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SOUTH AFRICA Vs AUSTRALIA – ODI SERIES – 1ST ODI FANTASY PREVIEW

The wait is over. One of the most interesting ODI series around the world, South Africa vs Australia 5-match ODI series starts on tomorrow at Centurion. The both teams were part of Tri-Nation ODI series along with the host West Indies few months ago. Now, Australia in South Africa to play bilateral ODI series against the host.

Both South Africa and Australia has injury concerns. South Africa Captain and No.1 Batsman in the World AB de Villiers has been ruled out from this series due to elbow injury. As he undergo for surgery next week, he will be out at least for 2 months. Hashim Amla is sick and rested before the match day. Stand-in skipper Faf du Plessis assured that Amla will be ready for tomorrow’s match.

On the other side, the visitor’s traveled to South Africa without some of their main players. Mitchell Starc, Shaun Marsh, James Faulkner and Nathan Coulter-nile all are injured and sidelined for some weeks. Cricket Australia gave a rest to Josh Hazlewood.

The entertaining and thrilling ODI series starts at Centurion, tomorrow. Let’s check out the Fantasy Preview for this amazing game with Key Players and Must Picks for this match. We also give you various leading Fantasy cricket website’s allotted salary cap for the players.

 

Key Players :

From South Africa :

Quinton de Kock :

The 23-year old young Wicket-keeper batsman made his ODI debut in the year 2013. Till now he has played 64 ODI matches and he scored 2550 runs with the high score of 138*. He has 7 fifties and 10 Centuries to his credit with the Strike rate of 91.20. He used to play well at home conditions and he scored 82 against Ireland on Sunday in Only ODI. He is an opener and start to play his shots from early on the innings. Once he set in the middle for initial overs, he will smash the ball all over the park. He is a key player of South Africa especially at home. When it comes to fantasy, as a Wicket-keeper batsman he deserved a place in all teams.

    Dream 11 Credits : 9.5

    Daily Fantasy Cricket Salary : $ 875

    MoneyBall9 Salary : Rs. 6,500

 

Dale Steyn :

One of the all-time best pace bowler in the history of International cricket, Dale Steyn is back in South Africa’s ODI squad. Steyn ruled the world cricket with his fast bowling over the years. But, unfortunately he had bad games again and again for sometime now. He was struggling with his pace and was expensive in many matches. He was not impressive from the beginning of 2016, which caused him and he was out of South Africa squads. He started CPL season with average performances. Later on in the tournament he turned out as wicket-taking bowling and quickly he came back to his form. He took 10 wickets in the last 4 matches he played in CPL this season. CSA recalled him to test series against New Zealand last month. Steyn came back well in that test series and picked 10 wickets in 3 innings including a 5-wicket haul. Now he is back in South Africa ODI squad. If he perform to his potential, he will be the headache for the visitors.

    Dream 11 Credits : 8.5

    Daily Fantasy Cricket Salary : $ 900

    MoneyBall9 Salary : Rs. 6,500

 

From Australia :

David Warner :

One of the best hard hitting opening batsman in the world right now, David Warner is one of the key player for this Australian squad. The opening batsman used to play his shots from the ball one. David Warner played lot of high scoring innings across the format over the years. He had lot of good innings from the beginning of 2016. He scored lot of runs in IPL-2016. He had average test series against Sri Lanka in August. He had bad ODI series too. But, in the last match of the series against Lankans he came back well and scored century. That century gave him lot of confidence and he came back to his usual form. He scored 48 off 30 balls against Ireland 2 days ago. If he give good start for his team it will help him to score big runs and also helps his team to post huge total on the board.

    Dream 11 Credits : 10.5

    Daily Fantasy Cricket Salary : $ 950

    MoneyBall9 Salary : Rs. 7,500

 

John Hastings :

On the absence of Mitchell Starc, Josh Hazlewood and James Falukner, John Hastings has huge responsibility on his shoulders. He is the leader of pace attack for Australia in this tour. Hastings was in amazing form against Sri Lanka earlier this month. He picked 9 wickets in the 3 ODI matches against Lanka. He took his career best 6/45 against Sri Lanka in the 4 ODI of the series. He also picked 2 wickets vs Ireland on Tuesday. He is the key bowler for Australia and deserved a place in Fantasy teams.

    Dream 11 Credits : 8.5

    Daily Fantasy Cricket Salary : $ 850

    MoneyBall9 Salary : Rs. 6,000

 

Must Picks for the match :

From SA :

Faf du Plessis :

Faf du Plessis is one of the consistent limited overs cricketer. He generally bats at no. 3. He made his ODI debut in the year 2011 and he needs just 8 more matches to reach his 100 ODIs milestone. In the 92 ODIs he played, he has 3104 runs to his name with the high score of 133*. He had average T20 tournament in CPL this year where he scored 40+ runs twice. He scored 328 ODI runs in 9 innings that he played in 2016. If he used to play his natural game and set in the middle for some time, he will score a big runs for his team. As a Captain of team, Faf should play well and he has lot of responsibility on his head.

    Dream 11 Credits : 9.5

    Daily Fantasy Cricket Salary : $ 875

    MoneyBall9 Salary : Rs. 7,000

 

Ragiso Rabada :

The 21-year old youngster from Johannesburg had a dream start to his International career last year. He has just 21 ODIs to his name but, he has proved lot of things in this short period. His ODI best bowling figures are 6/16 and it came in his ODI debut! He picked 38 wickets in 21 matches with economy rate of 4.8. He is a major wicket-taking bowler for South Africa these days. He will give you lot of points once he gets going. Surely, he is a match winner for South Africa and should be in every fantasy teams.

    Dream 11 Credits : 8.5

    Daily Fantasy Cricket Salary : $ 850

    MoneyBall9 Salary : Rs. 6,500

 

From Australia :

Steve Smith :

The Captain of the Australian team, Steve Smith has lot of challenges in front of him. He came to South Africa without his major bowlers. He is situation of providing positive results with the in-experienced young bowlers like Tremain and Worral. As a top-order batsman Smith used to come at no. 3 and Australian batting line-up rely on him if the openers fails to score. He started the tour well with his 59* against Ireland on Tuesday. He has scored 2493 runs in 82 ODI matches with the best of 149. He used to bowl part time spin. He took 27 wickets in 36 innings he bowled. Captain Smith is young and talented captain who can score lot of runs in this series.

    Dream 11 Credits : 10

    Daily Fantasy Cricket Salary : $ 925

    MoneyBall9 Salary : Rs. 7500

 

Adam Zampa :

The young Leg spin bowler from New South Wales made a lot of impact in his short international career. His ODI debut was against New Zealand earlier this year. He played 13 ODI matches till date and took 25 wickets. His best bowling figures are 3/16 and he maintain his overall economy rate under 5. As a lonely spinner in the team, Zampa has huge role to play in the middle overs. He is a wicket taking bowler and he helps the captain by brakes the partnership when ever the team need it.

    Dream 11 Credits : 9

    Daily Fantasy Cricket Salary : $ 825

    MoneyBall9 Salary : Rs. 6,500

 

Possible Line-ups :

South Africa :

Quinton de Kock, Hashim Amla, Faf du Plessis, JP Duminy, David Miller, Farhaan Behardien, Wayne Parnell, Dwaine Pretorius / Andile Phehlukwayo, Dale Steyn, Imran Tahir and Kagiso Rabada.

 

Australia :

David Warner, Aaron Finch, Usman Khawaja / Travis Head, Steve Smith, George Bailey, Mitchell Marsh, Mathew Wade, John Hastings, Adam Zampa, Chris Tremain / Daniel Worral, Scott Boland.

 

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