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SA Quadrangular U19 Series, 2020: Final, South Africa Under-19s vs India Under-19s: Dream11 Fantasy Cricket Tips – Playing XI, Pitch Report & Injury Update

For India U19, Yashasvi Jaiswal (97 runs at 32.33) and Divyansh Saxena (135 runs at avg of 135) are top picks.

Divyansh Saxena India U19
Divyansh Saxena. (Photo Source: Twitter)

Match Details:

The final of the SA Quadrangular U19 Series, 2020 will be played between South Africa Under-19s and India Under-19s at Kingsmead in Durban.

The match starts at 9:30 AM local time (1:00 PM IST) (7:30 AM GMT). This game can be viewed on the Official Cricket South Africa channel on YouTube.

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India U19 has been literally winning everything so far on their South Africa tour. As far as this series is concerned, the team has won all the three matches batting first. The hosts South Africa U19, who lost to them by 66 runs in the tournament opener, will challenge them in the final on Thursday. They were tied on 4 points along with New Zealand after losing to Zimbabwe but pipped the Kiwi colts on NRR.

As far as the momentum going into the final is concerned, it is clearly with the boys in blue. Though they rested some of their top performers in the previous game, it was a comfortable win (120 runs) for them. Moreover, the likes of Ravi Bishnoi, Divyansh Saxena among a few others are expected to return for the big final. The only worry for India U19 is that they have won all their matches batting first and could be tested if South Africa bat first in the big match.

Weather Report/Conditions

It will be cloudy for almost the whole day in Durban on Thursday. The rain is expected to come around 5 PM by which the game is expected to finish. The temperature will hover around 28-30 Degrees Celsius according to AccuWeather.


Pitch Report

The surface at the Kingsmead has turned out to be a good one for the team batting first. Chasing has proved to be tough in all the three matches and the trend should continue for the final as well. Having said that, there might be a temptation to bowl first with the new ball expected to swing under overcast conditions.

Average first innings score: 257 (Three matches played at the venue in this tournament)

Record of the chasing teams: Won – 0; Lost – 3

Team News:

(Will be shared when there’s an update)

Probable Playing XIs:

South Africa U19

Andrew Louw, Bryce Parsons (C), Jonathan Bird, Manje Levert, Luke Beaufort, Jack Lees/Tyrese Karelse, Khanya Cotani (WK), Tiaan van Vuuren, Mondli Khumalo, Odirile Modimokoane, Achille Cloete/Merrick Brett

Bench – Jack Lees/Tyrese Karelse, Achille Cloete/Merrick Brett, Gerald Coetzee, Pheko Moletsane

India U19

Yashasvi Jaiswal, Divyansh Saxena, Tilak Varma, Priyam Garg (C), Shashwat Rawat/Siddhesh Veer, Kumar Kushagra (WK), Atharva Ankolekar, Ravi Bishnoi, Kartik Tyagi, Sushant Mishra, Vidyadhar Patil.

Bench – CTL Rakshan, Divyansh Joshi, Akash Singh, Shashwat Rawat/Siddhesh Veer, Dhruv Jurel


Top Picks

South Africa U19 skipper Bryce Parsons has scored 185 runs in three outings so far and he should be picked in your Dream11 Fantasy team. Mondli Khumalo has picked seven wickets so far at an average of 18.57 which makes him an exciting pick for this match. Odirile Modimokoane has also scalped six wickets in a couple of appearances.

For India U19, Yashasvi Jaiswal (97 runs at 32.33) and Divyansh Saxena (135 runs at avg of 135) are top picks. Sushant Mishra, with 10 wickets to his name, is a top bowler in the tournament and is likely to make an impact again in the final. Tilak Varma is another batsman who will bat in the top order and score runs at will.

Captain and Vice-Captain Selection:

Captain – Yashasvi Jaiswal, Divyansh Saxena, Bryce Parsons

Vice-Captain – Tilak Varma, Sushant Mishra, Priyam Garg

Suggested Playing XI No.1 for Fantasy Cricket:

Keeper – Kumar Kushagra

Batters – Priyam Garg, Divyansh Saxena (VC), Yashasvi Jaiswal (C), Jonathan Bird

All-Rounders – Tilak Varma, Bryce Parsons

Bowlers – Sushant Mishra, Vidyadhar Patil, Mondli Khumalo, Odirile Modimokoane

Suggested Playing XI No.2 for Fantasy Cricket:

Keeper – Luke Beaufort

Batters – Priyam Garg, Divyansh Saxena, Yashasvi Jaiswal, Andrew Louw

All-Rounders – Shubhang Hegde, Tilak Varma (VC), Bryce Parsons (C)

Bowlers – Sushant Mishra, Mondli Khumalo, Odirile Modimokoane


Expert Advice

Uncertainty around the playing XIs continue for the final as well with the teams making constant changes throughout the competition. We have tried our best to form a perfect XI. But still it would be wise to wait for the confirmed playing XIs to be announced after the toss.

Probable Winners

India Under-19s are expected to win this match.

*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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