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It’s going to be an intriguing rematch between South Africa and Australia as they face off once more at the same venue. Australia dominated the last match, winning by a whopping 111 runs, and have already taken the lead in the three-match series.

Most things went right for the Australian side from top to bottom. While batting first, Australia posted a massive total of 226 – thanks to the fine knocks from Mitchell Marsh (92) and Tim David (64). On the bowling front, Tanveer Sangha snared four wickets, while Marcus Stoinis (3) and Spencer Johnson (2) were also among the wickets.

Meanwhile, South Africa looked rusty, as accepted by their captain as well. First, they conceded too many runs and never looked in the chase in the second half. Barring a few individual flashes of brilliance, the Proteas were otherwise disappointing. A better all-round performance is the need of the hour.

SA vs AUS 2nd T20 Possible Playing XI

Despite losing the previous game, South Africa might stick with the same team. However, Matthew Breetzke is in the squad and could get an opportunity.

South Africa: 1. Temba Bavuma, 2. Reeza Hendricks, 3. Rassie van der Dussen, 4. Aiden Markram (c), 5. Dewald Brevis, 6. Tristan Stubbs (wk), 7. Marco Jansen, 8. Lizaad Williams, 9. Lungi Ngidi, 10. Tabraiz Shamsi, 11. Gerald Coetzee

Australia could field the same XI again.

Australia: 1. Matt Short, 2. Travis Head, 3. Mitch Marsh (c), 4. Josh Inglis (wk), 5. Marcus Stoinis, 6. Tim David, 7. Aaron Hardie, 8. Sean Abbott, 9. Nathan Ellis, 10. Adam Zampa, 11. Spencer Johnson

SA vs AUS 2nd T20 Dream11 Prediction – Fantasy Tips

South Africa:

  • Reeza Hendricks was the standout batter for South Africa two nights ago. He made 56 runs off 43 balls with the help of five fours and two maximums. Hendricks has a fifty in each of his last three T20I innings.
  • Hendricks in T20Is since the start of 2022: 9 inns, 435 runs, avg. 48.3, SR 164.2.
  • Rassie van der Dussen is a quality player, particularly against the pacers. He made 21 runs off 11 balls, including two boundaries and as many maximums in the first T20I. He looked shaky early on, but is capable of going big.
  • Aiden Markram couldn’t do anything significant in the previous rubber. However, Markram is a valuable player who can contribute with both bat and ball. He has 535 runs at an average of 35.66 and a strike rate of 146.57 at No. 4 in T20Is.
  • Marco Jansen leaked too many runs in the last game. However, Jansen is a skilled bowler who can trouble the batters with his pace and bounce. Moreover, he is also a handy batter and can add crucial runs in the lower order.
  • Lungi Ngidi has seven wickets at a strike rate of 14.57 in five innings against Australia in T20Is. Ngidi was the most expensive bowler last game and will look to bounce back strongly.

Australia:

  • Matthew Short made 20 runs in his debut game. He looked in good touch and will have the responsibility of providing a brisk start to his team again. Short is also a decent off-spinner who can scalp a few wickets as well.
  • Mitchell Marsh showed his superior skillsets in the opening game, where he belted the Proteas bowler all around the park during his unbeaten 92-run knock. Marsh hit 13 fours and two sixes in his 49-ball knock. Another blistering knock can not be ruled out. Not to forget, Marsh can also chip in with a few overs if required.
  • Tim David was at his destructive best in the first T20I. He amassed 64 runs at a strike rate of 228.57, including seven boundaries and four sixes. The surface is expected to be nice for batting, and David thrives on good batting decks.
  • Marcus Stoinis didn’t fire with the bat in the previous game, but he has been in fine form of late. Stoinis can hit the ball long right from the start. The all-rounder also picked up three wickets in the last match, and Australia could look to use him in the powerplay again.
  • Tanveer Sangha had an impressive debut, as he picked up as many as four wickets. He was the best bowler of the match and can again trouble the African batters with his variations. Sangha has bube wickets in his last five innings with the ball.
  • Nathan Ellis is among the best death-overs bowlers in the T20s at the moment. He has a range of variations and uses them effectively to stifle the opponent batters. He has 15 wickets in six T20Is.

Other Stats and Facts

  • Head-to-head in T20Is: Played 23, SA 8, AUS 15.
  • Lungi Ngidi at Durban in T20s: 15 wickets, 17.26 avg, 13.20 SR & 7.84 economy rate.
  • Spencer Johnson in the last five overs in the T20s this year: 9 wickets, 10.33 SR, 8.06 economy rate & 6.20 BpB.
  • Mitchell Marsh at No. 3 in T20Is: 842 runs, 40.09 avg, 138.25 SR & 7 fifties.
  • Temba Bavuma has the second-worst batting average (12.40) among openers in all T20s since 2022, with a minimum of 15 innings.
  • Aiden Markram requires 27 more to complete 1000 T20I runs.

Kingsmead Durban Pitch Report and Weather

While the average first innings score in Durban has been 143, the surface played much better in the opening fixture. The pacers have picked up 70.08% of wickets here. A total of around 175 can be a good one.

A temperature of around 19°C is forecasted, with the possibility of rain being 50% during the match hours.

SA vs AUS 2nd T20 Dream11 Prediction Picks

Note: The below teams are not based on the final playing XIs. We may not be able to update these in time. Use the stats and commentary in this article, as well as your own instincts, to create your teams.

SA vs AUS 2nd T20 Dream11 Prediction – Ideal team combination: 1-4-3-3

Option 1:

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SA vs AUS 2nd T20 Match Prediction – Who will win?

South Africa looked flat in the first match, but they will certainly put on a better fight. Australia might have won the last game, but the Proteas are likely to win this one and level the series.

Darpan Jain
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Darpan Jain is a passionate cricket fan and writer based in India. He specialises in fantasy cricket tips, particularly Dream11 prediction articles, as well as news and opinion articles. If there is anything to be written on stats and matchups, Darpan is on it. You can connect with Darpan on X (formerly Twitter), at: https://x.com/darpanjain103

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