Welcome to WI vs SA Dream11 Prediction for Today’s Match Fantasy Cricket. West Indies will take on South Africa in Match 1 of the West Indies vs South Africa Test on Thursday 10th June at the Daren Sammy National Cricket Stadium, St Lucia. Keep reading to find out about the West Indies vs South Africa Test Match 1 WI vs SA Dream11 team today.
West Indies and South Africa never really face off each other in the longest format of the game. In fact, this is their first contest since 2015 and first in West Indies since 2010. Both teams have played only 28 Tests against each other and South Africa have won 18 of them while West Indies have won three.
Both teams will enter this contest with new captains. Kraigg Brathwaite is into his 2nd series while Dean Elgar will lead the team for the first time since his appointment. This match is not a part of the World Test Championships but could help both teams to find out new talents.
Interestingly, West Indies will enter this contest as the 6th placed team in the rankings, one higher than the visitors. South Africa fell to number seven after their series loss to Pakistan recently.
WI vs SA Match Prediction
|Match||WI vs SA, 1st Test|
|Date||From 10th June 2021|
|Time||7:30 PM IST|
|Venue||Daren Sammy National Cricket Stadium, St Lucia|
Top Run Getters for South Africa
|Quinton de Kock||51||3008|
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The Darren Sammy Cricket Ground has been batters’ ally and there will be good support for the pacers as well. Day four and five will belong to the spinners because of the slow nature of the pitch. The venue has hosted seven Tests so far and three of them went to the team batting first. The highest score at this venue is 588 while the average first innings score is 374.
Day one is likely to be filled with light showers so is day five. According to the forecast, the other three days are likely to be covered with cloud and there is a limited chance for rain. The temperature will be around 27 to 31 degrees Celcius for most of the Test.
Since both teams have a powerful bowling line-up, it is good to go with more bowlers, especially, pacers from both teams. Also, Dean Elgar and Kraigg Braithwaite are must-have choices in the fantasy team.
Kraigg Brathwaite (c), Jermaine Blackwood, Nkrumah Bonner, Roston Chase, Rahkeem Cornwall, Joshua Da Silva, Jason Holder, Shai Hope, Alzarri Joseph, Kyle Mayers, Kieran Powell, Kemar Roach, and Jayden Seales.
The team has brought back Kieran Powell who will be opening alongside the skipper Brathwaite. The team also has Shai Hope in the line-up who is likely to play this game. This means Bonner will have to sit out. Jayden Seales is likely to make his debut here.
WI Predicted Playing 11 For Today’s Dream11 Match
- Kraigg Brathwaite (capt),
- Kieran Powell,
- Shai Hope
- Kyle Mayers,
- Jermaine Blackwood,
- Jason Holder,
- Joshua da Silva,
- Alzarri Joseph,
- Rahkeem Cornwall,
- Kemar Roach,
- Jayden Seales
Dean Elgar (c), Temba Bavuma (vc), Quinton de Kock, Sarel Erwee, Beuran Hendricks, George Linde, Keshav Maharaj, Lungi Ngidi, Aiden Markram, Wiaan Mulder, Anrich Nortje, Keegan Peterson , Kagiso Rabada, Rassie van der Dussen, Kyle Verreynne, Tabraiz Shamsi, Lizaad Williams , Prenelan Subrayen, Marco Jansen
Temba Bavuma is doubtful for the Test because of hip injury struggle. This will make way for Kyle Verreynne who is likely to make his debut alongside Keegan Peterson. The team is likely to go in with Keshav Maharaj and Wiaan Mulder as well.
SA Predicted Playing 11 For Today’s Dream11 Match
- Dean Elgar,
- Aiden Markram,
- Rassie van der Dussen,
- Temba Bavuma/Kyle Verreynne,
- Keegan Petersen/Beuran Hendricks
- Quinton de Kock (wk),
- Wiaan Mulder,
- Keshav Maharaj,
- Kagiso Rabada,
- Anrich Nortje,
- Lungi Ngidi.
WI vs SA Dream11 Match Prediction Choice For Captain And Vice-Captain
The skipper Dean Elgar is in good form and will look to lead his team from the front here. He has scored 4260 runs in his Test career and had a couple of fifty-plus scores in the recent first-class matches. He has 270 runs against West Indies in Tests.
Kraigg Brathwaite averages close to 34 in his Test career and he is in decent form at the moment. In his last Test against Sri Lanka, he had 126 runs in the first innings and followed it up with 85 runs in the 2nd innings. He so far has scored 183 runs against South Africa.
Jason Holder is the most common choice for the captain in the fantasy side. He recently scored an unbeaten 71 against Sri Lanka in the final Test and was among the wickets too. In Tests, he had 123 wickets and 2253 runs.
Aiden Markram did well in T20Is against Pakistan recently. In his last four matches, he has scored 50-plus runs in three of them. In Tests, he has scored 1760 runs with an average close to 41. He has five tons and eight fifties to his name.
WI vs SA- Top Picks by Experts
Rassie van der Dussen has been one of the consistent performers for South Africa lately. In the recent Pakistan series, He smashed a ton and 60 runs in the ODIs and also scored a fifty in the T20Is. He is likely to bat at number four for the team today.
Wiaan Mulder is an excellent all-rounder and is likely to play ahead of other spinners today. He has picked up 11 wickets in his Test career and is very handy with the bat too.
Head to Head Dream11 Team Prediction WI vs SA
Wicket-keepers: Q de Kock, S Hope
Batters: D Elgar, K Brathwaite, A Markram
All-rounders: J Holder, K Mayers, W Mulder
Bowlers: R Cornwall, K Maharaj, K Rabada
Grand League Dream11 Team Prediction WI vs SA
Wicket-keepers: Q de Kock, S Hope
Batters: D Elgar, K Brathwaite, A Markram, R van der Dussen
All-rounders: J Holder, R Chase
Bowlers: R Cornwall, A Nortje, K Rabada
Who Will Win Today Between WI vs SA Dream11 Prediction, Match 1?
According to Kheltalk’s astrology WI vs SA Dream11 match Prediction, the match is likely to be a draw. If not a draw, West Indies are likely to win this because of the home advantage. Both teams have a good bowling line-up but it will be interesting to see how they cope up with long sessions.
WI vs SA Toss Prediction today
According to Kheltalk’s WI vs SA Dream11 toss prediction, West Indies is likely to bowl first at this venue. Since the pitch will assist the pacers more, both teams will look to dominate early in the innings. One can expect South Africa to go in with a lone spinner in form of Maharaj here.
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