SA vs IND Dream11 Prediction, Fantasy Cricket Tips, Dream11 Team, Playing XI, Pitch Report, Injury Update of the Test Match between India and South Africa. They will play against each other for the second time in the three-match Test series between them.
SA vs IND Match Details India tour of South Africa 2nd Test:
The 2nd Test match between South Africa A and India A will be played from the 3rd of January to the 7th of January at The Wanderers Stadium, Johannesburg.
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SA vs IND Match Preview India tour of South Africa 2nd Test:
Indian Team won its first-ever Test game at Centurion against the hosts South Africa in the 1st Test of this series and is currently leading the 3-match series by 1-0. They will be squaring off against each in the 2nd Test at Johannesburg from the 3rd of January.
In the first Test at Centurion, India won the toss and opted to bat first. They piled up 327 runs on the board, KL Rahul smashed a century (123) while Mayank Agarwal hammered a half-century (60). Lungi Ngidi caused havoc with his bowling and ended up picking 6 wickets, while Rabada hunted 3 scalps.
In reply, South Africa was bundled out for 197, with Bavuma the only player to cross the 50-mark. Shami continued his excellent form with the ball, and picked a 5-wicket haul, while Thakur and Bumrah grabbed 2 wickets each.
India managed 174 runs on the board in the second innings. Marco Jansen and Rabada hunted 4 scalps each.
Despite skipper Elgar’s fight (77), South Africa could manage 191 runs on the board in the second innings and ended up losing the game by a margin of 113 runs. Bumrah and Shami grabbed 3 wickets each for the side.
Indian Team has never lost a Test match at Johannesburg so far and will hope to continue their streak here as well. On the other hand, the Proteas will be eying a massive comeback.
Things won’t be easy for the hosts as their wicketkeeper-batter Quinton de Kock announced sudden retirement after the first Test.
SA vs IND Match Weather Report India tour of South Africa 2nd Test:
The temperature is expected to hover around 14-26°C on the matchdays, with 60 % humidity and 21-24 km/hr wind speed. There are nearly 60% chances of precipitation during the initial days of the game.
SA vs IND Match Pitch Report India tour of South Africa 2nd Test:
The surface at Johannesburg provides assistance to both bowlers and batters and is predicted to behave likewise in this match as well. Preliminary swing for the pacers towards the early half and decent turn for the spinners towards the latter half can be seen once again here. Batters will need to spend quality time on this track to get going on this track as well.
Average 1st innings score:
The average first innings score on this wicket is 310.
Record of chasing teams:
The team batting second doesn’t enjoy good records here. They have a winning percentage of 40 on this track.
SA vs IND Match Injury Update and Availability News India tour of South Africa 2nd Test:
Quinton de Kock announced his retirement from Test cricket and won’t be available for selection from this game onwards.
SA vs IND Match Probable XIs India tour of South Africa 2nd Test:
South Africa: Dean Elgar, Aiden Markram, Temba Bavuma, Rassie van der Dussen, Kyle Verreynne, Ryan Rickelton, Wiaan Mulder, Keshav Maharaj, Kagiso Rabada, Marco Jansen, Lungi Ngidi
India: KL Rahul, Mayank Agarwal, Cheteshwar Pujara, Virat Kohli, Ajinkya Rahane, Rishabh Pant, Ravichandran Ashwin, Shardul Thakur, Jasprit Bumrah, Mohammad Shami, Mohammad Siraj
Top Picks For Dream11 Prediction and Fantasy Cricket Tips:
Virat Kohli has been a formidable batter in the Test format, he has piled up 7854 runs in 98 matches, averaging 50+. He has struck 7 double-centuries, 27 centuries and 27 half-centuries in this format to date. He got decent starts in both the innings of the first Test and will hope to capitalize on the starts here.
KL Rahul is yet another attacking batter at the top, he has added 2467 runs to his Test tally and will be among the top fantasy picks for this game as well. He scored a magnificent century in the first innings of the first Test.
Mohammad Shami has hunted 203 wickets in 55 Test matches so far. He will be a major threat for the Proteas once again here. He grabbed a 5-wicket haul in the first innings of the last Test, and also a 3-wicket haul in the second innings.
Jasprit Bumrah has grabbed 106 wickets in 25 Test matches so far, he will be another safe player to consider in the fantasy team. He is coming off 5 wickets from his previous game.
Dean Elgar has added 4425 runs in 70 Test matches so far. The Proteas skipper is the backbone of his side’s batting and will be hoping to deliver from the front yet again. He played a crucial role with the bat in the second innings of the last Test.
In his 27 matches Test career so far, Aiden Markram has scored 1838 runs with the help of 5 centuries and 9 half-centuries. He will be an excellent pick for this game. He failed miserably in the first Test and will hope to compensate in this match.
Kagiso Rabada has been one of the most consistent performers for the South African side over the years, the pacer has hunted 220 wickets in 48 matches so far. He can also provide a helping hand with the bat. He picked 7 wickets and also added 25 runs in the first Test.
Keshav Maharaj has picked a total of 129 wickets in 37 Test matches so far, he will be a useful addition to the fantasy side for this match as well. Although he went wicketless in the first Test, he will be eying for a healthy comeback in this match.
SA vs IND Match Captain and Vice-Captain choices India tour of South Africa 2nd Test:
Captain – Virat Kohli, KL Rahul
Vice-Captain – Kagiso Rabada, Mohammad Shami
Suggested Playing XI No.1 for SA vs IND Dream11 Team:
Keeper – Rishabh Pant
Batsmen – Virat Kohli, Dean Elgar, Mayank Agarwal, KL Rahul (c), Temba Bavuma
All-rounder – Wiaan Mulder
Bowlers – Mohammad Shami, Kagiso Rabada (vc), Lungi Ngidi, Jasprit Bumrah
Suggested Playing XI No.2 for SA vs IND Dream11 Team:
Keeper – Rishabh Pant
Batsmen – Virat Kohli (c), Mayank Agarwal, KL Rahul, Ajinkya Rahane
All-rounders – Ravichandran Ashwin, Wiaan Mulder
Bowlers – Mohammad Shami (vc), Kagiso Rabada, Lungi Ngidi, Marco Jansen
SA vs IND Match Expert Advice India tour of South Africa 2nd Test:
Virat Kohli and KL Rahul will be among the top captaincy choices for the small leagues as well as mega leagues. Wiaan Mulder and Marco Jansen are the punt-picks here. The best-suggested fantasy/Dream11 combination for this game is 1-4-2-4.
SA vs IND Match Probable Winners India tour of South Africa 2nd Test:
Considering the team’s strengths and past records at Jo’berg, the Indian side is expected to win this match.