India VS South Africa (Image Credits: Twitter)
India VS South Africa (Image Credits: Twitter)

IND vs SA Prediction- Who Will Win Today’s Match Between India And South Africa, South Africa Tour of India 2022, 1st ODI. India and South Africa are set to square off in an upcoming ODI series. The IND vs SA ODI starts with the 1st ODI on October 6 (Thursday). Ekana Cricket Stadium in Lucknow is the venue of the encounter.

During the IND vs SA ODI series, both teams will play 3 ODI games. Shikhar Dhawan is the captain of India in the ODI series while Temba Bavuma is the skipper of South Africa. Some key Indian players like Rohit Sharma, KL Rahul, Virat Kohli, Yuzvendra Chahar, and Bhuvneshwar Kumar are not part of the ODI squad.

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Shikhar Dhawan
Shikhar Dhawan. (Photo: Twitter)

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Recently, India defeated South Africa in the three-match T20I series. India won the series 2-1 after winning the first two opening encounters. India won the 1st T20I by 8 wickets and the 2nd T20I by 16 runs. South Africa won the 3rd T20I clash by 49 runs.

India National Cricket Team (Image Credits:BCCI)
India National Cricket Team (Image Credits: BCCI)

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India and South Africa last faced each other in an ODI series back in January 2022. In the three-match ODI series, India lost all three games and lost the series 0-3. South Africa won the 1st ODI by 31 runs, the 2nd ODI by 7 wickets, and the 3rd ODI by 4 runs.

India vs South Africa
IND vs SA in JAN 2022 ODI series, Image Source: Twitter

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IND vs SA Prediction- Who Will Win Today’s Match Between India And South Africa, South Africa Tour of India 2022, 1st ODI

IND vs SA Head-to-Head Records

Stats Matches IND Won SA Won NR
Overall 85 35 49 3
At Bharat Ratna Shri Atal Bihari Vajpayee Ekana Cricket Stadium, Lucknow 0 0 0 0
In the last 5 matches 5 2 3 0
In India 28 15 13 0

Recent Venue Records (Ekana Cricket Stadium, Lucknow) 

Stats- ODIs

Total matches- 8

Matches won batting first- 1

Matches won bowling first- 7

Average 1st Inns scores-215

Average 2nd Inns scores- 208

Highest total recorded- 269/3 (48.4 Ov) by RSAW vs INDW

Lowest total recorded- 157/10 (41 Ov) by RSAW vs INDW

Highest score chased- 269/3 (48.4 Ov) by RSAW vs INDW

Lowest score defended- 248/5 (50 Ov) by INDW vs RSAW

Toss Prediction for IND vs SA Match

India vs South Africa
India vs South Africa (Credits: Twitter)

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The team winning the toss might opt to bowl first. We saw how both India and South Africa opted to bowl first after winning the toss during the IND vs SA T20I series. India opted to bowl first (chase) in the 1st and 3rd T20I after winning the toss.

South Africa opted to bowl first (chase) after winning the toss in the 2nd T20I. Hence, both teams might adopt the same strategy in the ODI series as well.

Predicted Scores For IND vs SA Match

Team 1st Innings 2nd Innings
IND 300-350 250-300
SA 250-300 250-300

Players’ Form- India- Batting

Shikhar Dhawan, Shubman Gill
Shikhar Dhawan, Shubman Gill. (Photo: Twitter)

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Players Matches Runs Average
Shikhar Dhawan 158 6647 45.84
Shreyas Iyer 30 1108 42.62
Shubman Gill 9 499 71.29
Shardul Thakur 24 224 28.0
Ishan Kishan 6 144 28.80
Sanju Samson 7 176 44.0

Who will score the most runs for IND in the match: Shikhar Dhawan or Sanju Samson

Players’ Form- India- Bowling

Kuldeep Yadav
Kuldeep Yadav (Image Credit: Twitter)

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Players Matches Wickets Average
Kuldeep Yadav 69 112 28.63
Shardul Thakur 24 36 33.94
Deepak Chahar 9 15 27.67
Mohammed Siraj 10 13 31.15
Avesh Khan 2 3 40.0

Who will pick the most wickets for IND in the match: Deepak Chahar or Kuldeep Yadav

Players’ Form- South Africa- Batting

Quinton De Kock
Photo Credit:(Getty Images)

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Players Matches Runs Average
Quinton de Kock 132 5774 46.19
David Miller 146 3539 40.68
Aiden Markram 41 1000 28.57
Janneman Malan 20 896 52.71
Temba Bavuma 19 722 42.47
Reeza Hendricks 24 565 25.68

Who will score the most runs for SA in the match: Janneman Malan or Quinton de Kock

 

Players’ Form-South Africa- Bowling

Kagiso Rabada. PC-ICC
Kagiso Rabada. PC-ICC

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Players Matches Wickets Average
Kagiso Rabada 85 132 27.69
Andile Phehlukwayo 73 87 31.53
Tabraiz Shamsi 38 49 33.27
Anrich Nortje 15 28 24.04
Keshav Maharaj 24 27 35.37
Lungi Ngidi 38 62 27.13

Who will pick the most wickets for SA in the match: Kagiso Rabada or Keshav Maharaj

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