SA vs IND Today Match Prediction: The South Africa and India team will be up against each other in the 1st ODI of the India Tour of South Africa 2021. The both teams will be featuring in the ODI format after a long time, and would be looking to start this series with a win. The Indian team will be captained by KL Rahul, and the vice captain will be Jasprit Bumrah. For India, Shikhar Dhawan is back after a hiatus in international cricket. While Bavuma leads the South Africa team, with nearly the same squad as of the last ODI series in Sri Lanka.
Form guide (Last 5 games)
SA- L W L W L
IND- L W W W L
Team record at Paarl in Last 3 years
SA- 2 wins in 3 games
The South Africa team have a good bunch of players, but will be without the pacer Anrich Nortje. The team’s key batters will be Van Der Dussen and Quinton De Kock. While the all rounder Dwayne Pretorious has been doing well in ODIs. The 4 bowling options would be Parnell, Ngidi, Shamsi, and Maharaj.
The Indian team will miss the services of Rohit Sharma, Hardik Pandya, and Ravindra Jadeja. The inexperienced, but talentedVenkatesh Iyer is expected to feature as an all rounder in this match. While Rahul, Virat, and Pant will look to take learnings from test and do well in ODIs. The 4 bowling options can be Chahal, Bumrah, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, and Ashwin.
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Although the South Africa team secured a confidence boosting victory in the test matches, but the format is changed and will be tough contest for both the teams. The Indian team will welcome its talented short format players, who have been in good form in the national tournaments, while South Africa will also see good amount of changes in the squad. The both teams are quite solid in terms of their batting order, and the bowlers will have to be at their finest. The both betting platform gives an edge to the Indian team in securing a victory in the SA vs IND Dream11 Prediction.
Bet365: SA 2.37, BAN 1.57
Betway: SA 2.37, IND 1.57
Quinton de Kock (wk)
Rassie van der Dussen
The key players for South Africa team will be Van Der Dussen and Kagiso Rabada.
Van Der Dussen Stats in ODI
|Van Der Dussen||29||1049||9/1|
Kagiso Rabada Stats vs India in ODI
The top picks from the India team will be KL Rahul and Yuzvendra Chahal.
Yuzvendra Chahal Stats vs South Africa in ODI
KL Rahul Stats vs South Africa in ODI
Today match score: If the Indian team bats first, they are expected to post a total of around 275.
Today pitch report: The pitch at this venue hosted T20I more than 1 year back, and was a fine batting surface, and also provided a little bit help the bowlers as well.
South Africa vs India Time Table: SA vs IND 1st ODI January 18 at Paarl
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