WI vs SL Dream11: The West Indies and South Africa are all set for the 3rd T20I at the National Cricket Stadium, as the series hangs in the balance by 1-1. The first game was quite comfortably won by West Indies with eight wickets to spare, while, hosts South Africa restricted West Indies to a 16 runs win in the game after. Both teams have some power packed hitters, and wicket taking bowlers who can have a major influence in the contest ahead. Let’s take a look at some key players who should be a priority in your fantasy picks.
South Africa’s wicket-keeping batsman Quinton de Kock has been one of the most pivotal players in recent times. Quinton de Kock has scored 37 and 24 in both innings respectively, and will be eager to convert his start into a big score this time around. The 28-year-old has a strike rate of 137 in T20 Internationals, along with six fifties from the 49 appearances for South Africa.
Quinton De Kock in T20Is
Regarded as a T20 specialist, Evin Lewis kicked off the ongoing series in style as he smashed 71 runs from 35 deliveries, which comprised of four boundaries and seven sixes. Lewis has been one of the most lethal openers in the shortest format of the game, and could very well pose a threat to the South African bowlers in the third T20Il. Evin Lewis maintains a staggering strike rate of 157.6, while, averaging 31.8. The specialist opener has also scored two hundreds in T20Is, with both of them coming against India.
Evin Lewis in T20Is
The premium fast bowler of South Africa came into his best in the most recent T20I versus West Indies, by bagging three wickets for 37 runs in his four overs. Rabada is the fulcrum of the South African bowling department, and does have ample skill and experience to be the danger man in the 3rd T20I. The 26-year-old is also one of the key assets of the Delhi Capitals camp in the IPL, as he has bagged 69 wickets for them in 42 appearances.
Kagiso Rabada in T20Is
Best Figures: 3/30
4. Andre Russell
Andre Russell has been one of the major match winners and entertainers when it comes to T20 Cricket in recent times. The West Indies all rounder struck a quick fire 23 from 12 deliveries in the first game, which also included a 90 meter six to Kagiso Rabada on the very first ball that he faced. Other than that, Russell has also picked two wickets from the two games, and is quite smart with his variations. The KKR star man’s fearless persona and a strike rate of 152.3 for the West Indies in T20Is makes him a real asset.
Andre Russell in T20Is
5. Dwayne Bravo
One of the greats of T20 cricket Dwayne Bravo has always been in the mix when it comes to picking up crucial wickets, or scoring vital runs. The 37-year-old has scalped 64 wickets from 76 T210Is for the West Indies, and has also struck four fifties with the bat at an average of 23. Dwayne Bravo is a certified utility player, and can earn the user significant points for his fantasy team.
Dwayne Bravo in T20Is
4 wicket hauls: 2
Runs Scored: 1016
The 3rd T20I between West Indies and South Africa will be live streamed on Fancode.