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India versus South Africa Betting Tips and Preview

Test (2019-10-02) Visakhapatnam (ACA-VDCA)

Highlights
  • India won 6 of the last 14 between these two sides.

  • India have won 6 of their last 10 Test matches.

  • South Africa have won 6 of their last 10 Test matches.

  • India are rated 13 points ahead of South Africa in the Cricsq ratings.

  • 1 out the last 1 non-draw matches played at Visakhapatnam (ACA-VDCA) have been won by the team batting first.

Betting Tips
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Head to Head

India and South Africa have played each other 14 matches since 2010. India won 6 times and South Africa 5 times.

South Africa won the last series between these two teams 2-1 in 2018.

Pitch Analysis

1 Test matches have been played at Visakhapatnam (ACA-VDCA) since 2010. The rest of the metrics in this section will look at those matches.

455 is the average first innings score at Visakhapatnam (ACA-VDCA) in Test matches.

47% of runs here have been scored in boundaries. This is below the global average of 51% of runs in Tests since 2010 being scored in boundaries. Batsmen at Visakhapatnam (ACA-VDCA) strike at 46.0 run per hundred balls against pace bowlers. This compared to a strike rate of 42.6 against spin.

The team batting first won the last 1 out the last 1 non-draw matches played at Visakhapatnam (ACA-VDCA).

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India Overview

India have won 6 of their last 10 Test matches. They beat West Indies in their last match.

The top order batting options for India are Lokesh Rahul, Mayank Agarwal, Cheteshwar Pujara and Virat Kohli. Virat Kohli has a an average of 53.1 with a strike rate of 57.0. He has performed worse last year averaging 46.3. Cheteshwar Pujara has scored at a strike rate of 46.0 per 100 balls and averages 49.9. Mayank Agarwal averages 39.3 and has scored at a strike rate of 48.0. Lokesh Rahul has batted less well in the year averaging 17.7. His overall test average is 34.6 with a strike rate of 56.0.

The middle order batsmen in the squad are Ajinkya Rahane, Hanuma Vihari, Rohit Sharma, Rishabh Pant, Wriddhiman Saha, Ravichandran Ashwin, Ravindra Jadeja and Kuldeep Yadav. Hanuma Vihari has batted well in the year averaging 50.0. His overall test average is 45.6 with a strike rate of 48.0. Rishabh Pant has a an average of 44.4 with a strike rate of 71.0. He has performed better last year averaging 53.8. Ajinkya Rahane has batted well in the year averaging 50.8. His overall test average is 42.2 with a strike rate of 50.0. Rohit Sharma has batted less well in the year averaging 35.3. His overall test average is 39.6 with a strike rate of 55.0. Ravindra Jadeja has a an average of 32.5 with a strike rate of 63.0. He has performed better last year averaging 44.2. Wriddhiman Saha has batted less well in the year averaging 0.0. His overall test average is 30.6 with a strike rate of 45.0. Ravichandran Ashwin has batted less well in the year averaging 18.0. His overall test average is 29.1 with a strike rate of 55.0. Kuldeep Yadav has scored at a strike rate of 32.0 per 100 balls and averages 8.5.

The pace bowling options for India are Ishant Sharma, Mohammed Shami, Umesh Yadav and Jasprit Bumrah. Ishant Sharma has an economy rate of 3.18 and has taken 226 Test wickets. Mohammed Shami has a an taken 153 Test wickets with an economy rate of 3.37. Umesh Yadav has an economy rate of 3.59 and has taken 119 Test wickets. Jasprit Bumrah has an economy rate of 2.64 and has taken 62 Test wickets.

The spin bowling options for India are Ravichandran Ashwin, Ravindra Jadeja, Kuldeep Yadav and Hanuma Vihari. Ravichandran Ashwin has a an taken 342 Test wickets with an economy rate of 2.84. Ravindra Jadeja has an economy rate of 2.4 and has taken 198 Test wickets. Kuldeep Yadav has a an taken 24 Test wickets with an economy rate of 3.51. Hanuma Vihari has a an taken 5 Test wickets and conceeded 2.93 runs an over.

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South Africa Overview

South Africa have won 6 of their last 10 Test matches. They lost to Sri Lanka in their last match.

