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| On Feb 24, 2022 12:49 AM IST

NZ vs SA: Possible South Africa Playing 11 for 2nd Test, Players Stats for Today’s Dream11 Team Prediction


SA Playing 11: The South Africa team will face off the New Zealand team in the 2nd fixture of 2-match test series at Hagley Oval, Christchurch. They suffered a loss by an innings and 276 runs in the 1st test and will have a scope of improvement in both departments.

The team will expect the contribution of Dean Elgar, Rassie Van Der Dussen, and Temba Bavuma in the batting unit. While the likes of Kagiso Rabada, Keshav Maharaj, and Duanne Olivier will be the key wicket takers.

Team News

  • Sarel Erwee and Glenton Stuurman expected to be dropped from the Playing 11.
  • Lungi Ngidi is still unfit and not expected to recover for the 2nd Test.
  • Keshav Maharaj can be given an opportunity.
  • Wiaan Mulder can be chosen in place of Glenton Stuurman.
  • The openers can be Dean Elgar and Zubayr Hamza.

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SA Playing 11 (likely)

1. Dean Elgar (c)
2. Zubayr Hamza
3. Aiden Markram
4. Rassie van der Dussen
5. Temba Bavuma
6. Kyle Verreynne (wk)
7. Marco Jansen
8. Wiaan Mulder
9. Keshav Maharaj
10. Kagiso Rabada
11. Duanne Olivier

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South Africa Squad

Dean Elgar (c), Temba Bavuma, Sarel Erwee, Zubayr Hamza, Simon Harmer, Marco Jansen, Keshav Maharaj, Aiden Markram, Wiaan Mulder, Lungi Ngidi, Duanne Olivier, Kagiso Rabada, Ryan Rickelton, Lutho Sipamla, Glenton Stuurman, Rassie van der Dussen, Kyle Verreynne (wk).

New Zealand vs South Africa Dream11 captain, vice captain picks from SA

1. Dean Elgar Stats in Tests

The captain of South Africa team could not do well in the first fixture, but will hope to return to his finest and replicate the performances he displayed against Indian team in this fixture. In 7 Test matches against New Zealand, he has amassed 409 runs, with 2 tons.

Matches Runs 50/100
Tests 73 4583 19/13
Against New Zealand in Tests 7 409 1/2

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2. Marco Jansen Stats in Tests

The youngster can prove to a great support to the team by his contribution in both departments of the game. In 4 Test matches, he has scalped 21 wickets and scored 72 runs.

Matches Wickets Runs
Tests 4 21 72
First Class 22 89 693

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Harshit Rathi

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