We have opted for a fantasy cricket team based on the recent performances, overall impact, and credit points.
South Africa: Quinton de Kock (wk), Temba Bavuma (c), Rassie van der Dussen, Aiden Markram, Heinrich Klaasen, David Miller, Marco Jansen, Wayne Parnell, Keshav Maharaj, Anrich Nortje, Lungi Ngidi/Kagiso Rabada
England: Jason Roy, Dawid Malan, Ben Duckett, Harry Brook, Jos Buttler (c & wk), Moeen Ali, Chris Woakes, Sam Curran, Adil Rashid, Olly Stone, Reece Topley/Jofra Archer
Venue: Diamond Oval, Kimberley
(Based on the last 3 games)
1st innings average score: 225
2nd innings average score: 267
Wickets per innings: 6
Type: Batting easier in the 2nd innings
Batting 1st: 33%
Batting 2nd: 67%
Fantasy Tips of The Day
Kagiso Rabada’s venue and opposition numbers are strong for this contest. At Kimberley, he has shot down 6 wickets in 2 games, and versus England, he has 20 wickets in only 9 games.
The highest score (168*) at the venue belongs to Quinton de Kock. In addition, he likes to feed on the English bowlers. He has hammered 902 runs at 60 including 3 hundreds and 4 fifties.
Temba Bavuma’s average as an opener reads 67 compared to his overall average of 46. Above all, he has made it to the Ultimate Team in all four games against England.
In his last 5 outings, Adil Rashid has claimed 10 wickets. His ability to consistently strike in the middle overs is what makes him a smart pick in fantasy games.
Jos Buttler’s recent form has been incredible. Ever since the start of the South Africa T20 League, he has scored above 30 runs in 8 of 10 outings. In fact, he likes batting in South Africa. In 7 ODIs, he has managed 284 runs at 57.
In the last 3 games at the venue, an average of 8 wickets fell in the first innings compared to 4 in the second. Meanwhile, pacers accounted for 63% of the wickets.