The first T20I of this series was an exciting match, South Africa stole the victory from India by chasing a mammoth 212 in just 19.1 overs.
INDIA V SOUTH AFRICA BETTING ODDS
Bet on India to win at 1.70 on PariMatch
Bet on SA to win at 2.12 on PariMatch
TEAM INDIA NEWS AND PLAYING XI
KL Rahul and Kuldeep Yadav were ruled out because of injury and Rishabh Pant was given the charge to lead the team.
Indian openers gave a good start with a fifty-run partnership and took great advantage of the powerplay. Ishan Kishan scored 76 runs in just 48 balls while Shreyas Iyer played a decent knock of 36 runs in 27 balls.
Skipper Pant and Hardik Pandya finished the innings well scoring 29 runs in just 16 balls and 31 runs in just 12 balls respectively.
The bowling unit of team India will need to recollect its shape after a poor performance in the last game. India could stick to the same playing XI.
Probable XI: Ishan Kishan, Ruturaj Gaikwad, Shreyas Iyer, Rishabh Pant, Dinesh Karthik (wk), Hardik Pandya, Yuzvendra Chahal, Axar Patel, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Harshal Patel, Avesh Khan
TEAM SOUTH AFRICA NEWS AND PLAYING XI
South Africans lose an early wicket of skipper Temba Bavuma at 22 runs but the cameo of Dwaine Pretorius in the powerplay South Africa were in a good position.
After the wicket of Dwaine Pretorius and Quinton de Kock South Africa looked in trouble but David Miller and Rassie van der Dussen rose to the occasion and both the players hit half-centuries adding 131 for the fourth wicket and took a lead in the series by chasing a huge total of 212 runs.
Probable XI: Temba Bavuma , Quinton de Kock (wk), Zubayr Hamza, Marco Jansen,Rassie van der Dus, Janneman Malan, Aiden Markram, David Miller, Lungi Ngidi, Andile Phehlukwayo, Tabraiz Shamsi
INDIA BET TOP PICKS
Top India Batsman: Shreyas Iyer
In the last match, Shreyas Iyer played a decent knock of 36 runs. In the last series against Sri Lanka, the right-hand batsman was the great form where he scored back-to-back half-centuries. By looking at his form we expect Shreyas to perform well in the upcoming match.
Bet on Shreya Iyer at 4.50 on bet365
Top South Africa Batsman: Quinton de Kock
Quinton de Kock didn't play that well in the 1st match of the series, his stats against India in India are interesting he has played 4 matches against India he has scored two fifties and is averaging 53 with a strike rate of 143.24
Bet on Quinton de Kock at 3.40 on bet365
Top South African Bowler: Kagiso Rabada
Kagiso Rabada is a quick pace bowler and always strikes for his team we expect him to bowl and be the highest wicket-taker for the next match against India.
Bet on Kagiso Rabada at 3.75 on bet365
Indiabet Top Bookmakers Picks
- India Top Batter - Ishan Kishan at 3.60 on bet365
- South Africa Top Batter - Quinton de Kock at 3.40 on bet365
- Match Most Sixes - India at 1.66 on bet365
INDIA BET PREDICTION
After the loss in 1st match of the series, India will be looking to equal the series in the upcoming match.
Bet on India at 1.70 on PariMatch