After a very successful tour of West Indies, the Indian cricket team is all set to face South Africa at home. The action starts with the very first T20 International match being played today at the HPCA stadium in Dharamsala. The young Indian team is very confident and every individual would like to perform at their maximum potential since series like these would serve as a cornerstone for selection in the larger ICC T20 World Cup next year. South Africa, on the other hand, is struggling with a very dismal World Cup campaign this year. They would want to get things moving in this shorter format. In this writeup, we would be covering IND vs SA Playing XI and Live Streaming information so that you can watch the match online on official channels.
Indian team should consist of openers Rohit Sharma and Shikhar Dhawan both of whom had a great World Cup 2019. Middle over should comprise of Mr. Reliable Virat Kohli (captain) along with the likes of Shreyas Iyer, Manish Pandey, and explosive wicketkeeper-batsman Rishabh Pant. Brothers Krunal Pandiya and Hardik Pandiya are certain to retain their positions as allrounders alongside Ravindra Jadeja. The pace battery should consist of Navdeep Saini, Khaleel Ahmed, and Deepak Chahar.
South Africans are expected to include several new faces to the side. Familiar faces David Miller, Reeza Hendricks Temba Bavuma, Kagiso Rabada, and Tabraiz Shamsi are expected to form the core of the team. Youngsters like Rassie Van Der Dussen, Dwaine Pretorius, Andile Phehlukwayo, Anrich Nortje, and Junior Dala would form the rest of the team.
Star Sports it the official live streaming partner for this series. If you are in India you can watch South Africa vs India 1st T20 live on Star Sports 1 HD (English), Star Sports 2 HD (Hindi) and the Hotstar mobile application.
Channels for other countries include Sky Sports and Eurosport in Europe, Willow TV for the United States, SuperSport for South Africa, and Fox Sports in Australia.
The match will begin at around 07:00 PM IST (06:30 AM PST), Sunday, September 15, 2019.
By every stretch of the imagination, the Indian side is a very strong one and should win this match and the entire series as a matter of fact. South Africans, on the other hand, have nothing to lose. In this shorter format, expected things can become unexpected in a short frame of time.
India Winning Probability: 70%
South Africa Winning Probability: 30%
Disclaimer: There are estimates only and should not be used for anything else apart from knowledge and entertainment.