We have opted for a fantasy cricket team based on the recent performances, overall impact, and credit points.
Probable Playing XIs for South Africa & Sri Lanka
South Africa: Tazmin Brits (c), Laura Wolvaardt, Chloe Tryon, Sune Luus, Delmi Tucker/Sinalo Jafta (wk), Marizanne Kapp, Nadine de Klerk, Masabata Klaas, Ayabonga Khaka, Nonkululeko Mlaba, Shabnim Ismail
Sri Lanka: Chamari Athapaththu (c), Anushka Sanjeewani (wk), Nilakshi de Silva, Kavisha Dilhari, Vishmi Gunaratne, Inoka Ranaweera, Oshadi Ranasinghe, Ama Kanchana, Harshitha Madavi, Sugandika Kumari, Achini Kulasuriya
Venue: Newlands, Cape Town
Pitch Report for South Africa vs Sri Lanka
(Based on the last three games)
1st innings average score: 125
2nd innings average score: 119
Wickets per innings: 6
Batting 1st: 67%
Batting 2nd: 33%
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Fantasy Tips of The Day
Marizanne Kapp and Shabnim Ismail are the leading wicket-takers for South Africa against Sri Lanka. While Kapp has taken 16 wickets in 12 games, Ismail has picked 12 wickets in 13 outings.
Sri Lanka will rely on their most experienced batter Chamari Athapaththu for a strong foundation at the top. Against South Africa, she has added 264 runs including the highest score of 52.
In her last seven games, Inoka Ranaweera has bagged as many as 13 wickets. Against South Africa, she has taken 8 wickets including three two-fors.
Besides averaging 26 with the bat at home, Sune Luus has hunted down 8 wickets against Sri Lanka including the best figures of 5 for 14.
When these teams last met, Nadine de Klerk (3 for 7) and Masabata Klaas (2 for 7) were the captain and vice-captain of the Ultimate Team respectively.
In the last three games at Newlands, spinners accounted for 36% of the wickets.