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AUS vs SA 2nd ODI Dream11 Team Prediction: Preview| Ben McDermott is added to the squad

By Pranob Thachanthara

AUS vs SA 2nd ODI Dream11 Team Prediction and Probable XI: Preview

Hello and Welcome to our preview for Australia vs South Africa match. We are covering AUS vs SA 2nd ODI Dream11 Team Prediction, Preview and Probable Playing XI for the ODI match. The match is to be played at Adelaide Oval.

South Africa put a dominating show in first ODI and defeated Australia by 6 wickets. Bowling first, Their pace attack was at its best destroying Australia’s top order in first 5 overs. Dale Steyn and L Ngidi took two wickets each in this process. Imran Tahir and A Phehlukwayo did the rest taking two and three wickets respectively to restrict Australia at 152. Quinton De Kock and Reeza Hendricks gave a good start to the team scoring 47 and 44 respectively. Aiden Markram’s 32 ball 36 was enough to chase the target easily. They will hope to continue their domination and lock the series tomorrow.

Team Australia is having a poor run in 2018 and has lost seven consecutive ODI’s. In first ODI, Their batting department was completely outplayed by South Africa’s bowlers. Only Alex Carey and N Coulter Nile were able to score 30+ runs and gave an easy target of 152. Neither the bowlers were able to give early breakthroughs to the side. Marcus Stoinis was the only positive with the ball taking three scalps. They will hope to turn around the things and put a good show tomorrow to get some momentum.

A good match can be expected between both teams.

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When and Where:

AUS vs SA, 2nd ODI, South Africa tour of Australia, 2018.
Adelaide Oval, Adelaide.
08:50 AM IST, 9th November.

Venue Stats:

Average first innings score: 229
Average second innings score: 200


Aaron Finch(c), Travis Head, Chris Lynn, Shaun Marsh, D Arcy Short, Mitchell Starc, Adam Zampa, Ashton Agar, Glenn Maxwell, Marcus Stoinis, Alex Carey, Josh Hazlewood, Pat Cummins, Nathan Coulter-Nile, Ben Mcdermott.

Faf du Plessis(c), Aiden Markram, David Miller, Chris Morris, Lungi Ngidi, Andile Phehlukwayo, Dwaine Pretorius, Kagiso Rabada, Tabraiz Shamsi, Dale Steyn, Reeza Hendricks, Farhaan Behardien, Quinton de Kock, Imran Tahir, Heinrich Klaasen.

Team News:


Ben McDermott has been added to the squad for the remaining ODIs as a cover to Shaun Marsh. S Marsh after getting a minor surgery, however, may get deemed to be fit for the match. If fit, He will replace D’Arcy Short in the playing XI.

Spinner Adam Zampa can be added in the playing XI to add variety to the bowling department. A Zampa have high chance to play this match.

Aaron Finch, Travis Head, Chris Lynn and Alex Carey will be the key batsmen. Glenn Maxwell and Marcus Stoinis will play the role of an allrounder.

Mitchell Starc, Pat Cummins and M Stoinis will lead the pace attack of the team. Glenn Maxwell can bowl few overs of spin. Adam Zampa will further strengthen bowling department.

South Africa:

No changes are expected in their perfect playing XI as they will hope to lock the series by winning tomorrow’s encounter and then give chance to the bench in last ODI.

Quinton de Kock, Reeza Hendricks, Aiden Markram and Faf du Plessis will be the key batsmen. H Klaasen and David Miller will play the role of finisher.

A Phehlukwayo, Dale Steyn, Kagiso Rabada and Lungi Ngidi will lead the lethal pace attack while Imran Tahir will be the key spinner for them.

Probable Playing XI:

Aaron Finch (c), Travis Head, Shaun Marsh/D’Arcy Short, Chris Lynn, Alex Carey (wk), Glenn Maxwell, Marcus Stoinis, Josh Hazlewood/Nathan Coulter-Nile, Pat Cummins, Mitchell Starc, Adam Zampa.

Quinton de Kock (wk), Reeza Hendricks, Aiden Markram, Faf du Plessis (c), Heinrich Klaasen, David Miller, Andile Phehlukwayo, Dale Steyn, Kagiso Rabada, Lungi Ngidi, Imran Tahir.

AUS vs SA 2nd ODI Dream11 Team Prediction:

AUS vs SA Dream11 Team 2nd ODI

Quinton de Kock (wk) (C)
Aiden Markram
Aaron Finch/Faf du Plessis
Chris Lynn/Tarvis Head
Reeza Hendricks/David Miller
Glenn Maxwell
M Stoinis
Kagiso Rabada (Vc)
D Steyn
Imran Tahir
Mitchell Starc


  • In Wicket-keeper Quinton de Kock is slightly better than Alex Carey.
  • In Batsmens Tarvis Head, Reeza Hendricks and Shaun Marsh (If Play) are also good picks.
  • A Phehlukwayo is also good all-rounder.
  • In Bowlers L Ngidi and Pat Cummins are also good options.
  • Adam Zampa is also good for grand leagues.
  • M Starc is very good option for C and Vc choice.

Captain and Vc choices: Quinton de Kock, K Rabada, Aaron Finch, M Starc, Faf du Plessis.

Key Players:

Aaron Finch
M Stoinis
Shaun Marsh (if play)
M Starc
Pat Cummins
Chris Lynn
A Carey

South Africa:
Quinton de Kock
A Phehlukwayo
Dale Steyn
Lungi Ngidi
Imran Tahir
Reeza Hendricks
Faf du Plessis
K Rabada

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Pranob Thachanthara

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