Sri Lanka vs South Africa 3rd ODI Match Prediction


Modified Sep 7, 2021 2:08 PM IST

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Sri Lanka vs South Africa 3rd ODI. The catalysts of South Africa’s victory within the second ODI were Janneman Malan and Tabraiz Shamsi. While Malan scored a sparkling century to permit his side to post a complete of 283/6 on the board, Shamsi spun his web around the opposition, scalping a five-wicket haul.

So, the series is even stevens, and there’s everything to play for within the decider at the R. Premadasa Stadium in Colombo. Who will land the knockout punch?

Match Details

Match – Sri Lanka vs South Africa – 3rd ODI

Venue – R Premadasa Stadium, Colombo

Time – 02:30 PM IST, 09:00 AM GMT

Where to watch live – Sony Sports Network, Sony LIV

Pitch Report

The pitch will aid the batsmen if they spend a while calling at the center. The key is going to be to ‘see off’ the initial few overs. Spinners also will get purchase on this track also.

Record of Chasing teams: Won – 20, Lost – 18, N/R – 2

Weather report

Temperatures in Colombo on Tuesday are expected to be within the mid-20s. it’ll range between 26 and 29 degrees Celsius. There are high chances of rain within the morning. Conditions will stay cloudy throughout the day.

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Sri Lanka vs South Africa Playing 11

Sri Lanka Predicted Playing 11

Avishka Fernando, Minod Bhanuka (wk), Bhanuka Rajapaksa, Dhananjaya de Silva, Charith Asalanka, Dasun Shanaka (C), Wanindu Hasaranga, Chamika Karunaratne, Dushmantha Chameera, Akila Dananjaya, Praveen Jayawickrama

South Africa Predicted Playing 11

Janneman Malan, Aiden Markram, Reeza Hendricks, Rassie van der Dussen, Heinrich Klaasen (wk), Andile Phehlukwayo, Wiann Mulder, George Linde, Kagiso Rabada, Keshav Maharaj (C), Tabraiz Shamsi

SL vs SA Head-to-Head


Played – 79 | Sri Lanka – 32 |South Africa – 45 | N/R – 1| Tied – 1

In Sri Lanka

Played – 26 | Sri Lanka – 17 |South Africa – 8 | N/R – 0 | Tied- 1

Sri Lanka vs South Africa key Players

Janneman Malan – South Africa

Janneman Malan was at the height of his powers within the second ODI against Sri Lanka. He scored an aesthetic 135-ball 121 and helped his side to thrash their opposition by 67 runs. If Malan gets going, then Sri Lanka is going to be chasing tons of leather within the 3rd ODI.

Tabraiz Shamsi – South Africa

Tabraiz Shamsi delved into his bag of tricks to fox the Sri Lankan willow wielders within the second ODI.



  • A top-order collapse left Sri Lanka with far an excessive amount of to try to against South Africa during a match suffering from inclemency, with the hosts ultimately bowled out for 197 during a defeat which saw the series level at 1-1.
  • Charith Asalanka continued where he left off with the bat from the primary ODI when he scored 72, this point hitting 77 from 69 balls albeit during a losing effort
  • A number of Sri Lankan players are going to be hoping to tend an opportunity this final ODI like Dinesh Chandimal and Pulina Tharanga.


  • South Africa’s batting fired within the second ODI, before the spin-bowling of Tabrazi Shamsi broke the rear of the Sri Lankan chase, leading the Proteas to victory.
  • Opener Janneman Malan was the star with the bat, scoring 121 at the highest of the order with Reeza Hendricks also contributing with a half-century, helping South Africa accrue a winning score as Shamsi took control with the ball, learning a five-wicket-haul.
  • South Africa has one injury doubt heading into the ultimate ODI with fast bowler Kagiso Rabada set to undergo a late fitness test after spraining his ankle in their last game, with Anrich Nortje expected to return into the side should Rabada be ruled out of contention.

Sri Lanka vs South Africa Match Tips