The 3rd ODI match played between Sri Lanka and South Africa at R.Premadasa Stadium, Colombo (Sri Lanka) on 07th September 2021, was truly remarkable in its own way. This match, a part of the ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup Super League 2020-2023, became significant for the Sri Lanka team and its fans.
By winning the match, Sri Lanka won the ODI series against South Africa and broke their losing streak, which had been going on for more than 18 months. Having won an ODI series after such a long time, the Sri Lanka team players were definitely in high spirits. With an excellent performance, they showcased their skills and emerged victorious, securing themselves as a team to be watched going forward.
The year 2021 proved to be lucky for Sri Lanka. The captain of the team was proud of all the players. The approach of the captain of the South Africa team was also the same when asked about their players. After all, sportsmanship is what matters the most in such competitions.
This South Africa vs Sri Lanka ODI match was packed with amazing performances as it was important for both teams. This ODI series was a part of the Cricket World Cup Super League, which determines the qualifying teams for the World Cup. The top seven teams will become a part of the renowned competition, along with India, who will host the World Cup in 2023. Both teams playing today were keenly aware of this honour.
So, every point matters in this league. This South Africa tour of Sri Lanka includes the ODI series that serves as a qualifying parameter for playing in the World Cup and 3 T20I (Twenty20 International) matches. As per the 2021 schedule of this T20I competition, these three matches will be played on 10th, 12th, and 14th September, respectively. Pure Win News is the ultimate destination for Sports news for fans from around the World.