The match will be broadcast on the Star Sports Network from 3 pm.
Two matches in the tournament today, second match between Bangladesh-New Zealand at 6 o’clock in London oval
Sports desk Team India will start its campaign from Wednesday to the World Cup. His first match will be against South Africa at Rose Bowl Stadium in Southampton. This will be the fourth ODI between England and England. Team India has managed to win 2 out of 3 previous ODIs.
South Africa won the last match against India on 15 May 1999, on the England field. In the match at Hove, he defeated India by 16 runs. Team India has won both the matches after that. Since 2012, India has defeated South Africa at the 5 different ICC events. These are the events, 2012 and 2014 T-20 World Cup, 2013 and 2017 Champions Trophy and 2015 World Cup.
South Africa beat India once in World Cup
Team India has so far won the World Cup twice, whereas once played the finals and 3 times in the semifinals. Once Super Six has reached. South Africa has reached the World Cup semi-finals 4 times so far, but all have lost. However, in his tournament, the record against India is better. Both have played 4 matches against each other in the World Cup so far. South Africa has been successful in winning 3 of these.
In the last 10 ODIs, India has a 70% success rate against South Africa
Talk about an overhaul record, so far 83 ODIs have been played between the two teams. Of these, India has won 34 and South Africa 46. The result of three one-day matches did not come out. However, out of the last 10 ODIs, Team India has managed to win.
Team India not losing 12 years against South Africa on neutral grounds
On neutral grounds, India has won 9 out of 21 against South Africa, while in 11 they had to face defeat. The team lost to South Africa in 2007 for the last time at Team India Neutral Grounds. Since then, he played 5 ODIs on such grounds and won all.
Bumrah number one in Death Overs
This is the 50th ODI of Jaspreet Bumrah. He debuted in ODIs against Australia in Sydney on January 23, 2016. Since then, he has taken 44 wickets in the death overs. Since Bumrah’s debut, no bowler has taken so many wickets in the death overs.
Pitch Mood: Southampton’s Edge Bowl stadium does not have green grass on the pitch. It is suited for batting. The toss winning team can choose to bat. The Meteorological Department has indicated signs of cloudbursts and drizzling in its prediction.
Team India’s strength
Virat Kohli: All the players playing in this World Cup. Apart from Virat Kohli and Mahendra Singh Dhoni, Chris Gayle is the only one who has more than 10,000 runs in one-day internationals. Virat’s 10843, Dhoni’s 10500 and Gayle 10201 are one-day runs. Virat has 41 centuries in ODIs 14 of these have been planted in the last two years.
Mahendra Singh Dhoni: Dhoni’s name is 341 ODIs. They match finisher and are DRS specialists. They have not done so in 134 ODIs so far. Of these, in 109 ODIs, the team has managed to win. Figures show that as long as they live on the creed, India’s hope of winning is maintained.
After the initial wicket falls, the team’s disintegration: Team India’s rhythm is very much dependent on the performance of its initial 3 batsmen. In the last 2 years, he played 59 ODIs. Of these, he won 41, while in 15 he had to face defeat. Of the 59 out of 19 ODIs, it was only in that it had only 3 wickets fall. In it, she won 18. It is clear from the figures that if all three batsmen fail to make good scores, then the team’s victory becomes difficult.
Strength of South Africa
Quinton de Kock: This South African opener is able to give a quick start to his team. In this tournament, he played 68 against England and 23 runs against Bangladesh. de Kock has scored 560 runs at an average of 56 in the last 10 ODIs. During this period, their strike rate is 106.06.
Imran Tahir: Leg-spinner Imran Tahir is the match-winner of the team, who has been dismissed for England’s Johnny Bairstow in the first over before the World Cup. They have taken 2-2 wickets against England and Bangladesh. Tahir played 15 matches in the last one year. During this period, he has taken 27 wickets at an average of 21.92.
South Africa’s weakness
Steyn and Ngidi to the injured: Team 3 players Dale Steyn, Lungi Anggidae and Hashim Amla are injured. Stan is out of the World Cup. Their place has been called Burren Hendricks. Angie was hurt against England They are also out of the team for 2 weeks. Playing the staff against India is also suspicious. These three match winners are the players. Their absence will weaken South Africa.
India: Virat Kohli (Captain), Jaspreet Bumrah, Yuswendra Chahal, Shikhar Dhawan, Mahendra Singh Dhoni (wicketkeeper), Ravindra Jadeja, Kedar Jadhav, Dinesh Karthik, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Hardik Pandya, Lokesh Rahul, Mohammed Shami, Vijay Shankar, Rohit Sharma , Kuldeep Yadav
South Africa: Fifth Duplessis (Captain), Hashim Amla, Quintan