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WICKET! Fernando departs; SL 241/4 (43)

WICKET! Fernando departs; SL 241/4 (43)


SL vs SA Live Score, 1st ODI: Follow Live Updates
SL vs SA Live Score, 1st ODI: Follow Live Updates

SL vs SA Live Score, 1st ODI: WICKET! Centurion Avishka Fernando departs; SL 241/4 (43); Follow Live Updates: The first of the three ODIs between Sri Lanka and South Africa is underway at R.Premadasa Stadium, Colombo. The two cricketing nations are facing each other in the 50-over format nearly after two years. Sri Lanka won the toss and opted to bat first which has proved right so far. Both the openers Avishka Fernando and Minod Bhanuka have looked good so far and the home side is off to a flying start. Follow Sri Lanka vs South Africa Live Updates

SL vs SA Live Score, 1st ODI

Over 43: WICKET! Shamsi gets the breakthrough. Sends Fernando to pavilion after 118 (115). Dasun Shanaka, right-handed bat, comes to the crease.

Over 42: Fernando shifts gear after century. Smashes two fours. 13 runs from that over.

Over 41: Avishka Fernando smashes century after taking a single! His 3rd in his ODI career. 7 runs conceded from Phehlukwayo’s over.

Sri Lanka Innings 241/4 (43 ov)

Over 40: Four runs from that over.

Over 39: Good over for Sri Lanka! 12 runs from it. Avishka Fernando smashes two fours in that over.


Over 38: Nortje into the attack. Gives eight runs from his over.

Over 37: Nine runs conceded from Rabada’s over. Dark clouds hovering up again.

Over 36: Nine runs off this over too with a six in it. Sri Lanka 178/3

Over 35: Nine runs off the over. Avishkja Fernando standing firmly at one end. Sri Lanka needs another partnership here.

Over 31: That’s OUT, Stumped! Keshav Maharaj gets his second. Dhananjay de Silva departs after fine 44. Charith Asalanka comes to the crease.


Over 26: Disciplined bowling from Shamsi. Just two runs from that over.

Over 25: Maharaj keeps it tight for the visitors as only three runs conceded from the 25th over.

Over 24: Yet another good over for the Proteas. Tabraiz Shamsi leaked just three runs.

Over 23: Good over for Keshav Maharaj after the slight drizzle. Only three runs from the over.

@16:15: The rain has stopped! Covers are coming off. The play will resume soon.


Over 22: Uh Oh! It has started to rain, not heavily though! The covers are coming off and players jogging off the field.

Over 21: Five runs off the over. Fernando slowly cruising towards his fifty while Dhnanjaya de Silva is slowly building up his innings. Both the batters are looking good at the moment.

Over 17: Eight runs off the over, Sri Lanka slowly coping after the double blow as A Fernando and Dhananjaya de Silva are playing cautiously.

Over 16: It’s a seven-ball over! Just when Aiden Markram finished his over and was returning, umpires called him back and asked to deliver one more ball. However, there were no extras in the over.

Over 13: It’s a Wicket! Oh dear, the tables have turned quickly. This time Keshav Maharaj gets Bhanuka Rajapaksha. Sri Lanka really giving away a fine start. Dhananjaya De Silva comes to the crease.


Over 12: That’s OUT! Aiden Markram gets Minod Bhanuka. Minod Bhanuka departs after scoring 27 as South Africa gets its first breakthrough. Bhanuka Rajapaksa is the new man in.

Over 9: Three runs off the over. South Africa really catching up after leaking too many runs at the start. Boundaries have dried up for Sri Lanka.

Over 7: Finally a maiden! Keshav Maharaj bowls perfect line and length. South Africa needs a couple of more such overs.

Over 6: Five runs off the over. Sri Lanka 41/0 after six overs.

Over 5: Now Bhanuka joins the party! Hits Rabada for a FOUR off the first and third ball of the over. Tens run off this over too. Sri Lanka 36/0 after five.


Over 4: Tens runs off the over with a Four and an overthrow. Fernando is looking good at the moment!

Over 3: Nine runs off Rabada’s over with two back-to-back fours in it.

Over 2: Four runs off the second over, Sri Lanka 7/0.

Anrich Nortje comes into attack

Over 1: Kagiso Rabada starts with a No Ball, oversteps the first ball! However, gives just two runs off the free hit. Sri Lanka 3/0.


@14:29 – Avishka Fernando and Minod Bhanuka are in the middle.

@14:28 – Kagiso Rabada will open the attack.

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Pitch report


The pitch at the R. Premadasa Stadium is a neutral wicket that can be of assistance to both batsmen and the bowlers. Among the bowlers, however, the spinners might have an advantage due to the turning nature of the turf at the venue.

Besides, the average first inning score on this wicket is 213.

Weather report

As per world weather online, the weather today in R.Premadasa Stadium, Khettarama, Colombo, Sri Lanka is going to be Heavy rain with a maximum temperature of 28°c and a minimum temperature of 25°c. Expected precipitation falling is 56.90 mm.

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Sri Lanka vs South Africa 1st ODI, SL vs SA Squads


Sri Lanka:

Avishka Fernando, Praveen Jayawickrama, Dinesh Chandimal, Minod Bhanuka(w), Bhanuka Rajapaksa, Pathum Nissanka, Dhananjaya de Silva, Charith Asalanka, Dasun Shanaka(c), Wanindu Hasaranga, Chamika Karunaratne, Akila Dananjaya, Dushmantha Chameera, Nuwan Pradeep, Kusal Perera, Lahiru Madushanka, Pulina Tharanga, Binura Fernando, Ramesh Mendis, Lahiru Kumara, Kamindu Mendis, Maheesh Theekshana

Also read: SL vs SA Dream11 Prediction: 1st ODI Playing11, Captain Picks, Fantasy Tips, Live Streaming – 02 September

South Africa:

Janneman Malan, Kagiso Rabada, Anrich Nortje, Rassie van der Dussen, Heinrich Klaasen(w), Kyle Verreynne, Dwaine Pretorius, George Linde, Tabraiz Shamsi, Beuran Hendricks, Lizaad Williams, Reeza Hendricks, Andile Phehlukwayo, Temba Bavuma(c), Aiden Markram, Keshav Maharaj, Wiaan Mulder, Lutho Sipamla


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