It has been almost a week since the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 kicked off in England and finally, Virat Kohli-led men in Blue are playing their tournament opener against South Africa at Southampton today. IND vs SA match kicks off at 3 PM Indian Standard Time (IST) but before that, hundreds of thousands of Cricket fans are expected to tune in to Dream11, ICC's official fantasy game partner. For those who are totally unfamiliar with its concept, Dream11 is a sports game based on fantasy Cricket leagues that you can play on your smartphone. We offer you Dream11 tips and predictions for today's India vs South Africa game!
One of the most interesting parts about every Dream11 contest, your score is decided by the results derived from the real-world match results. How exciting is that! You can now enjoy both the games at the same time. As for today’s India vs South Africa 8th ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 match, Dream11 users first need to create their playing XI including players from both the teams. Players then have to join contests by paying the entry fee, which differs from contests to contests. Based on how your players would perform in today’s actual India vs South Africa game, points will be allocated to you accordingly.
If you want to know how these points are allocated, simply head to the FAQ page on Dream 11's official website.
Prerequisites: Before you participate today's India vs South Africa on Dream11, you need to have a very strong sense, judgment and knowledge about the game of Cricket, teams, players including their abilities, performance and so much more. Even if you are not expert and you simply want to try your luck, we have got you covered:
India: Rohit Sharma, Shikhar Dhawan, Virat Kohli, KL Rahul, MS Dhoni, Vijay Shankar, Hardik Pandya, Kuldeep Yadav, Mohammed Shami, Yuzvendra Chahal, Jasprit Bumrah
South Africa: Quinton de Kock(w), Aiden Markram, Faf du Plessis(c), Rassie van der Dussen, Jean-Paul Duminy, David Miller, Andile Phehlukwayo, Chris Morris, Kagiso Rabada, Tabraiz Shamsi, Imran Tahir
Today happens to be India's first official game this world cup! On the other hand, South Africa is playing their third match in the last seven days. So naturally, Indian players are expected to be more energised than their opponents. Kedar Jadhav did not participate in two warm-up matches and his participation in today's game is doubtful. Dale Steyn has been ruled out of the tournament upon failing to recover from his shoulder injury and Lungi Ngidi also got injured in SA's previous game against Bangladesh. Given these things, India seems to have better chances of winning today's game!
Meanwhile, your line-up can be as follows:
Wicketkeeper: Q de Kock
Batsmen: Virat Kohli (Captain), Shikhar Dhawan (Vice Captain), L Rahul, R Ver Dussen
All-rounders: Hardik Pandya
Bowlers: Chahal, Bumrah, K Rabada, Tahir