#CT2017: Sri Lanka opt to field against South Africa

Sat, Jun 03, 2017 03:03 pm Posted: Cricketnmore Editorial
SL vs South Africa
June 3 (CRICKETNMORE) - Sri Lankan Captain Upul Tharanga won the toss and opted to field in a Group B match against South Africa at on Saturday. Angelo Mathews is not fit for the game and Tharanga will lead in his absence.

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Check the Playing XI of both teams below:

Sri Lanka: Upul Tharanga(c), Niroshan Dickwella(w), Kusal Mendis, Dinesh Chandimal, Kusal Perera, Chamara Kapugedera, Asela Gunaratne, Seekkuge Prasanna, Suranga Lakmal, Nuwan Pradeep, Lasith Malinga

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South Africa: Quinton de Kock(w), Hashim Amla, Faf du Plessis, AB de Villiers(c), David Miller, Jean-Paul Duminy, Chris Morris, Wayne Parnell, Kagiso Rabada, Morne Morkel, Imran Tahir

Pitch Report by Shaun Pollock

It is a new surface laid about 2 years ago. Maybe 275 - 280 is a decent score. There is a lot of grass cover and good tinge of green to it and with some overcast conditions.

South Africa vs Sri Lanka (Scorecard)



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