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Fantasy XI: Bank on Anrich Nortje and Aiden Markram for points

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Match 18: South Africa vs West Indies, Dubai

Fantasy XI: Quinton de Kock, Temba Bavuma, Evin Lewis, Aiden Markram, Shimron Hetmyer, Andre Russell, Dwayne Bravo, Kagiso Rabada, Anrich Nortje, Tabraiz Shamsi, Obed McCoy

Captain: Anrich Nortje

He is the joint leading wicket-taker in T20s Dubai since 2020 with 17 wickets in 12 games, and has gone wicketless only once.

Vice-captain: Aiden Markram

Second leading run-scorer for South Africa in T20Is this year, with 448 runs in 14 games at an average of 40.72. The last time he played against West Indies, he scored a 48-ball 70.

Other Players

Quinton de Kock: He was the leading run-scorer in the five-match T20I series against West Indies earlier this year, with 255 runs at an average of 51 and a strike rate of 141.67.

Evin Lewis: Nobody has hit more sixes than him in T20Is this year - 31 maximums in 14 games.

Shimron Hetmyer: He has four scores of 25 or more runs in his last seven IPL innings in the UAE.

Temba Bavuma: His strike rate might be on the lower side but he is one of the top fantasy prospects, accumulating 161 runs in his last four T20 outings at an average of 40.25.

Andre Russell: In the last T20 World Cup, he was the joint leading wicket-taker for West Indies, and also contributed some crucial runs with the bat.

Dwayne Bravo: He was the leading wicket-taker in the T20I series against South Africa, picking up ten wickets in five games at an economy of only 6.89.

Kagiso Rabada: After going wicketless in four consecutive IPL games, he has found his rhythm back, having picked up six wickets in his last three outings.

Tabraiz Shamsi: He is the leading wicket-taker in T20Is this year with 29 wickets in 18 games, and is the No. 1 bowler in this format.

Obed McCoy: He was the second leading wicket-taker in series against South Africa, with nine wickets in five games.

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