SA vs IND: 2nd T20I, Dream11 Prediction, Fantasy Cricket Tips, Match Details & Key Players Stats.

SA vs IND: Following the disappointment of a rain-washed first T20I, South Africa and India are set to renew their rivalry in the second match of the series at St George’s Park in Gqeberha on Tuesday, December 12th, 2023.

SA vs IND (South Africa vs India) Match Details:

MatchSouth Africa vs India, 2nd T20I 
VenueSt George’s Park, Gqeberha, South Africa
DateTuesday, 12th December 2023
Time07:30 PM (IST) – 02:00 PM (GMT)

SA vs IND Match Analysis:

Hosts South Africa, led by the young and energetic Aiden Markram, will be eager to prove their mettle in front of their home crowd. With the upcoming ICC T20 World Cup in the West Indies and USA on the horizon, this series provides a valuable opportunity for the Proteas to experiment with their combinations and identify their best playing XI.

India, under the leadership of stand-in skipper Suryakumar Yadav, will be looking to maintain their recent dominance in the shortest format. With several senior players rested, the focus will be on giving young players valuable international experience and solidifying their positions in the team.

A Chance for Redemption:

Both teams will be desperate to make amends after the opening match was abandoned without a ball bowled due to rain. The Proteas, led by the young and ambitious Aiden Markram, will be keen to prove their potential on home soil. For India, the focus will be on maintaining their recent dominance in the shortest format under the leadership of stand-in skipper Suryakumar Yadav.

SA vs IND Pitch Report:


  • St George’s Park is a cricket ground located in Gqeberha, South Africa.
  • It has been hosting international cricket matches since 1884.
  • The ground is known for its fast and bouncy pitches, which favor fast bowlers.
  • However, the pitch can also be slow and low at times, making it difficult for batsmen to score runs.
  • The outfield is fast, which means that boundaries are easy to come by.

Recent Trends:

  • In recent years, the pitch at St George’s Park has become more batsman-friendly.
  • Big totals have been scored on a regular basis, with teams often chasing down large targets.
  • However, the pitch can still be unpredictable, and bowlers can still take wickets if they pitch the ball in the right areas.

SA vs IND Head-to-Head:

FormatMatches PlayedSouth Africa WinsIndia WinsDraws/TiesNo Results
Overall201107 (53.23%)86 (42.79%)8 (3.98%)
Tests4217 (40.48%)15 (35.71%)10 (23.81%)
ODIs9150 (54.95%)38 (41.76%)3 (3.29%)
T20Is2410 (41.67%)13 (54.17%)1 (4.17%)

SA vs IND (India vs Australia) Probable Playing XI:

South Africa

  1. Matthew Breetzke: Match -01 Runs -09
  2. Andile Phehlukwayo: Match -38 Runs -149 and Wickets – 45
  3. Tristan Stubbs: Match -16 Runs -225
  4. Tabraiz Shamsi: Match -63 Runs -09 and Wickets -76
  5. Aiden Markram (c): Match -37 Runs -1063 and Wickets – 09
  6. Nandre Burger: Match -43 Runs -49 and Wickets -51
  7. Heinrich Klaasen: Match -41 Runs -710
  8. Keshav Maharaj: Match -26 Runs -78 and Wickets – 22
  9. David Miller: Match -114 Runs -2216
  10. Gerald Coetzee: Match -03 Runs -25 and Wickets – 03
  11. Reeza Hendricks: Match -54 Runs -1645


  1. Shreyas Iyer: Match -49 Runs -1043
  2. Jitesh Sharma: Match -05 Runs -64
  3. Shubman Gill: Match -11 Runs -304
  4. Ravi Bishnoi: Match -21 Runs -24 and Wickets – 29
  5. Suryakumar Yadav (c): Match -56 Runs -1841
  6. Mohammed Siraj: Match -08 Runs -05 and Wickets -11
  7. Rinku Singh: Match -10 Runs -180
  8. Deepak Chahar: Match -25 Runs -53 and Wickets – 31
  9. Arshdeep Singh: Match -40 Runs -34 and Wickets -55
  10. Ravindra Jadeja: Match -64 Runs -457 and Wickets – 51
  11. Yashasvi Jaiswal: Match -11 Runs -312

SA vs IND Key Players:

1. Suryakumar Yadav (India): Arguably the most exciting T20 batsman in the world currently, Surya boasts incredible strokeplay and 360-degree awareness. His ability to accelerate the run rate in the middle overs and finish off games makes him a crucial player for India.

2. Aiden Markram (South Africa): The South African captain is a top-order batsman known for his consistency and ability to play match-winning innings. His leadership qualities and anchoring role at the top can be vital for the Proteas’ batting success.

3. Ravi Bishnoi (India): The young leg-spinner has become a crucial cog in India’s bowling unit. His wicket-taking ability and control of spin can be a major threat to the South African batsmen, especially in the middle overs.

Other potential key players:

  • Reeza Hendricks (South Africa): A consistent run-scorer at the top of the order, Hendricks can provide a solid foundation for the South African innings.
  • David Miller (South Africa): The experienced finisher can take the game away from the opposition in the death overs with his powerful hitting.
  • Shreyas Iyer (India): A technically gifted batsman, Iyer can provide stability and acceleration in the middle order for India.
  • Deepak Chahar (India): The swing bowler can be a threat with the new ball and is also capable of bowling yorkers in the death overs.

SA vs IND Dream11 Prediction – Suggested Team:

Wicket-Keeper: H Klaasen

Batsmen: R Hendricks, S Iyer, S Gill, Y Jaiswal, J Sharma

All-Rounders: R Jadeja, A Markram

Bowlers: T Shamsi, G Coetzee, R Bishnoi

Who Will Win Today Between SA vs IND 2nd T20 Match?

According to the Crickbee experts, IND is expected to win.

Toss Prediction: Who Will Win The Toss Today?

According to the Crickbee experts, SA will win the toss and Bat first.

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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