The first ODI match of India vs South Africa is scheduled to play at Himachal Pradesh Cricket Association Stadium, Dharamsala, India on March 12th. The live telecast will begin from 1:30 PM local & IST (8:00 AM GMT).
PREVIEW FOR DREAM11 FANTASY
After a tragic ODI series against New Zealand now India is going to play over South Africa in 50-overs. The hosts have announced a strong squad that also marks the arrival of Hardik Pandya and Bhuvneshwar Kumar in the team.
Whereas South Africa is in the full form and they are very confident about this series. Before this, they had whitewashed Australia in the 50 over format. They have Jannemann Malan, Quinton de Kock and Faf du Plessis who can score high runs.
The weather is forecasted to be a moderate or heavy rain shower but it won’t affect the match length. The daytime temperature is going to reach 21 °c and the temperature is going to dip to 9 °c at night.
The pitch at this venue is expected to give a tough battle between the bat and the ball. Bowlers will be getting some support in the first half of the match. But later on, the batsmen can take the charge against the bowlers.
INJURY AND AVAILABILITY NEWS
There was no injury update from any player.
PROBABLE PLAYING XI OF INDIA
Bench: Shubman Gill, Rishabh Pant, Kuldeep Yadav, Manish Pandey
PROBABLE PLAYING XI OF SOUTH AFRICA
Janneman Malan/Temba Bavuma, Quinton de Kock (C & WK), Faf du Plessis, Rassie van der Dussen, Heinrich Klaasen/JJ Smuts, David Miller, Andile Phehlukwayo, Lungi Ngidi, Anrich Nortje, Keshav Maharaj, Lutho Sipamla/Beuran Hendricks.
Bench: Janneman Malan/Temba Bavuma, Heinrich Klaasen/JJ Smuts, Kyle Verreynne, George Linde, Lutho Sipamla/Beuran Hendricks.
INDIA – Virat Kohli, Shreyas Iyer, KL Rahul
SOUTH AFRICA – Quinton de Kock, Lungi Ngidi
CAPTAIN AND VICE-CAPTAIN SELECTION
Captain Options – Virat Kohli, Quinton de Kock, KL Rahul
Vice-Captain Options – Prithvi Shaw, Faf du Plessis, Hardik Pandya
DREAM11 TEAM FOR INDIA VS SOUTH AFRICA
|BATSMEN||ALL ROUNDER||WICKET KEEPER||BOWLER|
|Shikhar Dhawan||Ravindra Jadeja||KL Rahul||Bhuvneshwar Kumar|
|Virat Kohli||Andile Phehlukwayo||Quinton de Kock||Jasprit Bumrah|
|Faf du Plessis||Lungi Ngidi|
*Disclaimer: A team here is picked based on the perception, analysis, and gut feeling of the author. When you select your team, analyze the points mentioned to arrive at your own decision.*