The Test Series Defeat by 3-0:
Before telling you about South Africa Vs Sri Lanka ODI series, let’s have a look at the previous matches of this exciting tour.
The Sri Lankan team has lost all the test matches on this tour. In the captaincy of Mathews, the young players of Sri Lanka were not able to play well in the series, resulting in a shameful whitewash.
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· 1st Test Match:
The first test match was, won by South Africa with a big margin of 206 runs. The Sri Lankans were not able to answer the fast bowling spells from the great bowlers like Parnell, Steyn, etc. The brilliant knocks from the batsmen like Amla, Plessis, and other big hitters took South Africa to the victory stand.
· 2nd Test Match:
Like always, Sri Lankans were unanswerable against the fast bowling spells from South African bowlers. As a result, they lost the series as well as the match. The second game was won by the home side by 282 runs and took the lead of 2-0 in the series.
· 3rd Test Match:
After the 2-0 lead in the series, Sri Lankans were hoping to win the third match to win the hearts of their people. Their hopes were, again lost by their team. This time, they faced lost by the significant margin. They lost the third battle by an innings and 118 runs resulting, in 3-0 lost in the series.
T20 Series and Sri Lankan’s Hope for Winning it:
After winning the Test series, South Africans were hoping to win the T20 series also, but Sri Lankans played very well.
· 1st T20 battle:
The first match was a nail-biter. The whole crowd enjoyed the victory of their home side. South Africa won the first match by only 19 runs.
· 2nd T20 battle:
After losing the 1st game, Sri Lankans were back in the series by winning the second T20 by three wickets. The T20 series was, leveled at 1-1, with one game in the bucket.
· 3rd T20 battle:
The series was leveled at 1-1 and winning this game means a victory in the series. Sri Lankans played with their whole skills and their passion for winning this one was on the top. The won the match by five wickets and won the series by 2-1.
South Africa Vs Sri Lanka ODI Series:
The test series victory by South Africa and T20 series victory by Sri Lanka has become a part of the past. Now the all eyes are on the South Africa Vs Sri Lanka ODI Series.
Both of the teams are playing well in the practice seasons, eyeing to win the ODI series. Youngblood is, included in both groups. They are giving chances to youngsters to show their skills. Don’t miss out the action of any match in the series.
Five ODIs are set to be, played on this tour. A win on the show is essential to both of the teams to rank up in the ICC ODI rankings. They are fighting hard for this. This set is very crucial for the Sri Lankans.