South Africa defeated Sri Lanka by an innings in the first Test at Centurion, thanks to Faf du Plessis brilliant knock of 199 and brilliant fifties from Dean Elgar, Aiden Markram and Keshav Maharaj. In their next clash, the Proteas would be aiming for a white-wash.
Sri Lanka, on the other hand, was plagued by injuries with as many as six players being injured in the first Test. Dhananjaya de Silva has been ruled out of the series while the likes of Dinesh Chandimal, Kasun Rajitha are all suffering from injuries and are racing against time to be fit for the Test in Johannesburg.
This is the perfect event for the fantasy sports enthusiast to switch on. So here are the match details, pitch report, weather forecast, top picks, probable playing 11 and dream11 fantasy team predictions for the second Test between Sri Lanka and South Africa from January 03.
SA vs SL 2nd Test Match Details
- Match: South Africa vs Sri Lanka, 2nd Test
- Date: 03 January 2021
- Time: 1:30 PM (IST)
- Venue: Wanderers Stadium, Johannesburg
SA vs SL 2nd Test Weather and Pitch Report
The weather will be not suitable for all the playing days, as rainfall is expected on the second, third and fourth day in Johannesburg with the temperature hovering around 24-27 °C.
The Wanderers is known to support the pacers big time and both the sides have some exceptional bowlers. The pitch is expected to offer swing to the seamers and expects the team winning the toss to opt to bowl first.
Average First Inning Score:
The average score at this venue is 260 runs.
South Africa (SA) – Must Pick Players For Dream11 Fantasy Team
- Quinton de Kock
- Faf du Plessis
- Anrich Nortje
- Lungi Ngidi
Sri Lanka (SL) – Must Pick Players For Dream11 Fantasy Team
- Kusal Perera
- Dinesh Chandimal
- Wanindu Hasaranga
- Vishwa Fernando
SA vs SL 2nd Test Dream11 Probable Playing 11
Probable Playing 11 for Dream11 2nd Test – South Africa vs Sri Lanka at Wanderers Stadium, Johannesburg.
Predicted Playing 11 For South Africa
Aiden Markram, Dean Elgar, Rassie van der Dussen, Faf du Plessis, Quinton de Kock(w/c), Temba Bavuma, Wiaan Mulder, Keshav Maharaj, Anrich Nortje, Lutho Sipamla, Lungi Ngidi
Predicted Playing 11 For Sri Lanka
Dimuth Karunaratne(c), Kusal Perera, Kusal Mendis, Dinesh Chandimal, Dasun Shanaka, Niroshan Dickwella(w), Asitha Fernando, Wanindu Hasaranga, Vishwa Fernando, Dilruwan Perera, Lahiru Kumara
SA vs SL 2nd Test Dream11 Fantasy Team Predictions
- Wicket-Keeper: Quinton de Kock, Kusal Perera, Niroshan Dickwella
- Batsmen: Faf du Plessis, Dean Elgar, Dinesh Chandimal
- All Rounders: Wanindu Hasaranga, Dasun Shanaka
- Bowlers: Lungi Ngidi, Keshav Maharaj, Vishwa Fernando
- Captain: Faf du Plessis
- Vice-Captain: Wanindu Hasaranga
South Africa and Sri Lanka Test Squads
South Africa Squad
Quinton de Kock (c), Temba Bavuma, Aiden Markram, Faf du Plessis, Dean Elgar, Keshav Maharaj, Lungi Ngidi, Rassie van der Dussen, Anrich Nortje, Glenton Stuurman, Sarel Erwee, Wiaan Mulder, Kyle Verreynne, Migael Pretorius, Dwaine Pretorius, Lutho Sipamla, Raynard van Tonder
Sri Lanka Squad
Dimuth Karunaratne (c), Kusal Mendis, Oshada Fernando, Lahiru Thirimanne, Dasun Shanaka, Dilruwan Perera, Kusal Perera, Dinesh Chandimal, Niroshan Dickwella, Minod Bhanuka, Minod Bhanuka, Wanindu Hasaranga, Lasith Embuldeniya, Suranga Lakmal, Lahiru Kumara, Vishwa Fernando, Kasun Rajitha, Dushmantha Chameera, Asitha Fernando, Dilshan Madushanka
SA vs SL 2nd Test Broadcast and Live Streaming Details:
South Africa vs Sri Lanka will be telecast on the Star Sports Network.
The live streaming of South Africa vs Sri Lanka 2020 match will be available on Disney+ Hotstar.
Disclaimer: This team is based on the understanding, analysis, and instinct of the author. While selecting your team for the fantasy game please consider the points mentioned and make your own decision at the time of making your team.