Quadrangular U19 One-Day Series, 2019: Match 4, India Under-19s B vs South Africa Under-19s: Dream11 Fantasy Cricket Tips – Playing XI, Pitch Report & Injury Update

Marco Jansen bagged a 4-wicket haul and top-scored for South Africa with an unbeaten 33 in the previous game.

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The disastrous tour of India continued for the South Africa Under-19s as they suffered a huge defeat in the Quadrangular One-Day series opener. Facing the India Under-19s A team, the South African Under-19s were bundled out for only 94 in pursuit of a 252-run target. Earlier, the Proteas Youth succumbed to big defeats during the 2-match Test series against India Under-19s.

They will now be up against the India Under-19s B team in a do-or-die game. The might be named ‘B’ but the India Under-19s B are far from that reputation having defeated the Afghanistan Under-19s in their first match. A collective bowling effort from the U19 B side restricted the Afghans to just 106. They completed the chase in 22.5 overs for the loss of three top-order wickets.

Match Details:

The 4th match of the U19 Quadrangular One-Day series between India Under-19s B and South Africa Under-19s will be hosted by the St Xavier’s College Ground in Thiruvananthapuram.

The match starts at 9:00 AM local time (IST) (3:30 AM GMT).

Pitch Condition/Report:

The St Xavier’s College Ground in Thumba had help for the pacers in the morning that helped the India B pacers run through Afghanistan’s batting. The teams winning the toss here are expected to elect to bowl first.


India Under-19s B:

Thakur Tilak Verma, Rahul Chandrol (C & WK), Pragnesh Kanpillewar, Pradosh Ranjan Paul, Nitish Reddy, Atharva Ankolekar, Sameer Rizvi, Sushant Mishra, Prayas Rayburman, Shivam Sharma, Purnank Tyagi.

Bench: Prabhat Maurya, Arya Sethi, Sumeet Juyal, Varun Lavande, Karan Lal.

South Africa Under-19s:

Ruan Terblanche, Bonga Makaka, Matthew Montgomery (C), Bryce Parsons, Luke Beaufort (WK), Andile Mogakane, Nonelela Yikha, Lifa Ntanzi, Marco Jansen, Jarred Jardine, Kgaudise Molefe.

Bench: Thamsanqa Khumalo, Jonathan Bird, Siya Plaatjie.

Injury and Availability News:

(Will be added when there is an update.)

Power Picks:

Thakur Tilak Verma of Hyderabad has been one of the most prolific run-scorers in the Under-19 tournaments. He finished as the 2nd highest run-getter of the Inter-State One-Dayers with 507 runs by scoring a century and six fifties from eight innings. Tilak also scored 779 runs from 12 innings at an average of 86.56 with four centuries and three fifties in the Cooch Behar Trophy.

Captain and Vice-Captain Selection:

Captain options – Thakur Tilak Verma, Bryce Parsons, Rahul Chandrol, Purnank Tyagi, Marco Jansen.

Vice-captain options – Pradosh Ranjan Paul, Nitish Reddy, Prayas Rayburman, Bonga Makaka, Matthew Montgomery.

Suggested Playing XI for Head to Head/Small Leagues:

Keeper – Rahul Chandrol

Batsmen – Thakur Tilak Verma, Pradosh Ranjan Paul, Matthew Montgomery, Bonga Makaka

All-Rounders – Marco Jansen (C), Purnank Tyagi (VC), Bryce Parsons

Bowlers – Nonelela Yikha, Sushant Mishra, Prayas Rayburman

Suggested Playing XI for Grand Leagues/Mega Leagues:

Keeper – Rahul Chandrol

Batsmen – Thakur Tilak Verma (C), Sameer Rizvi, Matthew Montgomery, Bonga Makaka

All-Rounders – Marco Jansen, Purnank Tyagi, Nitish Reddy (VC)

Bowlers – Lifa Ntanzi, Nonelela Yikha, Prayas Rayburman

Expert Advice:

South Africa Under-19s could make a couple of changes to their playing XI. However, India Under-19s B might retain their playing XI of the previous game as a win against the Proteas will hand them a spot in the final.

Probable Winners:

India Under-19s B is expected to edge past the South Africa Under-19s to their 2nd straight win.

*Disclaimer: This team is based on the understanding, analysis and instinct of the author. While selecting your team, consider the points mentioned and make your own decision.

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