Sri Lankan cricket team will face South Africa on 26th July,2013 in the 3rd One Day International (ODI) of the 5 ODIs series.You can catch the live match score, match result and complete highlights through our us.The 2nd ODI is scheduled to be played at Pallekele. The match will start at (14:30 local | 09:00 GMT | 14:00 PKT) and Ten Sports, Super Sport and Sky Sports will broadcast the live match on your Television screens.
Sri Lanka vs South Africa match is going to be very excited. Both teams are among the worlds top cricket teams and have players that can change the whole situation of the match in just few balls. The Sri Lankan team is leading the series by 2-0 points and are looking very confident at the moment for winning the series. But the South African team cannot be counted out of the game as they are a very strong team and have the ability to make comeback in tough situations.
The south African team has lost both previous matches by a runs margin of 180 and 17 runs repectively. The reason can be the absence of team’s key players like Graeme Smith and Jacques Kallis but now the problems have increased as aother important player Hashim Amla has got injured again while playing in the 2nd ODI. Now the whole responsibility is on the experienced players like captain AB de Villiers, JP Duminy and David Miller who will have to show some extra ordinary performance in order to survive in the series.
Date: 26 July 2013
Time: (14:30 local | 09:00 GMT | 14:00 PKT)
On the other hand the home team Sri Lanka is at top of its game and seems confident about winning the series. Now they have also got their captain Angelo Mathews back in the team after completing his suspension so they have got more stronger than before. In the first match Sri Lanka scored 320 runs with the help of Kumar Sangakkara’s impressive innings of 169 runs. In the 2nd ODI South Africa was able to bound Sri Lanka at the score of 223 runs and then the score was reduced to 121 runs in 21 overs due to rain. Still South Africa was not able to achieve this easy target due to impressive bowling by Sri Lankan bowlers.
Sri Lankan squad:
Angelo Mathews (Capt), Dinesh Chandimal (V.Capt), T M Dilshan, Upul Tharanga, Kumar Sangakkara, Mahela Jayawardena, Angelo Perera, Jehan Mubarak, Rangana Herath, Sachithra Senanayake, Ajantha Mendis, Lasith Malinga, Shaminda Eranga, Thisara Perera, Suranga Lakmal, Lahiru Thirimanne.
South African squad:
Alviro Petersen, Quinton de Kock (wk)/Colin Ingram, JP Duminy, AB de Villiers (c), Faf du Plessis, David Mille, Robin Peterson, Ryan McLaren, Aaron Phangiso, Chris Morris, Morne Morkel.
So don’t miss the exciting match as Sri Lankan team will try its best to beat South Africa and win the series but on the other side South Africa is playing for its survival in the series as if they will loose this match they will lose this series.
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