India Under 19 will take on South Africa Under 19 in the 4th match of the ICC Under 19 World Cup on Friday, 14th January. IND-U19 vs SA-U19 will be played at Providence Stadium Guyana. India has won the U19 World Cup three times while South Africa has only once back in 2014 under the leadership of Aiden Markram. Yash Dhull will lead the Indian team while Harnoor Singh, SK Rasheed, and Rajangad Bawa are some of the players you need to keep an eye on. India last won the title under the captaincy of Prithvi Shaw in 2018.
South Africa Under 19, on the other hand, last emerged as the champions back in 2014 when they defeated Pakistan in the final by 6 wickets. They are aiming for their second title and are hopeful of starting this tournament on a winning note. George ver Herdeen will be leading the South African side that consists of talented players such as Dewald Brevis and Ethan Cunningham.
Time: 6:30 PM IST and 9.00 AM Local Time
Venue: Providence Stadium Guyana
Where to watch: Star Sports Network and Disney+Hotstar
The pitch at this venue looks to be a neutral one. Both the batters and the bowlers have to be at their best on this wicket. As the game progresses, it is expected to become slower and start assisting the spinners as well. 250+ will be a good total here.
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The weather at Providence Stadium will be mixed throughout the IND-U19 vs SA-U19 battle. There will be widely spread thunderstorms in the morning but other than that it would be pleasant with sunshine and some clouds. The temperature will range between 25-30 degrees Celcius.
Top Picks for IND-U19 vs SA-U19 Dream 11
Harnoor Singh is an impressive left handed batter who had a great outing in his last warm-up match against Australia Under 19. He scored an unbeaten 100 off 108 balls with the help of 16 boundaries. He is a must-pick for your fantasy squads.
SK Rasheed also played well in the warm-up game against Australia U-19. He returned to the pavilion after scoring 72 runs. He was the top-scorer for India U19 in Asia Cup.
George van Heerden played a captain’s knock of 61 runs in the last warm-up match against West Indies Under 19. He would be a good pick for your fantasy teams.
Dewald Brevis is a talented all-round cricketer. In his last outing against West Indies Under 19, he scored 50 runs with the help of 4 fours and 2 sixes. He is expected to be the key player for South Africa Under 19 in the tournament.
Dream 11 Fantasy Team 1 For IND-U19 vs SA-U19
Batters – Harnoor Singh (C), George van Herdeen, SK Rasheed
Bowlers – Rajvardhan Hangargekar, Ravi Kumar, Aphiwe Mnyanda
All-rounders – Rajangad Bawa (VC), Matthew Boast, Dewald Brevis, Kaushal Tambe
Wicket-Keeper – Aaradhya Yadav
Dream 11 Fantasy Team 2 For IND-U19 vs SA-U19
Batters – Harnoor Singh, George van Herdeen (C), Yash Dhull, Ethan Cunningham
Bowlers – Vicky Ostwal, Aneeshwar Gautam, Andile Simelane
All-rounders – Rajangad Bawa, Nishant Sindhu (VC), Dewald Brevis
Wicket-Keeper – Kaden Solomons
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Probable XI for IND-U19 vs SA-U19
IND-U19: Angkrish Raghuvanshi, Harnoor Singh, SK Rasheed, Nishant Sindhu, Yash Dhull (c), Rajangad Bawa, Aaradhya Yadav (wk), Kaushal Tambe, Rajvardhan Hangargekar, Ravi Kumar, Aneeshwar Gautam
SA-U19: Kaden Solomons, Ethan Cunningham, Valentine Kitime, Dewald Brevis, Matthew Boast, George van Heerden (c & wk), Michael Copeland, Jon Coetzer, Liam Alder, Aphiwe Mnyanda, Andile Simelane
Who will Win- Match Prediction
Looking at the current form and team combination, IND-U19 is expected to win this game. They got 2 wins in 2 warm-up games and will most probably dominate in this game too.
Disclaimer: The team is built upon the author’s understanding, analysis, and instincts. You can choose your team by considering the points above and making your own decision accordingly.