After a disappointing loss in the Test series, South Africa turned things around in the ODI series. They have won the first 3 ODIs of the 5-match series to gain an unassailable lead. The next and inconsequential game will be played at the St George’s Park, Port Elizabeth on Wednesday. Keep reading to find out South Africa vs Sri Lanka 4th ODI Match Prediction.
In the Durban ODI, Quinton de Kock was on a role with the bat. The opener scored 121 from 108 balls that laid the foundation for a big score. Rassie van der Dussen along with handy contributions from the middle-order took the team to 331/5 after 50 overs.
Sri Lanka was never in the chase as they lost 2 wickets early. As they reached 75/2 after 16 overs, the rain gods intervened and halted the game for a long time. The DLS method came into play and reduced the target to 194 from 24 overs. After the resumption, they needed 118 from 8 overs. It proved to be far too much as they could reach 121/5 only.
Here is our South Africa vs Sri Lanka 4th ODI Match Prediction
Case1: If South Africa bats first
First Innings score prediction: 300-310
Result prediction: South Africa will win the match by more than 40 runs
Case2: If Sri Lanka bats first
First Innings score prediction: 230-240
Result prediction: South Africa will win the match by 7 wickets
Head to head in ODIs
Total ODIs: 77, South Africa won: 41, Sri Lanka won: 31, No Result/Abandoned/Canceled/Tied: 5
Quinton de Kock (wk), Aiden Markram, Rassie van der Dussen, Faf du Plessis (c), David Miller, JP Duminy, Andile Phehlukwayo, Dale Steyn, Lungi Ngidi, Anrich Nortje, Imran Tahir
Avishka Fernando, Niroshan Dickwella (wk), Kusal Perera, Oshada Fernando, Kusal Mendis, Dhananjaya de Silva, Thisara Perera, Akila Dananjaya, Lasith Malinga (c), Vishwa Fernando, Kasun Rajitha
South Africa vs Sri Lanka 4th ODI Match Prediction: South Africa once again showed the distance between the two sides in the 50-over format. At this moment, it seems difficult how Sri Lanka would find a way to win.
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