- Match: SA vs IND
- Date- 26th December 2021
- Match Format- 1st Test, South Africa vs India
- Venue- SuperSport Park, Centurion
- Time- 1:30 PM IST
- Weather Forecast- Cloudy, 19℃
South Africa- 3.25
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South Africa is coming off a Test series win against West Indies in June by 2-0. South Africa hasn’t lost a Test series at home against India and it’s going to be a challenging task for them to maintain the record.
|Dean Elgar||4347 runs|
|Temba Bavuma||2097 runs|
|Quinton de Kock||3245 runs|
|Keshav Maharaj||129 wickets|
|Kagiso Rabada||213 wickets|
|Lungi Ngidi||32 wicket|
India, on the other hand, have performed well in recent years against teams like Australia, England and they will be hoping to continue the dominance. They are currently ranked fourth on the WTC points table with 42 points. It will be an important tour for skipper Virat Kohli and coach Rahul Dravid.
|Virat Kohli||7801 Runs|
|Lokesh Rahul||2321 Runs|
|Cheteshwar Pujara||6589 Runs|
|R Ashwin||427 Wickets|
|Mohd. Shami||195 Wickets|
|Jasprit Bumrah||101 Wicket|
|Match Venue||SuperSport Park, Centurion|
|Matches won batting first||11|
|Matches won bowling first||11|
|Average 1st Inns scores||329|
|Average 2nd Inns scores||326|
|Average 3rd Inns scores||237|
|Average 4th Inns scores||161|
|Highest score||South Africa 621/10|
|Lowest Score||England 101/10|
The temperature is expected to hover around 19°C on the match-day with 74% humidity and 13 km/hr wind speed. There are 6% chances of precipitation during the game.
- Rain: 6%
- Humidity: 74%
- Wind speed: 13 km/h.
- Temperature- 19 Degree Celsius
The pitch at the SuperSport Park is one of the fastest pitches in South Africa. The stadium has a track record of being good for pacers and fast bowlers will likely dominate the test. The average 1st innings score at this venue is 329 runs.
Let’s check out the crucial playing 11 and Squad for today’s game and the Prediction for this match.
Dean Elgar (Captain), Temba Bavuma (vc), Quinton de Kock (wk), Kagiso Rabada, Sarel Erwee, Beuran Hendricks, George Linde, Keshav Maharaj, Lungi Ngidi, Aiden Markram, Wiaan Mulder, Anrich Nortje, Keegan Petersen , Rassie van der Dussen , Kyle Verreynne , Marco Jansen , Glenton Stuurman, Prenelan Subrayen , Sisanda Magala, Ryan Rickelton, Duanne Olivier.
Wicket-keeper: Quinton de Kock
Batsmen: Dean Elgar(C), Keegan Petersen, Rassie van der Dussen, Temba Bavuma
All-rounders: Aiden Markram, Wiaan Mulder,
Bowlers: Keshav Maharaj, Kagiso Rabada, Duanne Olivier, Lungi Ngidi
Virat Kohli (Captain), Priyank Panchal, KL Rahul, Mayank Agarwal, Cheteshwar Pujara, Ajinkya Rahane, Shreyas Iyer, Hanuma Vihari, Rishabh Pant (wk), Wriddhiman Saha (wk), R Ashwin, Jayant Yadav, Ishant Sharma, Mohd. Shami, Umesh Yadav, Jasprit Bumrah, Shardul Thakur, Md. Siraj.
Wicket-keeper: Rishabh Pant
Batsmen: Lokesh Rahul, Mayank Agarwal, Cheteshwar Pujara, Virat Kohli (c), Ajinkya Rahane
All-rounders: Ravichandran Ashwin
Bowlers: Shardul Thakur, Mohammad Shami, Jasprit Bumrah, Mohammad Siraj
|Teams||India Win||SA Win||Draw|
|At SuperSport Park, Centurion||0||2||0|
|In South Africa||3||10||7|
|Last 5 games||4||1||0|
|Player||Career Test Stats|
|Dean Elgar||4347 runs and 15 wickets|
|Kagiso Rabada||213 runs and 693 wickets|
|Virat Kohli||7801 runs|
|Jasprit Bumrah||101 wickets and 130 runs|
|Lokesh Rahul||2321 runs|
India expected to win the match against South Africas
India has a well-balanced side and they have been in recent years. They have won their previous test tour against New Zealand. They have performed well in recent years against teams like Australia, England and they will be hoping to continue the dominance. And, on the other hand, South Africa is coming off a Test series win against West Indies in June by 2-0, but Indians are the favorites to win this match due to their recent performances in Test cricket. We expect India to win this game.
Top 1st innings Batsman from India– Virat Kohli (3.00 odds)
Virat Kohli is a tremendous batsman. He has scored 7801 runs in 97 Test matches at an average of 50.65, he has shown tremendous maturity and composure in recent years to succeed against top-quality oppositions. He can give you big returns from this match and is our pick for the best batsman from India.
Top 1st innings Batsman from South Africa– Dean Elger (5.50 odds)
Dean Elger is the top Batting option from the South Africa side, he is performing consistently well with his bat. He has scored 4347 runs in 69 Test matches at an average of close to 40 and is our pick for best batsman from South Africa.
Top 1st innings Bowler from India– R Ashwin (3.25 odds)
Ravi Ashwin is without a doubt one of the best spinners in Test Cricket and he also will be the main spinner of the team as Jadeja is ruled out with an injury and he is our pick for best bowler from India.
Top 1st innings Bowler from South Africa – K Rabada (3.75 odds)
Kagiso Rabada is a very impressive fast bowler and has picked up 213 wickets in 47 Tests and he can be an impactful player for this match and can give you big returns. He is our pick for best bowler Washington Sundar.