ICC Women’s T20 World Cup 2020: 2nd Warm-up match, Sri Lanka vs South Africa: Dream11 Fantasy Cricket Tips – Playing XI, Pitch Report & Injury Update

Laura Wolvaardt and Lizelle Lee will be an obvious pick for any Dream11 Fantasy team.

Laura Wolvaardt
Laura Wolvaardt of South Africa. (Photo by Nathan Stirk/Getty Images)

Match Details:

The 2nd warm-up match of the ICC Women’s T20 World Cup 2020 will be played between Sri Lanka Women and South Africa Women at the Karen Rolton Oval, Adelaide in South Australia.

The match starts at 11:00 AM local time (5:30 AM IST) (12:00 AM GMT)



Sri Lanka Women will lock horns with South Africa women in their first warm-up game ahead of the mega-event. Both the sides will aim to use the opportunity to the fullest to keep a track of their strength and weakness in the team. Proteas players like Nadine de Klerk, Mignon du Preez and Lizelle Lee will look to bat as long as possible to get back into the groove after a poor T20I series against New Zealand Women where they lost series by 3-1.

Meanwhile, Sri Lanka women will look to find their perfect XI going into the T20 World Cup 2020. For Islanders, it will not be an easy tournament so they have will have to try and use the warm-up game against South Africa Women to gain some positives ahead of the World Cup.

Weather Condition/Report:

It is expected to be a cloudy day on Friday with no chances of rain on the matchday. The wind is expected to blow at a rate of 18 to 26 km/hr. On the other hand, the temperature is expected to deviate between 16 and 24 Degree Celsius throughout the day according to Accuweather.

Pitch Condition/Report:

The batters are expected to have an edge against the bowlers at Karen Rolton Oval in Adelaide. This ground hosted five games in WBBL 2019 in which the sides easily managed to go past the score of 150 runs. The fast bowlers can expect some help from wicket but only in the early phase of the game. And, the side winning toss might look to bat first to prepare their side for the worse conditions in the World Cup.

Average first innings score: 152 (WBBL 2019/20)

Record of chasing teams: Won – 2, Lost – 3

Team News:

(Will update if there is any news)

Squads for the Women’s T20 CWC:

South Africa Women:

Dane Van Niekerk (c), Laura Wolvaardt, Lizelle Lee, Mignon Du Preez, Marizanne Kapp, Sune Luus, Chloe Tryon (VC), Shabnim Ismail, Ayabonga Khaka, Masabata Klaas, Tumi Sekhukhune, Trisha Chetty, Nonkululeko Mlaba, Nadine De Klerk, Nondumiso Shangase

Sri Lanka Women:

Chamari Atapattu (C), Nilakshi de Silva, Kavisha Dilhari, Ama Kanchana, Hansima Karunaratne, Achini Kulasuriya, Sugandika Kumari, Harshitha Madavi (VC), Dilani Manodara, Hasini Perera, Udeshika Probodhani, Sathya Sandeepani, Anushka Sanjeewani (wk), Shashikala Siriwardene, Umesha Thimashini, Oshada Ranasinghe.

Top Picks:

Laura Wolvaardt and Lizelle Lee will be an obvious pick for any Dream11 Fantasy team as they are top-order batters, who will look to click a good knock in the warm-up game. Umesha Thimashini and Harshitha Madavi can be other vital picks, who can help the users in winning important credit points. Chamari Atapattu and Shashikala Siriwardene are always crucial for Sri Lanka Women whenever they play.

Captain and Vice-Captain Selection:

Captain –Lizelle Lee, Chamari Atapattu, Sune Luus

Vice-Captain –Shashikala Siriwardene, Nadine De Klerk, Dane Van Niekerk

Suggested Playing XI No.1 for Fantasy Cricket:

Keeper – Lizelle Lee (C)

Batters – Harshitha Madavi, Laura Wolvaardt, Mignon Du Preez

All-Rounders – Chamari Atapattu (VC), Shashikala Siriwardene, Nadine De Klerk, Dane Van Niekerk

Bowlers – Udeshika Probodhani, Ayabonga Khaka, Shabnim Ismail


Suggested Playing XI No.2 for Fantasy Cricket:

Keeper – Lizelle Lee

Batters – Harshitha Madavi, Ama Kanchana, Mignon Du Preez, Sune Luus (C)

All-Rounders – Chamari Atapattu, Shashikala Siriwardene (VC)

Bowlers – Sugandika Kumari, Ayabonga Khaka, Shabnim Ismail, Oshada Ranasingh


Expert Advice:

As it is going to be a warm-up match. So both the teams can use XI players in batting and bowling during the game. So, it will be wise to go with the top order batter of Sri Lanka and South Africa Women.

Probable Winners:

South Africa Women are expected to win this match even if they rest a few big names.

*Disclaimer: This team is based on the understanding, analysis and instinct of the author. While selecting your team, consider the points mentioned and make your own decision.