South Africa vs Pakistan, 3rd T20I: Dream11 Fantasy Cricket Tips – Playing XI, Pitch Report & Injury Update

South Africa vs Pakistan, 3rd T20I: Dream11 Fantasy Cricket Tips – Playing XI, Pitch Report & Injury Update

Mohammad Hafeez is expected to be fit for the last match.

South Africa vs Pakistan
South Africa vs Pakistan. (Photo by Ashley Vlotman/Gallo Images/Getty Images)

South Africa have already sealed the fate of their three-match T20I series against Pakistan 2-0 after winning the first two games in Durban and Johannesburg respectively. Both matches at the Kingsmead and the Wanderers went down to the wire as the teams fought tooth and nail to overpower them. However, in both instances, the visiting team crumbled in the dying stages of the encounters.

Pakistan are the ICC’s number one T20I team and they lost their first T20I series in three years after Sarfaraz Ahmed led them to 11 consecutive series victory. The Proteas also didn’t have Faf du Plessis in the last match and David Miller stepped up and delivered. The third game is now scheduled to be played tomorrow at the SuperSport Park in Centurion and both teams would want to sign-off on a happy note.

Match Details:

The third and final match of the three-match ODI series between South Africa and Pakistan will be hosted by the SuperSport Park in Centurion.

The match starts at 6:00 PM local time (4:00 PM GMT) (9:30 PM IST). The game will be live on Sony SIX and Sony SIX HD in India. (Live streaming in Sony Liv).

Last five completed T20I matches:

South Africa: W, W, W, W, W.

Pakistan: L, L, W, W, W.

Pitch Condition/Report: The pitch mostly favours the team batting first as only two matches at the ground were won by the chasing team.

Average first innings score: 162 (Five T20s during MSL)

Record of chasing teams: Won – 3, Lost – 2

Probable XI:

South Africa:

Janneman Malan, Reeza Hendricks, Rassie van der Dussen, David Miller (C), Heinrich Klaasen (WK), Chris Morris, Andile Phehlukwayo, Lutho Sipamla, Beuran Hendricks, Junior Dala, Tabraiz Shamsi.

Bench – Willem Mulder, Gihahn Cloete.


Fakhar Zaman, Babar Azam, Hussain Talat, Mohammad Hafeez/Asif Ali, Shoaib Malik (C), Mohammad Rizwan (WK), Imad Wasim, Shadab Khan, Shaheen Afridi, Hasan Ali, Mohammad Amir.

Bench – Faheem Ashraf, Sahibzada Farhan, Usman Shinwari.

Team News:

Mohammad Hafeez is expected to be fit for the last match.

Power Picks:

Reeza Hendricks has notched 514 runs in his last 10 T20 innings at an average of 64.25 with two centuries and three fifties.

Captain and Vice-Captain Selection:

Babar Azam, Rassie van der Dussen and Reeza Hendricks are ideal choices as the captain. Andile Phehlukwayo, David Miller and Chris Morris can be the vice-captain. Mohammad Hafeez, Shoaib Malik, and Fakhar Zaman can be slotted in as the vice-captain as well.

Suggested Playing XI for Head to Head/Small Leagues:

Keeper – Mohammad Rizwan

Batsmen –  Babar Azam (C), Hussain Talat, Reeza Hendricks, David Miller, Rassie van der Dussen (VC)

All-Rounders –  Imad Wasim, Chris Morris

Bowlers –  Shaheen Afridi, Beuran Hendricks, Lutho Sipamla

Suggested Playing XI for Grand Leagues/Mega Leagues:

Keeper – Heinrich Klaasen

Batsmen –  Babar Azam (VC), Hussain Talat, Reeza Hendricks (C), Rassie van der Dussen

All-Rounders –  Imad Wasim, Andile Phehlukwayo, Chris Morris

Bowlers –  Hasan Ali, Shaheen Afridi, Beuran Hendricks


Expert Advice:

Shaheen Afridi and Beuran Hendricks are the best picks from the bowlers’ category. Tabraiz Shamsi and Lutho Sipamla are economical buys. Junior Dala and Mohammad Amir are risky picks.

Probable Winners:

The prediction is for the team, batting first to come out trumps.

*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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