SL vs SA: The first test match of South Africa tour of Sri Lanka, 2018 starts from today. The match will start at 10 AM IST on July 12. The venue of the match is at Galle International Stadium, Galle. It is a typical day in Sri Lanka as there is a heavy rain warning for the next two days.
Sri Lanka has hosted 19 Test matches since and all of them has produced a result with the hosts winning 11 and losing eight. The last test match between these two teams has ended in a draw. In the first test, Sri Lanka has won the toss and opted to bat. Gunathilaka and Karunaratne are at the crease. Hence it is predicted that Sri Lanka will win this test match against South Africa.
SL vs SA Live Updates
- Sri Lanka won the toss and opted to bat
SL vs SA Playing XI
Sri Lanka Playing XI: Dimuth Karunaratne, Danushka Gunathilaka, Dhananjaya de Silva, Kusal Mendis, Angelo Mathews, Roshen Silva, Niroshan Dickwella(w), Dilruwan Perera, Rangana Herath, Suranga Lakmal(c), Lakshan Sandakan
South Africa Playing XI: Dean Elgar, Aiden Markram, Hashim Amla, Faf du Plessis(c), Temba Bavuma, Quinton de Kock(w), Vernon Philander, Keshav Maharaj, Kagiso Rabada, Dale Steyn, Tabraiz Shamsi