March 21, 2018
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SA vs AUS 3rd Test Dream 11 Predictions-Fantasy Team News

By Dheeraj Singh @thakurdrajsingh

South Africa vs Australia 3rd Test Match Predictions

When and where:

The 4-matches test series between South Africa and Australia rests at 1-1. Both the teams would like to take a lead when they come face to face for the 3rd test tomorrow(March 22) at Newlands, Cape Town. The 3rd test will begin tomorrow at 10:00 AM Local or 01:30 PM IST.

Recent form:

SA- L, W


SA vs AUS Team News:

SA’s star pacer Rabada will play this match. He has been cleared to play the third test. SA might replace Theunis de Bruyn with Temba Bavuma as he has failed to perform so far in the tournament. Also, Morne Morkel might get to play tomorrow as L Ngidi has some problem in his toe. However, nothing is concrete.

On contrary, the visitors are expected to go win an unchanged line-up. Mitchell Marsh and Mitchell Starc are fit and will play this third test.

SA Vs AUS Probable Playing 11:


Steve Smith (c), Nathan Lyon, David Warner, Usman Khawaja, Shaun Marsh, Tim Paine (wk), Pat Cummins, Mitchell Starc, Mitchell Marsh, Cameron Bancroft, Josh Hazlewood


Faf du Plessis (c), Aiden Markram, Dean Elgar, Hashim Amla, AB de Villiers, Theunis de Bruyn/Temba Bavuma, Quinton de Kock (wk), Vernon Philander, Keshav Maharaj, Kagiso Rabada, Lungi Ngidi/Morne Morkel

SA vs AUS Players to look out for:

Aiden Markram, Dean Elgar, AB de Villiers and Quinton de Kock are among the top run-getters for Proteas while Kagiso Rabada, Keshav Maharaj, and Vernon Philander made the most destruction of Australia’s batting order.

Australia will be relying upon David Warner, skipper Steven Smith and Mitchell Marsh for scoring run while Nathan Lyon, Mitchell Starc, and Josh Hazlewood will have to take charge with the ball.

Newlands pitch report:

Newlands wicket is expected to have some grass on the surface and will provide a lot of seam movement with the new ball.

Venue Stats:

Avg 1st inn score-332

Avg 2nd inn score-296

Avg 3rd inn score-229

Avg 4th inn score-163

Highest Total-651/10 (154.3 Ov) by RSA vs Aus

Lowest Total-35/10 (22.4 Ov) by RSA vs Eng

Highest Chased-334/6 (79.1 Ov) by Aus vs RSA

Lowest Defended-135/10 (42.4 Ov) by Ind vs RSA

Match Preview/Who will win?

With the 1-1 lead in the 4 matches series, both Australia and South Africa would be eyeing on a series lead. This has turned the third test into more like a decider. moreover, a highly competitive clash between both the teams is expected to take place. Both the teams are equally strong and it is an evenly poised contest where anyone can turn out as the winner.

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Dheeraj Singh @thakurdrajsingh

It might be a just another game for you, but for me, Cricket is something which I live for. From following cricket teams to keeping an eye on every new update in the cricketing world, I try to deliver the best and true I can in my every writing.

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