The top order batting options for South Africa are Aiden Markram and Dean Elgar. Aiden Markram has batted less well in the year averaging 35.3. His overall test average is 43.8 with a strike rate of 64.0. Dean Elgar has a an average of 38.8 with a strike rate of 45.0. He has performed worse last year averaging 18.8.

The middle order batsmen in the squad are Faf du Plessis, Theunis de Bruyn, Temba Bavuma, Zubayr Hamza, Quinton de Kock and Vernon Philander. Faf du Plessis has batted well in the year averaging 51.0. His overall test average is 43.0 with a strike rate of 46.0. Quinton de Kock has a an average of 39.3 with a strike rate of 73.0. He has performed better last year averaging 59.1. Temba Bavuma has batted less well in the year averaging 28.5. His overall test average is 33.0 with a strike rate of 48.0. Vernon Philander has batted less well in the year averaging 10.6. His overall test average is 24.0 with a strike rate of 46.0. Zubayr Hamza has a an average of 20.5 with a strike rate of 59.0. Theunis de Bruyn has a an average of 20.4 with a strike rate of 47.0.

The pace bowling options for South Africa are Vernon Philander, Kagiso Rabada and Lungi Ngidi. Vernon Philander has an economy rate of 2.67 and has taken 214 Test wickets. Kagiso Rabada has a an taken 176 Test wickets with an economy rate of 3.37. Lungi Ngidi has a an taken 15 Test wickets and conceeded 2.84 runs an over.

The spin bowling options for South Africa are Keshav Maharaj and Dane Piedt. Keshav Maharaj has a an taken 94 Test wickets and conceeded 3.19 runs an over. Dane Piedt has an economy rate of 3.46 and has taken 24 Test wickets.

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The Verdict

India are rated 13 points ahead of South Africa in the Cricsq ratings. They have 132 points whereas South Africa have 119.

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India Squad
KL Rahul

Current Form:

Lokesh Rahul has played in 36 Test Matches.

He has scored 2006 runs in Test Matches. He has an average of 34.6. He has a strike rate of 56.5. He prefers batting against the spinners. His strike rate against spin is 60.8 and against pace it is 53.5.

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Mayank Agarwal

Current Form:

Mayank Agarwal has played in 4 Test Matches. He has scored 3 fifties in his last 10 Tests.

He has scored 275 runs in Test Matches. He has an average of 39.3. He has a strike rate of 48.0. He prefers batting against the spinners. His strike rate against spin is 56.0 and against pace it is 44.6.

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Cheteshwar Pujara

Current Form:

Cheteshwar Pujara has played in 70 Test Matches. He has scored 2 hundreds in his last 10 Tests.

He has scored 5486 runs in Test Matches. He has an average of 49.9. He has a strike rate of 46.4. He prefers batting against the spinners. His strike rate against spin is 51.3 and against pace it is 42.4.

Pujara has taken 0 wickets in Test Matches. He has an economy rate of 2.0 runs per over.

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Virat Kohli

Current Form:

Virat Kohli has played in 79 Test Matches. He has scored 3 fifties and 1 hundred in his last 10 Tests.

He has scored 6749 runs in Test Matches. He has an average of 53.1. He has a strike rate of 57.0. He prefers batting against the spinners. His strike rate against spin is 59.1 and against pace it is 55.3.

Kohli has taken 0 wickets in Test Matches. He has an economy rate of 2.8 runs per over.

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Hanuma Vihari

Current Form:

Hanuma Vihari has played in 6 Test Matches. He has scored 2 fifties and 1 hundred in his last 10 Tests.

He has scored 456 runs in Test Matches. He has an average of 45.6. He has a strike rate of 48.4. He prefers batting against the spinners. His strike rate against spin is 55.7 and against pace it is 44.1.

Vihari has taken 5 wickets in Test Matches. He has an economy rate of 2.93 runs per over.

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Ajinkya Rahane

Current Form:

Ajinkya Rahane has played in 58 Test Matches. He has scored 3 fifties and 1 hundred in his last 10 Tests.

He has scored 3759 runs in Test Matches. He has an average of 42.2. He has a strike rate of 50.4. He is equally effective against pace and spin.

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Rohit Sharma

Current Form:

Rohit Sharma has played in 27 Test Matches. He has scored 3 fifties in his last 10 Tests.

