October 14, 2018
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SA vs ZIM Dream11 Predictions, Team News, Match Preview & Playing 11

By Yash Mittal

SA vs ZIM Dream11 Predictions

Zimbabwe tour of South Africa, 2018

South Africa vs Zimbabwe, 3rd T20I | SA vs ZIM Dream11 WHO WILL WIN

The Big Picture

After having already lost the T20 series, Zimbabwe will look to cap off what has been a disastrous tour for them with a solitary win when they take on the Proteas on Sunday.

Imperious South Africa look to claim a tour whitewash


South Africa will look to aim a tour whitewash at Benoni when they take on Zimbabwe on Sunday.

The experimentations that the Proteas were conducting this series to provide an opportunity to their bench can be launched into the fifth gear in the dead rubber clash on Sunday, and given the way the Zimbabweans are at the moment, it might not in any way affect the eventual outcome of the game.

After resting Tahir for the remainder of the series, South Africa blooded in rookie pacers in Dane Patterson and Robbie Frylinck, while promoting Rassie van der Dussen to the top of the order after his strong showing in the first game.

Both Paterson (2-22) and Frylinck (2-20) impressed as they nipped out Zimbabwe’s top-5 to restrict the tourists’ to an underwhelming 7-132 and it would not be a bad idea if South Africa aim for more experimentation at Benoni.

Beleaguered Zimbabwe aims to end the tour on a high


After losing the ODI series 0-3, the Zimbabweans are staring down the barrel at yet another series whitewash after they squandered yet another opportunity to put up an improved performance in the second T20.

Tahir or No Tahir, Zimbabwe’s inability to stitch steady partnerships has been at the heart of their woes throughout the series. Batting first in the previous match, their two most experienced players in skipper Masakadza (21) and Brandon Taylor (29) failed to convert their starts into a substantial score yet again and if it were not for Sean Williams’ 28-ball-41, the total of 7-132 would have been much less.

The bowling unit too, barring the first two ODIs has lacked potency to challenge the Proteas and after such a one-sided affair in nearly every match, all they can hope to script an odd upset.

Match Details:-

Venue:- Benoni

When:- Sunday, October 14, 2018, 06:00 PM IST

Read on for SA vs ZIM Team News & SA vs ZIM Playing 11

SA vs ZIM Team News

  • With the series already sealed, Faf du Plessis hinted at giving all the players at least two games in the series which means du Plessis himself and David Miller are expected to sit out of the game.
  • As for Zimbabwe, Wellington Masakadza and Neville Madviza are expected to be given a chance in this match.

SA vs ZIM Squad:-

South Africa

Faf du Plessis (captain), Rassie van der Dussen, Gihahn Cloete, Junior Dala, Quinton de Kock, JP Duminy, Robbie Frylinck, Christiaan Jonker, Heinrich Klaasen, David Miller, Lungisani Ngidi, Dane Paterson, Andile Phehlukwayo, Tabraiz Shamsi


Hamilton Masakadza (captain), Tarisai Musakanda, Tendai Chatara, Solomon Mire, Neville Madziva, Brendan Taylor, Sean Williams, Peter Moor, Elton Chigumbura, Tendai Chisoro, Kyle Jarvis, Brandon Mavuta, Christopher Mpofu, Chamu Chibaba, Wellington Masakadza

SA vs ZIM Playing 11:-

Here’s how both teams might line-up for SA vs ZIM, 3rd T20I:-

South Africa:-

Wicket-keeper: Quinton de Kock

Batsmen: Rassie van der-Dussen, Gihahn Cloete, Henrich Klaasen, Christiaan Jonker

All-rounders: Andile Phehlukwayo, JP Duminy

Bowlers: Junior Dala, Tabraiz Shamsi, Dane Paterson, Robbie Frylinck (Lungisani Ngidi)


Wicket-keeper: Brendan Taylor

Batsmen: Hamilton Masakadza, Elton Chigumbura, Peter Moore, Soloman Mire

All-rounders: Sean Williams, Chamu Chibaba

Bowlers:  Wellington Masakadza, Brandon Mavuta, Chris Mpofu, Neville Madziva (D:-Tendai Chisoro)

SA vs ZIM Fantasy Tips

This is a highly risky match as South Africa are aiming to experiment by giving opportunities to their fringe players.

Batsmen:- You may opt for the likes of Taylor, Rassie van der Dussen, Duminy, and Hamilton Masakadza as far as batting is concerned.

Bowlers:- Dane Paterson and Robbie Frynlinck made the most of their opportunities in the last game and are a must in your Dream11 side. You can also opt for the likes of Shamsi and Mpofu.

Captain/Vice-Captain Picks:– Dane Paterson, JP Duminy,  Sean Williams and Dassie van der Dussen

SA vs ZIM Dream11 Team

Team 01 & 02

Note: This SA vs ZIM Dream11 prediction is based on news sourced from various sources. We suggest you pick your playing 11 from the squad listed above basis SA vs ZIM team news. Kindly revisit before the deadline to get the final update of the SA vs ZIM Dream11 Prediction. Also, hit the bell icon on the bottom right side of your screen to get all the latest Dream11 prediction updates.

Yash Mittal

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