IND vs SA Match Prediction- Who Will Win the Match Between India and South Africa, 1st T20I

IND vs SA Match Prediction

Sanjay Sanapoori

Modified Sep 28, 2022 11:33 AM IST

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Days after beating Australia, India’s preparation for the World Cup takes its final turn. They are now going to face South Africa, for the second time this year at home. In the earlier series in June, India managed to level the series under Rishabh Pant only for the Final game to be washed out. Now, both sides are coming in with stronger sides. India will be without Hardik Pandya, who is rested, while South Africa will not have Rassie Van Der Dussen, who is out with an injury. Barring those two, both players are nearly full-strength.

IND vs SA Head to Head

Played- 20 | India- 11 | South Africa- 8 | No Result- 1

IND vs SA Match Details

Date: 28th September 2022

Time: 7:00 PM IST

Venue: Green Field International Stadium, Thiruvananthapuram

IND vs SA Weather Report

The weather at Thiruvananthapuram is pretty good for the game with some cloud cover and mild chances of rain.

IND vs SA Pitch Report

The pitch may be a little dry and take some spin, while extra grass on the surface may also help with swing early on. Batting second though will be a better option.

IND vs SA Predicted Playing XI

India Playing XI

Rohit Sharma, KL Rahul, Virat Kohli, Suryakumar Yadav, Rishabh Pant, Dinesh Karthik, Deepak Hooda/ Axar Patel, Ravichandran Ashwin/ Yuzvendra Chahal, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Harshal Patel, Mohammad Shami

South Africa Playing XI

Quinton De Kock, Temba Bavuma, Aiden Markaram, Rilee Roussow, Tristin Stubbs, David Miller, Dwaine Pretorious/Keshav Maharaj, Lungi Ngidi, Anrich Nortje, Kagiso Rabada, Tabraiz Shamsi

IND vs AUS Key Players

Axar Patel

Axar Patel is continuing to impress. He is in top form with some solid left-arm spin, bowling tight lines and making it really tough for batters. In the previous series against Australia, Axar Patel was the prime wicket-taker, and India will be hoping he continues his good form as they build for the World Cup.

Temba Bavuma

Its very rare to see a National Teams white-ball captain go unsold in his nations T20 league. Temba Bavuma though has a very tough pill to swallow. He went unsold in South Africa’s new T20 leagues auction, and will really be hoping to prove his worth as he comes back from injury.

See Also: England vs India 2nd ODI Match Prediction – Cricket Winner

IND vs SA Match Tips

South Africa are doing very well in international cricket despite having a team with very few superstars. They are silently doing the job in limited-overs cricket and have also impressed against England recently. Although India are the hosts and are coming in with a series win in their last outing, they will have to be watchful against South Africa, who look very solid.

Match Prediction: South Africa Will Win the Match