He has scored 1585 runs in Test Matches. He has an average of 39.6. He has a strike rate of 55.0. He prefers batting against the spinners. His strike rate against spin is 58.8 and against pace it is 51.8.

Sharma has taken 2 wickets in Test Matches. He has an economy rate of 3.63 runs per over.

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Rishabh Pant

Current Form:

Rishabh Pant has played in 11 Test Matches. He has scored 1 hundred in his last 10 Tests.

He has scored 754 runs in Test Matches. He has an average of 44.4. He has a strike rate of 70.8. He prefers batting against the spinners. His strike rate against spin is 73.9 and against pace it is 67.5.

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Kuldeep Yadav

Current Form:

Kuldeep Yadav has played in 6 Test Matches.

He has scored 51 runs in Test Matches. He has an average of 8.5. He has a strike rate of 31.7. He prefers batting against the spinners. His strike rate against spin is 38.8 and against pace it is 26.0.

Yadav has taken 24 wickets in Test Matches. He has an economy rate of 3.51 runs per over.

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Ravichandran Ashwin

Current Form:

Ravichandran Ashwin has played in 65 Test Matches.

He has scored 2361 runs in Test Matches. He has an average of 29.1. He has a strike rate of 54.8. He prefers batting against pace bowlers. His strike rate against pace is 61.9 and against spin it is 47.8.

Ashwin has taken 342 wickets in Test Matches. He has an economy rate of 2.84 runs per over.

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Wriddhiman Saha

Current Form:

Wriddhiman Saha has played in 32 Test Matches.

He has scored 1164 runs in Test Matches. He has an average of 30.6. He has a strike rate of 44.6. He prefers batting against the spinners. His strike rate against spin is 53.1 and against pace it is 34.8.

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Ravindra Jadeja

Current Form:

Ravindra Jadeja has played in 43 Test Matches. He has scored 2 fifties in his last 10 Tests.

He has scored 1560 runs in Test Matches. He has an average of 32.5. He has a strike rate of 62.9. He prefers batting against the spinners. His strike rate against spin is 69.8 and against pace it is 56.2.

Jadeja has taken 198 wickets in Test Matches. He has an economy rate of 2.4 runs per over.

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Ishant Sharma

Current Form:

Ishant Sharma has played in 92 Test Matches. He has scored 1 fifty in his last 10 Tests.

He has scored 703 runs in Test Matches. He has an average of 8.5. He has a strike rate of 29.9. He prefers batting against pace bowlers. His strike rate against pace is 32.8 and against spin it is 26.4.

Sharma has taken 278 wickets in Test Matches. He has an economy rate of 3.19 runs per over.

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Umesh Yadav

Current Form:

Umesh Yadav has played in 41 Test Matches.

He has scored 283 runs in Test Matches. He has an average of 10.9. He has a strike rate of 44.0. He is equally effective against pace and spin.

Yadav has taken 119 wickets in Test Matches. He has an economy rate of 3.59 runs per over.

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Mohammed Shami

Current Form:

Mohammed Shami has played in 42 Test Matches.

He has scored 433 runs in Test Matches. He has an average of 10.6. He has a strike rate of 74.0. He prefers batting against the spinners. His strike rate against spin is 91.5 and against pace it is 64.9.

Shami has taken 153 wickets in Test Matches. He has an economy rate of 3.37 runs per over.

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Jasprit Bumrah

Current Form:

Jasprit Bumrah has played in 12 Test Matches.

He has scored 18 runs in Test Matches. He has an average of 2.0. He has a strike rate of 14.9. He prefers batting against the spinners. His strike rate against spin is 22.9 and against pace it is 11.5.

Bumrah has taken 62 wickets in Test Matches. He has an economy rate of 2.64 runs per over.

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South Africa Squad
Dean Elgar

Current Form:

Dean Elgar has played in 56 Test Matches. He has scored 1 fifty in his last 10 Tests.

He has scored 3412 runs in Test Matches. He has an average of 38.8. He has a strike rate of 45.3. He is equally effective against pace and spin.

Elgar has taken 14 wickets in Test Matches. He has an economy rate of 3.79 runs per over.

