SA vs AUS: After the England series, South Africa are all set to lock horns with Australia in the T20I and one-day series of 3 games each. Both teams will meet each other for the first time on the tour on in the first T20I on Friday. Australia played their last T20I series against Pakistan at home in which they rattled the visitors. The Proteas, on the other hand, recently lost the T20I series against England by a narrow margin. With the T20 World Cup in sight, both teams will look to field their strongest combination and also win the first game to begin the series on a positive note.
South Africa vs Australia Team News
South Africa Team News:
- Skipper Quinton de Kock and Faf du Plessis are expected to open the batting.
- Rassie van der Dussen, Heinrich Klaasen, and David Miller are expected to follow the openers.
- Dwaine Pretorius and Andile Phehlukwayo will be the all-rounders in the playing 11.
- Kagiso Rabada, Lungi Ngidi, Dale Steyn, and Tabraiz Shamsi will form the potent bowling attack.
Australia Team News:
- Aaron Finch and David Warner will open the batting.
- Steve Smith, Alex Carey, and Matthew Wade are expected to form the middle-order.
- Mitchell Marsh and Ashton Agar will contribute with both bat and ball.
- Mitchell Starc, Pat Cummins, Kane Richardson, and Adam Zampa will form the bowling attack.
South Africa vs Australia playing11
SA Playing 11-
Quinton de Kock (C), Faf du Plessis, Rassie van der Dussen, Heinrich Klaasen, David Miller, Dwaine Pretorius, Andile Phehlukwayo, Kagiso Rabada, Tabraiz Shamsi, Lungi Ngidi, and Dale Steyn.
AUS Playing 11-
Aaron Finch (C), David Warner, Ashton Agar, Alex Carey, Pat Cummins, Mitchell Marsh, Kane Richardson, Steve Smith, Mitchell Starc, Matthew Wade, and Adam Zampa.
South Africa vs Australia Squads
South Africa Squad
Quinton de Kock (C), Temba Bavuma, Faf du Plessis, Rassie van der Dussen, David Miller, Pite van Biljon, Dwaine Pretorius, Andile Phehlukwayo, JJ Smuts, Kagiso Rabada, Tabraiz Shamsi, Lungi Ngidi, Bjorn Fortuin, Anrich Nortje, Dale Steyn, and Heinrich Klaasen.
Aaron Finch (C), Sean Abbott, Ashton Agar, Alex Carey, Pat Cummins, Mitchell Marsh, Darcy Short, Jhye Richardson, Kane Richardson, Steve Smith, Mitchell Starc, Matthew Wade, David Warner, and Adam Zampa.