Fantasy Cricket Betting Tips: South Africa vs India 1st ODI Match, Feb 1, 2018

India tour of South Africa, 2017-18 began on 5th January and South Africa are up by 1-0 in the test series. The ODI series is going to begin soon with the first ODI match to be played at Kingsmead, Durban on 1st February 2018. There are a lot of predictions for this match, but as both the teams are the strongest ones in ODI, it is difficult to predict which way the match would go.

If you are planning to bet on fantasy cricket for the 1st ODI match, you know how difficult picking a balanced team is for this match. Here are a few tips that might enhance your winning chances:

  1. Go with India’s top order i.e. Shikhar Dhawan, Rohit Sharma and Virat Kohli (c) as they are currently in the strongest limited overs cricket form.

  2. Don’t forget batsmen like AB de Villiers and Quinton de Kock as they love to play against Indian bowlers and can spin better than the other South Africans.

  3. Pick any three of the following: Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Jasprit Bumrah, Kagiso Rabada, Vernon Philander and Lungisani Ngidi.

  4. Pick at least one spinner from India’s playing eleven. Options are Axar Patel, Kuldeep Yadav and Yuzvendra Chahal.

  5. Don’t just go for the Proteas or the Men in Blue. Take a few players from each team so that your chances are higher.

Just follow the above mentioned tips for fantasy cricket betting on the 1st ODI between India and South Africa and your winning chances would become significantly higher.

Follow these simple tips and you would definitely have an excellent fantasy cricket betting spell.

Below is the list of batsmen for this match who should be part of your fantasy cricket team.

                                                                                 PLAYERS TO WATCH – BATSMEN
IndiaIndiaSouth AfricaSouth Africa
RG SharmaV KohliQ de KockHM Amla
10 – 659 – 73.22 – 110.757 – 443 – 63.28 – 92.6710 – 539 – 59.88 – 89.539 – 509 – 63.62 – 87.75

Below is the list of bowlers for this match who should be part of your fantasy cricket team. 

                                                                             PLAYERS TO WATCH – BOWLERS
IndiaIndiaSouth AfricaSouth Africa
JJ BumrahYS ChahalK RabadaImran Tahir
9 – 14 – 4.90 – 34.79 – 13 – 5.02 – 35.010 – 16 – 4.74 – 32.38 – 13 – 4.29 – 30.5

You can also check details for last few South Africa vs India matches to get an idea which team would be the winner in this upcoming match.

ICC Champions Trophy (ICC KnockOut)11-Jun-17South Africa Vs IndiaIndia
South Africa tour of India 2015/1625-Oct-15South Africa Vs IndiaSouth Africa
South Africa tour of India 2015/1620-Oct-15South Africa Vs IndiaIndia
South Africa tour of India 2015/1618-Oct-15South Africa Vs IndiaSouth Africa
South Africa tour of India 2015/1614-Oct-15South Africa Vs IndiaIndia


Sarmad is a cricket enthusiast who loves to observe each match keenly. He is an editor and a regular contributor for Apne11. Apart from this, Sarmad loves to explore and read about Human Psychology and that is why he provides the prediction for upcoming matches too. He feels excited to share his review, prediction and feedback with sports lovers.

Sarmad has 248 posts and counting. See all posts by Sarmad