T20 World Cup 2024: Match 4, SL vs SA Match Prediction – Who will win today’s T20 World Cup match between SL vs SA?

The T20 World Cup 2024 will see Sri Lanka (SL) taking on South Africa (SA) in Match 4, which will be the first game for all groups in the tournament. This match is set to take place at the Nassau County International Cricket Stadium in New York on June 3. Here’s an in-depth preview of the upcoming clash:

Match Details

Match Sri Lanka Vs South Africa, Match 4
Venue Nassau County International Cricket Stadium, New York
Date and Time June 3, 2024, 8 pm IST
Live Broadcast and Streaming  Star Sports Network, Disney+ Hotstar (app and website)

Nassau International Stadium Pitch Report

The Nassau County International Cricket Stadium, a newly constructed venue specifically for the T20 World Cup 2024, is set to host the match between Sri Lanka (SL) and South Africa (SA). With its recent completion, teams will be eager to assess the conditions and leverage any advantages they can discern. Given the novelty of the stadium, the toss will play a crucial role in deciding the match strategy.

Head-to-Head Record

Matches Played 17
Won by Sri Lanka 05
Won by South Africa 11
No Result 01
First-ever Fixture 22/09/12
Most-recent Fixture 30/10/21


Probable Playing XIs

Sri Lanka

Pathum Nissanka, Kusal Mendis (wk), Sadeera Samarawickrama, Charith Asalanka, Wanindu Hasaranga (c), Angelo Mathews, Dasun Shanaka, Maheesh Theekshana, Dilshan Madushanka, Matheesha Pathirana, Dushmantha Chameera

South Africa

Aiden Markram (c), Reeza Hendricks, Ryan Rickelton, Heinrich Klaasen (wk), Tristan Stubbs, David Miller, Tabraiz Shamsi, Keshav Maharaj, Bjorn Fortuin, Kagiso Rabada, Gerald Coetzee

Probable Best Performers of the match:

Probable Best Batter-

Heinrich Klaasen: Following a successful IPL 2024 season with the Sunrisers Hyderabad, during which the wicketkeeper-batter amassed 479 runs in 15 innings at a blistering strike rate of 171.07, Klaasen has established himself as a formidable player against spin.  todaymatchprediction Renowned for his ability to dominate spin bowling and his repertoire of innovative and street-smart shots, he has the potential to take the charge to the Lankan bowlers with his exceptional batting prowess. 

Probable Best Bowler-

Wanindu Hasaranga: Despite having scarcely bowled in recent months, this crafty leg-spinner possesses the potential to bewilder batters with his cunning and astuteness, clearly evident in his bowling. The skipper will aim to make an impactful start and deliver a strong performance with the ball.

Scenario 1

South Africa win the toss and opt to bowl first.

Powerplay Score: 45-55

First Innings Score: 155-165

South Africa win the match.

Scenario 2

Sri Lanka win the toss and opt to bowl first.

Powerplay score: 50-60

First Innings Score: 185-195

South Africa win the match.