The 5-match T20 series became all square after the visitors, South Africa registered a victory over West Indies on Sunday. West Indies got the 1-0 lead after they thrashed South Africa by 8 wickets chasing down 161 with in 15 overs. South Africa came back strongly by toppling the Indies batting and winning the 2nd match by 16 runs while defending 166.
Now with all things squared the eyes would be on the 3rd T20 as to who will take the much important lead in this 5-match T20 series. Both the teams had been equally great, and none seems to have any sort of overwhelming dominance over the other. However, West Indies will have a slight advantage of playing at home however, the victory in 2nd T20 for South Africa gives the much-needed confidence before the 3rd T20 match.
West Indies vs South Africa 3rd T20: WI vs SA Dream11 Team Prediction: Wicket keeper
South African Quinton de Kock haven’t been much impressive with his bat. In the first match scored a quick 37 off just 24 and in the next match scored 26 runs off 20 balls. Despite getting a good start but he has not been able to convert those into big innings. However, for Dream11 team he would be the very first choice.
Henry Klaasen has been given opportunity in both the game. However, he is yet to prove his worth. In total he gave just 37 Dream11 points in two matches.
As for West Indies Nicholas Pooran had been quite decent behind the wickets, he did not had a chance to bat in the first match as the chase ended pretty early with 8 wickets in hand. In second match though he got the opportunity to bat, he could score only 9 runs off 11 balls. He has added 26 D11 points in two matches.
Andre Fletcher looked impressive in both the matches as he scored 35 and 30 runs. In terms of Dream11 points he contributed a total of 104 points. He too can be included in Dream11 team.
West Indies vs South Africa 3rd T20: WI vs SA Dream11 Team Prediction: Batsmen
South Africa needs to be a little more aggressive in their batting approach. Hendricks looked good as an opener but needs to be a little more cautious. He scored a decent 46 in the last match.
Bavuma also got start to scoring 46 off 33 in the second match but the lower order especially Miller, R Van der Dussen looked out of shape. Miller managed 11 runs while Dussen scored 4 runs in last match.
In terms of Dream11 points Bavuma has delivered a total of 98 points, van der-Dussen 84 points and Miller has added 45 points.
West Indies did a brilliant batting exhibition in the first match, Lewis scored 71, Gayle scored 32 off just 24 and Russell came to close the show with an explosive 26. But in the second match had a poor show of batting.
Chasing just 167 runs Fletcher scored 35 and Allen scored 34 off just 12 balls, but it was too late the visitors restricted them to 150.
West Indies vs South Africa 3rd T20: WI vs SA Dream11 Team Prediction: All-rounders
West Indies has good all-rounders. Andre Russell and Fabian Allen has been impressive with their performance. Russel has so far delivered 108 Dream11 points with Fabian Allen delivering 134 points.
Jason Holder too can be part of Dream11 team as he has had a good past record.
South Africa lags behind West Indies when it comes to all-rounders. George Linde has only been their playing all rounder. He has been able to deliver 69 Dream11 points so far
West Indies vs South Africa 3rd T20: WI vs SA Dream11 Team Prediction: Bowlers
Rabada took 3 wickets in the second match giving 37 runs in 4 overs while Shamshi took 1 wicket and went for just 16 runs in 4 overs.
Linde also took 2 wickets giving just 19 runs in 4 overs. In the first T20 the visitors couldn't do much with the ball as the match ended withing 15 overs.
West Indies found a gem in McCoy who picked up 3 wickets and gave 25 runs in 4 overs in last match. Hecould have well been the man of the match if his team had won.
Russell took two wickets and b took 2 wickets giving 23 runs in 4 overs in 2nd T20.
In the first T20 West Indies bowling had been great with Allen picking up two wickets, Russell also got 2 wickets and Bravo got 2 wickets. Holder picked up 1.
West Indies vs South Africa 3rd T20: WI vs SA Dream11 Team Prediction: Suggested Team
Looking at the performance of each players from both the team, the ideal Dream11 team should have 2 Wicket Keepers, 3 batsman, 3 All-rounders and 3 Bowlers.
Wicket keeper - Quinton de Kock and A Fletcher
Batsmen – E Lewis (VC), R Hendricks and Chris Gayle
All Rounders – F Allen, A Russell (C) and G Linde
Bowlers - Rabada, Nortje and McCoy, D. Bravo