SA-A vs IN-A Dream11 Prediction, Fantasy Cricket Tips, Playing 11, Pitch Report and Injury Updates For 1st Unofficial Test

SA-A VS IN-A Dream11 Prediction, Fantasy Cricket Tips, Playing 11, Pitch Report and Injury Update for 1st Unofficial Test

It will be challenging for Indian batters to counter the South African quicks.

Prithvi Shaw
Prithvi Shaw. (Photo by Ryan Pierse/Getty Images)


South Africa-A will host India-A in the 3 Unofficial Test matches which will get underway from November 23rd. South Africa has named a formidable squad for this series with the right blend of experienced and young talents. Pieter Malan will be leading the side in this series. The squad also includes some of the notable names with the likes of George Linde, Marco Jansen, Migael Pretorius, and Beuran Hendricks.

It’s an important tour for India-A players as everyone in the squad will be aiming to cement their spot in the main Indian squad. The performance in this series will matter a lot for them. Star-studded India-A will be led by experienced Priyank Panchal who has scored heaps of runs in the domestic circuit. Prithvi Shaw, Hanuma Vihari, and Navdeep Saini are well-known players in the line-up.

Match Details:

South Africa-A vs India-A, 1st Unofficial Test

Venue: Mangaung Oval, Bloemfontein

Date & Time: November 23rd – 26th at 1:30 PM IST and 10:00 AM local time

Pitch Report:

It’s a friendly batting surface where quick bowlers will do get the assistance as well. Whoever bats first will have more chances of scoring big runs on the board.

Probable Playing XIs for SA-A vs IN-A:

South Africa-A

Pieter Malan (c), Tony de Zorzi, Sarel Erwee, Raynard Van Tonder/Dom Hendricks, George Linde, Sinethemba Qeshile (wk), Marco Jansen, Glenton Stuurman/Migael Pretorius, Senuran Muthusammy, Beuran Hendricks, Lutho Sipamla


Priyank Panchal (c), Prithvi Shaw, Abhimanyu Easwaran, Baba Aparajith, Hanuma Vihari, Upendra Yadav (wk), Saurabh Kumar, Krishnappa Gowtham / Rahul Chahar, Navdeep Saini, Umran Malik / Ishan Porel, Arzan Nagwaswalla

SA-A vs IN-A Top Picks for SA-A vs IN-A Dream11 Match:

Top Picks ­South Africa-A

Pieter Malan made his first-class debut back in 2007 and has scored over 11000 runs in South African domestic cricket. He even represented South Africa in 3 Test matches and has scored 156 runs at an average of 26.

Marco Jansen is a tall left-arm fast bowler who looks promising and is a decent batter as well. He has picked up 64 wickets in his 16 First-class matches and scored 506 runs at an average of 20.23.

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Top Picks India-A

It’s the right opportunity for Prithvi Shaw to show that he deserves a spot in the National squad. He didn’t have the greatest of series on the Australian tour last year and then he was sidelined for various reasons. He has scored 339 runs in his 5 Test matches at an average of 42.37.

It’s a preparatory series for Hanuma Vihari to get acclimatized to the South African conditions as India will be playing 3 Test matches which start from December 17. He has scored 7261 runs in his first-class career at an average of 55.

SA-A vs IN-A Must Picks for Dream11 Fantasy Cricket:

Player Career First Class Stats
Pieter Malan 11551 runs and 20 wickets
Marco Jansen 64 wickets and 506 runs
Prithvi Shaw 2263 runs
Hanuma Vihari 7261 runs and 27 wickets
Priyank Panchal 6891 runs and 14 wickets

Suggested Playing XI No.1 for SA-A vs IN-A Dream11 Fantasy Cricket:

Upendra Yadav, Priyank Panchal, Tony de Zorzi, Prithvi Shaw, Pieter Malan (c), Hanuma Vihari (vc), George Linde, Marco Jansen, Navdeep Saini, Lutho Sipamla, Arzan Nagwaswalla

Suggested Playing XI No.2 for SA-A vs IN-A Dream11 Fantasy Cricket:

Dom Hendricks, Abhimanyu Easwaran, Tony de Zorzi (vc), Prithvi Shaw (c), Pieter Malan, Hanuma Vihari, George Linde, Marco Jansen, Navdeep Saini, Arzan Nagwaswalla, Migael Pretorius

SA-A vs IN-A Risky Captaincy Choices:

Migael Pretorius is a sensational quick bowler who has been terrific in South African domestic cricket. He has picked up 133 wickets in 39 First-class matches with the best figures of 6 for 38 and even scored 879 runs with the bat as well.

26-year-old, Abhimanyu Easwaran has scored 4401 runs in his 64 First-class matches at an average of 43.57. He is a risky captaincy pick for your fantasy teams.

Player you should avoid:

Sinethemba Qeshile is not in the greatest of forms at the moment. He has scored only 28 runs in the last 4 innings he has played. It’s better to avoid him while making your fantasy teams.

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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.