Toss Update: South Africa Won the toss and will bat first.


Rohit Sharma, Shikhar Dhawan, Virat Kohli(c), Lokesh Rahul, MS Dhoni(w), Kedar Jadhav, Hardik Pandya, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Kuldeep Yadav, Yuzvendra Chahal, Jasprit Bumrah


Quinton de Kock(w), Hashim Amla, Faf du Plessis(c), Rassie van der Dussen, David Miller, Jean-Paul Duminy, Andile Phehlukwayo, Chris Morris, Kagiso Rabada, Imran Tahir, Tabraiz Shamsi

Dream11 Team After Toss:

  • Q De Kock(vc)
  • V Kohli(c)
  • S Dhawan
  • L Rahul
  • F Du Plesis
  • RV Dussen
  • A Phehlukwayo
  • T Shamsi
  • Bhuvneshwar Kumar
  • J Bumrah
  • K Rabada

Team 2:

  • Q De Kock(vc)
  • V Kohli(c)
  • S Dhawan
  • L Rahul
  • F Du Plesis
  • RV Dussen
  • A Phehlukwayo
  • C Morris
  • Bhuvneshwar Kumar
  • J Bumrah
  • Kuldeep Yadav

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Squad:Quinton de Kock(w), Hashim Amla, Faf du Plessis(c), Rassie van der Dussen, Jean-Paul Duminy, David Miller, Andile Phehlukwayo, Kagiso Rabada, Dale Steyn, Lungi Ngidi, Imran Tahir, Dwaine Pretorius, Aiden Markram, Tabraiz Shamsi, Chris Morris

  • H Amla is declared fit and is set to play this match.
  • L Ngidi is out of this match due to hamstring injury.
  • D Steyn is ruled out of whole ICC World cup.
  •  D Miller or A Markram will make way for Amla.
  • South Africa team is in very bad form , they have lost their both the matches till now.
  • Q De Kock and H Amla are expected to open the inning. Both are highly talented and technically strong batsman. Q De Kock is very attacking batsman and is in good form while H Amla is currently struggling to score in international matches.H Amla scored 65 and 51 in warmup matches and looked like he is returning to his best ,team will hope good performance from him.Dekock scored 68 in first game.
  • A Markram (if plays) will bat at 1 down.He is also a talented batsman but he failed to show his talent in ODI cricket.He scored 45 runs in last match.
  • Ever reliable Faf Duplesis is expected to bat next. He is a consistent performer of the team and generally plays well.He was in very good form in recently concluded IPL.He scored 88 in last warmup game and scored 62 in last match.
  • RV Dussen will bat at 2 down.He is very technically strong and attacking batsman. He is in tremendous form from last 6 months in both domestic and international cricket. He has played many match winning knocks in last 2 series.He scored 40 runs in last warmup match.He scored 5 half centuries in his last 10 ODI matches.He scored 50 and 41 runs in last 2 games.
  • Ever reliable JP Duminy is expected to bat next. He is a consistent performer of team.He can bowl some overs also.
  • D Miller(risky) will bat next.Miller is very attacking batsman,he failed to play big innings in last 2 ODI series.
  • A Phehlukvayo,C Morris and D Pretorious will do late hitting duty for the team.Phehlukwayo is a decent batsman and had played some good knocks with bat in last series and in domestic matches also .A Phehlukvayo scored 24 in 1st match.
  • Imran Tahir will lead the spin attack of the team while JP Duminy will assist them.Tahir is a leg spinner and is a wicket taking bowler.Tahir was the highest wicket taker of recently concluded IPL.Tahir took 4 wickets in last 2 matches.
  • Kagiso Rabada and A Phehlukwayo will lead the pace attack while one of C Morris and D Pretorius will assist them. Rabada is rated as one of the best fast bowler of world and was in terrific form in IPL while A Phehlukwayo is wicket taking bowler.
  • Rabada failed to put a good performance in both the matches while A Phehlukwayo took 3 wcickets in 2 matches.
  • C Morris took 2 wickets in last match but he was very expensive.


