isuru Udana

South Africa Legends

Makhaya Ntini, Morne Van Wynk, Andrew Puttick

Probable Playing XI

South Africa Legends

Van Wyk, A Puttick, A Petersen, Jacques Rudolph, Henry Davids, Jonty Rhodes, Johan Botha, Johan van der Wath, Eddie Leie, Thandi Tshabalala, Garnett Kruger.

Sri Lanka Legends

Dilshan Munaweera, Tillakaratne Dilshan (captain), Upul Tharanga (wicketkeeper), Chamara Silva, Ishan Jayaratne, Jeevan Mendis , Asela Gunaratne, Isuru Udana, Nuwan Kulasekara, Chaturanga de Silva, Sanath Jayasuriya.

Pitch Report

The game will be played at Indore and a high scoring contest will be most likely because the ball will come on to the bat and the pitch will have true bounce.

Match Details

Match- Number 10, Sri Lanka Legends vs South Africa Legends

Venue- Indore

Time- 7:30 PM IST.

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