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India vs South Africa 1st T20 Match Prediction & Betting Tips

  • date Jun 09, 2022
  • Start Time 19:00 IST / 13:30 GMT
  • Stadium Name Arun Jaitley Stadium - New Delhi, India
India IND
South Africa RSA
211/4 (20)
212/3 (19.1)
South Africa won by 7 wkts
Betting Tips
  • Shreyas Iyer hit unbeaten half-centuries in each of the three IT20s against Sri Lanka in February. He is our tip for India’s highest run scorer in this game. With the ball, Yuzvendra Chahal has 68 wickets in IT20s and he is well worth backing as India’s top wicket taker in this opening game of the series.
  • Quinton de Kock hit 140 not-out for Lucknow Super Giants last month, the third highest score ever in the IPL. The keeper-batter is our pick for South Africa’s highest run scorer in this fixture. Kagiso Rabada was in excellent form for Punjab Kings in April and May and he is our tip for South Africa’s top wicket taker in Delhi.
  • We expect to see the Indian openers put on a big opening stand. We predict that they will have a larger partnership than South Africa.

IND vs RSA Chance of Winning

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Our Prediction

India are favorites to win

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Total sixes in Match - Over 12.5

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1.90

IND vs SA 1st T20 Match Prediction & Betting Tips

India and South Africa begin their five-match IT20 series at the Arun Jaitley Stadium in Delhi on Thursday evening. The hosts have won their last 12 IT20s and beat Sri Lanka 3-0 in February in their last games in this format. South Africa have not played an IT20 game since the T20 World Cup in November 2021. Read on as we preview this night match. The fixture begins at 19:30 local time.

India began the 2021 T20 World Cup with successive defeats to Pakistan and New Zealand but have beaten every team who they have played since. They will be looking forward to this series on home soil.

South Africa beat England in their final game in this format and have plenty of players who were in good form during the 2022 IPL. Although underdogs, they will not be overawed ahead of this game.

India vs South Africa 1st T20 Match Live Streaming

This match will be shown live on Star Sports in India, Sky Sports in the UK, Fox Cricket in Australia and Siyatha TV in Sri Lanka.

Live StreamingFans can stream the match on Disney Plus and Sky Go.

IND vs SA Match Toss Prediction

Although humidity is not a big factor in the evening in Delhi, we expect both skippers to want to field first before chasing a score. The last five IT20s at this venue has seen the toss winning side bat second.

IND vs SA Pitch Report

We expect a relatively slow pitch which offers some assistance to spin bowlers in Delhi. A par score will be 160-165.

Weather Report

No rain and clear skies throughout with the temperature above 35 degrees from start to finish.

Read on for team previews, betting tips, latest odds, and match prediction for India vs South Africa 1st T20 Match 2022

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India Team News & Playing 11

IND Team News

With full-time captain Rohit Sharma given a break, and KL Rahul suffering a groin injury on Wednesday, Rishabh Pant will lead the side in this series. Hardik Pandya, who impressed captaining Gujarat Titans in the IPL, will be vice-captain.

IND Key Players

  • Shreyas Iyer- the 27 year old top order batter finished this year’s IPL with 50 against Lucknow Super Giants. He averages 36.77 in IT20s.
  • Rishabh Pant - Still only 24 years of age, the keeper-batter has clocked up 97 international appearances since making his debut in 2017. He has a top score of 65 not-out in this format.
  • Yuzvendra Chahal - The spinner took 27 wickets and won the Purple Cap in the 2022 IPL. The leg-break bowler’s best figures in IT20s are 6-25.

IND Team Form

India are in fantastic form in this format and won their last three IT20 games by 62 runs, 7 wickets and 6 wickets against Sri Lanka. All the players will be game-ready after the conclusion of this year’s IPL.

India Predicted Playing 11

Ishan Kishan, Ruturaj Gaikwad, Rishabh Pant (wk), Shreyas Iyer, Venkatesh Iyer, Hardik Pandya, Deepak Hooda, Axar Patel, Harshal Patel, Umran Malik, Yuzvendra Chahal

IND vs RSA Prediction
IND vs RSA Match Prediction

South Africa Team News & Playing 11

SA Team News

It may well have been a long time between IT20 fixtures for South Africa, but there is every chance that they will take the field with the same XI who beat England by 10 runs in Sharjah on November 6 last year. South Africa have a strong squad with no injuries to report at this stage.

