South Africa v Sri Lanka World Cup 2015 Warm-up match, Prediction & Betting Tips

Zia Rana Jan 28, 2015 1 Comment 93,381 views
ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 Betting
South Africa
South Africa
vs Sri Lanka
Sri Lanka
ScheduleSunday, 8 February 2015 at 22:00 GMT / 22:00 UK / 03:30 IST
VenueHagley Oval, Christchurch

The no.3 side in the ICC ODI championship ranking, South Africa, with a rating of 112 and 6066 points will play their warm-up match against their successors, Sri Lanka, who has 8803 points while attaining a rating of 107. Both teams are involved in One Day Internationals at the moment where the Proteas are doing quite well against the visiting West Indies and leads the five match series at 3-1. The Islanders are at the receiving end against New Zealand who is ruling the seven match ODI series at 4-1 with one match to be followed. South Africa will enter the game as a favourite whereas the Lanka Lions will try to make a bright beginning before the ICC Cricket World Cup 2015.

Vernon Phiulander - Will enjoy bowling at fast tracks
Vernon Phiulander - Will enjoy bowling at fast tracks

Players to watch

Hashim Amla, David Miller and AB de Villiers have smashed more than 200 runs in four matches vs. West Indies, while they have a backup batsmen that includes Rilee Rossouw, Jean-Paul Duminy, Faf du Plessis, Quinton de Kock and Farhaan Behardien. Their authentic bowling line contains world renowned bowlers, Vernon Philander, Imran Tahir, Dale Steyn, Morne Morkel, Kyle Abbott, Wayne Parnell and Aaron Phangiso.

Tillakaratne Dilshan is the star performer of Sri Lanka vs. New Zealand and has blasted 316 runs at an awesome average of 63.20 with two hundreds. Mahela Jayawardene and Kumar Sangakkara have posted over two hundred runs whereas Dinesh Chandimal, Dimuth Karunaratne can shine with the willow. Angelo Mathews, Lahiru Thirimanne and Sachithra Senanayake are fine all-rounders while Lasith Malinga, Suranga Lakmal, Thisara Perera, Dhammika Prasad and Nuwan Kulasekara form a hostile bowling unit.

Time & Venue

Monday, February 9, 2015 @ 22:00 GMT (previous day), 13:30 local at Hagley Oval, Christchurch.


Partly sunny during the day with the temperatures around 14-24ᵒC.


The winning skipper will opt to chase after winning the toss.

The Pitch

The wicket proved reasonably well for the batsmen and the fast bowlers in the Test and ODI played between New Zealand and Sri Lanka who lost both games.


South Africa – (From) AB de Villiers (C), Hashim Amla, Morne van Wyk, Rilee Rossouw, Faf du Plessis, Quinton de Kock, David Miller, Jean-Paul Duminy, Farhaan Behardien, Wayne Parnell, Aaron Phangiso, Imran Tahir, Vernon Philander, Morne Morkel, Kyle Abbott.

Sri Lanka – (From) Angelo Mathews (C), Tillakaratne Dilshan, Kumar Sangakkara, Mahela Jayawardene, Dimuth Karunaratne, Lahiru Thirimanne, Dinesh Chandimal, Thisara Perara, Dhammika Prasad, Jeevan Mendis, Lasith Malinga, Nuwan Kulasekara, Sachithra Senanayake, Suranga Lakmal, Rangana Herath.


Team South Africa is in great form and can win the match.

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One Response to “ South Africa v Sri Lanka World Cup 2015 Warm-up match, Prediction & Betting Tips ”
  1. Africa pe lagalo..
    Wc final me hai yea team..

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