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Excitement Builds for South Africa Women vs Sri Lanka Women 3rd T20I: Forecast | Lotus365


Anticipation is high as South Africa Women (SA-W) prepare to clash with Sri Lanka Women (SL-W) in the decisive third T20I encounter | Lotus365. With the series tied at 1-1 following Sri Lanka's victory in the second match, the stage is set for a gripping finale at Buffalo Park in East London on Wednesday, April 3.

Anticipation is high as South Africa Women (SA-W) prepare to clash with Sri Lanka Women (SL-W) in the decisive third T20I encounter | Lotus365
South Africa Women vs Sri Lanka Women

Key Points to Note:

  • South Africa Women were dealt a blow with regular skipper Laura Wolvaardt sidelined due to illness, with Nadine de Klerk stepping up to lead in the second match.

  • Despite notable performances from opener Anneke Bosch and all-rounder Marizanne Kapp, South Africa managed a modest total of 137 runs.

  • Sri Lanka's Vishmi Gunaratne and Kavisha Dilhari played pivotal roles in their team's successful chase, steering them to victory with seven balls to spare.

Match Details:

  • Fixture: South Africa Women vs Sri Lanka Women, 3rd T20I

  • Venue: Buffalo Park, East London

  • Date & Time: Wednesday, April 3, 9:30 PM (IST)

  • Live Coverage: Available on FanCode App and Website

Pitch Analysis:

Buffalo Park typically favors fast bowlers, providing bounce and assistance conducive to swing bowling. Batsmen may find run-scoring challenging, prompting the toss-winning captain to opt for bowling first to exploit favorable bowling conditions.

Head-to-Head Record:

  • Matches Played: 16

  • South Africa Women Victories: 11

  • Sri Lanka Women Victories: 5

Predicted Lineups:

South Africa Women:

  • Laura Wolvaardt (c), Tazmin Brits, Marizanne Kapp, Sune Luus, Chloe Tryon, Nadine de Klerk, Annerie Dercksen, Sinalo Jafta (wk), Nonkululeko Mlaba, Masabata Klaas, Tumi Sekhukhune

Sri Lanka Women:

  • Vishmi Gunaratne, Chamari Athapaththu (c), Harshitha Samarawickrama, Hasini Perera, Kavisha Dilhari, Nilakshika Silva, Anushka Sanjeewani (wk), Inoka Ranaweera, Inoshi Priyadharshani, Achini Kulasuriya, Udeshika Prabodhani

Players to Watch:

  • Star Batter (SA-W): Marizanne Kapp - With impressive recent form, Kapp is expected to spearhead South Africa's batting lineup in the series decider.

  • Key Bowler (SL-W): Kavisha Dilhari - Following her impactful all-round performance, Dilhari is poised to play a crucial role with the ball for Sri Lanka in the upcoming match.

As both teams vie for series glory, fans can anticipate a thrilling showdown between South Africa Women and Sri Lanka Women in the eagerly awaited third T20I.

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