SA vs IND (South Africa vs India), 3rd Test - Match Information
Match: South Africa vs India, 3rd Test
Date: 11th January 2022
Time: 02:00 PM IST
Venue: Newlands, Cape Town
SA vs IND (South Africa vs India), 3rd Test Preview
3rd Test of the Freedom Trophy, 2021/22 has South Africa taking on India at the Newlands, Cape Town.
South Africa and India have played 2 matches in the series, with both teams winning 1 match each.
In their previous encounter in this series, Dean Elgar was the Man of the Match and Marco Jansen scored the highest fantasy points for South Africa with 152 match fantasy points while Shardul Thakur topped the fantasy points leaderboard for India with 191 match fantasy points.
South Africa vs India Dream11 Team SA vs IND Dream11 Prediction 3rd Test 11th January Fantasy Gully
SA vs IND, Pitch Report and Conditions
The pitch at the Newlands, Cape Town will allow for good stroke play and the batters will find it easy to bat on the surface. It will not allow a lot of assistance to the bowlers and wicket taking is not going to be easy. The average 1st innings score at this venue in the last 5 matches is 419 runs. The team batting first at this venue has won 20% of its matches. The team winning the toss will look to bowl first here.
The venue is suited for both Pacers and Spinners alike.
SA vs IND, Head to Head
In the 41 matches played between these 2 teams, India have won 15 matches and South Africa have won 16 matches. Batsmen of both teams have earned the most fantasy points for their respective teams so far.
SA vs IND Dream11 Prediction: Batters and Wicket-Keepers
With scores of 124, 78 & 87 in the last 3 Tests, Dean Elgar is looking in great form. He also has a good record at this venue (Cape Town) as in his last 5 Tests here he has scored 530 runs which includes 2 centuries and 2 fifties.
KL Rahul has been in good form as in his last 6 Tests he has scored 58, 146, 63, 8, 134 & 110 runs respectively, all of which have come away from home.
Virat Kohli might be a little bit out of form but he does have a good record in South Africa as in his 6 Tests here he has scored 11 runs at an average of 51.
SA vs IND Dream11 Prediction: Bowlers
With a total of 12 wickets and 53 runs in 2 matches so far, Marco Jansen has scored 152 & 134 fantasy points respectively and thus is a great pick for the upcoming fixture.
Shardul has been a revelation for India in Tests as in the last 5 Tests, he has scored 228 runs and taken 24 wickets and thus has given points with both bat and ball.
Mohammed Shami has a great record against South Africa as he has picked up 45 wickets in just 10 Tests. He also has been in terrific form as since the start of 2021 he has picked up 26 wickets in just 6 Tests.
SA vs IND Dream11 Prediction: All-Rounders
Ravichandran Ashwin has taken 14 wickets and scored 172 runs in his last 5 Tests outside India. He is averaging 159 fantasy points per match in his last 10 tests which goes to show his purple patch.
SA vs IND Dream11 Prediction: Top Players of the Last Match
The Top Point Getters for South Africa are Marco Jansen with 152 match fantasy points. Dean Elgar with 146 match fantasy points and Keegan Petersen with 135 match fantasy points.
The Top Point Getters for India are Shardul Thakur with 191 match fantasy points. Ravichandran Ashwin with 106 match fantasy points and Cheteshwar Pujara with 82 match fantasy points.
SA vs IND Dream11 Prediction: Captain and Vice-Captain
Marco Jansen has an average of 143 match fantasy points in the last 2 games, a fantasy rating of 9 and a low XFactor.
Shardul Thakur has an average of 133 match fantasy points in the last 6 games, a fantasy rating of 9 and a medium XFactor.
Dean Elgar has an average of 103 match fantasy points in the last 10 games, a fantasy rating of 8.7 and a low XFactor.
Mohammed Shami has an average of 91 match fantasy points in the last 10 games, a fantasy rating of 8.4 and a low XFactor.
Kagiso Rabada has an average of 106 match fantasy points in the last 10 games, a fantasy rating of 8.3 and a low XFactor.
SA vs IND Dream11 Fantasy Team Suggestion
Wicket-Keeper: R. Pant
Batters: D. Elgar, K. Rahul and V. Kohli
All-Rounders: M. Jansen and R. Ashwin
Bowlers: D. Olivier, K. Rabada, L. Ngidi, M. Shami and S. Thakur
Captain: M. Jansen
Vice-Captain: S. Thakur