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Editor’s Pick(Women’s Cricket): South Africa - Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka is yet to register a win. They have five losses from five matches. South Africa is doing rather well, in comparison, with three wins and one NR out of five matches. With seven points on the board and a Net Run Rate of +1.4570, they might not even see Sri Lanka as a threat in their run for the cup.

Having said that, both teams will want to give it their all in this match.

My lineup

Batsmen
Dilani Manodara
Hasini Perera
Mignon Du Preez
Laura Wolvaardt
Nipuni Hansika
Lizelle Lee

Bowlers
Inoka Ranaweera
Moseline Daniels
Sripali Weerakkody

Wicket-Keeper
Prasadani Weerakkodi

All-Rounder
Marizanne Kapp

I had a little trouble with this lineup, surprisingly. There are few good players I had to leave out. Like Shabnim Ismail, Chandima Gunaratne and Chamari Atapattu. Dane Van Niekerk also has good potential.

I had pinned hopes on Ama Kanchana but she was not consistent.

Tell me what you think

Indu

P.S. Please note that the above-expressed opinions are purely the Editor’s. We do not take responsibility, nor can we guarantee the performance of the players. All the best !!!

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