Match Prediction For Australia Vs South Africa – 45th ODI ICC CWC19

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Match Prediction For Australia Vs South Africa – 45th ODI ICC CWC19
Match Prediction For Australia Vs South Africa – 45th ODI ICC CWC19
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ABOUT THE MATCH

With their backs already stacked against the wall, South Africa face Australia in their final World Cup encounter.

Both will be looking to win for different reasons. It’s been a World Cup to forget for the Proteas, arguably their worst in history, and they’ll be desperate to register a win to finish on a high note.

Australia, on the other hand, is currently flying high at the top-most position at the ladder and another win here will ascertain them the first position.

The two teams are set to lock horns at Old Trafford, Manchester on 6th July in an evening game.

TOSS PREDICTION

  • The team winning the toss is likely to want to bat first. The pitch starts to slow up a little and help the spinners so bowling second is definitely going to be an advantage

PITCH AND CONDITIONS

  • Australia vs South Africa ICC World Cup 2019 is going to be played at Old Trafford, Manchester.
  • The pitch in Manchester is good for batting. It helped the spinners a little in the previous matches and we are sure that is going to be the case this time around also.
  • The big outfields are helpful for the spinners as well.

Individual Team Winning Percentage: 

South Africa and Australia Performance at Old Trafford
South Africa and Australia Performance at Old Trafford

Top Order Analysis:

  • Both teams top order looks stronger.
South Africa and Australia Top Order Analysis
South Africa and Australia Top Order Analysis

Middle Order Analysis:  

  • Both teams middle order looks similar.
South Africa and Australia Middle Order Analysis
South Africa and Australia Middle Order Analysis

Top Order and Middle Order Analysis:

  • On paper, South Africa looks much stronger than Australia.
South Africa and Australia Top and Middle Order Analysis
South Africa and Australia Top and Middle Order Analysis

Top bowlers Analysis:

  • Both, teams have one key player in taking wickets.
South Africa and Australia Bowling Analysis
South Africa and Australia Bowling Analysis

MATCH PREVIEW

SOUTH AFRICA

  • With a nine-wicket win in their previous encounter, against Sri Lanka, South Africa regained a tinge of pride and will be looking to continue to build on the momentum.
  • It’s been a remarkably poor tournament for the Proteas.
  • Even though South Africa’s bowling has done reasonably well in the tournament, there have been instances of Rabada looking a little fatigued. Chris Morris and Imran Tahir, on the other hand, have been exceptional with Morris often ending up with a higher economy.
  • The introduction of Dwaine Pretorius in the previous match was an inspirational change for the Proteas, which brought them a much-needed win.
  • Despite a couple of hiccups, their bowling has performed as per the expectations whereas their batting has failed to fire whenever it needed to be.
  • All in all, South Africa are an evenly balanced side which looks as strong as any on paper.
Top 3 batsman South Africa Top 3 Middle Order South Africa Top 3 Bowler South Africa
Q De Kock A Phehlukwayo K Rabada
H Amla JP Duminy D Pretorius
Faf Du Plessis Van der Dussen C Morris

AUSTRALIA

  • Rewind two years back and no one would have imagined Australia being in the position they’re currently in the ongoing tournament.
  • They’ve played fantastic cricket and gave excellent performance in all departments of the game and have appeared to be the most balanced and complete team of the competition.
  • David Warner and Aaron Finch have scored truckloads of runs in the tournament so far which is the main reason for Australia’s dominant performance in the competition.
  • The middle order has also chipped in when presented with an opportunity which has given their management plenty of confidence.
  • Mitchell Starc has been the leading wicket-taker in the tournament, with 24 wickets to his name until now, and is in the race to earn the player of the tournament.
  • The top position is at stake in this encounter, the Aussies are expected to come out all guns blazing, and if they’re able to put up a performance similar to what they’ve done in the tournament thus far, it should be an easy win for them.
Top 3 batsman Australia Top 3 Middle Order Australia Top 3 Bowler Australia
D Warner S Smith M Starc
A Finch Maxwell J Behrendroff
U Khawaja M Stoinis P Cummins

OUR FANTASY LEAGUE PICKS FOR Australia VS South Africa 45TH ODI ICC CRICKET WORLD CUP 2019 ARE MENTIONED BELOW:

IF South Africa Bat First IF Australia Bat First
Q de Kock A Carey
F du Plessis D Warner
V de Dussen A Finch
C Morris U Khawaja
D Pretorius M Starc
A Phehlukwayo J Behrendroff
K Rabada K Rabada
J Behrendroff C Morris
M Starc D Pretorius
A Finch A Phehlukwayo
U Khawaja F du Plessis

*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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