Sri Lanka Tour of South Africa, 2020-21 Schedule

Date Match Details
Sat Dec 26 - Wed Dec 30
10:00 local | 08:00 GMT
South Africa vs Sri Lanka, 1st Test
SuperSport Park, Centurion
Sun Jan 3 - Thu Jan 7
10:00 local | 08:00 GMT
South Africa vs Sri Lanka, 2nd Test
The Wanderers Stadium, Johannesburg
Sri Lanka cricket team will go to South Africa to play 2 test match series in the month of December 2020 to January 2021. The Sri Lanka Tour of South Africa, 2020-21 is an international Bilateral series, also the part of Future Tour Programs (FTP) announced by International Cricket Council in 2009. South Africa will host the Bilateral series of Sri Lanka Tour of South Africa, 2020-21, beginning on December 26, 2020. The series will begin with a 3 days practice match between South Africa Invitation XI and Sri Lanka on Dec 22, 2020, at Willowmoore Park, Benoni. Then the first test match will be played on Dec 26, 2020, at SuperSport Park Stadium Centurion. The last match of the series will be played on Jan 03, 2021, at The Wanderers Stadium, Johannesburg. 
 
The Test match series is part of the 2019-21 World Test championship. The ICC Test match ranking of Sri Lanka is 5 with 2454 points whereas South Africa is at 6th position with 2076 points. Both the Test matches will be telecast at 1:30 PM in India. Sri Lanka in South Africa will play any international match after a long gap of 10 months. Dimuth Karunaratne will be the captain of the Sri Lanka Team for 2 test matches series. Sri Lanka team with its with 22 players
will fly to South Africa on 17 December 2020. 
 
Last year, Sri Lanka won the 2 test matches series in South Africa by 2-0 and became the first Asian team to win a test series in the South Africa Continent. Sri Lanka Team decided to include 9 batsmen, 7 seam bowlers, 3 all-rounders, and 3 spinners for the tour. 20-year-old, left-arm medium-fast bowler Dilshan Madushanka is included in the Sri Lanka team for the very first time. All-rounder Santhush Gunathilaka is also included in the team to provide depth in the bowling attacks and he can also bat well at any position. 

Sri Lance Team for South Africa Tour
Dimuth Karunaratne (Captain), Oshada Fernando, Lahiru Thirimanne Angelo Mathews, Dinesh Chandimal, Kusal Janith Perera, Dilshan Madushanka, Niroshan Dickwella, Dhananjaya De Silva, Dasun Shanaka, Minod Bhanuka, Santhush Gunathilaka, Kusal Mendis, Dilruwan Perera, Wanindu Hasaranga, Asitha Fernando, Lasith Embuldeniya, Suranga Lakmal, Lahiru Kumara, Dushmantha Chameera, Vishwa Fernando, Kasun Rajitha, 
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