IND vs SA Prediction- Who Will Win the Match Between India and South Africa, India’s Tour Of South Africa 2021, 2nd Test. India and South Africa will lock horns in the 2nd Test of the ongoing series. IND vs SA 2nd Test is set to take place at The Wanderers Stadium in Johannesburg. The match begins on January 3.
The India vs South Africa 1st Test witnessed India bagging a victory by 113 runs. India won the toss and opted to bat first in the match. In the 1st innings, openers KL Rahul and Mayank Agarwal gave a strong start to India, smashing a 117-run opening stand. KL Rahul slammed a century (123) while Agarwal scored a half-century (60).
Later, Virat Kohli (35) and Ajinkya Rahane (48) also contributed some runs. Facing a batting collapse towards the end, India could manage 327-10 on the scoreboard. Lungi Ngidi was the top wicket-taker with 6 wickets.
South Africa were bowled out for 197 in the 1st innings. The top order went to the pavilion cheaply, taking the scoreboard to a poor 32-4 at the start. Later, with 52 by Temba Bavuma and 34 by Quinton de Kock, the home side managed to reach 197 before getting all-out. Mohammed Shami picked a fabulous 5-wicket haul.
With a 130-run lead, India came out with a worse show in the 2nd innings, getting all out for just 174. Rishab Pant was the team’s highest run-scorer with 34 runs. Kagiso Rabada and debutant Marco Jansen hunted 4-wicket hauls.
The 305-run target emerged as a big hurdle for the home team. Although Dean Elgar executed his best efforts, the SA skipper could only score 77 runs before his wickets. Temba Bavuma remained not out at 35. However, all the other batsmen could not score many runs and the team was eventually bowled out for 191 on the final day, losing the IND vs SA 1st Test match by 113 runs.
IND vs SA Prediction- Who Will Win the Match Between India and South Africa, India’s Tour Of South Africa 2021, 2nd Test
IND vs SA Head-to-Head Records
|Stats||Matches||IND Won||SA Won||Draw|
|The Wanderers Stadium, Johannesburg||5||2||0||3|
|In the last 5 matches||5||5||0||0|
|In South Africa||21||4||10||7|
Recent Venue Records (At The Wanderers Stadium, Johannesburg)
Total Matches- 37
Matches won batting first- 17
Matches won bowling first- 10
Average 1st innings total- 313
Average 2nd innings total-280
Average 3rd innings total- 252
Average 4th innings total- 206
Highest total recorded- 652/7 (146 Ov) by AUS vs SA
Lowest total recorded- 49/10 (29.1 Ov) by PAK vs SA
Toss Prediction for IND vs SA Match
The team winning the toss might aim to bat first. More matches have been won at the stadium while batting first. The only two games that India won here, the team batted first. Hence, India will look for a similar strategy for the toss. On the other hand, South Africa will also bat first to not give an advantage to India.
Predicted Scores for IND vs SA Match
|Team||1st Innings||2nd Innings|
Players’ Form- India- Batting
Who will score the most runs for India in the match: KL Rahul or Mayanka Agarwal
Players’ Form- India- Bowling
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Who will pick the most wickets for India in the match: Mohammed Shami or Jasprit Bumrah
Players’ Form- South Africa – Batting
|Quinton de Kock||1||55||27.50|
Who will score the most runs for South Africa in the match: Deal Elgar or temba Bavuma
Players’ Form- South Africa – Bowling
Who will the pick most wickets for South Africa in the match: Kagiso Rabada or Lungi Ngidi
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