Match Details

India vs South Africa; 1st T20I

Himachal Pradesh Cricket Association Stadium, Dharamsala

South Africa tour of India, 2019

Sunday, 15th September 2019; 07:00 PM IST.

Pitch Report

The beautiful scene bound with snow-topped mountain extends in the scenery offers a great surface for batting. Expect a run-fest on the hard came in the surface. The dew that could have an influence later at night ought to guarantee that the skipper that successes the toss pick to bowl. In spite of the fact that the pitch is relied upon to get an increasingly slow turn as the game advances.

Although, South Africa vanquished India a year ago on this specific ground pursuing down a mammoth aggregate of 200. And will take a lot of certainty from that outcome heading into this game.

Weather Forecast

Continual showers and cloudy conditions are expected on match day. Though, daytime temperatures are predicted to be around 23°c and could plunge to around 16°c at night, with the humidity expected to be around 76%.


The profoundly anticipated arrangement between India and South Africa is booked to commence with the first Twenty20 International on Sunday, September 15 in Dharamshala.

With the T20 World Cup coming up in one year from now. Every T20 contest would be pivotal, as far as readiness. Both South Africa and India won their last T20 series convincingly. While India as of late won a T20 elastic in the West Indie. The Proteas won their last T20 task back in March against Sri Lanka.

India: Team News and Probable XI

Shimmering with certainty, the Men dressed in Blue aced their extensive Carribean task. And will hope to commence the home season on a positive note.

In spite of forming into an unparalleled powerhouse in the 50-over contest and Test field. India have attempted to figure out the code in the shortest rendition of the game.

India needs to concentrate on finding the triumphant recipe nearby successfully preparing people for particular positions in the team.

Team News

Rohit Sharma and Shikhar Dhawan are set to open the batting for India. KL Rahul is probably going to bat at number three. In-form Shreyas Iyer may very well stretch out beyond Manish Pandey.

Hardik Pandya should stroll into the playing XI straightaway. Navdeep Saini, Khaleel Ahmed, and Deepak Chahar will include the deadly pace attack.

Probable XI

Rohit Sharma, Shikhar Dhawan, KL Rahul, Virat Kohli (Captain), Shreyas Iyer/ Manish Pandey, Rishabh Pant (WK), Hardik Pandya, Krunal Pandya, Khaleel Ahmed, Deepak Chahar, Navdeep Saini.

South Africa: Team News and Probable XI

The Proteas, trying to redesign themselves following a dull World Cup crusade, have brought a few new faces into the squad.

Francois du Plessis has been rested for the T20I installations. Wicket-keeper batsman Quinton de Kock will assume control over the captaincy. As the administration considers upon initiative choices in front of the forthcoming show-stopper occasion.

Team News

The Proteas will take the field with another gaze batting line-upward supported by the administrations of capable all-rounder Bjorn Fortuin. The pace of Junior Dala, stalwart Kagiso Rabada and Anrich Nortje will be significant, while Tabraiz Shamsi is relied upon to be the solitary spinner in the side.

Bumbling left-arm paceman Beuran Hendricks is probably going to be drafted into the XI thinking about his capacities at the demise.

Probable XI

Quinton de Kock (captain), Rassie van der Dussen, George Linde, Bjorn Fortuin, Reeza Hendricks, David Miller, Anrich Nortje/Beuran Hendricks, Andile Phehlukwayo, Kagiso Rabada, Junior Dala, Tabraiz Shamsi.

Captain/Vice-Captain choice for Fantasy Team

Kagiso Rabada- Kagiso Rabada is a standout amongst other quick bowlers in international cricket. He is also one of only a handful couple of bowlers to have exceeded expectations in every one of the three formats. In addition to this, he is the pioneer of the South African bowling assault and would be frantic to perform well after a grim 2019 World Cup.

Rohit Sharma- The right-handed opener has been key to India’s success in the limited-overs formats. The attacking nature of his play has also earned him the reputation of being the ‘Hitman’ of cricket.

Virat Kohli- Virat Kohli is a genius of cricket and has a list of records in his possession. At present, he is apparently extraordinary when compared to other batsmen on the planet and presents a batting ability at whatever point he gets a chance. Certainly, Kohli might want to begin the home season with a blast. As a series win against South Africa will absolutely support the group’s certainty.

Apne11 Prediction

India and South Africa are in the questioning mode to some extent yet once the activity gets going. They will fight it out for matchless quality here. South Africa have a lot of ability in their squad, however, it might set aside them some effort to conform to conditions. However, India’s madly solid batting line-up gives them the edge here.


This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.