Rejuvenated Sri Lanka takes on depleted South Africa in the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 (CWC 2019) match 35 at The Riverside Durham in Chester-le-Street. This is an important match for Sri Lanka as they need to win three remaining matches to qualify for the semi-finals. South Africa, on the other hand, are already out of semi-final contention. Meanwhile, let’s find out betting odds, free bet odds, predictions, and favourites for Sri Lanka vs South Africa (SL vs SA) ICC CWC 2019 match. Sri Lanka vs South Africa, ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 Match Preview: SL Aim for Survival Against Dejected Proteas.
Sri Lanka, who are currently on the seventh spot on the ICC CWC 2019 points table needs a win in this fixture to keep their semifinal chances alive. Out of six matches, thus far, Sri Lanka have won two and lost as many. Two of Sri Lanka’s matches have been washed out as well and they received a point each for them. South Africa, on the other hand, have lost five matches, won one. Their one match was washed-out.
Sri Lanka vs South Africa Betting Odds and Betting Tips
South Africa have no chances of qualifying for the semis but they continue to be bookmakers’ favourite to win this match. As per Bet 365, South Africa have a booking of 1.50 while Sri Lanka have been given 2.62. ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 – Points Table.
Sri Lanka vs South Africa Prediction: Who will win?
Bookmakers might favour South African victory but it is Sri Lanka who will be confident after having outplayed hosts and strong favourites England. So predicting Sri Lanka’s win won’t come as surprising.
Meanwhile, this will be the sixth World Cup encounter between Sri Lanka and South Africa. The Proteas lead the head to head record in the World Cup with three wins against one. In the 2003 World Cup, the match between Sri Lanka and South Africa was tied.
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