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India vs South Africa 1st T20 Dream11 Predictions, Lineups and more

India will play South Africa in the first round of a five-match T20I series at Arun Jaitley Stadium in Delhi. The Indian squad defeated Sri Lanka 3-0 in their most recent T20I series. They are scheduled to field three wicketkeepers in this game: Ishan Kishan, Rishabh Pant, and Dinesh Karthik. Arshdeep Singh and Avesh Khan will compete for the third fast-bowling spot. Players like Hardik Pandya and Yuzvendra Chahal have been in excellent form leading up to this series and will seek to maintain that momentum.

South Africa, on the other hand, defeated Sri Lanka 3-0 in their most recent T20I series. The majority of the Proteas players participated in the IPL 2022 this year and will be familiar with the conditions and pitch in the subcontinent. Quinton de Kock, Aiden Markram, and Kagiso Rabada will need to perform well for the squad in this match.

One major update regarding the series is that KL Rahul and Kuldeep Yadav have both been ruled out of the series with injuries and the team will be led by Rishabh Pant.

India vs South Africa 1st T20 – Pitch Report

In general, this surface has aided spinners in gaining control of the scoreboard. Otherwise, it’s a good batting surface, with a 166 average first innings score in T20 format at this stadium. Based on past performance, the side pursuing the score has a slight advantage in winning the game.

India vs South Africa 1st T20 – Probable XI


Ruturaj Gaikwad, Ishan Kishan, Shreyas Iyer, Rishabh Pant (c & wk), Hardik Pandya, Dinesh Karthik, Axar Patel, Harshal Patel, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Yuzvendra Chahal, Arshdeep Singh/Avesh Khan.

South Africa

Temba Bavuma (c), Quinton de Kock (wk), Rassie Van der Dussen, Aiden Markram, David Miller, Heinrich Klaasen, Marco Jansen, Dwaine Pretorius/Keshav Maharaj, Kagiso Rabada, Anrich Nortje, Tabraiz Shamsi.

India vs South Africa 1st T20 – Players to Watch

Hardik Pandya

He is currently the man in form on the Indian side, having just won the IPL title with his new team, the Gujarat Titans. He has fought the injury and is available to bat and bowl, making him the go-to all-rounder on the Indian side. He has great experience under the belt and will be a major threat in the middle order.

Yuzvendra Chahal

He had an amazing IPL 2022, having ended the tournament with the highest number of wickets, and with the series being played at home, the team will be relying on Chahal to continue his magical run of form and help get those early breakthroughs against the South Africans.

Quinton de Kock

He had an amazing IPL and was one of the stand-out players for the Lucknow Super Giants, alongside captain KL Rahul. He scored big runs in the tournament and is the man in form for the South African side. He is a threat in the opening position and if the Indians don’t get him out fast, he has the ability to stick on and put up a big score.

Kagiso Rabada

He is a seasoned veteran, but the wicket-taking ability is still there, as evidenced by his performance for the Punjab Kings, where he ended up as the leading wicket-taker. He has grown accustomed to the Indian tracks and will be a guaranteed threat in the entire series.

India vs South Africa 1st T20 – Fantasy Lineup No.1

Wicket Keeper – Quinton de Kock (vc), Rishabh Pant, Dinesh Karthik

Batters – David Miller, Ishan Kishan, Rassie Van der Dussen

All-Rounders – Aiden Markram, Hardik Pandya (c)

Bowlers – Kagiso Rabada, Yuzvendra Chahal, Umran Malik



India vs South Africa 1st T20 – Fantasy Lineup No.2

Wicket Keeper – Quinton de Kock, Rishabh Pant (c)

Batters – David Miller (vc), Shreyas Iyer, Temba Bavuma

All-Rounders – Aiden Markram, Hardik Pandya, Dwaine Pretorius

Bowlers – Kagiso Rabada, Yuzvendra Chahal, Harshal Patel



India vs South Africa 1st T20 – Predicted Winner

We expect the hosts to get the tournament going with a win over the Proteas.