SA vs IND 2nd Test Dream11 Team Prediction | Match Preview

SA vs IND Dream11 Prediction, Probable Playing 11, and Fantasy Cricket Tips. South Africa and India will play in the 2nd Test match of the India tour of South Africa 2021-22 at the Wanderers Stadium, Johannesburg.

South Africa:

South Africa lost the first test by 113 runs, and the lack of a good batting unit would have been the primary reason behind the failure.

Elgar and Markram opened the innings, and Elgar scored a fifty in one of the innings, but Markram got out early in both. At No.3, Keegan Petersen and in the middle, Rassie Van der Dussen, failed to score runs in both innings. The senior players, Bavuma and de Kock, scored some crucial runs and helped the team in both innings but couldn’t save the match.

The bowlers performed way better than the batsmen in the first match. Kagiso Rabada and Lungi Ngidi picked up seven and eight wickets, respectively. The young fast bowler Marco Janses got five wickets in the last game.

South Africa needs to improve a lot in the batting performance to win the upcoming matches.

India:

India has been unstoppable in the Test format and won the Test match for the first time at Centurion.

Mayank Agarwal and KL Rahul performed brilliantly by scoring a fifty and a century in the last match. Cheteshwar Pujara and Kohli could not score many runs in the middle-order, but Rahane batted well in the first innings but missed his fifty by just two runs. Pant batted well in the second innings and scored some crucial runs.

In the bowling department, Shami was outstanding as he picked up eight wickets. Bumrah and Siraj picked up five and three wickets, respectively. The spinner, Ashwin, and medium-pacer Shardul Thakur picked up two wickets each.

The Indian team is getting stronger after every match, and they would want to claim the series by winning the next game.

SA vs IND Match Details

South Africa vs India, 2nd Test Match, India tour of South Africa, 2021-22

Date: 03rd January 2022

Time: 01:30 PM IST

Venue: The Wanderers Stadium, Johannesburg.

SA vs IND Pitch Report

Average first innings score: 313

Average second innings score: 280

Average third innings score: 252

Average second innings score: 206

(The average score is based on thirty-seven Test matches played at this venue.)

Wanderers Stadium offers a pitch with a good bounce, and the Indian batsmen scored many runs at this venue in the past. The fast bowlers can also trouble the batsmen with the bounce. India has never lost a test match at this venue.

(The team batting first has won seventeen out of the thirty-seven matches, and ten games have ended in a draw.)

SA vs IND 2nd Test weather report:

The rain forecast four of the five days.

SA vs IND Head to Head

Total Matches Played: 40

SA Won: 15

IND Won: 15

Drawn: 10

Abandoned: 0

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South Africa vs India Dream11 Team News

SA:

  • Quinton de Kock has announced retirement from the Test format.
  • Duanne Olivier expected to available for selection after missing first test due a hamstring niggle. He can replace W Mulder or M Jensen.

IND:

  • India is likely to go with the same playing XI as the last match.

SA vs IND Probable Playing 11

South Africa:

Dean Elgar (C), Aiden Markram, Keegan Petersen, Rassie van der Dussen, Temba Bavuma, Kyle Verreynne (WK), Marco Jansen/Wiaan Mulder, Keshav Maharaj, Kagiso Rabada, Lungi Ngidi, Duanne Oliver. 

India:

KL Rahul, Mayank Agarwal, Cheteshwar Pujara, Virat Kohli (C), Ajinkya Rahane, Rishabh Pant (WK), Ravi Ashwin, Shardul Thakur, Mohammad Shami, Jasprit Bumrah, Mohammad Siraj.

Top Picks for SA vs IND Dream11 Team

South Africa:

Kagiso Rabada:

(1 M, 43 O, 7 W)

Rabada performed well and picked wickets in both innings in the last match. K Rabada is a good Captain pick in South Africa vs India Dream11 Team.

Lungi Ngidi:

(1 M, 34 O, 8 W)

Ngidi is one of the leading wicket-takers in the series and bagged six wickets in the match’s first innings.

Dean Elgar:

(1 M, 78 R, 39 A)

Skipper Elgar batted well in the last match and scored 77 runs in the second innings.

Temba Bavuma:

(1 M, 87 R, 87 A)

Bavuma is the second-highest scorer in this series and batted brilliantly in the first innings, scoring a fifty.

Marco Jansen:

(1 M, 32 R, 16 A + 32 O, 5 W)

Jansen is a young left-arm fast bowler who picked up five wickets in the last match.

Aiden Markram:

(2 M, 14 R, 7 A)

Markram is a good test batsman but failed in the last match as he scored only 14 runs.

India:

KL Rahul:

(1 M, 146 R, 73 A)

KL Rahul is the leading run-scorer in this series and smashed a century in the first innings. He is very good Captain choice in SA vs IND 2nd Test Dream11 Team.

Virat Kohli:

(1 M, 53 R, 26.50 A)

Virat Kohli has not scored runs consistently in the Test format and couldn’t perform well in the last game.

Mayank Agarwal:

(1 M, 64 R, 32 A)

Mayank Agarwal batted well in the first innings, scoring a fifty but falling early in the second.

Mohammad Shami:

(1 M, 33 O, 8 W)

Shami is in brilliant form, picked up a fifer in the first innings, and is one of the leading wicket-taker in this series.

Jasprit Bumrah:

(1 M, 26.2 O, 5 W)

Bumrah bowled brilliantly but did not get enough wickets for his effort. He picked up five wickets in the last game.

Rishabh Pant:

(1 M, 42 R, 21 A)

Pant failed to perform in the first innings but batted well and was the highest scorer in the second innings.

Ajinkya Rahane:

(1 M, 68 R, 34 A)

Rahane performed well in the last match but was unlucky to miss his fifty by two runs in the first innings.

Cheteshwar Pujara

(1 M, 16 R, 8 A)

Pujara is one of the best batsmen in Test format but couldn’t score runs in the last match.

Mohammed Siraj:

(1 M, 33.1 O, 3 W)

Siraj bowled well in the first match and picked up three wickets.

Ravi Ashwin:

(1 M, 22 O, 2 W)

Ashwin bowled decently in the last match as he failed to pick up wickets in the first innings but managed to get two wickets in the second innings.

SA vs IND Dream11 Team Prediction

Wicket-Keepers:
R Pant

Batsmen:
Virat Kohli, M Agarwal, L Rahul (C), D Elgar

All-Rounders:
R Ashwin

Bowlers:
M Shami, J Bumrah, K Rabada (Vc), M Jensen, D Oliver

SA vs IND Fantasy Cricket Tips:

  • L Ngidi is also a very good pick due to credit issue I leave him.

Captain and Vice-Captain (SA vs IND Today Match Prediction)

  • KL Rahul
  • Kagiso Rabada
  • Virat Kohli
  • Jasprit Bumrah
  • M Jensen
  • M Shami

We will update the final Dream11 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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