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IND vs SA Dream11 Match Prediction | India vs South Africa Test Series | Team News, Playing11, Fantasy Team

By James

IND vs SA Dream11 Match Prediction | India vs South Africa Test Series | Team News, Playing11, Fantasy Team

Preview :

India will look to seal the series when they face off South Africa in the second Test match in Pune which starts tomorrow morning. In the first Test India were outstanding with both bat and ball and they should continue to do that in Pune Test as well. On the other hand, South Africa also fought well but that’s not sufficient to avoid the defeat and they need to think about some more ways to beat this number one ranked Indian Test side in their own backyard.

Match Details :

Match : IND vs SA, India vs South Africa, 2nd Test, South Africa tour of India 2019

Date and Time : 10 October 2019, 9.30 AM IST

Venue : MCA Stadium, Pune

India Team News and Expected Playing XI :

Team News :

1. India is ranked 1st in the ICC Test team rankings.

2. Virat Kohli is leading India in this Test series.

3. After a fantastic 203 runs win in the first Test, India should remain unchanged for this match as well.

4. All squad players are fit and fine to play.

Expected Playing XI :

Rohit Sharma, Mayank Agarwal, Cheteshwar Pujara, Virat Kohli (c), Ajinkya Rahane, Hanuma Vihari, Wriddhiman Saha (wk), Ravindra Jadeja, R Ashwin, Ishant Sharma, Mohammad Shami

South Africa Team News and Expected Playing XI :

Team News :

1. South Africa is ranked number 3 in the ICC Test team rankings.

2. Faf du Plessis is captaining South Africa side in this Test series.

3. South Africa could bring either Lungi Ngidi or Anrich Nortje in the playing XI in place of either Dane Piedt or Vernon Philander.

4. All squad players are fit and fine to play.

Expected Playing XI :

Dean Elgar, Aiden Markram, Theunis de Bruyn, Temba Bavuma, Faf du Plessis (c), Quinton de Kock, Senuran Muthusamy, Keshav Maharaj, Kagiso Rabada, Vernon Philander / Dane Piedt, Lungi Ngidi / Anrich Nortje

IND vs SA Dream 11 Team Prediction :

Wicket keepers : Quinton de Kock

Batsmen : Virat Kohli, Rohit Sharma, Mayank Agarwal, Cheteshwar Pujara

All rounders : R Ashwin, Ravindra Jadeja, S Muthusamy

Bowlers : Mohammed Shami, Keshav Maharaj, Kagiso Rabada

Captain and vice captain :

Captain – Ravindra Jadeja or R Ashwin and vice captain – Cheteshwar Pujara or Virat Kohli

Stats and Facts :

1. Last 5 Tests

India – W, W, W, D, W

South Africa – L, L, L, W, W

2. Following players performed well in the first Test in Visakhapatnam

Rohit Sharma – 176 & 127

Mayank Agarwal – 215

R Ashwin – 8 wickets

R Jadeja – 6 wickets and 60 plus runs

Dean Elgar – 160 runs and 1 wicket

Quinton de Kock – 111 runs

Senuran Muthusamy – 33* & 49* and 1 wicket in the lower order

3. Rohit Sharma has been excellent in Test cricket at home as he has smashed 50 plus scores in his last 7 Test innings in India.

Rohit Sharma last 7 Test innings in India – 127, 176, 50*, 65, 102, 51*, 82

4. Pune pitch will be more spin friendly than Visakhapatnam and spinners especially R Ashwin and Ravindra Jadeja should have fun here.

5. In the only Test which was played 2 years ago between India and Australia, spinners took more than 30 wickets out of maximum 40 and India also lost that Test badly.

James

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