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| On Oct 22, 2021 9:11 PM IST

AUS vs SA T20 World Cup 2021: Possible Playing 11 of South Africa


SA Playing 11: In the first fixture of the Super 12 stage, the South Africa team will clash with the Australia team. The team has generated fine momentum with 5 straight wins in the T20 format.

In their last warmup fixture, the South Africa team secured a brilliant win against Pakistan by chasing down the score of 186 runs. The most successful bowler for the team was Kagiso Rabada with 3 wickets. Then the middle order was terrific to provide contributions, with Rassie Van Der Dussen with a century and Temba Bavuma with 46 runs.

Team News

  • The team secured 2 wins in 2 warmup matches of the T20 World Cup 2021.
  • No injury issues have been reported by the team management.

SA Playing 11 (likely)

The South Africa team has been playing well this year in the T20I format. They have won their last 5 competitive T20 matches. They won 3-0 against Sri Lanka and won 2 warmups of the T20 World Cup 2021. The batters like Van Der Dussen, Markram, and Temba Bavuma have been consistent to provide contribution at the top order and would look to continue the same form. While De Kock and Miller would look to be at the best of their capability.

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In the bowling unit, there will be 4 regular players and 1 all rounder. These players will be Dwayne Pretorius, Rabada, Nortje, Maharaj, and Shamsi. All the players are in fine form leading up to this match.

SA Playing 11 (likely)

1. Temba Bavuma (c)
2. Quinton de Kock (wk)
3. Aiden Markram
4. Rassie van der Dussen
5. Heinrich Klaasen
6. David Miller
7. Dwaine Pretorius
8. Keshav Maharaj
9. Kagiso Rabada
10. Anrich Nortje
11. Tabraiz Shamsi

South Africa Squad

South Africa Squad: Temba Bavuma (c), Keshav Maharaj, Quinton de Kock (wk), Bjorn Fortuin, Reeza Hendricks, Heinrich Klaasen, Aiden Markram, David Miller, Wiaan Mulder, Lungi Ngidi, Anrich Nortje, Dwaine Pretorius, Kagiso Rabada, Tabraiz Shamsi, Rassie van der Dussen

Where to Watch AUS vs SA Live T20 World Cup 2021

WATCH AUS vs SA T20 World Cup 2021 Live on Star Sports 1 and Disney+ Hotstar. This fixture will kick off the Super 12 stages of the T20 World Cup, where the top 12 teams in the T20 format will compete with each other. It will be the great exhibition of the skills between the talented teams in the tournament. The few of the players are coming from the IPL 2021 and have a know how of the conditions in United Arab Emirates. The Australia team need to play fearless cricket to win this match, while South Africa are the contenders to secure victory in this fixture due to the terrific form.

4 Fantasy picks for Australia vs South Africa from SA

1. Quinton De Kock

Although the experienced player has not been in fine form in the IPL or the warmup games, he can be trusted due to the contribution he has made to the South African cricket and his capability to produce fine performances in crucial situations.

Name Matches Runs Average
Quinton De Kock 57 1758 35.15

Know more about Van Der Dussen

2. Rassie Van Der Dussen

Dussen will be the best pick of this game due to his terrific form in the warmup matches. In the last fixture, he scored a century and can not be ignored due to his track record in the T20 format and ball striking capabilities.

Name Matches Runs Average
Rassie Van Der Dussen 29 756 36

3. Aiden Markram

Aiden has been exquisite with his performances in the limited overs format and his exposure in the IPL 2021 is likely to help the team as well. He scored 48 in the first warmup and is expected to keep up the same form due to solid technique.

Name Matches Runs Average
Aiden Markram 34 843 28.10

4. Tabraiz Shamsi

The no. 1 T20I bowler has been a consistent wicket taker for the South Africa team. He picked 3 wickets in the last warmup game and will look to be efficient in his performance once again to provide a winning momentum to the team.

Name Matches Wickets Average
Tabraiz Shamsi 42 49 21.63

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