India will clash with South Africa in the 2nd T20I of the ongoing series. IND vs SA 2nd T20I takes place on October 2 (Sunday). Barsapara Cricket Stadium in Guwahati is the venue of the match. Rohit Sharma is the skipper of India in IND vs SA T20I series.
Temba Bavuma is the captain of South Africa. India leads the three-match series 1-0. India defeated South Africa by 8 wickets in the 1st T20I. The Rohit Sharma-led side comfortably chased down the 107-run target in the match. Ahead of IND vs SA 2nd T20I, here we talk about India’s predicted playing XI against India.
IND vs SA: India’s Predicted Playing XI Against South Africa, 2nd T20I
Rohit Sharma (C)
Rohit Sharma is the skipper of India in IND vs SA T20I series and will lead the team in the 2nd T20I as well. In the 1st T20I, Sharma failed to score runs and got out for a duck. However, Sharma has played some good knocks in the recent series. He will aim to make a comeback in the next game as an opener for the team.
KL Rahul might be the other opener for the team in IND vs SA 2nd T20I. The right-handed batsman slammed a marvellous unbeaten knock of 51 runs in the last match. When India lost 2 wickets, Rahul kept his patience and did not lose his wicket. In the next game, he will aim to come up with another good show.
Virat Kohli might be the no.3 batsman for the team in IND vs SA 2nd T20I. The right-handed batter got out for just 3 runs in the last match. However, Kohli has shown good form in the last few games and he can come up with a good knock in the next match.
Suryakumar Yadav might be a middle-order batsman for the team in the next match as well. The right-handed batsman played a wonderful knock of unbeaten 50 runs off 33 balls in the last match. Along with 5 fours and 3 sixes, he made a crucial partnership with KL Rahul to drive India to victory by 8 wickets.
Rishabh Pant (WK)
Rishabh Pant might be the wicketkeeper for the team in the next match as well. The left-handed batsman did not get a chance to bat in the last match. However, he is a crucial middle-order batsman for the team. If Pant gets to bat in the next game, he will aim to smash a good knock for the team.
Dinesh Karthik will be again part of the team in IND vs SA 2nd T20I. In the absence of Hardik Pandya from the series, Karthik will be a reliable lower-order batsman for the team. He did not get a chance to bat in the previous game. Karthik’s hard-hitting batting skills will help India to get more runs towards the death overs.
Axar Patel might be an all-rounder for the team in IND vs SA 2nd T20I. The left-arm spinner got 1 wicket in the opening game. In his 4 overs, Patel conceded just 16 runs and bowled at a superb economy rate of 4.0. In recent few games, Patel has stood as an outstanding spin bowler for the team.
Ravichandran Ashwin might be another spinner for the team in IND vs SA 2nd T20I. The right-arm spinner did not get any wickets in the previous match. However, Ashwin conceded just 8 runs in his 4 overs-spell, bowing at an incredible economy of just 2.0. In the next match, Ashwin will aim to get wickets in his kitty.
Harshal Patel might be one of the pacers for India in the 2nd T20I against South Africa. The right-arm pacer picked 2 wickets in the previous match. In his 4 overs, Patel conceded 26 runs at an economy of 6.50. He will aim for another good bowling show in the upcoming match.
Deepak Chahar might be another pacer for India in the next match. The right-arm pacer bowled a superb spell in the last match. Chahar scalped 2 wickets and conceded just 24 runs in 4 overs. He also bagged 2 wickets in the powerplay overs itself, giving a huge blow to the opposition’s batting.
Arshdeep Singh might be another pacer for the team in IND vs SA 2nd T20I. The left-arm pacer bowled an amazing spell in the last match. In his first over itself, he picked 3 wickets to dismantle South Africa’s top order. Singh also won the man of the match award for his outstanding bowling show.
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