On November 2nd, Bangladesh and South Africa will play the 30th match of the ICC T20 World Cup 2021 at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium in Abu Dhabi. Bangladesh has lost all three matches in the tournament and is out of contention. Also, Shakib Al Hasan, the key player for Bangladesh, has been ruled out of the tournament due to a hamstring injury.
South Africa has won two of the three T20 WC matches and is placed in the second position in the points table. South Africa played their last games against Sri Lanka. South Africa won the toss and elected to bowl. Pathum Nissanka and Kusal Perera opened the innings for Sri Lanka. They could add only 20 runs as Anrich Nortje dismissed Perera for seven runs off ten balls.
Charith Asalanka could also not add much to the scorecard. He made 21 runs off 14 balls before getting run out. The next three batters could not even score over five runs.
Dasun Shanaka made 11 runs off 12 balls and was the third-highest run-scorer. Only three batters were able to go for a double-digit score. Sri Lanka made 142 runs for the loss of ten wickets in 20 overs.
Tabraiz Shamsi and Dwaine Pretorius picked three wickets each. Anrich Nortje picked two wickets.Quinton de Kock and Reeza Hendricks opened the innings for South Africa. They added 25 runs for the first wicket as Dushmantha Chameera dismissed Hendricks. Chameera dismissed de Kock as well.
Rassie van der Dussen was run out for a score of 16 runs off 11 balls. Temba Bavuma, who came out to bat in the fourth position, made 46 runs off 46 balls. Aiden Markram made 19 runs off 20 balls. David Miller and Kagiso Rabada finished the match for South Africa.
Miller made 23 runs off 13 balls, and Rabada made 13 runs off seven balls. They helped South Africa chase down the total in 19.5 overs and won the match by four wickets.
Bangladesh's last game was against West Indies. Bangladesh won the toss and elected to field. Chris Gayle and Evin Lewis opened the innings for West Indies. They could not do much for the team as they were dismissed by the time West Indies' innings reached the fifth over.
Rostan Chase played an important innings for West Indies as he made 39 runs off 46 balls. The middle-order failed to deliver for the team. Nicholas Pooran added 40 runs off 22 deliveries to take the total to 142 runs for the loss of seven wickets.
Mahedi Hasan, Mustafizur Rahman, and Shoriful Islam picked two wickets each for Bangladesh. Mohammad Naim and Shakib Al Hasan opened the innings for Bangladesh. They could add only 21 runs for the first wicket before Andre Russell dismissed Shakib for nine runs. Jason Holder dismissed Naim for 17 runs off 19 deliveries in the sixth over.
Liton Das did some scoring for the team with his 44 runs off 43 deliveries. Mahmudullah, Bangladesh's captain, gave enough support to Das. However, both of them couldn't help Bangladesh cross the line. Bangladesh lost the match by three runs.
All the five bowlers picked one wicket each for West Indies. Nicholas Pooran was adjudged player of the match. In this article, we have included probable playing 11 today, live pitch report today match, today's weather report, today's match prediction, and how to play fantasy cricket tips. Do follow the article until the end to know more about the game.
South Africa and Bangladesh have played six T20Is against each other. South Africa has won each of these six games. In T20 World Cup, both teams have played one single game. South Africa has a headstart in today T20 match as they have dominated the BAN vs SA head to head results.
South Africa playing 11
Temba Bavuma (c), Quinton de Kock (wk), Rassie van der Dussen, Aiden Markram, Reeza Hendricks, David Miller, Dwaine Pretorius, Keshav Maharaj, Kagiso Rabada, Anrich Nortje, Tabraiz Shamsi
Bangladesh playing 11
Soumya Sarkar, Mohammad Naim, Liton Das (wk), Nasum Ahmed, Mushfiqur Rahim, Mahmudullah (c), Afif Hossain, Mahedi Hasan, Shoriful Islam, Mustafizur Rahman, Taskin Ahmed
You can pick Aiden Markram or Liton Das as the captain of today T20 match team. You can pick Tabraiz Shamsi or Dwaine Pretorius as the vice-captain.
The ground in Abu Dhabi has proved to be a tough playing surface. Even the best of batters might struggle to find the ball on the bat. Chasing has been a good strategy in the 2021 T20 World Cup, and that trend should continue in this T20 World Cup match.
The temperature during the SA vs BAN game might remain over 26-degrees Celsius. The atmosphere is predicted to be clear to partly cloudy, warm, and humid. The chances of rain are zero, and the cloud cover will be around the 10% mark.
Our prediction is South Africa might win this game. It was our SA vs BAN match prediction article. Fantasy Power11 is one of the best cricket match prediction sites and a new fantasy app. Download our app to earn some real cash.