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SA vs AUS Dream11 Team Prediction: 3rd T20I, Playing 11, Pitch Report, Dream 11 Prediction

By Sonam G

South Africa will take on Australia in the third match of the T20I series on Sunday. Australia have already won the series 2-0 and have been dominant throughout. They will be looking to whitewash while South Africa will be looking to bounce back after the eight-wicket loss in the last game. This promises to be an exciting match.

When: 3 September, 5:30 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 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. Reeza Hendricks
  3. Aiden Markram (c)
  4. Rassie van der Dussen
  5. Tristan Stubbs (wk)
  6. Dewald Brevis
  7. Bjorn Fortuin
  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
36 1022 49, 7, 35*, 38*, 14, 17 39 148.5


Lungi Ngidi Singh Stats in T20I

Matches Played Wickets Last 5 performance Bowling Average Economy
39 60 0/41, 0/49, 2/45, 0/35, 1/32, 4/29 17.9 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. Tanveer Sangha
  9. Jason Behendorff
  10. Adam Zampa
  11. Nathan Ellis
  • Since this is a day game there is a possibility of playing both the leg-spinners in the team.

Mitchell Marsh Stats in T20I

Matches Played Runs Last 5 performance Last 5 performance vs South Africa Batting Average
48 1258 79*, 92*, 45, 28, 17, 16 79*, 92*, 11, 19, 6 34


Tim David Stats in T20I

Matches Played Runs Last 5 performance Batting Average Strike Rate
27 804 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: Mitchell Marsh, Sean Abbot

Bowlers: Lungi Ngidi, Nathan Ellis, Adam Zampa

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 165 runs in 14 matches. He scored a quick fire 35 in the previous match.
  • 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 opening 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. He followed it up with a 79* in the previous game.
  • Sean Abbot was impressive in the previous match picking up three wickets and was the player of the match.
  • Matthew Short looked in sublime form scoring 66 runs of 30 balls in the previous match. He will be a good captaincy pick for grand leagues.
  • Dewald Brevis has scored just 5 runs in 2 matches so far in this series 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 in the opening match. However if Australia are chasing he can be left out.

Who will win South Africa vs Australia today match?

South Africa are expected to win this match

These two teams have met 24 times in T20I and Australia have won 16 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 is the highest total by Australia against South Africa in T20Is.

11 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.