South Africa vs Australia Dream11 Prediction & Preview: 1st ODI
South Africa and Australia will be played in the 1st ODI at Boland Park in Paarl. We will provide SA vs AUS Dream11 Prediction, Probable Playing XI, and Preview.
The visitors Australia has dominated the T20I series defeating South Africa by 107 and 97 runs in the first and third T20I. Proteas had some momentum shift in the second T20I where they ended victorious by 12 runs but were again outplayed in the T20I series decider.
In the third T20I, Australia came to bat first and scored a massive total of 193 runs with help of brilliant fifties from openers Warner and Finch while Smith played a late cameo of 30* runs from just 15 balls. Ngidi and Shamsi were the sole positives for the hosts in an otherwise poor bowling effort.
Chasing the target, No South African batsmen could handle the bowling attack of Australia and ultimately collapsed on just 96 runs. Mitchell Starc and Agar took three wicket-hauls while Zampa struck twice to help Aussies win the series comprehensively.
South Africa will hope to bounce back and put a match-winning effort against mighty Australians while Aussies will be eager to continue the winning momentum ahead and win the first ODI.
SA vs AUS, 1st ODI Match, Australia tour of South Africa 2020.
Boland Park, Paarl.
04:30 PM, 29th February 2020.
Average 1st innings score: 239
Average 2nd innings score: 172
A good batting track awaits both teams with slight support to bowlers.
Quinton de Kock(w/c), Janneman Malan, Temba Bavuma, JJ Smuts, David Miller, Heinrich Klaasen, Andile Phehlukwayo, Beuran Hendricks, Lungi Ngidi, Tabraiz Shamsi, Keshav Maharaj, Anrich Nortje, Lutho Sipamla, Kyle Verreynne.
David Warner, Aaron Finch(c), Steven Smith, Marnus Labuschagne, Mitchell Marsh, Alex Carey(w), Ashton Agar, Pat Cummins, Mitchell Starc, Adam Zampa, Kane Richardson, Matthew Wade, D Arcy Short, Josh Hazlewood, Jhye Richardson.
SA vs AUS Dream11 Team News
- Kagiso Rabada has been ruled out of the ODI series due to groin injury and No replacement named yet.
- D’Arcy Short, Matthew Wade, and Jhye Richardson are likely to wait for their opportunity while either of Hazlewood or Kane Richardson can play.
Probable Playing XI
Quinton de Kock (c & wk), Janneman Malan, Temba Bavuma, Jon-Jon Smuts, Heinrich Klassen, David Miller, Andile Phehlukwayo, Lutho Sipamla, Anrich Nortje, Lungi Ngidi, Tabraiz Shamsi.
David Warner, Aaron Finch (c), Steve Smith, Marnus Labuschagne, Mitchell Marsh, Alex Carey (wk), Ashton Agar, Mitchell Starc, Pat Cummins, Josh Hazlewood/Kane Richardson, Adam Zampa.
Top picks for SA vs AUS Dream11 Prediction
Quinton De Kock:
Newly elected skipper Quinton De Kock will lead the team from the front and is a brilliant batsman. He scored 107, 11, 69 31, 65, 35, 2, 70 and 5 runs in his last nine international appearances.
He returns from injury and was in impressive form against England. Bavuma is a technically sound batsman and can play big innings for the team.
Pacer Ngidi is a wicket-taking pacer and proved it in the T20I series against England taking eight scalps in three matches. He also took five scalps against the Aussies in the T20I series.
Andile is a good all-rounder and can be handy in both the departments. He took five scalps in three T20I’s against England. He has a good record at this venue.
Malan has good domestic records to his name but has found it difficult to tackle spin. He can be a smart choice in grand leagues.
Spinner Shamsi is a wicket-taking but inconsistent bowler. He bowled well in the last two series and can be a good pick in your fantasy team.
He is a batting-allrounder. Smuts played 3 ODI matches. His batting average in ODI is 38 runs.
He is in record-breaking form in this format and performs consistently. Warner scored 67* and 57 runs in the last two T20I’s.
Skipper Finch is a destructive batsman and can change the course of match single-handedly. He scored two good knocks of 42 and 55 runs in the T20I series.
His recent form is brilliant and can play as per the situation of the match. Smith scored 45, 29 and 30* runs in the three T20I’s.
He has been one of the best finds for Australian cricket in recent times and is in brilliant form. He will bat at two down and can anchor big innings for the team.
Fiery pacer Starc is a wicket-taking option in limited-overs cricket and struck thrice in the third T20I.
He is a consistent performer in every format and is in good form from the past two years. He will spearhead the Australian pace attack and is also a reliable option with the bat if required. Cummins has taken four scalps in the T20I series.
Leggie Zampa is a wicket-taking spinner and was at his best in recent BBL. He can trouble batsmen with his witty spin and struck twice in the first and third T20I.
He is a talented spin all-rounder and took five and three wicket-haul in the first and third T20I. Agar can also be handy with the bat.
SA vs AUS Dream11 Prediction
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Fantasy Cricket Tips:
- In the wicket-keeper, Q de Kock is good.
- In batsmen, Aaron Finch, Janneman Malan, and David Miller are also good options.
- M Marsh and JJ Smuts are also good all-rounders.
- Adam Zampa, Kane Richardson/J Hazlewood are also good bowlers.
- Aaron Finch, Steve Smith, and Lungi Ngidi are also good for C and Vc.
South Africa vs Australia 1st ODI Dream11 Team 2
Captain and Vice-Captain
Quinton de Kock, David Warner, Aaron Finch, Steve Smith, Lungi Ngidi, Mitchell Starc, Pat Cummins, Andile Phehlukwayo.
For Grand Leagues: T Bavuma, M Labuschagne.
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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.