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India vs South Africa Final: Who will win T20 World Cup 2024 Final?

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India vs South Africa Final: The stage is all set for the final of the ICC T20 World Cup 2024 as 2007 winners India (IND) are set to square off against South Africa (RSA) in the title-deciding clash of the competition at the Kensington Oval Stadium of Bridgetown, Barbados on Saturday, 29th June. Both the sides have performed exceptionally well since the start of the tournament and have worked hard to reach the final.

While India have been on an unbeaten-run since the start of the competition, the Proteas have been on an winning streak as well. In the upcoming summit encounter, the entire world will witness both the teams having a go at each other as they will be looking to get their hands on the precious T20 World Cup trophy and become world-champions in the shortest format of the game.

Ahead of this all-important encounter, let’s take a lot at the team who might end up lifting the trophy.

T20 World Cup Final 2024: Analysis of both the teams

India (IND): The Indian Cricket Team consistent a strong batting unit with Virat Kohli and Captain Rohit Sharma leading from the front as the openers. The Indian top order batsmen are capable of setting huge scores and have the ability to chase them down in a good fashion as well. The middle order, which consists of vice-captain Hardik Pandya and unorthodox stroke player Suryakumar Yadav provide hard hitting abilities and depth to the Indian batting unit.

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Bumrah | Pic:X (BCCI)

Talking about the bowling unit, ace seamer Jasprit Bumrah’s speed and Axar Patel’s tight spin bowling provide a good amount of balance to the bowling attack. Chinaman Kuldeep Yadav adds a lot of variety to captain Rohit Sharma with his left handed wrist spin bowling.

Overall, the squad of the Indian Cricket Team is a really balanced one with a good mixture of promising youngsters and highly experienced players, capable of delivering under pressure and in all kind of conditions.

South Africa (RSA): South Africa boasts of some really good players like Quinton de Kock, captain Aiden Markram, David Miller and Kagiso Rabada. Aiden Markram’s leadership skills will be really important in his team’s hopes of lifting the trophy, while De Kock along with his opening partner Reeza Hendricks would like to help their side get off to a good start by attacking the Indian bowlers from the word go.

David Miller will like to play the role of providing the finishing touches to the South African inning to perfection while wicketkeeper batsman Heinrich Klassen will provide a lot of value to the Proteas batting unit with his big hitting abilities.

India vs South Africa Final: Who will win this Match?
South Africa | Pic: X (Proteas Men)

Experienced seamer Kagiso Rabada is the leader of the bowling attack of the Proteas and him alongside Anrich Nortje will be key in helping the Aiden Markeam-led team get those crucial breakthroughs.

The spin duo of Tabraiz Shamsi and Keshav Maharaj will be tasked with the duty of keeping the Indian batters in check and restricting their scoring rate.

India vs South Africa Head-to-Head Stats

The Cricket teams of India and South Africa have played a total of 26 T20 international matches against each other. Out of these 26 encounters, the Men in Blue have finished out on top on 14 occasions while the Proteas have won in 11 games. One match between the two teams got washed out due to rain.

Number of matches played: 26

India won: 14

South Africa won: 11

T20 World Cup Final: Predicted playing 11’s of both the teams

India – Virat Kohli, Rohit Sharma (Captain), Suryakumar Yadav, Rishabh Pant (WK), Hardik Pandya (VC), Shivam Dube, Axar Patel, Ravindra Jadeja, Arshdeep Singh, Kuldeep Yadav and Jasprit Bumrah.

South Africa – Reeza Hendricks, Quinton de Kock (WK), Tristan Stubbs, Aiden Markram (Captain), David Miller, Heinrich Klassen, Marco Jansen, Tabraiz Shamsi, Keshav Maharaj, Kagiso Rabada and Anrich Nortje.

T20 World Cup 2024 Final: Prediction of the best performers

Best Batter (Predicted) – Suryakumar Yadav

Indian Cricket Team’s Suryakumar Yadav can prove to be the best batter in the upcoming title-deciding clash against South Africa. SKY was really good for the Men in Blue in the second semi final against England, where he smashed 47 runs in 36 balls, helping his team score a good total of 171 runs on the board. The 33 year old’s ability to hit juicy sixes at will and unorthodox strokes can prove to be the decisive factor for the Indians.

Best Bowler (Predicted) – Anrich Nortje

South African pacer Anrich Nortje can prove to be the best bowler of the match in the upcoming title-deciding match against the Men in Blue. The pitch of the Kensington Oval Stadium favors the seamers and Nortje is someone who loves to ball on balling friendly surfaces.Nortje has been exceptional with the ball for the Proteas throughout the competition and he will be looking to put in yet another good display.

Today’s match prediction between India and South Africa: India to win the final against South Africa.

Scenario number one

India win the toss and opt to field first

Powerplay Score – 55 to 60 runs

First Innings score – 165 to 170 runs

India win the game

Scenario number two

South Africa win the toss and opt to field first

Powerplay Score – 50 to 55 runs

First Innings score – 175 runs to 180 runs

India win the game

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