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India and South Africa are set to battle against each other in the 2nd T20I of India tour of South Africa 2023-24. India vs South Africa 2nd T20I takes place on Tuesday, December 12. The venue of the match is St George’s Park in Gqeberha. Suryakumar Yadav leads India in India vs South Africa T20I series in the absence of skipper Rohit Sharma and deputy Hardik Pandya.

Aiden Markram is the captain of South Africa in the series. The 1st T20I between both teams was abandoned due to rain. The opening game was expected to take place on Sunday, December 10 at Kingsmead Stadium in Durban. However, the rains hit the stadium throughout the day and the match could not even observe the toss.

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India and South Africa are both short of some key players in their squad. For India, senior members like Virat Kohli, Rohit Sharma, KL Rahul, Jasprit Bumrah, and Mohammed Shami are not part of India vs South Africa T20I series. However, Ravindra Jadeja and Mohammed Siraj have returned to the side after missing the previous series against Australia.

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Similarly, for South Africa, players like Temba Bavuma, Kagiso Rabada, Lungi Ngidi, Rassie van der Dussen, and Quinton de Kock are not part of the series. Ngidi was part of the squad but was ruled out due to an injury. However, some senior players like Aiden Markram, Heinrich Klaasen, David Miller, Keshav Maharaj, and Tabraiz Shamsi are present in the squad.

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India vs South Africa Head-to-Head Records in T20Is

Stats Matches IND Won SA Won NR
Overall 24 13 10 1
At St George’s Park, Gqeberha 0 0 0 0
In the last 5 matches 5 2 2 1
In South Africa 7 5 2 0

Recent Venue Records (St George’s Park, Gqeberha) 

Stats- T20Is

Total matches- 8

Matches won batting first- 4

Matches won bowling first- 4

Average 1st Inns scores- 130

Average 2nd Inns scores- 111

Highest total recorded- 179/6 (20 Ov) by SA vs NZ

The highest score chased- 125/4 (16.3 Ov) by AUS W vs SA W

The lowest score defended- 155/6 (20 Ov) by IND W vs IRE W

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India vs South Africa Match Prediction for Toss

The team winning the toss might opt to bowl first. Chasing is a safe option for teams in T20Is. Moreover, due to rain, both teams might opt to bowl first to benefit from the DLS method if the rain hampers the match.

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Predicted Scores For India vs South Africa

Team 1st Innings 2nd Innings
IND 150-170 160-180
SA 150-170 160-180

Players’ Form- India- Batting

Players Matches Runs Average
Suryakumar Yadav 58 1985 44.11
Shreyas Iyer 51 1104 30.67
Ruturaj Gaikwad 19 500 35.71
Yashasvi Jaiswal 13 370 33.67
Shubman Gill 11 304 30.40
Rinku Singh 10 180 60.0
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Players’ Form-India- Bowling

Players Matches Wickets Average
Arshdeep Singh 40 58 20.52
Kuldeep Yadav 32 52 14.58
Deepak Chahar 25 31 24.10
Ravi Bishnoi 21 34 17.38
Mohammed Siraj 8 11 26.73
Mukesh Kumar 9 7 8.98

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Players Form- South Africa- Batting

Players Matches Runs Average
David Miller 114 2218 34.12
Reeza Hendricks 54 1645 31.63
Aiden Markram 37 1063 39.37
Heinrich Klaasen 41 710 23.67
Tristan Stubbs 16 225 20.45
Andile Phehlukwayo 38 149 9.93
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Players’ Form-South Africa- Bowling

Players Matches Wickets Average
Tabraiz Shamsi 63 76 22.04
Lungi Ngidi 40 60 20.25
Andile Phehlukwayo 38 45 21.58
Keshav Maharaj 26 22 29.32
Lizaad Williams 9 13 9.25
Marco Jansen 3 5 27.0

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