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Quadrangular U19 One-Day Series, 2019: Match 1, India Under-19s A vs South Africa Under-19s: Dream11 Fantasy Cricket Tips – Playing XI, Pitch Report & Injury Update

Harsh Dubey has been brilliant in the Under-19 inter-state tournaments.

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Yashasvi Jaiswal
Yashasvi Jaiswal. (Photo Source: Twitter)

The Under-19 Quadrangular One-Day series involves Afghanistan and South Africa along with the two Indian teams in form of India A and India B. The first game of the one-week tournament will be played between India A Under-19s and South Africa Under-19s on Tuesday. The tournament will be hosted by Kerala and two matches will be played in Thumba and Trivandrum simultaneously on four different days.

The South Africa U19’s tour of India began on February 20th as the visitors were involved in a 2-match Youth Test series. The hosts cruised to a 2-0 series win by defeating the Proteas Youth side comfortably. In the first game at the St Xavier’s College Ground, the India U-19s won by a 9-wicket margin and registered an innings and 154-run margin win during the 2nd game played at the Greenfield Stadium.

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Match Details:

The 1st match of the Quadrangular U19 One-Day series between India Under-19s A and South Africa Under-19s will be hosted by the Greenfield Stadium in Trivandrum.

The match starts at 9:00 AM local time (IST) (3:30 AM GMT).

Pitch Condition/Report:

The Greenfield Stadium in Trivandrum witnessed some low scoring games recently. The 2nd half of the Unofficial ODI series between India A and England Lions produced scores under 220.


Squads:

India A Under-19s:

Nehal Wadhera (C), Yashasvi Jaiswal, Arjun Azad, Shashwat Rawat, Priyansh Arya, Dhruv Chand Jurel (WK), Harsh Dubey, Ravi M Bishnoi, Shubhang Hegde, Kartik Tyagi, Akash Singh.

Bench: Yuvraj Chaudhary, Ishan Afridi, Yatin Mangwani, Qamran Iqbal, Siddhesh Veer.

South Africa Under-19s:

Ruan Terblanche, Bonga Makaka, Matthew Montgomery (C), Bryce Parsons, Luke Beaufort (WK), Andile Mogakane, Nonelela Yikha, Lifa Ntanzi, Marco Jansen, Jarred Jardine, Kgaudise Molefe.

Bench: Thamsanqa Khumalo, Jonathan Bird, Siya Plaatjie, Achille Cloete.

Injury and Availability News:

(Will be added when there is an update)

Power Picks:

Harsh Dubey has been brilliant with both the bat and ball in the Under-19 tournaments for his Vidarbha team. He bagged 35 wickets in 11 matches during the Cooch Behar Trophy at an average of 26. Dubey also scored 467 runs at an average of 42.45 with help of two hundreds. In the One-Day tournament, Harsh bagged 20 wickets in 11 matches for Vidrabha and also scored 204 at an average of 34.

Captain and Vice-Captain Selection:

Captain Options – Harsh Dubey, Yashasvi Jaiswal, Bryce Parsons

Vice-Captain Options – Nehal Wadhera, Ravi M Bishnoi, Matthew Montgomery

Alternatives – Shashwat Rawat, Lifa Ntanzi, Bonga Makaka


Suggested Playing XI for Head to Head/Small Leagues:

Keeper – Dhruv Chand Jurel

Batsmen – Nehal Wadhera, Yashasvi Jaiswal, Matthew Montgomery, Bonga Makaka

All-Rounders – Harsh Dubey (C), Bryce Parsons (VC), Marco Jansen

Bowlers – Ravi M Bishnoi, Shubhang Hegde, Lifa Ntanzi

Suggested Playing XI for Grand Leagues/Mega Leagues:

Keeper – Luke Beaufort

Batsmen – Nehal Wadhera, Yashasvi Jaiswal, Matthew Montgomery, Bonga Makaka, Shashwat Rawat (C)

All-Rounders – Harsh Dubey (VC), Bryce Parsons

Bowlers – Shubhang Hegde, Kartik Tyagi, Lifa Ntanzi


Expert Advice:

The probable XIs and suggests XIs are made based on the record of players in the age level cricket. South Africa U19 team is analyzed based on their performances in the Youth Test series. The fantasy team selection can be made after the toss and announcement of the XIs.

Probable Winners:

India Under-19s are expected to take a lead in the 2-match series against the South Africa Under-19s.

*Disclaimer: This team is based on the understanding, analysis and instinct of the author. While selecting your team, consider the points mentioned and make your own decision.

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