Afghanistan will look to end the tournament on a high as they will face South Africa to be played at Ahmedabad on 10th November 2023. They performed brilliantly in the match against Australia where they posted 291 for 5 in 50 overs before Glenn Maxwell’s brilliance snatched victory from Afghanistan.
On the other hand, South Africa would look to gain confidence ahead of their semi-finals against Australia. They were completely outplayed by India by 243 runs at Eden Gardens, Kolkata.
Details– South Africa vs Afghanistan, Match 42, ICC Cricket World Cup 2023
Venue– Narendra Modi Stadium, Ahmedabad.
Date and Time– 10th November 2023, 2.00 PM IST
Afghanistan and South Africa have played once in a One-day international format. Both played in the 2019 Cricket World Cup where Proteas thrashed Afghanistan by 9 wickets.
It promises to be an exciting contest between Afghanistan and South Africa in tomorrow’s match. Afghanistan would look to end a brilliant tournament with another stunning win from 2nd placed South African side.
The pitch at Narendra Modi Stadium, Ahmedabad provides support to both batters and bowlers. It keeps the pace bowlers interested before it becomes a good batting pitch. England and Australia played at this venue where Australia scored 286 and bowled out England 33 runs short.
The captain that wins the toss would likely bowl first and put pressure on the opponents keeping in mind of dew in the second half.
South Africa (SA) vs Afghanistan (AFG)- Predicted Playing XI
Quinton de Kock, Temba Bavuma (C), Rassie Van der Dussen, Aiden Markram, Klassen, Miller, Marco Jansen, Coetzee, Rabada, Shamsi, Maharaj.
Rahmanullah Gurbaz, Ibrahim Zadran, Rahmat Shah, Hashmatullah Shahidi (C), Azmatullah Omarzai, Ikram Akhil, Mohammad Nabi, Rashid Khan, Mujeeb Ur Rahman, Naveen UL Haq, Fazallahq Farooqi.
Fantasy Selection- SA vs AFG
Team 1– Quinton de Kock (C), Rahmanullah Gurbaz, Rahmat Shah, Rassie Van der Dussen, Azmatullah Omarzai, Marco Jansen, Mohammad Nabi (VC), Rabada, Mujeeb Ur Rahman, Maharaj.
Team 2– Temba Bavuma, Ibrahim Zadran, Hashmatullah Shahidi, Aiden Markram (C), Ikram Akhil, Miller (VC), Rashid Khan, Jansen, Mujeeb Ur Rahman, Shamsi, Naveen UL Haq.