SA-A vs IN-A Dream11 Prediction: South Africa A team is all set to host India A for a three-match unofficial Test series and the first Test match is scheduled to start from 23 November at the Mangaung Oval in Bloemfontein. The hosts South Africa have named an exciting squad for this Test series that consists of some really talented cricketers who will be eager to showcase their skills at this level of the game. On the other hand, it is an important opportunity for the India A players as the Indian national cricket team is scheduled to tour South Africa next month for a long series consisting of both Test matches and white-ball cricket. Thus, both these sides will be looking to perform with the best of their abilities in this game.
Fixture Name: 1st Unofficial Test, South Africa A vs India A
Competition: India A vs South Africa A Test
Date: 23 November
Time: 1:30 PM IST
Ground: Mangaung Oval, Bloemfontein
Watch SA-A vs IN-A Live on the Cricket South Africa YouTube Channel.
The wicket and the conditions at the Mangaung Oval is expected to have enough assistance for the pace bowlers. The good quality of bounce will come into play both for the batters and bowlers but the latter department will have the upper hand. Things will be challenging for the batters of both the teams and it is expected to improve as the game progresses. However, picking more of batters and bowlers will be a good decision from the fantasy point of view.
Tony de Zorzi
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Pieter Malan Stats in First-Class
South Africa A skipper Pieter Malan will have to lead his side from the front due to immense experience of playing first-class cricket. Malan has amassed more than 11000 runs at an excellent average of 45.47.
Beuran Hendricks Stats in First-Class
South Africa A’s left-arm pacer Beuran Hendricks has an impressive first-class record and is a key wicket-taker in the longest format of the game. Hendricks has taken more than 300 wickets at a brilliant average of 23.91.
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Prithvi Shaw Stats in First-Class
India A opener Prithvi Shaw will be a crucial performer to watch out for in this first unofficial Test match against South Africa. He will look to continue playing with his usual attacking mindset and has also scored a remarkable century on his Test debut for India.
Hanuma Vihari Stats in First-Class
For the India A team, Hanuma Vihari will have to play an important role in this batting line-up due to his experience of playing the longest form of the game across different conditions. Vihari has composed more than 7000 runs in first-class cricket at an amazing average of 55.
The South Africa A team will have the upper hand while playing in home conditions and the likes of Sarel Erwee, Pieter Malan, Tony de Zorzi and Senuran Muthusammy will be expected to play a significant role in the batting department. The trio of Marco Jansen, Beuran Hendricks and Lutho Sipamla will be their main bowlers. On the other hand, India A will depend a lot upon the likes of Priyank Panchal, Prithvi Shaw, Abhimanyu Easwaran and Hanuma Vihari to take the responsibility with the bat. The likes of Navdeep Saini, Arzan Nagwaswalla and Umran Malik will have to put up a consistent show with the ball. According to the SA-A vs IN-A today match prediction & South Africa A vs India A cricket betting tips, SA-A are the favourites to win this match.
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WICKET-KEEPERS: Dominic Hendricks
BATTERS: Prithvi Shaw, Pieter Malan, Sarel Erwee, Priyank Panchal
ALL-ROUNDERS: George Linde, Hanuma Vihari
BOWLERS: Beuran Hendricks, Lutho Sipamla, Navdeep Saini, Rahul Chahar
For Small League, Head-to-Head contests: Hanuma Vihari, Beuran Hendricks.
For Grand League: Prithvi Shaw, Pieter Malan.
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