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India vs South Africa 2019: IND vs SA 3rd T20I Dream 11 Predictions

Published 09/22/2019, 7:24 AM EDT
IND vs SA 3rd T20I

India have registered an easy win over South Africa in the second T20I in Mohali. However, they would love to keep their winning momentum on. South Africa, on the other hand, would love to get back in form after missed the first game. Let’s have a look at the IND vs SA 3rd T20I Dream 11 predictions.


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Match Details:

The third Twenty20 International match of the South Africa tour of India, 2019 will be played on September 22 at M.Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bengaluru at 7:00 PM Local, 1:30 PM GMT.


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Team News:


India team management have been trying some permutation and combination in their squad, especially in the bowling department. The pace attack will be led by Deepak Chahar, Navdeep Saini and Khaleel Ahmed whereas the spin department will be led by Washington Sundar, Krunal Pandya, Ravindra Jadeja and youngster Rahul Chahar. However, Chahar and Sundar have performed really well in the second match.

In MS Dhoni‘s absence, the focus is on Rishabh Pant, who has been going through a rough patch. Shreyas IyerKL Rahul and Manish Pandey have been included in the squad. Their inclusion will be beneficial in the middle-order whereas their performance will decide their future as well.

Predicted Playing XI:

Rohit Sharma, Shikhar Dhawan, Virat Kohli (C), Shreyas Iyer/Manish Pandey, Rishabh Pant (WK), Hardik Pandya, Krunal Pandya, Ravindra Jadeja, Washington Sundar/Rahul Chahar, Deepak Chahar, Navdeep Saini

South Africa:

South Africa team are relatively less experienced with the absence of regular captain Faf du Plessis, Imran Tahir, Dale Steyn, Lungi Ngidi etc. However, Tabraiz Shamsi has a great opportunity to step out and cement his place. He even did well in the last game. The pace department will be led by Kagiso Rabada in absence of Lungi Ngidi. On the other hand, the newly appointed captain Quinton de Kock has led from the front and scored a fifty in the last game. The focus will be on him too how he will perform in the third game.

Predicted Playing XI:

Quinton de Kock (C), Reeza Hendricks, Rassie van der Dussen, Temba Bavuma, David Miller, Andile Phehlukwayo, Dwaine Pretorius, Kagiso Rabada, Beuran Hendricks, Junior Dala/Anrich Nortje, Tabraiz Shamsi

Head to Head Record:

India have won 9 games out of the 14 matches played against South Africa, with a win percentage of 64.28.

Injury and Availability News:

There are no injury concerns for either of the teams.

Pitch and weather report:

The pitch of Bangalore is likely to be under covers for a long time which could change the nature of the surface. However, that will be beneficial for the bowlers.

On the other hand, a thunderstorm is in the forecast in the evening and there is a high chance of rain at night. Looking at the forecast, the chances of the game is very slim.

IND vs SA 3rd T20I Dream 11 Predictions:

Batters: Rohit Sharma, Virat Kohli, Reeza Hendricks

All-rounders: Ravindra Jadeja, Andile Phehlukwayo, Dwaine Pretorius

Bowlers: Deepak Chahar, Navdeep Saini, Anrich Nortje, Kagiso Rabada


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Wicket-keeper: Quinton de Kock

Captain & Vice-captain: Quinton de Kock, Rohit Sharma


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Shruti Banerjee

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