IND v SA 2nd T20i Prediction 02 Oct 2022
- Date: 2022-10-02
- Start Time: 19:00
- Location: Barsapara Cricket Stadium, Guwahati
- Tournament: India vs South Africa - T20i 2022
- Format: Twenty20
- Prediction By: Malcolm Richards
After a one-sided game in the first T20 international against South Africa, India will now focus on winning the second T20 and a first-ever T20 series win against South Africa.
- India defeated South Africa by 8 wickets in the first T20 match at Trivandrum
- KL Rahul and Suryakumar Yadav turned out to be the match-winners
- The series is important for India to boost their confidence for the ICC T20 World Cup
IND v SA – 2nd T20i – Venue Details
Venue: Barsapara Cricket Stadium, Guwahati
Date: 2nd October 2022
Time: 7.00 PM (IST)
IND v SA – 2nd T20i – Team Previews
Team India displayed brilliant form in the last game against South Africa. It was an overall contribution from the whole team. The match looked one-sided when the Indian bowlers did a brilliant job by picking up some crucial wickets at the beginning of the game. After stopping South Africa at a score of 106 at a loss of 8 wickets, the Indian batters did their job well and won the game in the 18th over.
Arshdeep Singh was the star of the game on the bowling side. He picked up 3 wickets in 4 overs while maintaining his economy at 8. With Deepak Chahar and Harshal Patel on his side, Arshdeep picked up all three wickets in the same over. In the spin department, Axar Patel and Ravichandran Ashwin did a great job by keeping a check on the Proteus run rate.
The chase was easy for team India. KL Rahul and Suryakumar Yadav scored half-centuries and completed the chase comfortable in the 18th over. The major concern for team India is the inconsistency of skipper Rohit Sharma and Virat Kohli. Before the ICC T20 World Cup, both batsmen need to show positivity on the ground.
The first T20i against India at Trivandrum turned out to be a nightmare. The batsmen were unable to play a strong inning on the pitch and were losing wickets constantly. The team had high hopes with the opening pair Quinton de Kock and Bavuma but soon in the initial overs, things started looking difficult for the team.
There are still chances that the Protus will bounce back in the second game on Sunday. Quinton de Kock is a T20 expert and he has scored his last 2 fifties out of 5 against team India. The major concern for South Africa is the current form of their skipper Temba Bavuma. He needs to get back on the right track and start winning games for his team.
The middle order, Aiden Markram and Wayne Parnell are very well sorted and they can be a major threat to team India. In the bowling section, Anrich Nortje will have to keep a check on his economy. In the last game, Nortje was the main target for the Indian batsmen.
IND v SA – 2nd T20i – Probable Playing XI
India: Rohit Sharma, KL Rahul, Virat Kohli, Suryakumar Yadav, Dinesh Karthik, Rishabh Pant, Axar Patel, Arshdeep Singh, Harshal Patel, Ravichandran Ashwin, Deepak Chahar.
South Africa: Temba Bavuma (c), Quinton de Kock, Reeza Hendricks, Aiden Markram, Tristan Stubbs, David Miller, Kagiso Rabada, Anrich Nortje, Lungi Ngidi, Wayne Parnell, Keshav Maharaj.
IND v SA – 2nd T20i – Toss Prediction & Pitch Report
Considering the last 5 games, any team can get the favour of winning the toss. However, the Barsapara Cricket Stadium is a Bowling paradise. Bearing this in mind, the team who win the toss should probably bowl first.
IND v SA – 2nd T20i – Match Prediction
Looking at the current form of both teams, we expect team India to win the game.