SQUAD:Rohit Sharma, Shikhar Dhawan, Virat Kohli(c), Vijay Shankar, MS Dhoni(w), Kedar Jadhav, Hardik Pandya, Ravindra Jadeja, Mohammed Shami, Jasprit Bumrah, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Lokesh Rahul, Dinesh Karthik, Kuldeep Yadav, Yuzvendra Chahal

  • Indian team is very good team and is a strong contender of title..
  • As per reports KL Rahul is set to play this match at no. 4 while any one of Kuldeep/Chahal and R Jadeja(high)/K Jadhav will play
  • Rohit Sharma and Shikhar Dhawan will open the inning for India, performance of these 2 will matter the most for India. S Dhawan has good track record in England, specially he loves to perform in big tournament.
  • Rohit Sharma will also hold the key at the top for India. Initially he will take his own time to  settle ,after that he will strike the ball. He loves to bat on batting pitches and England pitches are very supportive to batsman.
  • V Kohli will bat at number 3, there is no need to describe his capabilities in ODIs.He the best batsman of this time and will score all the time. He will be crucial factor for team India in this world cup.
  • Talented KL Rahul  will bat next.He is very technically strong  batsman and was in good form in IPL. However he failed to show his talent in ODIs.He scored century in last warmup match.
  • MS Dhoni will bat next he will be crucial in middle order for India, his experience and cricketing brain will definitely help India in difficult situations. He was in good form during the IPL matches.He made an attacking century in last match.
  • Hardik Pandya will bat next, He will hold the key for India in last 10 overs in batting department.He was at his attacking best in IPL ,team will hope similar innings from him in this world cup also..
  • Any one of K Jadhav/Ravindra Jadeja(high) will bat next. Jadeja showed his batting skill in first warm up match by scoring half century in last match.
  • J Bumrah , M Shami and Bhuvaneshwar Kumar will lead the pace attack while H Pandya will assist them.Bumrah is bowling at different level and in bowling department he is just like Kohli for Indian team or even better than him. Shami and Bhuvaneshwar are also good bowlers.
  • Shami’s form is incredible from last 2-3 series , he has good pace and bounce while Bhuvaneshwar is known for his swing and tight line and length.
  • Yuzvendra Chahal/Kuldeep Yadav and R Jadeja(risky but high chances of playing) will lead the spin attack. Both Kuldeep and Chahal are very good and wicket taking bowler. Chahal is leg spinner while Kuldeep is chinaman bowler, both willl play crucial role as Africa’s batsmans are not good player of spinner.
  • Kuldeep Yadav was low in confidence in IPL matches whereas Chahal and Jadeja had performed well for their respective team in the the IPL.

Pitch Condition:

Rose Bowl,Southampton,

Pitch is expected to be batting friendly.

In the last five completed ODIs at the ground, the average first-innings score is 311, with the team batting first winning three of those matches. The average for fast bowlers has been 58.4, with an economy rate of 6.4, while the spinners average 60.1 with an economy of 6.0.


Rohit Sharma, Shikhar Dhawan, Virat Kohli, Lokesh Rahul, MS Dhoni, Hardik Pandya, Ravindra Jadeja(high)/Kedar Jadhav, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Kuldeep Yadav/Y Chahal, Mohammed Shami, Jasprit Bumrah,



Hashim Amla, Q De Kock,Faf du Plessis(c), Rassie van der Dassen,JP Duminy, David Miller/A Markram, Andile Phehlukwayo,D Pretorious,C Morris, Kagiso Rabada,Imran Tahir


  • S Dhawan( attacking batsman+ loves to bat in english conditions)
  • R Sharma(one of the best batsman of batting pitches, has the capability to play big inning on flat tracks and England pitches are generally flat + current form is not good)
  • V Kohli(best batsman of this team+ is in terrific form+technically  strong batsman+ consistent performer)
  • KL Rahul(regarded as very  talented batsman + recent form is good +  failed to perform at international level)
  • MS Dhoni(experienced player+ best finisher of the world+ knows how to handle the game in difficult situation)
  • H Pandya( hard hitting batsman+ currently in good form with the bat)
  • Bhuvneshwar Kumar( good bowler,known for his swing + bowl initail over and has the capability to bowl in death overs as well + recent form is poor)
  • Bumrah( world best bowler at the moment + has lot of variation in his stock+ genearally bowls in death overs and middle overs)
  • Kuldeep Yadav( Good wrist spinner+not in good form)(risky)
  • Y Chahal( good wrist spinner + he is in good form)(risky)


