SA vs WI Dream11 Team Prediction | Playing 11 | T20 World Cup 2021

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South Africa and West Indies will play in the 18th match of ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2021 at Dubai International Cricket Stadium, Dubai. We will cover SA vs WI Dream11 Prediction, Probable Playing 11, and Fantasy Cricket Tips.

South Africa:

South Africa had to face disappointment in the tournament’s first match as they lost to Australia by five wickets. They are currently at the fourth position on Group 1’s ICC Men’s T20 World Cup points table.

Skipper Bavuma and de Kock got out early in the innings, and at No.3, van der Dussen returned to the pavilion without many runs. But Aiden Markram batted well in the middle-order, scoring 40 runs and helping the team to get past 100 runs. Klassen and Miller scored some runs but played more balls.

The bowlers did a great job trying to defend such a low total. Anrich Nortje picked up two wickets in his four overs. Rabada, Maharaj, and Shamsi got one wicket each. South Africa has the potential to play better and needs to improve its batting performance.

West Indies:

The defending champions, West Indies, lost their first match to England by six wickets. They are currently at the bottom of Group 1’s ICC Men’s T20 World Cup points table.

Lendl Simmons and Evin Lewis scored only single-digit scores and got out within the first three overs. Even Chris Gayle and Hetmyer returned to the pavilion in the powerplay. Except for Gayle, no other batter could cross ten runs and get all-out to a low score of 55 runs.

The bowlers performed a bit better than the batsmen. Akeal Hosein and Ravi Rampaul picked up two and one wickets, respectively. Obed McCoy bowled tight line and lengths but couldn’t pick up a wicket.

West Indies needs to forget this performance and try to perform better in the upcoming matches.

SA vs WI Match Details

South Africa vs West Indies, Match 18, ICC T20 World Cup, 2021

Date: 26th October 2021

Time: 03:30 PM IST

Venue: Dubai International Cricket Stadium, Dubai.

Weather Forecast

The sun will be out bright, and the temperatures might be a little high.

SA vs WI Pitch Report

Average first innings score: 125

Average total score: 121

(The average score is based on last 5 matches played here at this venue.)

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The pitch has been good for both batting and bowling. But the bowlers get a lot of help from the pitch early in the match, and batting becomes easier in the second innings. 

(The team batting first has won two out of the two matches played at this venue in the ICC T20I World Cup 2021)

SA vs WI Head-to-head

Total Matches Played:  15

SA Won: 9

WI Won: 6

Tied: 0

No Result: 0

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SA vs WI Dream11 Team News

South Africa:

  • They might try Reeza Hendricks in place of Heinrich Klaasen.

West Indies:

  • Roston Chase might get a chance in the playing 11.

SA vs WI Probable Playing 11

South Africa:

Quinton De Cock (WK), Temba Bavuma (C), Rassie van der Dussen, Aiden Markram, Heinrich Klaasen/Heinrich Klaasen, David Miller, Dwaine Pretorius, Keshav Maharaj, Kagiso Rabada, Anrich Nortje, Tabraiz Shamsi.

West Indies:

Lendl Simmons, Evin Lewis, Chris Gayle, Shimron Hetmyer, Nicholas Pooran (WK), Kieron Pollard (C), Andre Russell, Dwayne Bravo, Akeal Hosein, Obed McCoy, Ravi Rampaul.

Top Picks for SA vs WI Dream11 Team

South Africa:

Quinton de Kock:

(1 M, 7 R, 7 A)

Quinton opens the innings for the team and is currently at the No.8 batsmen in the T20I format. He scored only seven runs in the last match. Quinton de Kock is very good Captain choice in SA vs WI Dream11 Team.

Rassie van der Dussen:

(1 M, 2 R, 2 A)

Rassie bats at No.3 but got out early in the last match, scoring only two runs. He is very good to pick in SA vs WI Dream11 Team.

Aiden Markram:

(1 M, 40 R, 40 A)

Markram is a right-handed batsman in the middle-order and scored 40 runs from 36 balls in the previous match.

Anrich Nortje:

(1 M, 4 O, 2 W)

Nortje is in exceptional form in the recent matches. He picked up two wickets for just 21 runs in his four overs.

Kagiso Rabada:

(1 M, 19 R, 19 A + 4 O, 1 W)

Rabada hasn’t had much success in the T20I format. He scored 19* runs and picked up a wicket in the last match.

Tabraiz Shamsi:

(1 M, 4 O, 1 W)

Shamsi bowls majorly in the middle-overs and picks up wickets. He got a wicket for 22 runs in the last match.

Lungi Ngidi:

(23 M, 78.5 O, 36 W)

Ngidi is a crucial bowler in the T20I format. If he plays the next game, he did not play the last match and can be a good pick in your SA vs WI Dream11 team.

West Indies:

Andre Russell:

(1 M, 0 R, 0 A)

Russell bats in the lower middle-order and bowls a few overs of medium pace. He was out for a duck in the last match.

Evin Lewis:

(1 M, 6 R, 6 A)

Lewis opened the innings for WI but got out, scoring only six runs in the last match.

Dwayne Bravo:

(1 M, 5 R, 5 A)

Bravo generally bats down the order but played at No.5 position in the last match and scored five runs.

Ravi Rampaul:

(1 M, 2 O, 1 W)

Rampaul is an experienced fast bowler and managed to pick up a wicket for 14 runs in the last match.

Obed McCoy:

(1 M, 2 O, 0 W)

He is a Left-arm fast-medium bowler, He didn’t took any wicket in the last match.

Akeal Hosein:

(1 M, 4 O, 2 W)

Akeal bowls left-arm orthodox and picked up two wickets for 24 runs in his fours in the previous game.

Roston Chase:

(Yet to make his debut in T20I)

Roston Chase is a brilliant all-rounder and WI missed his services in the last match. There is a high chance that he might play the match against South Africa.

Chris Gayle:

(1 M, 13 R, 13 A)

Gayle is the most experienced player on the side and has scored tons of runs in T20 cricket. He scored 13 runs and was the highest run-scorer in the last match.

Trump Card pick for SA vs WI Dream11 Team

Kieron Pollard:

(1 M 6 R, 6 A + 0.2 O, 0 W)

He is a batting all-rounder. K Pollard known for his power hitting. If required he can also bowl some overs.

SA vs WI Dream11 Team Prediction

Q de Kock (C)

E Lewis, R Van der Dussen, A Markram

D Bravo, A Russell (Vc)

K Rabada, A Nortje, T Shamsi, Obed McCoy, R Rampaul

SA vs WI Fantasy Cricket Tips:

  • Kieron Pollard can be a good picks.
  • You can get my final team on Telegram. Join Now > CricGram Telegram

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

  • Quinton de Kock
  • Aiden Markram
  • Andre Russell
  • Evin Lewis
  • Anirch Nortje
  • K Rabada

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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