India vs South Africa 2019: 2nd T20I, Mohali – South Africa’s Predicted Playing XI
India vs South Africa 2019: 2nd T20I, Mohali – South Africa’s Predicted Playing XI; The much-anticipated 1st T20I at Dharamsala was vanished away due to rain. However, it certainly increased excitement levels of the fans for the second game of the series in Mohali pitch, which is known for being a nightmare for bowlers during Indian Premier League.
South Africa’s Predicted Playing XI:
1. Quinton de Kock:Quinton de Kock. Credit: Getty Images
He was the third-highest run-getter in IPL 2019 and aggregated 529 runs in 16 innings at an average of 35.26 and strike rate of 132.91. However, Quinton De Kock does not have a very flattering international record for South Africa but he has some excellent returns in domestic cricket.
2. Reeza Hendricks:Reeza Hendricks (Photo by Lee Warren/Gallo Images/Getty Images)
He was in good form in the List-A matches for South Africa A and slammed a hundred against India A in Thiruvananthapuram. Reeza Hendricks has got a fine T20 record having scored above 3000 runs in 117 matches at an average of 36.25.
3. Rassie Van der Dussen:(Credits – Getty)
He was alone warrior during ICC world cup 2019. Van Der Dussen was the highest scorer of the Mzansi Super League 2018, playing a pivotal role in his team’s victory. He scored 469 runs at an average of 58.62 and strike rate of 138.75. And also, he impressed everyone in his short stint so far.
4. David Miller:David Miller (Credits – Getty)
Miller is the most explosive and dangerous batsman for South Africa. He is their premium batsman, who can turn the tables. And also, David Miller is the most ‘internationally’ experienced player in the Proteas squad having played 70 T20Is for South Africa.
5. Bjorn Fortuin:(Photo by Lee Warren/Gallo Images)
The right-handed all-rounder is one of the big names in South Africa. The flamboyant all-rounder will be very helpful for the team during crunch times. The youngster would like to prove a point.
6. Andile Phehlukwayo:Getty
He is a useful all-rounder, who can turn the tables with his hard-hitting down the order. The young all-rounder is the leading wicket-taker for South Africa in 2019 with 12 wickets in 5 matches at an average of 12.75 and strike rate of 9.5.
7. George Linde:George Linde (Credits – Getty)
He is another talented all-rounder in the squad who bowls left-arm orthodox and has a good strike rate batting in the lower-order. He has picked 77 wickets in 75 T20 matches and has a strike rate of almost 140 in the format.
8. Anrich Nortje:Anrich Nortje. Credit: Getty Images
The flamboyant bowler is capable of generating extreme pace and has already been there best bowler alongside Rabada. One of the fast bowlers, who would have been experienced player by now if injuries stayed away from him.
9. Kagiso Rabada:Kagiso Rabada (Credits – Getty)
. Last year, for Delhi, he was a force to reckon with in IPL 2019. One of those, who can destroy the opposition single-handedly. Rabada doesn’t require any introduction and already he got beautiful records on Indian soil.
10. Beuran Hendricks:Beuran Hendricks (Credits – Getty)
Left-arm fast-medium Beuran Hendricks not only adds variety to the attack but is another wicket-taking option for South Africa. He has picked 89 T20 wickets in just 64 matches at a strike rate of 14.4.
11. Tabraiz Shamsi:Image Courtesy: AP
Do you know who is Shamsi’s first international wicket? Let me reveal if you don’t know. It is Virat Kohli, who failed to read him. He has a good T20 record having picked 119 wickets in 112 innings at a strike rate of 20.2 and economy of 7.28.