1st Test SA vs IND (South Africa vs India), 1st Test – Match Information
Match: South Africa vs India, 1st Test
Date: 26th December 2021
Time: 01:30 PM IST
Venue: SuperSport Park, Centurion
SA vs IND (South Africa vs India), 1st Test Preview
The “Freedom Trophy, 2021/22” will begin with a match between South Africa and India (SA vs IND). The match will take place at Centurion’s SuperSport Park.
India has won three and lost one of their last five games. South Africa has won three and lost two of their last five games.
Both teams last faced off in the 3rd Test of the Freedom Trophy in 2019, with George Linde scoring the most fantasy points for South Africa with 146 match fantasy points and Rohit Sharma leading the way for India with 272 match fantasy points.
1st Test SA vs IND , Pitch Report and Conditions
The pitch at SuperSport Park in Centurion will enable good stroke play and will make batting easier for batsmen. The surface will not provide much assistance to the bowlers, making wicket-taking tough. In the last five meetings at this site, the average first innings score has been 297 runs.
At this location, the pacers have earned 78 per cent of the total bowling fantasy points. As a result, adding pacers to your fantasy team is an excellent option.
SA vs IND, Head to Head
India has won 14 of the 39 matches played between these two sides, while South Africa has won 15. So far, both teams’ batsmen have amassed the most fantasy points for their respective teams.
SA vs IND Dream11 Prediction: Batters and Wicket-Keepers
Shreyas Iyer is in excellent form, having scored 202 runs in two matches in his first test series. Given his recent form, he would be a good choice to start in the playing XI for the first test.
Quinton De Kock
Quinton De Kock has a total of 237 runs in his previous two test matches, including a century and a half-century. He has a 42.54 batting average in South Africa, and he will also provide wicketkeeping points.
In the most recent test against New Zealand, Mayank has been in outstanding form. In his most recent test match, he scored 150 and 62. He has batted with an average of 85.00 in three matches against South Africa.
SA vs IND Dream11 Prediction: Bowlers
Mohammed Shami is in fantastic form in Test cricket, having taken 4, 4, 3, and 4 wickets in his last four outings. He has a solid record against South Africa, having taken 34 wickets in just eight encounters. In five matches in South Africa, he has taken 21 wickets, averaging 4+ wickets per match.
This year, Umesh Yadav has played three matches and got eight wickets. He has 16 wickets in four matches against South Africa, averaging 4 wickets per match.
Kagiso Rabada, who has been routinely collecting wickets, might be a threat. He has taken 5, 6, 2, 3, 2 wickets in his last five encounters. In nine encounters against India, he has 24 wickets to his name.
SA vs IND Dream11 Prediction: All-Rounders
Ravichandran Ashwin has taken 53 wickets in 10 Tests against South Africa, which is an incredible feat. In addition, he has 163 fantasy points in his last 10 Tests, demonstrating his recent form.
In his six test matches, Wiaan Mulder has 14 wickets to his name. Mulder can be a superb all-rounder pick for this match after taking 10 wickets in three matches at home.
SA vs IND Dream11 Prediction: Captain and Vice-Captain
Ravichandran Ashwin has an average of 163 match fantasy points in the last 10 games, a fantasy rating of 10 and a low XFactor.
Shreyas Iyer has an average of 136 match fantasy points in the last 2 games, a fantasy rating of 8.7 and a high XFactor.
Quinton de Kock has an average of 122 match fantasy points in the last 10 games, a fantasy rating of 8.6 and a low XFactor.
Mohammed Shami has an average of 87 match fantasy points in the last 10 games, a fantasy rating of 8.4 and a low XFactor.
Mayank Agarwal has an average of 91 match fantasy points in the last 10 games, a fantasy rating of 8.3 and a high XFactor.
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