SA vs IND 1st T20I Match Prediction-Fantasy Team News

Published on: Feb 17, 2018 5:15 pm IST|Updated on: Feb 18, 2018 12:40 pm IST


South Africa vs India 1st T20I Dream 11 Fantasy Team Predictions

India Tour of South Africa

India won the Momentum One Day cup series by 5-1. Both the teams have now shifted their focus towards the three matches T20I series. The first T20I will be played tomorrow at New Wanderers Johannesburg. The SA vs IND match preview is listed below. We have also provided you with the Dream 11 fantasy cricket team prediction at the end of this article to help you out with team formation.


Match Details:

When: February 18, 06:00 PM IST

Where: New Wanderers, Johannesburg


South Africa Team News:

  • South Africa is expected to play with the below-mentioned lineup



Jean-Paul Duminy(c), Junior Dala, AB de Villiers, Christiaan Jonker, Heinrich Klaasen, David Miller, Chris Morris, Dane Paterson, Farhaan Behardien, Aaron Phangiso, Andile Phehlukwayo, Reeza Hendricks, Tabraiz Shamsi, JJ Smuts


Probable XI

Jean-Paul Duminy, Farhaan Behardien/ Khaya Zondo, Hashim Amla, AB de Villiers, Morne Morkel, David Miller, Andile Phehlukwayo/Chris Morris, Aiden Markram, Kagiso Rabada, Lungisani Ngidi, Heinrich Klaasen (wk), Tabraiz Shamsi


India Team News:

  • Virat Kohli will lead the team
  • Suresh Raina returns to the squad and is expected to play the match



Virat Kohli(c), Rohit Sharma, Lokesh Rahul, Suresh Raina, MS Dhoni,  Hardik Pandya, Manish Pandey, Axar Patel, Yuzvendra Chahal, Shikhar Dhawan,  Jaydev Unadkat, Kuldeep Yadav, Dinesh Karthik, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Jasprit Bumrah, Shardul Thakur


Probable XI

MS Dhoni (wk), Rohit Sharma, Virat Kohli (c), Shikhar Dhawan/Lokesh Rahul, Suresh Raina/Manish Pandey/ Dinesh Karthik, Bhuvneshwar Kumar/ Mohammed Shami/ Shardul Thakur, Yuzvendra Chahal, Kuldeep Yadav, Jasprit Bumrah/Shardul Thakur, Hardik Pandya


Key players


  • Virat Kohli, Shikhar Dhawan, and Rohit Sharma have all notched big scores in the ODI series.
  • Yuzvendra Chahal and Kuldeep Yadav are the chief bowlers

South Africa-

  • AB de Villiers, David Miller and Hashim Amla are the batsmen who can check in-form Indian bowlers.
  • Kagiso Rabada has bowled well for South Africa in the ODI series.


India Fantasy Prediction:

Although India completely uprooted South Africa in ODIs, the game here will be different. So, make your selections accordingly.


Note: The SA vs IND match preview is based on our research and news sourced from various sources. You can select your own playing XI basis the team news and squads listed above.


*If there happen to be any changes, we will update them at 03:00 PM tomorrow.


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