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ICC ODI World Cup 2023: SA vs AFG – 2nd Warm-Up – Pitch Report, H2H, Fantasy Suggestions

ICC ODI World Cup 2023: SA vs AFG – 2nd Warm-Up – Pitch Report, H2H, Fantasy Suggestions
POTCHEFSTROOM, SOUTH AFRICA - MARCH 21: Lungi Ngidi of the Proteas celebrates the wicket of Brandon King of the West Indies with his team mates during the 3rd Betway ODI match between South Africa and West Indies at JB Marks Oval on March 21, 2023 in Potchefstroom, South Africa. (Photo by Lee Warren/Gallo Images/Getty Images)

The South Africa Cricket Team will take on the Afghanistan cricket team in the second warm-up match of the ICC ODI World Cup 2023 on Friday, September 29 at the Greenfield International Stadium, Thiruvananthapuram. They will be riding high on confidence owing to their brilliant performance in the recent ODI series. 

South Africa was trailing 2-0 after the first two matches in the five-match ODI series against Australia at home. However, they made a remarkable comeback to win the series defeating Australia in the remaining three matches. Meanwhile, Afghanistan did not have a great outing in the Asia Cup 2023. They lost both of their league-stage matches.

Match Details

Match: South Africa vs Afghanistan, Second Warm-up Match, ICC ODI World Cup 2023

Date: Friday, September 29, 02.00 PM IST

Venue: Greenfield International Stadium, Thiruvananthapuram

Live Streaming: Star Sports, Hotstar

Pitch Report

The pitch at the Baraspara Cricket Stadium favours the batters. However, as the match progresses the spinners might get some assistance off the surface. Overall, it’s a good batting pitch with an average score of 250 runs in the first innings.

Head-to-Head Record

South Africa and Afghanistan have only played one ODI match against each other. South Africa emerged as the winner in the match.

Dream11 Suggestions

Captain: Aiden Markram

Vice-captain: Heinrich Klaasen

Wicket-keeper: Rahmanullah Gurbaz

Batter: Rassie van der Dussen, Ibrahim Zadran, Najibullah-Zadran

All-rounders: Mohammad Nabi, Marco Jansen

Bowlers: Rashid Khan, Kagiso Rabada, Lungi Ngidi


South Africa: Temba Bavuma (c), Gerald Coetzee, Quinton de Kock, Reeza Hendricks, Marco Jansen, Heinrich Klaasen, Keshav Maharaj, Aiden Markram, David Miller, Lungi Ngidi, Andile Phehlukwayo, Kagiso Rabada, Tabraiz Shamsi, Rassie van der Dussen, Lizaad Williams

Afghanistan: Hashmatullah Shahidi (c), Rahmanullah Gurbaz, Ibrahim Zadran, Riaz Hassan, Rahmat Shah, Najibullah Zadran, Mohammad Nabi, Ikram Alikhil, Azmatullah Omarzai, Rashid Khan, Mujeeb ur Rahman, Noor Ahmad, Fazalhaq Farooqi, Abdul Rahman, Naveen ul Haq.

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