Tuesday, March 17, 2015

Sri Lanka vs South Africa preview: head to head record at WC

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Cricket world cup 2015 quarter finals Sri Lanka vs South Africa preview and head to head match records at world cup.

 South Africa team: one of the top team from pool B South Africa is contenders for title. AB de Villiers super form is advantage for them behind Faf Du Plessis, David Miller and Amla. Steyn and Morkel doing their best as fast bowlers. Quinton De Kock form is worry for them. 

Expected team: Quinton de Kock (wkt), Hashim Amla( vice captain), Faf du Plessis, AB de Villiers(captain) JP Duminy, David Miller, Rilee Rossouw, Morne Morkel, Kyle Abbott, Dale Steyn, Imran Tahir. 


Sri Lanka team: finished at third place in Pool A with 8 points, Sri Lanka was very balanced with their batting and bowling unit. Sangakkara who was in brilliant form with 4 back to back to centuries, Dilshan is key for their success in batting. Lasith Malinga, Angelo Mathews will lead the bowling from front. Lack of quality is concern for Sri Lanka after Rangana Herath injury.

Expected team: Tillakaratne Dilshan, Lahiru Thirimanne,(vice captain), Kumar Sangakkara (wicket keeper), Mahela Jayawardene, Kusal Perera, Thisara Perera, Upul Tharanga, Suranga Lakmal, Lasith Malinga, Nuwan Kulasekara, Sachithra Senanayake/ Senuga Prasanna. 


Head to Head record at world cup: 

Played : 4 matches 
South Africa won 2 matches 
Sri Lanka won 1 match 
Tied 1 match 

Mar 02th, 1992 WC at Wellington,Australia - Sri Lanka beat South Africa by three wickets.

May 19th, 1999 WC at Northampton,England - South Africa win by 89 runs.

Mar 03rd 2003 WC at Durban,South Africa - Tied.  

Mar 28th 2007 WC at Guyana,West Indies - South Africa won by 1 wicket.






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