Sri Lanka vs South Africa 1st Test Live Score, SL v SA, 2020-21

Sri Lanka vs South Africa 1st Test Live Cricket Score, SL v SA, 2020-21

The Boxing Day 1st Test match between Sri Lanka v South Africa from December 26 to December 30 at SuperSport Park, Centurion; the game starts at 08:00 AM GMT. The overall record is in favor of Proteas, they have a better winning record against Sri Lanka in Test cricket.

Here is the head to head stats between SL and RSA:

  • Overall Matches: 29
  • RSA Won: 14
  • SL Won: 9
  • Draw: 6

With a new captain and fresh bowling attack South Africa are going through a lot at the moment as they prepare to host Sri Lanka for a two-match Test series, beginning on Boxing Day. The last time the Proteas played Test cricket, they had Faf du Plessis leading and Vernon Philander spearheading the bowling attack.

South Africa have won all of their Test encounters against Sri Lanka in Centurion. It was a historic series win for the Sri Lankan team when last time they came down to South Africa. They became the first Asian side to win a Test series in Africa. The Proteas have lost 12 Tests while winning just nine since 2018.

Star Sports to telecast live coverage of Sri Lanka vs South Africa two-match Test series in India and its subcontinent (Sri Lanka, Afghanistan, Nepal, Bangladesh, Pakistan, Maldives, and Bhutan) countries; all matches streamed live in the Indian subcontinent on Disney + Hotstar digital platforms.

SuperSport to telecast live coverage of South Africa v Sri Lanla two-match Test series in South Africa. Cricket viewers in the United States can watch Sri Lanka vs South Africa Test series on Willow TV. In the United Kingdom, TV coverage will be shown exclusively live on Sky Sports Cricket. Sky Sports has acquired a free-to-air rights package that includes daily highlights of international matches played in Sri Lanka.

  • India: Star Sports, Disney + Hotstar
  • Australia: Fox Sports
  • United Kingdom: Sky Sports Cricket
  • United States: Willow TV
  • South Africa: SuperSport
  • Sri Lanka: SLRC

South Africa v Sri Lanka 1st Test Live Cricket Score, SA vs SL, 2020-21
Sri Lanka opt to bat


317/4 (72 ovs)


396/10 (96 ovs)

Dates December 26 – December 30, 2020
Match South Africa vs Sri Lanka, 1st Test
Venue SuperSport Park, Centurion
Time 1:30 PM IST, 08:00 AM GMT, 10:00 AM LOCAL
TV Listings Star Sports, SuperSport, Sky Sports Cricket
Tournament Sri Lanka tour of South Africa, 2020-21
Head to Head
Matches – 29, RSA Won – 14, SL Won – 9, Draw – 6
Sri Lanka is favourite to win

Playing XI’s

RSA: Aiden Markram, Dean Elgar, Rassie van der Dussen, Faf du Plessis, Quinton de Kock (c & wk), Temba Bavuma, Wiaan Mulder, Keshav Maharaj, Anrich Nortje, Lutho Sipamla, Lungi Ngidi

SL: Dimuth Karunaratne (c), Kusal Perera, Kusal Mendis, Dinesh Chandimal, Dhananjaya de Silva, Niroshan Dickwella (wk), Dasun Shanaka, Wanindu Hasaranga, Vishwa Fernando, Kasun Rajitha, Lahiru Kumara

South Africa Test Squad: Dean Elgar, Rassie van der Dussen, Faf du Plessis, Quinton de Kock (c/wk), Aiden Markram, Temba Bavuma, Wiaan Mulder, Dwaine Pretorius, Keshav Maharaj, Anrich Nortje, Glenton Stuurman, Lungi Ngidi, Lutho Sipamla, Kyle Verreynne, Sarel Erwee, Migael Pretorius, Raynard van Tonder

Sri Lanka Test Squad: Dimuth Karunaratne (c), Niroshan Dickwella (wk), Lahiru Thirimanne, Kusal Mendis, Minod Bhanuka, Dinesh Chandimal, Dhananjaya de Silva, Dilruwan Perera, Lasith Embuldeniya, Dasun Shanaka, Vishwa Fernando, Lahiru Kumara, Suranga Lakmal, Kusal Perera, Dushmantha Chameera, Kasun Rajitha, Wanindu Hasaranga, Asitha Fernando, Oshada Fernando, Santhush Gunathilake, Dilshan Madushanka

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