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Aiden Markram

Current Form:

Aiden Markram has played in 17 Test Matches. He has scored 3 fifties in his last 10 Tests.

He has scored 1358 runs in Test Matches. He has an average of 43.8. He has a strike rate of 64.3. He prefers batting against pace bowlers. His strike rate against pace is 66.8 and against spin it is 57.9.

Markram has taken 0 wickets in Test Matches. He has an economy rate of 2.76 runs per over.

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Theunis de Bruyn

Current Form:

Theunis de Bruyn has played in 9 Test Matches. He has scored 1 hundred in his last 10 Tests.

He has scored 346 runs in Test Matches. He has an average of 20.4. He has a strike rate of 46.9. He prefers batting against the spinners. His strike rate against spin is 49.1 and against pace it is 44.5.

Bruyn has taken 0 wickets in Test Matches. He has an economy rate of 4.35 runs per over.

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Temba Bavuma

Current Form:

Temba Bavuma has played in 36 Test Matches. He has scored 2 fifties in his last 10 Tests.

He has scored 1716 runs in Test Matches. He has an average of 33.0. He has a strike rate of 47.9. He prefers batting against the spinners. His strike rate against spin is 52.8 and against pace it is 45.4.

Bavuma has taken 1 wickets in Test Matches. He has an economy rate of 3.81 runs per over.

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Faf du Plessis

Current Form:

Faf du Plessis has played in 58 Test Matches. He has scored 2 fifties and 1 hundred in his last 10 Tests.

He has scored 3608 runs in Test Matches. He has an average of 43.0. He has a strike rate of 46.1. He prefers batting against pace bowlers. His strike rate against pace is 49.3 and against spin it is 41.1.

Plessis has taken 0 wickets in Test Matches. He has an economy rate of 5.31 runs per over.

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Zubayr Hamza

Current Form:

Zubayr Hamza has played in 1 Test Matches.

He has scored 41 runs in Test Matches. He has an average of 20.5. He has a strike rate of 58.6. He prefers batting against the spinners. His strike rate against spin is 87.0 and against pace it is 44.7.

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Quinton de Kock

Current Form:

Quinton de Kock has played in 40 Test Matches. He has scored 4 fifties and 1 hundred in his last 10 Tests.

He has scored 2398 runs in Test Matches. He has an average of 39.3. He has a strike rate of 73.1. He is equally effective against pace and spin.

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Vernon Philander

Current Form:

Vernon Philander has played in 58 Test Matches.

He has scored 1538 runs in Test Matches. He has an average of 24.0. He has a strike rate of 46.1. He prefers batting against pace bowlers. His strike rate against pace is 52.2 and against spin it is 35.8.

Philander has taken 214 wickets in Test Matches. He has an economy rate of 2.67 runs per over.

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Keshav Maharaj

Current Form:

Keshav Maharaj has played in 25 Test Matches.

He has scored 446 runs in Test Matches. He has an average of 13.9. He has a strike rate of 67.5. He prefers batting against the spinners. His strike rate against spin is 87.8 and against pace it is 54.0.

Maharaj has taken 94 wickets in Test Matches. He has an economy rate of 3.19 runs per over.

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Dane Piedt

Current Form:

Dane Piedt has played in 7 Test Matches.

He has scored 48 runs in Test Matches. He has an average of 6.9. He has a strike rate of 20.0. He prefers batting against pace bowlers. His strike rate against pace is 20.8 and against spin it is 18.5.

Piedt has taken 24 wickets in Test Matches. He has an economy rate of 3.46 runs per over.

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Kagiso Rabada

Current Form:

Kagiso Rabada has played in 37 Test Matches.

He has scored 507 runs in Test Matches. He has an average of 11.8. He has a strike rate of 43.4. He prefers batting against pace bowlers. His strike rate against pace is 48.5 and against spin it is 29.9.

Rabada has taken 176 wickets in Test Matches. He has an economy rate of 3.37 runs per over.

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Lungi Ngidi

Current Form:

Lungi Ngidi has played in 4 Test Matches.

He has scored 15 runs in Test Matches. He has an average of 3.8. He has a strike rate of 42.9. He is equally effective against pace and spin.

Ngidi has taken 15 wickets in Test Matches. He has an economy rate of 2.84 runs per over.

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