Publish Date: | Wed, 28 Sep 2022 05:09 PM (IST)
IND vs SA, 1st T20 Match: The three-match T20 series between India and South Africa is starting from today. The first match of the series will be played today at the Greenfield Stadium in Thiruvananthapuram. Team India is in high spirits after winning the T20 series against Australia. At the same time, in view of the upcoming T20 World Cup 2022, this series is very important for both the teams. Both the teams will assess their weaknesses and strengths on the pretext of this series and work on a strategy to beat the other teams. Due to the absence of Hardik Pandya in the Indian team, Rishabh Pant can be included in the team.
All set for the first T20I in Thiruvananthapuram#TeamIndia , #INDvSA pic.twitter.com/DAb2lks2Ry
— BCCI (@BCCI) September 28, 2022
Important information related to the match
match time The match will start at 7 pm, while the toss will be done at 6:30 pm.
pitch report The pitch here is flat and is considered very good for the batsmen. The fast bowlers can also get help here in the initial overs. The role of dew will also be very important in the evening, so winning the toss will be beneficial.
weather On Wednesday, the temperature of Thiruvananthapuram will be around 20 degree Celsius. The sky may be cloudy but there is no chance of rain.
Where to watch live matches – Star Sports 1, Star Sports 1 HD, Star Sports 1 Hindi and Star Sports 1 HD Hindi. Also, this match will be live streaming on Disney + Hotstar app.
India: Probable Playing XI
Rohit Sharma (captain), KL Rahul (vice captain), Virat Kohli, Suryakumar Yadav, Rishabh Pant (wicketkeeper), Dinesh Karthik, Axar Patel, Deepak Chahar, Harshal Patel, Jasprit Bumrah and Yuzvendra Chahal.
South Africa: Probable Playing XI
Temba Bavuma (capt), Quinton de Kock (wk), Reeza Hendricks, Riley Rosso, Aidan Markram, David Miller, Dwayne Pretorius, Tabariz Shamsi, Enrique Nortje, Kagiso Rabada, Lungi Ngidi.