Sri Lanka vs South Africa 3rd ODI – Betting Tips

Host Sri Lanka and South Africa will face off in the third and final ODI of the series on Tuesday at Warner Park in Basseterre, St Kitts.

Sri Lanka was completely outplayed in all three departments by South Africa in the second game of the series. Captain Dasun Shanaka will be hoping that premier players can come to the party with bat and ball in this fixture.

On the other hand, South Africa managed to register a comfortable win over Sri Lanka in the second game of the series. With this result, South Africa managed to level the three-match series. Captain Keshav Maharaj will be hoping that the side can deliver a clinical performance in this series decider.

Sri Lanka Form and Team News: 

The home side will be coming in this match with low-on-confidence after losing the previous game via DLS method.

In the batting department, the onus will be on the likes of the in-form opener Avishka Fernando, the middle-order duo of Dhananjaya de Silva and Charith Asalanka, Captain Dasun Shanaka to score the bulk of the runs and put pressure back on Proteas.

The team management will be very pleased with middle-order batsman Charith Asalanka, who produced a valiant batting performance for Sri Lanka. He scored 77 runs off 69 balls with the help of five boundaries and three sixes. Besides Charith Asalanka, the likes of Dasun Shanaka and Chamika Karunaratne who produced decent scores for the side in a losing cause.

The team management will be hoping that the likes of Dushmantha Chameera, Praveen Jayawickrama, Chamika Karunaratne and Wanindu Hasaranga will be able to produce timely breakthroughs. 

In the previous match, medium pacer Chamika Karunaratne was the standout bowler on display and claimed 2 for 24 in his five overs.

South Africa Form and Team news: 

The home team registered a morale-boosting win over Sri Lanka at Colombo, excellent performances from Janneman Malan, Kagiso Rabada and Tabraiz Shamsi. The home team management won’t make any changes to their playing XI for this game. 

Therefore, the management will be banking on the likes of opener Janneman Malan, Aiden Markram, Reeza Hendricks the middle duo of Rassie van der Dussen and Heinrich Klaasen to help South Africa post a competitive score on the board.

On the bowling front, the side will be relying heavily on the spin trio of Keshav Maharaj, Tabraiz Shamsi and George Linde to produce timely breakthroughs. In the 2nd ODI, Left-arm Chinaman, Tabraiz Shamsi, was the pick of the bowlers and finished the innings with the figures of 5 for 49 in 7.4 overs.

Pacer Kagiso Rabada put in excellent performance with the new-ball in the previous game and claimed 2 for 16 in his six overs.

Odds by Casumo

According to the Casumo sportsbook, South Africa will be favorites to win the third and final game of the ODI series to be played at Colombo. For the series finale, South Africa are placed at 1.63 odds, while Sri Lanka are placed at 2.02 odds

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Our Tipsters Angle

The three-match limited-overs series has been closely contested with one with both sides winning one match apiece.

The Islanders definitely have the upper hand as they are playing in their home conditions. Dasun Shanaka and co. will certainly be looking to put in a clinical performance in this series decider.

However, the visitors will be pleased with their excellent batting performance in the previous game and will be looking to continue their winning momentum in this series finale.

The prediction is for South Africa to win the series decider against Sri Lanka.

Tip 1-Avishka Fernando’s excellent record at Colombo

Rookie opener Avishka Fernando perished for a low score in the second game of the one-day series against South Africa.

Avishka Fernando will take heart from the fact that he has delivered a decent performance in the one-day matches played at R.Premadasa Stadium in Colombo. Avishka Fernando has accumulated 380 runs in 8innings at an average of 47.50 with one century and three half-centuries to his name.

Given his excellent performance in the series opener, so we are expecting Avishka Fernando to score 50 runs or [email protected].

Tip 2- Janneman Malan to continue his good form

Janneman Malan delivered one of the finest innings for South Africa in the second ODI played against Sri Lanka at Colombo. The right-hander produced majestic innings to help South Africa setup a comfortable win over Sri Lanka.

After scoring a splendid ton in 2nd ODI, we are expecting opener Janneman Malan to score 40 runs or [email protected].


Expect South Africa to beat Sri Lanka in the final game of the ODI series at Colombo.

  1. Avishka Fernando to score 50 runs or more-Sri Lanka @2.50.
  2. Opener Janneman Malan to score 40 runs or more-South [email protected].

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