SA Key Players

  • Quinton de Kock - The left-handed opener will be aggressive from the first ball and has a fine white ball record. He has scored 11 half-centuries in this format.
  • Temba Bavuma - The skipper has only played 21 games internationally in this format but made useful contributions in the T20 World Cup. He is an excellent fielder but it will be his batting and leadership under the spotlight in this game.
  • Kagiso Rabada - The right arm pace bowler has an excellent reputation in India after taking 99 wickets from five seasons in the IPL. He is a strike bowler in any format.

SA Team Form

Although it is over seven months since South Africa played a game in this format, they will be looking to build on their four successive victories from their final T20 World Cup games.

South Africa Predicted Playing 11

Temba Bavuma (c), Quinton de Kock (wk), Reeza Hendricks, Aiden Markram, Rassie van der Dussen, David Miller, Marco Jansen, Kagiso Rabada, Anrich Nortje, Tabraiz Shamsi, Keshav Maharaj

IND vs RSA Team Form in Last Five Matches

IND : W W W W W

RSA : W W W W L

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India vs South Africa Head to Head

India have a three game lead in the overall head to head in IT20s since their first meeting in December 2006. This is the first match between the countries in this format since September 2019.

IND vs SA Head to Head Stats in T20's

  Matches Played IND Won SA Won Draw Tie
Overall 15 9 6 0 0
Last 5 5 3 2 0 0

India vs South Africa Betting Odds

In spite of South Africa’s recent form in this format, the hosts are clear favourites to take a 1-0 lead in the series in Delhi.

Who will win India vs South Africa 1st T20 Match?

There are plenty of short-format specialist batters on show in this game. Quinton de Kock had an excellent IPL campaign with only Jos Buttler and KL Rahul scoring more runs.

Odds to Win The Match

Team Name10cricbetway1xbetbet365
India1.461.571.541.53
South Africa2.532.252.512.50
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IND vs SA Top Team Batsmen

Ruturaj Gaikwad, Ishan Kishan and Shreyas Iyer are our batting recommendations for India. Kishan has scored three half-centuries in 13 international appearances.

Quinton de Kock, Temba Bavuma and Rassie van der Dussen are our batting tips for South Africa. van der Dussen hit 11 boundaries in his last IT20 and averages 38.87 in this format.

Odds for Top Team Batsmen

Top Team Batsman10cricbetway1xbetbet365
Shreyas Iyer (IND)5.004.254.005.00
Ruturaj Gaikwad (IND)4.954.254.004.00
Ishan Kishan (IND)5.364.504.004.00
Quinton de Kock (SA)4.133.503.243.25
Temba Bavuma (SA)5.124.334.324.33
Rassie van der Dussen (SA)5.995.004.324.33
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IND vs SA Top Team Bowlers

For India, Yuzvendra Chahal, Harshal Patel and Umran Malik are our bowling tips. Patel has taken 51 wickets from 30 games over the last two IPL seasons.

For South Africa, Kagiso Rabada, Anrich Nortje and Tabraiz Shamsi are our bowling tips. Nortje has taken 87 international wickets since making his debut in March 2019.

Odds for Top Team Bowlers

Top Team Bowlers10cricbetway1xbetbet365
Yuzvendra Chahal (IND)4.553.753.393.40
Harshal Patel (IND)4.383.754.004.00
Umran Malik (IND)6.145.004.324.33
Kagiso Rabada (SA)4.213.603.503.50
Anrich Nortje (SA)4.383.754.324.33
Tabraiz Shamsi (SA)4.303.604.744.75
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India vs South Africa Prediction

Whenever two teams in strong form come together there is always a buzz and the opener of this series is no different. South Africa will be quietly confident of causing an upset or two across the five games but we are backing India to get off to a winning start.

Final Verdict

India are favorites to beat South Africa at the odds of 1.53

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