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| On May 31, 2022 7:28 PM IST

IND vs SA: Possible South Africa Playing 11 for 1st T20I, Players Stats for Today’s Dream11 Team Prediction


SA Playing 11: South Africa is all set to tour India for 5 T20Is scheduled to kick off on 9th June at the Arun Jaitley Stadium in Delhi. This would be the first trip for Temba Bavuma to India as captain of the Proteas and he is stoked to leave an impact with a series win.

The Proteas have named a 16-man squad with Tristan Stubbs being the only uncapped individual. One of the best things for the Proteas in this series is that all their marquee players are available for selection. What would be the playing 11 for SA in the opening fixture in Delhi? Let’s discuss.

Team News

  • Temba Bavuma will be leading a 16-member squad.
  • Tristan Stubbs has been named in the Proteas squad for the very first time.
  • Wiaan Mulder and Bjorn Fortuin are the only two players who have been left out of the squad that featured in the T20 World Cup 2022.

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SA Playing 11 (likely)

  • Reeza Hendricks is expected to open the innings along with Quinton de Kock.
  • Temba Bavuma, Aiden Markram, Rassie van der Dussen, and David Miller will form the middle order.
  • One between Dwaine Pretorius or Wayne Parnell will feature as the all-rounder in the eleven.
  • Both Tabraiz Shamsi and Keshav Maharaj will feature as the spinners in the eleven, whereas, the pace department will be handled by Kagiso Rabada and Anrich Nortje.

Reeza Hendricks
Quinton de Kock
Temba Bavuma
Rassie van der Dussen
Aiden Markram
David Miller
Dwaine Pretorius/Wayne Parnell
Keshav Maharaj
Kagiso Rabada
Anrich Nortje
Tabraiz Shamsi

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South Africa Squad

Temba Bavuma (C), Quinton de Kock, Reeza Hendricks, Heinrich Klaasen, Keshav Maharaj, Aiden Markram, David Miller, Rassie van der Dussen, Lungi Ngidi, Anrich Nortje, Wayne Parnell, Dwaine Pretorius, Kagiso Rabada, Marco Jansen, Tabraiz Shamsi, Tristan Stubbs


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Quinto de Kock was on fire for Lucknow Super Giants in the recently concluded Tata IPL 2022. He was scoring runs at will and his magnificent 1408 against KKR in the last league game was a spectacle. Below are his T20I numbers.


Runs Strike Rate
61 1827


Quinton de Kock in the last five T20I appearances

  • 59* vs Sri Lanka at Colombo
  • 7 vs Australia at Abu Dhabi
  • 12 vs Sri Lanka at Sharjah
  • 16 vs Bangladesh at Abu Dhabi
  • 34 vs England at Sharjah

Kagiso Rabada was one of the shining stars of a dismal campaign of Punjab Kings in Tata IPL 2022. He was the 4th leading wicket-taker of the competition and will spearhead the Proteas bowling lineup in this series. Below are his T20I numbers.


Wickets Best Economy Rate
40 49 3/20


Kagiso Rabada in the last five T20I appearances

  • 1/28 vs Australia at Abu Dhabi
  • 1/27 vs West Indies at West Indies
  • 0/32 vs Sri Lanka at Sharjah
  • 3/20 vs Bangladesh at Abu Dhabi
  • 3/48 vs England at Sharjah

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Akshay Singh

An ardent sports enthusiast who likes to write in such a manner so that the readers could relate themselves and feel the passion of the game.