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SA vs AUS Dream11 Team Prediction: 3rd ODI, Playing 11, Pitch Report, Dream 11 Prediction

By Sonam G
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South Africa will take on Australia in the third match of the ODI series on Saturday. Australia won the opening match by three wickets and then followed it up with a massive 123 runs win in the previous match. They will be looking to seal the series while South Africa will be desperate to bounce back. This should be an exciting match.

When: 12 September, 4:30 PM IST

Where: Senwes Park, Potchefstroom

TV Channel, Live Streaming: Star Sports, Hotstar

Senwes Park, Potchefstroom 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 272. The two matches so far this series have seen plenty of runs but since this is a day game we might see some help for the spinners.

South Africa Playing 11

  1. Temba Bavuma
  2. Quinton de Kock (wk)
  3. Aiden Markram
  4. Rassie van der Dussen
  5. Heinrich Klassen
  6. David Miller
  7. Marco Jansen
  8. Keshav Maharaj/ Tabraiz Shamsi
  9. Anrich Nortje
  10. Kagiso Rabada
  11. Gerald Coetzee/ Lungi Ngidi
  • All the players are fit and available for selection.

Aiden Markram Stats in ODI

Matches Played Runs Last 5 performance Batting Average S/R
51 1459 3, 49, 7, 35*, 38*, 14 33 94

 

Lungi Ngidi Singh Stats in ODI

Matches Played Wickets Last 5 performance Bowling Average Economy
46 74 0/41, 0/49, 2/45, 0/35, 1/32 28.1 5.72

Australia Playing 11

  1. David Warner
  2. Travis Head
  3. Mitch Marsh (c)
  4. Marcus Stoinis
  5. Josh Inglis
  6. Alex Carey
  7. Marnus Labushagne
  8. Sean Abbott
  9. Ashton Agar
  10. Josh Hazlewood/ Ellis
  11. Adam Zampa
  • Cameron Green was injured during the match in the opening game and might be rested for this match

Mitchell Marsh Stats in ODI

Matches Played Runs Last 5 performance Last 5 performance vs South Africa Batting Average
74 2025 0, 79*, 92*, 45, 28, 17 79*, 92*, 11, 19, 6 34

 

Adam Zampa Stats in ODI

Matches Played Wickets Last 5 performance Bowling Average Strike Rate
74 82 4/48, 1/42, 0/42, 2/20, 2/22 28.6 31.7

SA vs AUS Dream11 Team Prediction

Wicket-keepers: Quinton de Kock

Batsmen: Travis Head, Aiden Markram, Temba Bavuma, David Warner, Rassie van der Dussen

All-rounder: Mitchell Marsh, Sean Abbot

Bowlers: Lungi Ngidi, Kagiso Rabada, Adam Zampa

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

Captain, Vice Captain for Grand League:  Adam Zampa, Lungi Ngidi

SA vs AUS Fantasy Tips

  • Temba Bavuma carried his bat through the innings to score a magnificent 114* in the opening match
  • Temba Bavuma averages more than 100 in ODIs this year and has 2 centuries in Bloemfontein against England and Australia respectively.
  • Quinton de Kock has scored 45, 11, 8 and 9 in his previous four ODI matches. However he can be backed to do well in this match given his ODI career record.
  • Marcus Stoinis bowled with the new ball and picked up two wickets in the last game. He will also bat in the middle order.
  • Alex Carey is batting lower down the order and might not face much balls to have an impact. Hence avoid him for this match.
  • Josh Hazlewood was impressive in the opening match picking up three wickets.
  • Marnus Labushagne looked in sublime form scoring 124 runs of 99 balls in the previous match. He will be a good captaincy pick for grand leagues.
  • Sean Abbot bowled with good pace and picked up two wickets in the last game.
  • 48* in the opening match was the highest score for Ashton Agar in ODIs he will be giving points with both bat and ball.
  • Senwes Park is usually a good surface for batting so make sure to cover the main batters in fantasy teams.

Who will win South Africa vs Australia today match?

South Africa are expected to win this match

The two teams have played 105 ODIs till date with Australia winning 50 and South Africa 51 games.

Australia are leading the series 2-0 and are currently Number 1  in ODI rankings after the win in the last game.

The average runs scored by Australia is 253 while South Africa have 239 when they have faced each other.

This is the first time since 2011 that Australia have managed to win a ODI consecutive ODIs in South Africa.

Sonam G

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