Fantasy Cricket Tips, South Africa vs Australia, 3rd T20I: In a humdinger of a clash at St. George’s Park, hosts South Africa emerged victoriously to level the series at 1-1. It was an edge of seat thriller as the game went down to the wire before the hosts kept their nerves to emerge on the better side of the result. Australia was found wanting as they dealt with some superior quality bowling on a slow and sluggish surface in Port Elizabeth.
Weather Conditions: With a 6 PM start, the match will be under a slight threat of rain. The weather is expected to be cool and partly cloudy for the entire course of the match. The temperature might hit as low as 17 degrees in the evening.
Pitch Report: The pitch at Newlands tends to assist the seam bowlers. It might offer a bit of seam movement in the evening but will suit the batters to score runs with ease.
Injury and availability news:
No injury concerns from either camp. All players are fit and available for selection.
Probable Playing XI:
South Africa: Quinton de Kock (C & Wk), Reeza Hendricks, Faf du Plessis, Rassie van der Dussen, David Miller, Pite van Biljon, Dwaine Pretorious, Kagiso Rabada, Anrich Nortje, Lungi Ngidi, Tabraiz Shamsi
Australia: David Warner, Aaron Finch (C), Steve Smith, Alex Carey (Wk), Mitchell Marsh, Matthew Wade, Ashton Agar, Mitchell Starc, Pat Cummins, Kane Richardson, Adam Zampa
Suggested Playing XI No.1 for Fantasy Cricket:
Wicket-Keeper: Quinton de Kock (C)
Batsman: Faf du Plessis, Rassie van der Dussen, David Warner (VC), Aaron Finch (C), Steve Smith
All-rounders: Ashton Agar, Mitchell Marsh
Bowlers: Pat Cummins, Lungi Ngidi, Anrich Nortje
Suggested Playing XI No.2 for Fantasy Cricket:
Wicket-Keeper: Quinton de Kock
Batsman: David Warner (C), Aaron Finch, Faf du Plessis (VC), Rassie van der Dussen
All-rounders: Dwaine Pretorious, Mitchell Marsh
Bowlers: Kane Richardson, Adam Zampa, Kagiso Rabada, Anrich Nortje
South African skipper Quinton de Kock continued his rich vein of form and scored a majestic 70* in driving his team to a defendable total. His inclusion in the Fantasy XI is a no-brainer. The Australian opening duo of David Warner and Aaron Finch also showed their form with the bat.
Fantasy Cricket Tips: Expert Advice
The pitch at Newlands tends to assist seam bowlers and hence it would be wise to include a few new ball bowlers from both the teams.