Who Will Win Today’s India vs South Africa Final T20 2024?

After 29 days and 55 thrilling fixtures, the T20 World Cup 2024 culminates in an exciting final showdown between South Africa and India. South Africa, playing their first-ever World Cup final, will face India, a one-time champion and the top team in the ICC T20I rankings. This highly anticipated final is set to take place at the Kensington Oval in Bridgetown, Barbados, on June 29, starting at 8 PM IST.

Both teams have been unbeaten throughout the tournament, setting the stage for an electrifying finale. South Africa advanced to the final with a dominant victory over Afghanistan, restricting them to just 56 runs. India, on the other hand, avenged their 2022 T20 World Cup semi-final defeat by outplaying the defending champions, England.

Match Details

  • Date: June 29, 2024
  • Time: 8 PM IST
  • Venue: Kensington Oval, Bridgetown, Barbados

Live Streaming

  • TV Channels: Star Sports, PTV, Ten Sports, Willow TV, ESPN Caribbean, Sky Cricket, Sky Sport NZ, SuperSport.
  • Live Streaming: Disney+ Hotstar, Myco, Tamasha, ESPN Play Caribbean, SkyGO, NOW TV, Prime Video, SuperSport.

Toss Prediction

Given that three of the last five matches at this venue have been won by the team batting second, we anticipate the toss winner to opt for chasing.

Pitch Report

The Kensington Oval offers a balanced pitch where batters can score well, with the average innings score around 155. Both pacers and spinners can pick wickets, but the economy rate will likely exceed 6.50. A par score is expected to be above 170.

Weather Report

Scattered thunderstorms are forecasted during game time, with temperatures around 29-30°C.

Team Previews

South Africa

Team News: South Africa is unlikely to make any changes to their winning lineup.

Predicted Playing 11: Quinton de Kock (wk), Reeza Hendricks, Aiden Markram (c), Heinrich Klaasen, David Miller, Tristan Stubbs, Marco Jansen, Keshav Maharaj, Kagiso Rabada, Anrich Nortje, Tabraiz Shamsi

India

Team News: India will likely maintain their lineup, aiming for a second consecutive final win.

Predicted Playing 11: Rohit Sharma (c), Virat Kohli, Rishabh Pant (wk), Suryakumar Yadav, Shivam Dube, Hardik Pandya, Ravindra Jadeja, Axar Patel, Kuldeep Yadav, Arshdeep Singh, Jasprit Bumrah

Head to Head

India leads the overall head-to-head record against South Africa, with 14 wins out of 26 matches. At neutral venues, India has won three out of five encounters.

Match Prediction

Both teams have been in excellent form, but India’s balanced batting and bowling attack gives them a slight edge. South Africa’s batting lineup will face a tough challenge against India’s formidable bowlers. We predict India will clinch the T20 World Cup title.

In what promises to be a historic final, we back India to emerge victorious against South Africa, leveraging their superior bowling attack and consistent batting performance.

India to win the final against South Africa.

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