Sri Lanka ask Proteas to bat first in 3rd ODI

2018-08-05 06:23
Hashim Amla (Getty Images)

Cape Town - The Proteas will bat first in the third ODI against Sri Lanka in Kandy after Angelo Mathews won the toss and inserted South Africa in a must-win encounter for the home side. 

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South Africa, who lead the series 2-0 after winning the first two ODI's by 5 and 4 wickets respectively, have made one change with Reeza Hendricks replacing Aiden Markram

Sri Lanka have made two changes with Dhananjaya de Silva replacing Shehan Jayasuriya and Lahiru Kumara in for Kasun Rajitha.


Sri Lanka: Niroshan Dickwella (w/k), Upul Tharanga, Kusal Mendis, Kusal Perera, Angelo Mathews (captain), Dhananjaya de Silva, Thisara Perera, Akila Dananjaya, Suranga Lakmal, Prabath Jayasuriya, Lahiru Kumara.

South Africa: Quinton de Kock (w/k), Hashim Amla, Reeza Hendricks, Faf du Plessis (captain), JP Duminy, David Miller, Wiaan Mulder, Andile Phehlukwayo, Kagiso Rabada, Tabraiz Shamsi, Lungi Ngidi.

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