SA-50 vs IND-50 Dream11 And Match Report: Must win encounter for winless India as they strive to get their campaign underway in the frontier tournamnet.
When the Over-50s Cricket World Cup was conceptualised way back in 2018, the main agenda on the cards was to turn back the clock and see yesteryear cricketing behemoths step out to the middle once again. And after tasting consummate success in its inaugural edition, the showpiece tournament is back after 2 years to revel us in an intriguing brand of cricket.
Featuring cricketers who have crossed the age of 50 and were unlucky to see their careers be curtailed early owing to injury or a lack of opportunities, the competition has been regaled us in riveting cricket in the early exchanges of the 2020 edition. Unfortunately, India have failed to indulge in the jubilant celebration of cricket up till now with the side falling to defeats in both of its clashes.
Left languishing in the trenches of the points tally with no wins, for the visitors, today’s clash takes on the identity of a must win clash. And up infront of hosts South Africa who make an advent into the fixture with a 100% winning record, things are not going to get any easier for the Indians who’ll need to dwell into their pool of resources to keep their sortie alive in the competition.
India have faltered all across the course of the competion and come today’s fixture against the hosts, we envision this being a tie where the side falter once again. They are taking on an extremely well rounded team, one familiar with the conditions at hand, a side which should be able to peel off the Indians on the day.
Pitch Conditions And Toss
A wicket laid out to keep everyone interested, this is going to be a surface where the side winning the toss chooses to chase today. There will be purchase for the quicks in the earl exchanges of the encounter before the wicket eventually settles down to make strokeplay an easy task.
Probable Playing 11
Sanjay, PG Sundar, Iqbal Khan, Tushar Zaveri, Aadil Chagla, Preetinder Singh, Ashwani Arora, Pradeep Patel, Mayank Khandwal, Dilip Chavan, Parak, Srikanth
South Africa Over-50s
Warne Rippon, Kenny Jackson, Mlungisi Ngece, David Duncan, Dave Callaghan (WK/C), Alan Dawson, Pieter Strydom, Dave Holgate, Anwell Newman, Neil Fusedale, Henry Williams, Bruce Wilson
Over-50s Cricket World Cup 2020
Match: South Africa Vs India
Date And Time: 15th March, Sunday- 1:45pm IST
Venue: Langa, Cape Town
Telecast: Cricket South Africa YouTube, PitchVision
5 Must Have Picks
- Iqbal Khan, Tushar Zaveri, Preetinder Singh, Ashwani Arora, Pradeep Patel
South Africa Over-50s
- Warne Rippon, Kenny Jackson, Dave Callaghan, Henry Williams, Bruce Wilson
SA-50 vs IND-50 Dream11 Wicket-Keeper
South Africa’s captain and wicket-keeper, Dave Callaghan was always going to be a must have pick for us for this outing. The player has a staggering 5,304 runs in the one day format, runs which allude to his calibre and vibrant brand of skill set as a player.
SA-50 vs IND-50 Dream11 Batsmen
With 223 runs in the over-50s format, David Duncan comes in as well from the contingent to accompany his partner for the forthcoming tie. Mlungisi Ngece is also being roped in by us for the fixture while from the Indian side we are indulging in the services of opener Sanjay Beri after he managed to lay down the foundation for a strong base for his side against Pakistan.
SA-50 vs IND-50 Dream11 All-Rounders
When the tournamnet had made a foray into the cricketing arena, one player who was said to be India’s fulcrum was Iqbal Khan. With 1,286 runs and 49 wickets in the domestic arena, the player is one of the finest all-rounders in this Indian unit, something he laid testament to with his half-century against Pakistan.
PG Sunder got a 50 in the same tie to see him come into our setup as well from the side while from South Africa we’ll be moving in for Alan Dawson, a name who has snagged a staggering 261 wickets in his career. He’s joined by the guile filled Anwell Newman, a player who has doled out crucial displays with both the bat and ball for his side.
SA-50 vs IND-50 Dream11 Bowling Order
With India waning with the bat across their previous two ties, we begin this docket of our Dream 11 side with the pick of South Africa’s spearhead. In Pieter Strydom, the side has a name who snared 4 wickets against England to leave them stumbling and hand his side a win on the day.
Bruce Wilson also comes into our contingent while from the Indian side, Mayank Khandwala’s wicket to wicket intricate line and length channel bowling sees him become our solitary pick.
Captain And Vice-Captain
South Africa Bat First: Given his all-round skill set, Khan will captain our side while Dawson is our vice-captain.
India Bat First: Callaghan will represent our side as the captain while Sunder is our vice-captain.
Dream 11 Team
Callaghan, Duncan, Sanjay, Ngece, Khan, Dawson, Newman, Sunder, Strydom, Khandwal, Wilson
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Dream 11 Disclaimer
All our selections are based on in-depth and astute analysis of the players partaking in the match, pitch report and a perusal of other reasoning. Please incorporate a slew of factors while crafting your own side with this article serving as a guide to the match and players.