SA vs IND Dream11 Prediction: It is now time for the series deciding third and final Test match between South Africa and India starting from 11 January, 2022 (Tuesday) at the Newlands in Cape Town. Hosts South Africa made an outstanding comeback in Johannesburg to level the three-match series with a 1-1 scoreline. The Proteas led by their captain Dean Elgar from the front registered a remarkable 7-wicket victory against India in the second Test match. This was also South Africa’s first-ever Test win against India in Johannesburg. On the other hand, India will be eyeing to make a strong comeback both with the bat and ball in order to win their first-ever Test series on the South African soil. South Africa will also be hoping to come up with the best of their efforts in this third and final Test match.
Fixture Name: 3rd Test, South Africa vs India
Competition: South Africa vs India Test
Date: 11 January
Time: 2 PM IST
Ground: Newlands, Cape Town
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The surface at the Newlands is likely to have favourable conditions both for the batters and bowlers throughout the Test match. The rain gods are unlikely to cause any interruption on all of the five days in this series-decider. The good quality of bounce will help both the batters and fast bowlers while the spinners will also come into play at some point of time in the Test match. However, picking more of fast bowlers and batters will be a good decision.
Team Form Guide:
SA (recent last): W L W W L
IND (recent last): L W W D W
Rassie van der Dussen
Dean Elgar Stats in Test
South African captain Dean Elgar will have to lead his team from the front with brilliant performance in this must-win Test match as he did in the second innings of the Johannesburg Test win. Dean Elgar played an outstanding unbeaten knock of 96 runs while playing a total of 188 deliveries.
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Kagiso Rabada Stats in Test
For South Africa, speedster Kagiso Rabada played a crucial role in the last Test win against India. Rabada picked up the key wickets of Cheteshwar Pujara, Ajinkya Rahane and Rishabh Pant in the second innings of the previous game that eventually proved to be really vital.
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KL Rahul Stats in Test
Indian opener KL Rahul has been in a sensational form off late in the longest format of the game. KL Rahul contributed with a match-defining innings of 123 runs that included a total of 16 fours and 1 six in the first Test match victory for India and was also scored a fine fifty in the first innings of the Johannesburg Test.
Mohammed Shami Stats in Test
For India, speedster Mohammed Shami has bowled sensationally well so far in this ongoing Test series against South Africa. Shami has ended up taking as many as 11 wickets in two Test matches at an average of 19.45.
South Africa will once again depend a lot on the likes of Dean Elgar, Keegan Petersen, Temba Bavuma and Rassie van der Dussen to do the major run-scoring in the batting department. The likes of Kagiso Rabada, Marco Jansen, Duanne Olivier and Lungi Ngidi will form part of the pace bowling quartet. On the other hand, India will be looking forward to make a winning comeback and the likes of KL Rahul, Mayank Agarwal, Ajinkya Rahane and Virat Kohli will be expected to play an important role with the bat. The trio of Mohammed Shami, Jasprit Bumrah and Shardul Thakur will be their crucial wicket-taking bowlers. The toss factor will once again be crucial in this series-decider encounter. According to the SA vs IND today match prediction & South Africa vs India cricket betting tips, South Africa are the favourites to win this match.
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WICKET-KEEPERS: Kyle Verreynne
BATTERS: KL Rahul, Temba Bavuma, Dean Elgar, Ajinkya Rahane
ALL-ROUNDERS: Marco Jansen
BOWLERS: Mohammed Shami, Jasprit Bumrah, Kagiso Rabada, Lungi Ngidi, Shardul Thakur
For Small League, Head-to-Head contests: KL Rahul, Kagiso Rabada.
For Grand League: Dean Elgar, Mohammed Shami.
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