South Africa U19

U19 World Cup, South Africa U19 vs Sri Lanka U19: Sri Lanka U19 and South Africa U19 are all set to face each other in a crucial six-stage match of the U19 ODI World Cup, scheduled to take place tomorrow at Senwes Park Stadium in Potchefstroom. The match is set to commence at 1:30 p.m. IST.

South Africa, the hosts of this year’s U19 ODI World Cup, demonstrated impressive form in the group stage, securing victories in two out of three encounters against Scotland and the West Indies. Their recent super six match against Zimbabwe saw a stellar performance from left-arm seamer Kwena Maphaka, who claimed a five-wicket haul, restricting Zimbabwe to a mere 102 runs with figures of 5-34. In the batting innings, Lhuan-dre Pretorious played a brilliant half-century knock of 53 runs, guiding the hosts to an easy 9-wicket victory.

With an unbeaten record in the Super Six round, South Africa is determined to continue their winning streak by overcoming Sri Lanka in the upcoming match. The Proteas are focused on maintaining their strong form and securing a semi-final spot in the U19 ODI World Cup.

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Sri Lanka U19

Sri Lanka, on the other hand, had a great group stage as they secured back-to-back victories against Namibia and Zimbabwe before losing their third match against Australia. They qualified for the Super Six stage with their two victories, but they lost their first Super Six match against the West Indies by three wickets. The Island Nation’s team would be desperate to win their final Super Six match against the hosts if they wanted to have any hopes of qualifying for the semi-finals of the U19 ODI World Cup.

Match Information

Tour: Under 19 ICC Cricket World Cup

Match: Sri Lanka U19 vs South Africa U19 Super Six round

Date: February 2, 2024

Day and Time: Friday, 1:30 pm IST

Venue: Senwes Park Stadium, Potchefstroom

Senwes Park Stadium Pitch Report

Potchefstroom’s Senwes Park Stadium has one of the most Pacer-friendly pitches in South Africa. The fast bowlers get a lot of swing and seam at this venue, and the bowling-friendly surface makes it tough for the batters to score runs. Both teams have good seam bowlers in their ranks who can deal a lot of damage to the opposing batters with the ball. Therefore, the batsman should avoid taking unnecessary risks early on in the innings.

South Africa U19 vs Sri Lanka U19: Live Streaming Details

One can watch the match between Sri Lanka and South Africa on the Star Sports Network on television, and the match will also be broadcast on the Disney Plus Hotstar App and Website.

South Africa U19 vs Sri Lanka U19: Squad

Sri Lanka U19: Sineth Jayawardena (c), Hirun Kapurubandara, Rusanda Gamage, Pulindu Perera, Ravishan Nethsara, Dinura Kalupahana, Sharujan Shanmuganathan, Garuka Sanketh, Malsha Tharupathi, Vishva Lahiru, Ruvishan Perera, Duvindu Ranatunga,Vihas Thewmika,  Supun Waduge and Vishen Halambage.

Reserves: Hiran Jayasundara and Dinuka Tennakoon.

South Africa U19: David Teeger, Martin Khumalo, Juan James, Tristan Luus, Kwena Maphaka, Riley Norton, Dewan Marias, Romashan Pillay, Nqobani Mokoena, Lhuan-dre Pretorius, Oliver Whitehead, Sipho Potsane, Richard Seletswane, Ntando Zuma, and Steve Stolk

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