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SA vs AUS Dream11 Team Prediction: 2nd T20I, Playing 11, Pitch Report, Dream 11 Prediction

By Sonam G
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South Africa will take on Australia in the second match of the T20I series on Saturday. Australia beat South Africa by a mammoth 111 runs in the opening match. They were convincing in all departments as they scored 226 runs and bundled out South Africa for 115. The home team will be keen to bounce back and keep the series alive.

When: 1 September, 9:30 PM IST

Where: Kingsmead, Durban

TV Channel, Live Streaming: Star Sports, Hotstar

Kingsmead, Durban Pitch Report

The surface here will be good for batting with even covering of grass and there will be some help for spinners in the middle overs. The average score is 152. The opening match of the series was played at the same venue and Australia scored 226 runs batting first.

South Africa Playing 11

  1. Temba Bavuma
  2. Reeza Hendricks
  3. Aiden Markram (c)
  4. Rassie van der Dussen
  5. Tristan Stubbs (wk)
  6. Dewald Brevis
  7. Marco Jansen
  8. Sisanda Magala
  9. Lungi Ngidi
  10. Lizaard Williams
  11. Tabraiz Shamsi
  • All the players are fit and available for selection.

Aiden Markram Stats in T20I

Matches Played Runs Last 5 performance Batting Average S/R
35 973 7, 35*, 38*, 14, 17, 20 38 149

 

Lungi Ngidi Singh Stats in T20I

Matches Played Wickets Last 5 performance Bowling Average Economy
38 60 0/49, 2/45, 0/35, 1/32, 4/29 18.4 8.99

Australia Playing 11

  1. Matthew Short
  2. Travis Head
  3. Mitch Marsh (c)
  4. Marcus Stoinis
  5. Josh Inglis (wk)
  6. Sean Abbott
  7. Tim David
  8. Ashton Agar
  9. Spencer Johnson
  10. Tanveer Sangha
  11. Nathan Ellis
  • Steven Smith has been ruled out of Australia’s entire limited-overs tour of South Africa due to a wrist injury.
  • Glenn Maxwell has been ruled out and Wade replaces him in the squad.

Mitchell Marsh Stats in T20I

Matches Played Runs Last 5 performance Last 5 performance vs South Africa Batting Average
47 1179 92*, 45, 28, 17, 16 92*, 11, 19, 6, 19 31

 

Tim David Stats in T20I

Matches Played Runs Last 5 performance Batting Average Strike Rate
26 804 66, 44, 5, 1, 40 38.3 163

SA vs AUS Dream11 Team Prediction

Wicket-keepers: Josh Inglis

Batsmen: Travis Head, Aiden Markram, Tim David, Reeza Hendricks, Rassie van der Dussen

All-rounder: Marco Jansen, Mitchell Marsh

Bowlers: Lungi Ngidi, Nathan Ellis, Tanveer Sangha

Captain, Vice Captain for Small League, Head-to-Head contests: Mitchell Marsh, Aiden Markram

Captain, Vice Captain for Grand League:  Tim David, Lungi Ngidi

SA vs AUS Fantasy Tips

  • Temba Bavuma in T20Is since 2022 has scored 134 runs in 13 matches at an average of 12 and a strike rate of 94.
  • Tristan Stubbs is expected to bat lower down the order and might not face much balls to make an impact. Hence avoid him for this match.
  • Reeza Hendricks has scored the joint most fifties for South Africa in T20Is with 14.
  • 3/18 in the previous match was the best bowling figures for Marcus Stoinis in T20Is.
  • Tanveer Sangha became the second Australian bowler after Michael Kasprowicz to take 4 wickets on debut. He picked up 4/31 in the previous match.
  • Mitchell Marsh registered his highest score in T20Is with an unbeaten 92* in the opening match of the series.
  • Gerald Coetzee was impressive in the previous match bowling a wicket-maiden in the sixth over of the innings. He finished with  1/40.
  • Marco Jansen picked up one wicket and also scored 20 runs in the last game. He provides an all-round value and will be an automatic pick.
  • Dewald Brevis was dismissed for 5 runs in the previous match and is batting in the lower middle order. He can be left out for this match.
  • Tim David scored 64 runs of just 28 balls which also included 3 sixes to Shamsi in an over.

Who will win South Africa vs Australia today match?

South Africa are expected to win this match

These two teams have met 23 times in T20I and Australia have won 15 of them while South Africa have won 8.

South Africa suffered a 111 run defeat in the opening match which was their heaviest defeats in T20Is in terms of runs.

The average runs scored by Australia is 153 while South Africa have 139 when they have faced each other.

97 runs between Marsh and David was the highest 5th wicket partnership for Australia in T20Is.

226/6 was the highest total by Australia against South Africa in T20Is.

10 out of the 15 wins have come while chasing for Australia.

 

Sonam G

A cricket fan trying to analyze the game from a different point of view.