After an unsuccessful Asia Cup campaign, the Indian team finally came back in form and defeated the world champions Australia in the tri-match T20 series. We saw nail-biting matches between both teams, but India beat the guests with 2 wins in their pocket.
Indian team is now going to face the champion team – South Africa. Both teams will face each other at the Greenfield International Stadium, Thiruvananthapuram on the 28th of September 2022. The match will be live from 7 PM IST.
With the ICC T20 World Cup kicking in a month, this will be a crucial game for the sides, to understand their opponents in a better way. The Indian side is very confident after winning back-to-back games at their home. While the South African side has never lost any T20i series in India.
This match is going to be very exciting with a lot of stakes on both teams. So if you are searching for India vs South Africa betting tips, 1st T20 India vs South Africa betting prediction, India vs South Africa Dream11 Team Prediction, just keep reading:
India- 7:00 pm
Pakistan- 6:30 pm
Bangladesh- 7:30 pm
Sri Lanka: 7:00 pm
South Africa: 10:30 AM
India vs South Africa Betting Odds
Indian Team Preview:
This series against Australia helped the team in getting confidence and positivity. With 2 wins, the players showed exceptional performances and in every match, we saw a new hero.
Facing South Africa is going to be very tough, the players are in great form with back-to-back wins. India will need new game plans to attack the SA team with their best playing 11.
If we talk about players batters are in great form, from openers to the middle order we have quite decent batting order who can change the game whenever they want.
The bowling department is a big issue for the team, no single bowler looked in touch except Axar Patel. The team surely needs to work on the bowling unit. Bhuvneshwar will not be playing in the first match against SA. Deepak Chahar might play in the playing 11.
South Africa Team Preview:
The South African side is looking very confident they have never lost a series in India. With that confidence and positivity in their gameplay, they will be looking forward to beating India at their home and maintaining their win streak.
If we talk about players then Aiden Markram, David Miller, and Reeza Hendricks are going to be the main batters. These players can change the match single-handedly. Dwaine Pretorious can be the key player for SA team.
If we talk about bowling then the world’s best spinner Tabrez Shamsi can be very crucial on Indian wickets. The pace department will be led by Rabada and Nortje. Wayne Parnell can also be a good option for them.
1st T20 India vs South Africa Betting Tips and Today Match Prediction
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Tip #1: First India vs South Africa betting tip is to select Bumrah as the top bowler, he is surely going to take wickets in this match.
Bumrah is finally from a long break, we all know about his skills and tactics in the T20 Format. He is going to rain fire with his Yorkers. The pitch in Thiruvananthapuram will favor his seam position and bouncers. Bumrah was quite expensive in the last game against Australia.
Tip #2: Second India vs South Africa betting tip is to choose Surya Kumar Yadav as the top Indian batter.
SKY has played very fiercely in the series against Australia. His out-of-the-box shots can help him in setting up a good score for the team as well as for himself.
India vs South Africa Final Match Prediction
I’m surely going to put my money on the Indian side to win the match. They are looking slightly ahead of the guest team.
A lot of factors can help India in winning the game. First of all the home advantage. Indian team is very strong at their home, they can beat the SA side very easily here. Other than that form of Virat Kohli and return of Bumrah will be a major plus for the team.
If you want you can also place bets on the home team to win the match.
Probable India Probable Playing 11
Rohit Sharma (C), KL Rahul, Virat Kohli, Suryakumar Yadav, Y Chahal, Dinesh Karthik, Hardik Pandya, A Patel , A Singh, H Patel, J Bumrah
Probable South Africa Playing 11
Temba Bavuma (C), Quinton De Kock, Reeza Hendricks, Heinrich Klaasen, Keshav Maharaj, Aiden Markram, David Miller, , Anrich Nortje, Dwaine Pretorius, Kagiso Rabada, Tabraiz Shamsi
1st T20 India vs South Africa Weather Report
The weather at Greenfield Stadium, Thiruvananthapuram is predicted to be clear on 28th September, The weather will be sunny, and covered with clouds. There is no chance of rain disturbing the match. We can expect dew in the second innings.
Temperature: 27°C to 29°C
Wind Speed: 14 km/h
The pitch at Greenfield Stadium is not batting-friendly as we have seen in the last few games, even a total of 160 will be tough to chase. The pitch will help spinners and the batters will struggle to score in the latter half of the match.
Greenfield International Stadium details:
- Capacity: 50,000
- Established: 2015
- Average t20 score: 140 (only 2 t20i games had been played on this ground)
1st T20 India vs South Africa Toss Prediction
India will win the toss and elect to bowl first.
India vs South Africa live on which channel?
You can watch the live match on the Star Sports Channels and the Disney Hotstar Application.
1st T20 India vs South Africa Dream 11 Team Prediction
According to our Sportbetpro experts, this is the perfect Dream 11 Team for the 1st T20 India vs South Africa match.
- D Karthik
- Q De Kock ©
- R Sharma
- V Kohli (vc)
- A Markram
- D Miller
- D Pretorious
- H Pandya
- A Singh
- Y Chahal
- T Shamsi
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