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South Africa vs India 3rd Test: Fantasy Cricket Tips, Playing XI, Pitch Report, Injury update

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South Africa vs India 3rd Test Fantasy Cricket Tips, Playing XI, Pitch Report, Injury update

South Africa bs India 3rd Test: India and South Africa will play against each other for the third and final time in the three-match Test series between them.

The 3rd Test match between South Africa and India will be played from the 11th of January to the 15th of January at Newlands, Cape Town.

South Africa bs India Match Preview:

Dean Elgar, Temba Bavuma, and Keegan Petersen have been rock solid for South Africa in batting in the last two games. These are the key batters for SA to take control of the Indian bowling.

The series currently stands at level with 1-1, with each team dominating once so far. India won the Centurion Test by 113 runs whereas South Africa won the Johannesburg Test by 7 wickets.

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Indian middle-order will have to think a lot as to who will play and who will not with Virat Kohli coming back. Hanuma Vihari played in the last match while Cheteshwar Pujara and Ajinkya Rahane built a crucial 100-run partnership in the 2nd innings.

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South Africa chased down the total to make it their first Test win against India at this venue. Dean Elgar stood tall with the ball once again and piled up an unbeaten 96 to help his team get across the line.

South Africa bs India 3rd test match Prediction:

Total – 41

India – 15

South Africa – 16

Draw – 10

As of now, India has not yet won a test match at Cape Town. However, India has a strong team as compared with South Africa. However, there is a good chance that the hosts might win this test.

South Africa vs India Match Weather Report 3rd Test:

The temperature is expected to hover around 18-20°C on the matchdays, with 65-70 % humidity and 21-24 km/hr wind speed. There are nearly 60% chances of precipitation during the initial days of the game.

Record of chasing teams: The team batting second doesn’t enjoy good records here. They have a winning percentage of 45 on this track.

SA v IND Probable Playing XI:

South Africa: Dean Elgar (c), Aiden Markram, Keegan Petersen, Rassie van der Dussen, Temba Bavuma, Kyle Verreynne (wk), Marco Jansen, Kagiso Rabada, Keshav Maharaj, Duanne Olivier, Lungi Ngidi

India: KL Rahul (c), Mayank Agarwal, Cheteshwar Pujara, Ajinkya Rahane/ Virat Kohli, Hanuma Vihari, Rishabh Pant (wk), Ravichandran Ashwin, Shardul Thakur, Mohammed Shami, Jasprit Bumrah, Mohammed Siraj/ Ishant Sharma

South Africa v India Fantasy XI:

WK – Kyle Verreynne

Batters – Virat Kohli, Lokesh Rahul, Temba Bavuma, Dean Elgar

AR – Hanuma Vihari, Marco Jansen

Bowlers – Jasprit Bumrah, Mohammed Shami, Duanne Olivier, Kagiso Rabada