In the first game of what promises to be an exciting T20 series, India and South Africa go head to head with India on the cusp of creating a T20 world record of 13 consecutive T20 wins and with the confidence to register yet another series win at home.
The visitors on the other hand got a first hand account of the scorching Delhi heat as they prepare to challenge India on their home soil. Seasoned campaigners like Miller, De Kock and Rabada have the IPL advantage behind them and are keen to make the series anything but a one sided affair.
The game will be played at the Arun Jaitley Stadium in New Delhi and will begin at 7pm IST. This is the first game of a 5 match T20 series and Cuttack, Bengaluru, Rajkot and Vizag are slated to host the rest of the games.
LotusFair Key Fantasy Picks
Shreyas Iyer – A key player in the absence of Virat Kohli, Iyer will stabilize the innings at the fall of a wicket and go bonkers in the end and therefore becomes a must pick in the fantasy side.
Hardik Pandya – Kung fu Pandya, as he is popularly called will hold the key in the T20 series as he is expected to contribute with both bat and ball and by picking him, users would be able to chip away at the fantasy points just like he chips away at the wickets
Quinton De Kock – The swashbuckling southpaw would look to get South Africa off to a flier in each of the five games and might even score a century in one of them. Picking him guarantees winning big prize money.
LotusFair Fantasy Team 1
Wicket keeper – Quinton De Kock(VC)
Batsmen – Shreyas Iyer(C), David Miller, Ishan Kishan, Reeza Hendricks, Ruturaj Gaikwad
All Rounders – Hardik Pandya
Bowlers – Harshal Patel, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Kagiso Rabada, Anrich Nortje.
LotusFairFantasy Team 2
Wicket keeper – Rishabh Pant(VC)
Batsmen – Ishan Kishan, Deepak Hooda, Rassie Van Der Dussen, Temba Bavuma(c).
All Rounders – Dwayne Pretorious
Bowlers – Yuzvendra Chahal, Tabraiz Shamsi, Arshdeep Singh, Kagiso Rabada.
Also read : https://www.lotusfair.news/cricket/match-preview-prediction-tips-india-vs-south-africa-1st-t20i2022/ for complete information on this match.