  • Hashim Amla,(13,51,65,10,3,)
  • Q De Kock,(23,68,37,29,8,)
  • Faf du Plessis(c),(62,5,88,26,50)
  • Rassie van der Dassen,(41,50,40,73,69,)
  • JP Duminy,(45,8,22,0,1,)
  • Andile Phehlukwayo,(8,24,35,25,3,)(52/2,44/1,36/4, 33/0,19/0,)
  • Kagiso Rabada,(57/0,66/2,40/1,31/2,37/2,)
  • Imran Tahir,(57/2,61/2,31/1,23/2,28/1,)
  • C Morris



  • Try to take more batsman on this wicket.
  • Try different batsmans as C and vc in grand leagues.



  • Default picks are must have players. If credit allows then go with them.
  • Other options consist players which you can use if you do not have sufficient credit.
  • Grand League Pick: Try them in one of your teams in grand league .


  • In wicketkeeper both  of  Q De Kock and MS Dhoni are good and both are in good form. For small leagues your first choice should be Q De Kock.You can take MS Dhoni in grand leagues.


Defautl Pick:

  • Virat Kohli ( technically strong batsman+ consistent performer,rated as one of the best batsman of world)
  • Faf DuPlesis( very technical batsman, is in good form)
  • Shikhar Dhawan(very attacking batsman+ looking in terrific form. has good record on English pitches)
  • RV Dussen(talented batsman+scored 5 half centuries in last 9 matches)
  • Rohit Sharam(one of the best batsman of batting pitches, has the capability to play big inning on flat tracks and England pitches are generally flat + current form is not good)

Other options:

  • H Amla(very talented and technically strong batsman but his recent form in ODIs is not very good)
  • Lokesh Rahul ( very talented and attacking batsman)
  • A Markaram(risky, you can take him if he plays)

Only Grand League Pick:

  • D Miller( very attacking batsman, can change course of game in few balls)(risky)


Default Pick:

  • A Phehlukwayo(attacking batsman, good death bowler+ wicket taking bowler)
  • Hardik Pandya(attacking batsman, good  bowler+ was in terrific form in IPL)

Other Option:

  • C Morris ( decent batsman batsman +good  bowler )
  • JP Dumint(technically strong batsman+ can bowl some overs, but gets less chance in both department)
  • Ravindra Jadeja(good spin bowler+ decent batsman)

Only Grand League:

  • D Pretorious(risky,very attacking batsman,played many cameos till now+ and is a good bowler)


Default Pick:

  • K Rabada(one of the best fast bowler of world, Bowls in death)
  • J Bumrah(one of the best fast bowler of world, Bowls in death)
  • MD Shami( very good bowler known for his pace and bounce+ is in good form)
  • I Tahir(leg spinner+ wicket taking bowler+ 3rd highest wicket taker of this IPL)
  • Kuldeep/Chahal (both risky ,looks like any one will play+ very good spinners and wicket taking bowler)

Other Option:

  • B huvaneshwar Kumar( very good fast bowler, known for his swing and variations)

Choices Of Captain:

  • F DuPlesis
  • Q De Kock
  • H Amla
  • V Kohli
  • R Sharma
  • S Dhawan
  • Kuldeep
  • J Bumrah


Try to go with your team.

Dream11 Team:

  • Q De Kock(vc)
  • V Kohli(c)
  • S Dhawan
  • L Rahul
  • F Du Plesis
  • RV Dussen
  • D Pretorious
  • A Phehlukwayo
  • Kuldeep/Chahal (looks like any one of Kuldeep or Chahal will play, so pick one who will play after the toss)
  • J Bumrah
  • K Rabada



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