Sri Lanka in SA

Sri Lanka bat in Bloemfontein

2012-01-17 14:09
AB de Villiers (File)
Cape Town - Sri Lanka have won the toss and elected to bat in the third One Day International against the Proteas in Bloemfontein on Tuesday.

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The hosts hold a 2-0 series lead and have the chance to wrap up the series but they will have to do it without the services of all-rounder Jacques Kallis, who has been rested, and batsman Hashim Amla, whose wife is expecting the couple’s first child.

Batsmen Alviro Petersen and Colin Ingram replace Amla and Kallis in the starting XI.

Sri Lanka have named an unchanged team.


South Africa:

Graeme Smith, Alviro Petersen, Colin Ingram, AB de Villiers (captain & wk), JP Duminy, Faf du Plessis, Albie Morkel, Robin Peterson, Dale Steyn, Morne Morkel, Lonwabo Tsotsobe 
Sri Lanka:

Tillakaratne Dilshan (captain), Upul Tharanga, Kumar Sangakkara (wk), Dinesh Chandimal, Mahela Jayawardene, Angelo Mathews, Kosala Kulasekara, Nuwan Kulasekara, Lasith Malinga, Dhammika Prasad, Rangana Herath.

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