IND vs SA Dream11 Prediction: 1st T20I, South Africa tour of India [Dream Team]

IND vs SA Dream11 Prediction, Probable Playing 11, and Fantasy Cricket Tips of South Africa tour of India.

India vs South Africa will play in the 1st T20I match of the three-match T20I series at the Greenfield International Stadium, Thiruvananthapuram.


India are coming into this series after winning their last series against Australia by 2-1 at home and this is going to be their last bilateral series before the all important T20 World Cup.

Hardik Pandya and Bhuvneshwar Kumar have been rested in this series. Whereas, Arshdeep Singh is back into the squad after resting in the last series. As usual, Rohit Sharma, KL Rahul, and Virat Kohli will be their key men with the bat.

With the ball, Jasprit Bumrah and Arshdeep Singh will be their key pacers along with any one of Harshal Patel or Deepak Chahar. Whereas, Axar Patel and Yuzvendra Chahal will be their main spinners in this series.

India will again look to sort out their best playing XI for the World Cup from this series.

South Africa:

South Africa are coming into this series after winning their last two series against England and Ireland. Their regular skipper Temba Bavuma is back in the squad after a gap of three months.

With the bat, Quinton De Kock and Aiden Markram will do the bull of scoring for them in the top order. Whereas, David Miller and Henrich Klassen will do the finishing duties for the team.

With the ball, Kagiso Rabada and Anrich Nortje will be their main pacers along with Dwaine Pretorius. Tabraiz Shamsi and Keshav Maharaj will handle the spin department for the team.

India vs South Africa Match Details

IND vs SA, 1st T20I, South Africa tour of India, 2022.

Date: 28th September, 2022

Time: 7:00 PM IST.

Venue: Greenfield International Stadium, Thiruvananthapuram 

IND vs SA Pitch Report IPL 2022

Average 1st Innings score: 118

Average 2nd innings score: 117

(The average score based on the overall T20I matches played on the ground so far)

The pitch is expected to be a balanced wicket with equal assistance for both batters and bowlers. The average score is below 130 and we can expect a low-scoring encounter in this game.

IND vs SA Live Streaming

The live streaming of India vs South Africa, 1st T20I will be available on the Star Sports Network and also on the hotstar app.

You can also catch the live commentary, scorecard, and latest updates of the 1st T20I match between IND vs SA by clicking here IND vs SA Live Score.

IND vs SA Head to Head

Matches Played: 20

IND Won: 11

SA Won: 8

Tied: 0

No Result: 1

India vs South Africa recent form

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Team News (IND vs SA)


  • Hardik Pandya and Bhvneshwar Kumar have been rested for this series.
  • Arshdeep Singh has been included in the squad and is expected to play all the three games.
  • Shahbaz Ahmed has been added in the squad in place of Hardik Pandya.
  • Shreyas Iyer is set to join the squad for this series.

South Africa:

  • Temba Bavuma has returned to the squad after a gap of three months.
  • Rilee Rossouw has also been included in the squad.

IND vs SA Probable Playing 11


Player NameRole
Rohit Sharma (C)RHB
Virat KohliRHB
Suryakumar YadavRHB
Rishabh Pant (WK)LHB
Dinesh KarthikRHB
Axar PatelLHB+LAO
Harshal PatelRAFM
Jasprit BumrahRAFM
Yuzvendra ChahalRAL
Arshdeep SinghRAFM

South Africa:

Player NameRole
Reeza HendricksRHB
Quinton De Kock (WK)LHB
Aiden Markram/Rilee RossouwRHB/LHB
Temba Bavuma (C)RHB
Heinrich KlaasenRHB
David MillerLHB
Wayne ParnellLHB+LAFM
Kagiso RabadaRAF
Keshav MaharajRHB+LAO
Anrich NortjeRAF
Tabraiz ShamsiLAC

Top picks and Player Stats (IND vs SA Match)

India Player Stats

Rohit Sharma:

(139 M, 3694 R, 31 A)

He is the skipper of the team and will open the innings. Sharma was in very good form in the last series and is a very good choice for C and VC in IND vs SA Dream11 Prediction.

Virat Kohli:

(107 M, 3660 R, 50 A)

He will bat at 3 and is in excellent form. Kohli played brilliantly in the last series and is a must-have pick.

KL Rahul:

(64 M, 2029 R, 38 A)

He will open along with Sharma and is a quality player. Rahul is in decent form and will be desperate to score in this series.

Jasprit Bumrah:

(60 M, 214 O, 70 W)

He will be their main pacer and will bowl in powerplay and death. Bumrah was decent with the ball in the last series.

Suryakumar Yadav:

(31 M, 926 R, 37 A)

Suryakumar will be their key batter in the middle-order. Yadav is in fantastic form and will look to continue his form in this series.

Arshdeep Singh:

(11 M, 38 O, 14 W)

He will bowl along with Bumrah in the death and is a very talented player. Singh is coming into this series after resting in the last series.

Axar Patel:

(29 M, 19 O, 20 W)

Patel is a left-arm spinner and will bowl in the middle overs. He was the highest wicket taker in the last series and can be lethal in this series.

Yuzi Chahal:

(69 M, 258 O, 85 W)

Chahal will be their main spinner and will bowl in middle overs. He was poor in the last series and will look to perform better in this series.

South Africa player Stats:

Quinton De Kock:

(69 M, 1894 R, 31 A)

De Kock will open the innings and is one of the most experienced player on the team. He is in very good form and is another excellent option for C and VC in IND vs SA Dream11 Team.

Kagiso Rabada:

(46 M, 165 O, 52 W)

He will bowl in the powerplay with the new ball and is one of their best bowlers. Rabada was brilliant in the last series against India in June this year.

Dwaine Pretorius:

(29 M, 81 O, 32 W)

He will contribute with both bat and ball. Pretorius and can also bat up the order and can be a very good differential pick in this game.

Aiden Markram:

(23 M, 722 R, 42 A)

Aiden Markram will be their key player in the middle order and can also bowl if needed. He is in excellent form and is a must-have pick if plays.

David Miller:

(104 M, 1946 R, 32 A)

He will bat in the lower order and is in fantastic form. Miller can be a trump card pick in this game if the top order collapses.

Anrich Nortje:

(22 M, 74 O, 23 W)

He will bowl in the powerplay and death. Nortje is known for his pace and is a decent pick in this game.

IND vs SA Dream11 Team Prediction

IND vs SA 2022 Dream11 Prediction for Small Leagues:

IND vs SA Dream11 Prediction

Captain and Vice-Captain (IND vs SA Tata IPL 2022)

  • Rohit Sharma
  • Jasprit Bumrah
  • Virat Kohli
  • Quinton de Kock
  • Aiden Markram (differential)

Also read: How to choose the best Captain and Vice-Captain in Dream11

We will update the final Fantasy Team on Telegram Channel.

Disclaimer: This team is based on the understanding, analysis, and instinct of the author. While selecting your team, consider the points mentioned and make your own decision.


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