IND vs SA Dream11 Prediction, Fantasy Cricket Tips, Playing 11, Pitch Report, and Injury Updates For 1st T20I

IND vs SA Dream11 Prediction, Fantasy Cricket Tips, Playing XI, Pitch Report & Injury Update for 1st T20I

KL Rahul has been ruled out of the series and Rishabh Pant will be captaining the Indian side.

IND vs SA Dream11 Fantasy
India will be facing South Africa in the 1st fixture of the 5-match T20I series at Arun Jaitley Stadium, Delhi. (Photo by Ashley Vlotman/Gallo Images/Getty Images)


India will be facing South Africa in the 1st fixture of the 5-match T20I series at Arun Jaitley Stadium, Delhi. Indian team won 3-0 in their last T20I series against Sri Lanka. They are expected to feature in this game with 3 wicketkeepers in the form of Ishan Kishan, Rishabh Pant, and Dinesh Karthik. It will be a toss-up between Arshdeep Singh and Avesh Khan for the third fast bowling option. The players like Hardik Pandya and Yuzvendra Chahal have been in top form ahead of this series and will look to continue the same form.

On the other hand, South Africa also beat Sri Lanka 3-0 in their last T20I series. Most of the players in the Proteas team were a part of the IPL 2022 this year and will have a basic idea about the condition and pitch in the subcontinent. The likes of Quinton de Kock, Aiden Markram, and Kagiso Rabada will need to be proficient for the team in this fixture.

Match Details:

India vs South Africa, 1st T20I

Venue: Arun Jaitley Stadium, Delhi.

Date & Time: 9th June at 7:00 pm IST and Local time

Live Streaming: Star Sports & Disney+ Hotstar

IND vs SA, 1st T20I Pitch Report:

Generally, this ground has assisted the spinners to put a control on the score line. Otherwise, it’s a good batting track, and the average 1st innings score in T20 format at this venue is 166. Looking at the track record, the team chasing down the score has a minor edge to win the game.

Injury News:

KL Rahul has been ruled out of South Africa T20Is with a groin injury.

Kuldeep Yadav has been ruled out from the entire series due to a hand injury.

Also Read: Mithali Raj announces retirement from international cricket, pens heartfelt note

IND vs SA, 1st T20I Probable Playing XIs:


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.

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Top Picks for IND vs SA Dream11 Match:

Top Picks- Batters

Shreyas Iyer:

In the last three-four years, Iyer has been churning out runs consistently in the IPL. This year, he scored 401 runs at an average of 3085, with three half-centuries.

David Miller:

The experienced campaigner turned out to be a savior for the Gujarat Titans in the IPL on many occasions and remained unbeaten in both the playoffs matches. In 16 matches, he scored 481 runs.

Top Picks- All-Rounders

Hardik Pandya:

The talented all-rounder will make his return to the Indian team after contributing in both departments and leading GT to their maiden title victory. In 15 matches, he garnered 487 runs and picked up 8 wickets.

Aiden Markram:

Markram has been terrific across all formats of the game for Proteas. In 14 matches of IPL 2022, he accumulated 381 runs at an average of 47.63 and was a key force for the Sunrisers Hyderabad team.

Top Picks- Bowlers

Yuzvendra Chahal:

The Purple Cap holder in the IPL 2022, is in top wicket-taking form and will be a crucial player for your fantasy team. In 54 T20Is, he has scalped up a total of 68 wickets.

Kagiso Rabada:

The highest wicket-taker for the Punjab team with 23 wickets in 13 matches, Rabada will look to continue his good form. In 40 T20Is, he has scalped 49 wickets.

Top Picks- Wicket-Keeper

Quinton de Kock:

The finest batter of the South Africa team will be the top pick for this game, given his form in IPL and track record in the international circuit. In 61 T20s, he has scored 1827 runs at an average of 33.83.

IND vs SA Must Picks Dream11 Fantasy Cricket:

Player Career T20I Stats
Shreyas Iyer 809 runs
Quinton de Kock 1827 runs
Aiden Markram  588 runs
Yuzvendra Chahal 68 wickets
Hardik Pandya 553 runs and 42 wickets

Suggested Playing XI No.1 for IND vs SA Dream11 Fantasy Cricket:

Quinton de Kock (VC), David Miller, Rassie van der Dussen, Shreyas Iyer (C), Ishan Kishan, Ruturaj Gaikwad, Aiden Markram, Hardik Pandya, Kagiso Rabada, Yuzvendra Chahal, Harshal Patel

IND vs SA Today Dream11 Prediction
This Dream11 fantasy team for 1st ODI is between India (IND) vs South Africa (SA) with Shreyas Iyer as Captain and Quinton de Kock as Vice-Captain.

Suggested Playing XI No.2 for IND vs SA Dream11 Fantasy Cricket:

Rishabh Pant, Quinton de Kock, Shreyas Iyer, Ruturaj Gaikwad, Rassie van der Dussen, David Miller, Hardik Pandya, Aiden Markram (C), Yuzvendra Chahal (VC), Kagiso Rabada, Anrich Nortje.

IND vs SA Today Dream11 Team
This Dream11 fantasy team for 1st ODI is between India (IND) vs South Africa (SA) with Aiden Markram as Captain and Yuzvendra Chahal as Vice-Captain.

IND vs SA Risky Captaincy Choices:

Marco Jansen:

The all-rounder has been impressive in the red-ball cricket but has lacked potency in the shortest format of the game. He was dropped from the SRH playing XI in IPL 2022 as well.

Harshal Patel:

The fast bowler with fine variations could not match up the same performances as the last year in the IPL. With an average form and confidence, he should be avoided as the captaincy pick.

Players you should avoid:

Arshdeep Singh/Avesh Khan:

The left-arm pacer Arshdeep Singh will be making his debut, while Avesh Khan did not display a thought-provoking performance in his first few matches for India.

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Disclaimer: This team is based on the understanding, analysis, and instinct of the author. While selecting your team, consider the points mentioned and make your own decision.