Another game and another defeat for the visitors. South Africa now has won all the 4 ODIs of the series. Sri Lanka has just one more chance to get a win. The last ODI of the series will be played at the Newlands, Cape Town on Saturday. Keep reading to find out South Africa vs Sri Lanka 5th ODI Match Prediction.
In Port Elizabeth, Sri Lanka’s performance went from bad to worse. Batting first, they managed to score just 189 and got all out in 39.2 overs. Avishka Fernando made 29 which was the highest score of the innings. Anrich Nortje took 3 wickets while Andile Phehlukwayo claimed 2. It was a collective bowling effort by the bowlers that stopped Sri Lanka to a paltry score.
South Africa’s chase was once again dominated by Quinton de Kock who scored 51. The Proteas lost 4 wickets in the pursuit of 190 but ultimately, they reached there with the utmost ease. South Africa would now look to inflict a 5-0 whitewash which looks likely at this stage.
Here is our South Africa vs Sri Lanka 5th ODI Match Prediction
Case1: If South Africa bats first
First Innings score prediction: 330-340
Result prediction: South Africa will win the match by more than 50 runs
Case2: If Sri Lanka bats first
First Innings score prediction: 220-230
Result prediction: South Africa will win the match by 5 wickets
South Africa vs Sri Lanka Head to head in ODIs
Total ODIs: 78, South Africa won: 42, Sri Lanka won: 31, No Result/Abandoned/Canceled/Tied: 5
South Africa Predicted XI
Quinton de Kock (wk), Reeza Hendricks, Aiden Markram, Faf du Plessis (c), David Miller, Jean-Paul Duminy, Andile Phehlukwayo, Dale Steyn, Anrich Nortje, Lungi Ngidi, Tabraiz Shamsi
Sri Lanka Predicted XI
South Africa vs Sri Lanka 5th ODI Match Prediction: Going by Sri Lanka’s form in 50-over cricket, it seems unlikely that they would find a win in the current series. South Africa seems favorites to make it 5-0.
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