IND vs SA Dream11: India and South Africa lock horns in the fifth and final T20I of the series. South Africa started the series on a high winning the first two games by seven wickets and four wickets respectively. However, hosts India made a spirited comeback to level the series by winning the third and fourth T20I by 48 runs and 82 runs respectively. Thus, the series has come down to the wire with the final game being a virtual decider.
India vs South Africa, 5th T20I
19 June, 7:00 PM IST
M Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bengaluru, India.
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The wicket at this venue is good for batting and the average first innings score at this ground is 166 (based on last two years).
Last result at the venue
The last T20I at this venue was played in 2019 between India and South Africa, which South Africa won by nine wickets.
South Africa: LLWWW
(Last 5 T20I matches)
There are no injury updates and India are likely to go with the same playing XI.
Shreyas Iyer/Venkatesh Iyer
Rishabh Pant (c&wk)
Dinesh Karthik Stats in T20I
Dinesh Karthik T20I Stats against South Africa are reasonably impressive. He has scored 152 runs from eight matches at a strike rate of 138.18. Karthik has been in brilliant form from the IPL 2022 and has scored 92 runs in this series, winning the ‘Player of the Match’ in the fourth T20I as well.
|Matches Played||Runs||Last 5 performance||Last 5 performances against SA||Batting Average|
|36||336||55*, 6, 30*, 1*, 13, 8*||55*, 6, 30*, 1*, 13||35.07|
Hardik Pandya Stats in T20I
Hardik Pandya has carried his form with the bat from the IPL 2022 into this series. He has scored 117 runs in this series with three thirty-plus scores. Along with Dinesh Karthik, he has carried out a key role at the backend of the innings with the bat.
|Matches Played||Runs/Wickets||Last 5 performance||Last 5 performances against SA||Batting Average/Bowling Average|
|58||670/42||DNB, DNB & 1/31, 14 & 1/23, 31* & 0/18, 9 & 0/31, 31*, 46 & 0/12||14 & 1/23, 31* & 0/18, 9 & 0/31, 31*, 46 & 0/12||23.10/28.86|
Yuzvendra Chahal Stats in T20I
Yuzvendra Chahal T20I Stats against South Africa are impressive. He has picked up 7 wickets from 6 matches. Chahal has been particularly brilliant against South Africa at home and has picked up six wickets in the ongoing T20I series as well. He is a key asset with the ball and has a fabulous record at the Chinnaswamy Stadium as well.
|Matches Played||Wickets||Last 5 performance||Last 5 performances against SA||Bowling Average|
|58||74||2/21, 3/20, 1/49, 0/26, 1/27||2/21, 3/20, 1/49, 0/26, 0/64||24.85|
Temba Bavuma may miss out on the game. In that case, Reeza Hendricks could be recalled into the side.
Temba Bavuma / Reeza Hendricks
Quinton de Kock (wk)
Rassie van der Dussen
Heinrich Klaasen Stats in T20I
Heinrich Klaasen Stats against India in T20I are staggering. He has scored 210 runs from six matches with two fifties. Klaasen has a fifty against India both at home and away. He has shown some good form in this series as well.
|Matches Played||Runs||Last 5 performance||Last 5 performances against IND||Batting Average|
|31||567||13, DNB, 81, 29, 8||69, 7, 81, 29, 8||24.65|
Tabraiz Shamsi Stats in T20I
Tabraiz Shamsi is ranked third in the ICC T20I bowling rankings at present. He has been phenomenal for South Africa with a strike-rate of 19.14 and an economy of 6.93 in T20Is. Shamsi will have a key role to play in the fifth T20I in this series.
|Matches Played||Wickets||Last 5 performance||Last 5 performances against IND||Bowling average|
|51||58||2/24, 0/27, 0/21, 1/36, 0/18||1/23, 0/27, 0/21, 1/36, 0/18||22.1|
India have won all of their last three T20I series. They lost the first two games against South Africa but have come back strong to level the series with two consecutive wins in the third and fourth T20I.
South Africa have won three of its last five T20I matches. They started the series well but have lost momentum with two successive defeats.
Out of 19 T20Is between the two sides, India have won eleven games while South Africa have managed to win eight. Both teams have won three games each out of the last six meetings and thus, it should be a cracking finish to the series in the final T20I.
Wicket-keepers: Heinrich Klaasen, Dinesh Karthik
Batsmen: Ishan Kishan, Ruturaj Gaikwad, David Miller
All-rounder: Hardik Pandya, Dwaine Pretorius
Bowlers: Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Harshal Patel, Tabraiz Shamsi, Yuzvendra Chahal
Captain, Vice-Captain for Small League, Head-to-Head contests: Ishan Kishan, Hardik Pandya
Captain, Vice-Captain for Grand League: David Miller, Yuzvendra Chahal