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IND vs SA: Is Kagiso Rabada Playing Today? Here’s the update

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Kagiso Rabada IND vs SA 5th T20I: The stage is all set and both the teams, India and South Africa are ready to cross swords in the fifth and final T20I match at the M Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bengaluru on 19 June, 2022. South Africa started off their India tour in a remarkable fashion with two amazing victories in the first two T20I games. However, hosts India came back strongly in the last two matches to draw level the five-match series with a 2-2 scoreline and set up a massive, exciting series-decider.

IND vs SA: Is Kagiso Rabada Playing Today? Here’s the update

South Africa were belted down with a couple of injury blows ahead of the fourth T20I match against India in Rajkot as the pace bowling duo of Kagiso Rabada and Wayne Parnell were not available for selection. Both these had bowled really well for the Proteas team throughout the series having picked up wickets in pressure situations. However, there is still no clear update on their injuries.

The South African team management will be hoping that both Kagiso Rabada and Wayne Parnell attain complete fitness for the series deciding encounter against India on Sunday.

Kagiso Rabada Stats in T20I

Matches Wickets Economy Average Recent Form
43 51 8.44 26 1/31, 1/15, 0/35, 1/38, 1/24

 

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India vs South Africa: Probable South Africa Playing 11

If the duo of Rabada and Parnell are termed fit for the fifth T20I match, South Africa will have a few selection issues to solve. Marco Jansen and Lungi Ngidi will be forced to sit out from the South Africa playing 11. Also, South Africa captain Temba Bavuma is very much unlikely to be available for the series decider against India after having injured his elbow in the last game and thus, Keshav Maharaj will take over as the stand-in skipper.

SA Playing 11
Quinton de Kock (wk)
Reeza Hendricks
Rassie van der Dussen
David Miller
Heinrich Klaasen 

Dwaine Pretorius
Wayne Parnell

Keshav Maharaj (C)
Lungi Ngidi/Kagiso Rabada
Tabraiz Shamsi
Anrich Nortje

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IND vs SA 2022 Schedule

Date Format Match Time Venue Result
9 June, 2022 1st T20I India vs South Africa 7 PM IST Arun Jaitley Stadium, Delhi South Africa won by 7 wickets
12 June, 2022 2nd T20I India vs South Africa 7 PM IST Barabati Stadium, Cuttack South Africa won by 4 wickets
14 June, 2022 3rd T20I India vs South Africa 7 PM IST Dr. Y.S. Rajasekhara Reddy ACA-VDCA Cricket Stadium, Visakhapatnam India won by 48 runs
17 June, 2022 4th T20I India vs South Africa 7 PM IST Saurashtra Cricket Association Stadium, Rajkot India won by 82 runs
19 June, 2022 5th T20I India vs South Africa 7 PM IST M.Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bengaluru TBA

 

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