Fantasy Cricket Tips, South Africa vs Australia, 1st T20I: After losing the T20I series against England, South Africa will look to get back on the winning track when they lock horns with the Aussies in the opening T20I of their series. Both the teams will try to improve their game in the T20I format because later this year, Australia is going to host the ICC T20 World Cup 2020.
The visitors will start as the favorites to win this contest as they have the right mix of players in their team. They did extremely well against Pakistan and Sri Lanka at home thus, South Africa will have to play out of their skins to win this one.
Fantasy Cricket Tips: Weather Conditions
The fans might be a little bit worried about the weather as there are predictions for rain on the match day. The temperature will stay between the range of 25 degrees Celsius to 30 degrees Celsius with a 40% chance of rain.
Fantasy Cricket Tips: Pitch Report
The conditions in South Africa have always assisted the faster bowlers. With the skies expected to be cloudy, the fast bowlers will enjoy bowling on this surface.
Average first innings score 169
(The stadium has hosted 22 T20Is)
Record of chasing teams: Won – 11, Lost – 11
Fantasy Cricket Tips: Injury and Availability
All the players are expected to be available.
Probable Playing XIs:
Quinton de Kock, Heinrich Klaasen, Temba Bavuma, Faf du Plessis, Rassie van der Dussen, Andile Phehlukwayo, Dwaine Pretorious, Lungi Ngidi, Kagiso Rabada, Tabraiz Shamsi
Bench – Anrich Nortje, Dale Steyn, Bjorn Fortuin, Jon Jon Smuts, David Miller, Petrus van Biljon
Alex Carey, David Warner, Aaron Finch, Steve Smith, D’Arcy Short, Mitchell Marsh, Ashton Agar, Mitchell Starc, Adam Zampa, Pat Cummins, Kane Richardson
Bench – Matthew Wade, Sean Abbott, Jhye Richardson
Fantasy Cricket Tips: Top Picks
Vice-Captain – Mitchell Starc, Mitchell Marsh, Temba Bavuma, Heinrich Klaasen
Keeper – Alex Carey
Batters – Steve Smith, Aaron Finch, David Warner (c), Temba Bavuma
All-Rounders – Mitchell Marsh (VC), Andile Phehlukwayo
Bowlers – Adam Zampa, Mitchell Starc, Kagiso Rabada, Lungi Ngidi
Fantasy Cricket Tips: Suggested Playing XI No.2
Keeper – Quinton de Kock (c), Alex Carey
Batters – D’Arcy Short, Temba Bavuma (VC), Faf du Plessis, Aaron Finch
All-Rounders – Ashton Agar, Andile Phehlukwayo
Bowlers – Kane Richardson, Adam Zampa, Lungi Ngidi
Fantasy Cricket Tips: Expert Tips
The expert tip for this match will be to stack the fantasy team up with fast bowlers. They are bound to get help from the wicket in the first few overs while as usual, they will be amongst the wickets in the death overs as well. Hence, the fast bowlers will be the most popular picks in this contest.
Expect Australia to win this match but not before Quinton de Kock gives them a scare.