South Africa vs Australia Dream11 Prediction & Preview: 3rd ODI
South Africa and Australia will face-off in the 3rd and final ODI at Senwes Park, Potchefstroom. We will provide SA vs AUS Dream11 Prediction, Probable Playing XI, and Preview.
After losing the T20I series, South Africa has bounced back perfectly in the ODI Format winning the series already with two victories. Lungi Ngidi’s lethal form and centuries from Klassen and Janneman Malan have been the key for the Proteas. Australia, on the other hand, has been unable to get the victory till now despite handy contributions from the batsmen as well as bowlers.
In the last match, Batting first Australia was able to score 271 runs with the help of 69-run knocks from Kusal Perea and D’arcy short. Mitch Marsh and Carey also played handy knocks for the team, With the ball, Lungi Ngidi was at his best taking six wicket-haul while Nortje struck twice to complete a clinical show with the ball.
Chasing the target, Janneman Malan played a match-winning knock of 129* runs and was supported by Smuts, Klassen, and Miller to chase the target comprehensively. Zampa struck twice for the visitors while Starc and Cumming also bowled well but was not enough to restrict an in-form South African team.
Australia will hope to end the tour on a good note preventing South Africa from a potential clean-sweep while hosts will be eager to put another similar unison effort and defeat mighty Australians.
SA vs AUS, 3rd ODI Match, Australia tour of South Africa 2020.
Senwes Park, Potchefstroom.
01:30 PM, 7th March 2020.
Average 1st innings score: 227
Average 2nd innings score: 192
The pitch is likely to provide more support to batsmen as other South African pitches. Pacers bowling in the first innings and spinners from the second half can still be among wickets.
Quinton de Kock(w/c), Janneman Malan, RVD Dussen, 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
- Lungi Ngidi has been rested for the 3rd and final ODI and T Shamsi is unavailable. Daryn Dupavillon has been added to the squad and is likely to play this match.
- Beuran Hendricks is injured so Lutho Sipamla will play this match.
- Rassie van der Dussen has been added in the squad as a replacement for injured Bavuma but is unlikely to play tomorrow.
- Mitchell Starc will not available for this match, Kane Richardson can take his place in the XI.
- Jhye Richardson can get a chance in the place of Ashton Agar.
Probable Playing XI
Quinton de Kock (c & wk), Janneman Malan, JJ Smuts, Kyle Verreynne, Heinrich Klassen, David Miller, Andile Phehlukwayo, Keshav Maharaj, Anrich Nortje, D Dupavillon, L Sipamla.
David Warner, Aaron Finch (c), Steve Smith, Marnus Labuschagne, D’Arcy Short, Mitchell Marsh, Alex Carey (wk), Ashton Agar/Jhye Richardson, Pat Cummins, 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, 5,15 and 0 runs in his last eleven international appearances but is yet to put a good show in this ODI series.
Malan has good domestic records to his name but has found it challenging to tackle spin. He scored match-winning 129* runs in the second ODI defeating Australians.
He scored attacking 123* and 51 runs knock in both of the ODI’s and is a better player of spin. He will bat four down and can play both the role of the anchor as well as the attacker.
Andile is a good all-rounder and can be handy in both the departments. He took five scalps in three T20I’s against England.
Miller has an impressive ODI record against Aussies but is in poor form recently. However, He scored 64 and 37* runs in both ODI’s.
He is a Right-arm fast bowler. In the previous match, He took 2 wickets.
He Right-arm fast-medium bowler. Sipamla played 3 ODIs and took 2 wickets.
Spin all-rounder Maharaj can fetch many points in your fantasy team if selected. He took one scalp in the first ODI and can also bat well if needed.
He is in record-breaking form in this format and performs consistently. Warner scored 67*, 57 runs in the last two T20I’s and 25, 35 runs in the two ODI’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 and 69 runs in the last match.
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 and 76, 13 runs in the two ODI’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. Marnus scored 41 runs in the opening ODI but got out on a duck in the last match.
He is a Bowling Allrounder and bowls Left-arm orthodox and bat left-handed. He was impressive in the T20I series and can be a good choice of captain in grand leagues.
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 and three wicket-haul in the first ODI.
Short proved his newly assigned role in the last match scoring 69 runs in the middle order. He can also bowl a few overs of spin if required.
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 along with the second ODI.
Pace all-rounder Marsh can bowl plenty of overs and play a good knock in the middle order. He scored 36 runs in the 2nd ODI.
SA vs AUS Dream11 Prediction
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Fantasy Cricket Tips:
- You can pick M Labuschagne to H Klaasen.
- In the wicket-keeper, Q de Kock is good.
- In batsmen, Heinrich Klaasen, and David Miller are also good options.
- D Short and JJ Smuts are also good all-rounders.
- Kane Richardson, Jhye Richardson, and Josh Hazlewood are also good bowlers.
- Steve Smith and Aaron Finch are also good for C and Vc.
Captain and Vice-Captain
Quinton de Kock, David Warner, Steve Smith, Aaron Finch, Janneman Malan, Andile Phehlukwayo.
For Grand Leagues: 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.