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South Africa vs India, 1st ODI – Cricket Match Prediction, Fantasy XI Tips & Probable XI

Check out South Africa vs India - SA v IND 1st ODI Cricket Match Prediction, Fantasy XI, Probable Playing XI.

By Sahil Mathur January 19, 2022 • 12:50 PM View: 2368

After a hard-fought test series, India and South Africa will play a three-match ODI series starting from 19th January. The first match will be played at Boland Park, Paarl. 

SA v IND: Match Details

  • Date – Wednesday, January 19, 2022
  • Time – 2:00 PM IST
  • Venue – Boland Park, Paarl 

SA v IND Match Preview:

South African batters are in good form. Temba Bavuma was brilliant during the test series and would want to continue in the ODI series as well. Rassie Van Der Dussen, too, looked good while playing the red ball. Janneman Malan will be the player to watch out for. Marco Jansen could be the game-changer for South Africa. 


KL Rahul has confirmed that he will be opening. Shikhar Dhawan is likely to be the second opener.  Middle-order will consist of Virat Kohli and either Shreyas Iyer or Suryakumar Yadav. 

Venkatesh Iyer is likely to make his ODI debut and play as a finisher. R Ashwin will be making his ODI comeback. Jasprit Bumrah is likely to play unless they give him a rest and play Prasidh Krishna. 

SA v IND Cricket Match Prediction:

Indian team hasn't played an ODI match since July 2021 and with a full-strength squad since February 2021. South Africa will start as slight favorites in this match. 

SA v IND Head-to-Head:

  • Total – 84
  • South Africa – 46
  • India – 35
  • No Result - 3

SA v IND Team News: 

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Kagiso Rabada has been released to manage his workload ahead of test series against New Zealand. 

SA v IND Probable Playing XI:

  • South Africa - Janneman Malan, Aiden Markram, Temba Bavuma, Rassie van der Dussen, Quinton de Kock (wk), Dwaine Pretorius, Andile Phehlukwayo, Marco Jansen, Keshav Maharaj, Lungi Ngidi, Tabraiz Shamsi
  • India - Shikhar Dhawan, KL Rahul, Virat Kohli, Suryakumar Yadav/ Shreyas Iyer, Rishabh Pant, Venkatesh Iyer, Shardul Thakur/ Deepak Chahar, R Ashwin, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Jasprit Bumrah, Yuzvendra Chahal

SA v IND Fantasy XI:

  • Wicket-keepers - Quinton De Kock
  • Batters - Lokesh Rahul, Virat Kohli, Janneman Malan, Rassie Van Der-Dussen
  • All-rounders - Ravichandran Ashwin, Andile Phehlukwayo, Marco Jansen
  • Bowlers - Jasprit Bumrah, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Tabraiz Shamsi


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