The highly anticipated clash between South Africa and Australia in the ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup 2023 is scheduled for October 12. Both sides, known for their cricketing heritage, are gearing up to showcase their skills and strategies on the grand stage. As fans eagerly await this thrilling encounter, all eyes will be on these two cricketing powerhouses as they battle it out in a match full of excitement and drama.
With talented players from both teams ready to make their mark in the tournament, this clash will keep spectators on the edge of their seats throughout the game.
Australia vs South Africa Squad:
AUS Squad: David Warner, Steve Smith, Cameron Green, Mitchell Marsh, Josh Inglis(wk), Glenn Maxwell, Aaron Hardie, Marcus Stoinis, Alex Carey(wk), Travis Head, Ashton Agar, Adam Zampa, Tanveer Sangha, Mitchell Starc, Pat Cummins(c), Josh Hazlewood, Nathan Ellis, Sean Abbott.
SA Squad: Quinton de Kock(wk), Reeza Hendricks, Aiden Markram, Dewald Brevis, Rassie van der Dussen, Heinrich Klaasen(wk), Temba Bavuma(c), David Miller, Tristan Stubbs, Dwaine Pretorius, Marco Jansen, Keshav Maharaj, Tabraiz Shamsi, Bjorn Fortuin, Anrich Nortje, Wayne Parnell, Kagiso Rabada, Lungi Ngidi.
South Africa vs Australia Date & Time:
Match No.10 of CWC 2023 between Australia and South Africa is scheduled for October 12, 2023. The game between these two sides will kick off at 2:00 p.m. (IST) in Lucknow. Both teams look very confident and aggressive as they compete against each other for glory.
South Africa vs Australia Venue:
BRSABV Ekana Cricket Stadium will host the match between Australia and South Africa. It is an international cricket stadium in Lucknow, the capital city of Uttar Pradesh. It is 5th largest stadium in India. The stadium has a seating capacity of 50,000. This stadium was named after the former prime minister of India, Atal Bihari Vajpayee. This stadium has the longest straight boundary compared to all other stadiums in India.
Ekana Cricket Stadium Records:
Total Matches: 4
Batting First Won: 2
Batting Second Won: 2
Average 1st Innings Score: 188
Highest Total: 253/5 by West Indies.Lowest Total: 194 by Afghanistan
Ekana Cricket Stadium Pitch Report:
The pitch favors bowlers as the wicket becomes slow as the match progresses. It assists both spin bowlers and fast bowlers. It is a low-scoring pitch due to its dry nature. Weather conditions also affect the behavior of the pitch. After winning the toss, teams prefer to ball first. The dew will also play a crucial role during the matches, as the tournament is scheduled for October-November.
Australia vs South Africa head to head:
Australia and South Africa come against each other in 103 ODI matches. Out of these matches, South Africa won 51 times, whereas Australia won on 48 occasions. Three games ended in a tie and one with no result.
Sa vs Aus head to head in World Cup:
In the ODI World Cup, Aussies and Proteas met each other six times. Australia beat South Africa in 3 matches, while South Africa has come out victorious over Kangaroos on two occasions. Last time the two sides met in ICC World Cup 2019, where Proteas won by ten runs.
Matches Played: 6
Australia Won: 3
South Africa Won: 2
Australia vs South Africa Match Overview:
Aussies have a rich World Cup history, with multiple titles under their belt. Their batting prowess combined with a lethal bowling attack. A huge chunk of their batting lies on the shoulders of experienced veterans David Warner and Steve Smith. The team heavily relies on the pace bowling attack spearheaded by Mitchell Starc, Pat Cummins, and Josh Hazlewood.
On the other hand, the Proteas possess a strong batting lineup and finest bowling attack. They have the potential to dominate the Australian side. With power hitters like Rassie van der Dussen and David Miller, the match promises to be full of excitement. With their rapid pace and consistent accuracy, Kagiso Rabada and Lungi Ngidi’s pace duo will challenge the Aussie batting lineup.
SA vs AUS Key Players World Cup 2023:
The key player to watch out for from the Australian side is dynamic batsman Steve Smith, known for his unorthodox batting technique and ability to anchor the innings. The Australian run machine has been the star performer for his team over the years. Another key player is the top-order batsman Rassie van der Dussen from South Africa, known for his aggressive stroke play and ability to anchor the innings when the team needed it. His risk-free style of batting helps him score runs in various situations.
Aus vs Sa World Cup 2023 Prediction:
Both teams are known for their exceptional cricketing skills, and the match promises to be full of intense and thrilling moments. In a fierce clash between two cricketing powerhouses, every run, wicket, and catch holds great significance toward securing victory. Overall both teams are good and balanced. Cricket fans will see an exciting display of strength, talent, strategies, and pressure handling. The Australian side’s ability to handle the pressure at crucial moments gives them a slight edge over the Proteas. The toss will also play its part in deciding the match fortune.