Australia tour of South Africa 2023 — 3rd ODI

Australia tour of South Africa 2023 ODI Series

South Africa vs Australia ODI series 2023

3rd ODI:

Third ODI of the series of 5 ODI matches between South Africa and Australia is going to be played at the JB Marks Oval (Senwes Park / Sedgars Park), Potchefstroom on September 12th 2023.

Australia tour of South Africa 2023 — 2nd ODI

South Africa  vs Australia History:

Overall:

Series:

This is going to be the fourteenth bilateral series between the teams. The home side won 7 times and the visiting side won 4 times. A couple (2) of series resulted in a draw.

The longest streak without a draw between the teams is 9 series in the span of 22 years from 2001-02 to present, in which the host won 6 times and the visiting team won 3 times.

The consecutive winning streak for South Africa against Australia was 3 series (twice) from 2005-06 to 2011-12 and from 2016-17 to present.

The longest undefeated streak for South Africa against Australia was 3 series (twice) from 2005-06 to 2011-12 and from 2016-17 to present.

The consecutive winning streak for Australia against South Africa was 2 series from 2011-12 to 2016-17.

The longest undefeated streak for Australia against South Africa was 2 series (thrice) from 1993-94 to 1999-00, from 2000 to 2005-06 and from 2011-12 to 2016-17.

Last 5 (completed) series results of South Africa against Australia are WWWLW.

Matches:

The teams completed 105 meetings in the longest format of cricket, till date. The host won 51 times, whereas the opponent won 50 times. Three (3) matches resulted in a tie and One (1) game was called off without any result (No Result).

The consecutive winning streak for South Africa against Australia was 6 matches (twice) from 1997 to 1998 and from 2016 to 2018.

The longest undefeated streak for South Africa against Australia was 7 matches from 2016 to 2018.

The consecutive winning streak for Australia against South Africa was 6 matches from 1994 to 1996.

The longest undefeated streak for Australia against South Africa was 9 matches from 2002 to 2002.

Last 5 (completed) series results of South Africa against Australia are LLWWW.

@ Proteas’ Backyard:

Series:

This is going to be the tenth bilateral series between the teams. The home side won 5 times and the visiting side won 3 times. One (1) series concluded as a draw.

The longest streak without a draw between the teams is 8 series in the span of 26 years from 1996-97 to present, in which the host won 5 times and the visiting team won 3 times.

The consecutive winning streak for South Africa against Australia was 2 series (twice) from 2005-06 to 2011-12 and from 2016-17 to present.

The longest undefeated streak for South Africa against Australia was 2 series (twice) from 2005-06 to 2011-12 and from 2016-17 to present.

The consecutive winning streak for Australia against South Africa was 1 series (thrice) in 1996-97, in 2001-02 and in 2011-12.

The longest undefeated streak for Australia against South Africa was 2 series from 1993-94 to 1999-00.

Last 5 (completed) series results of South Africa against Australia are WWLWW.

Matches:

The teams completed 48 meetings in the longest format of cricket, till date. The host won 25 times, whereas the opponent won 22 times. A (1) game resulted in a tie.

The consecutive winning streak for South Africa against Australia was 8 matches from 2016 to 2023.

The longest undefeated streak for South Africa against Australia was 8 matches from 2016 to 2023.

The consecutive winning streak for Australia against South Africa was 3 matches (twice) from 1997 to 1997 and from 2002 to 2002.

The longest undefeated streak for Australia against South Africa was 6 matches from 2002 to 2002.

Last 5 (completed) series results of South Africa against Australia are LLWWW.

Points and Rankings:

The series is the comparison between the sixth rank (South Africa (97)) and first rank (Australia (121)) teams. The host is 24 points behind the visitors.

The Home Team (South Africa):

The team completed 656 games in the format. Out of them, the team won 399 times and lost 230 times. 6 games resulted in a tie. 21 outings were called off without any result (No Result).

Last 5 (completed) series results of South Africa are WDWLD.

Last 5 (completed) match results of South Africa are LLWWW.

Last 5 (completed) home series results of South Africa are WDWLW.

Last 5 (completed) home match results of South Africa are LLWWW.

The Visiting Team (Australia):

The team completed 980 games in the format. Out of them, the team won 595 times and lost 342 times. 9 games resulted in a tie. 34 outings were called off without any result (No Result).

Last 5 (completed) series results of Australia are WWWWL.

Last 5 (completed) match results of Australia are WWWWL.

Last 5 (completed) away series results of Australia are WLLWW.

Last 5 (completed) away match results of Australia are WWWWL.

The Third Outing:

The result of the match will impact the team’s points, as if the result will go in favor of the host then the home side will gain four (4) points without any impact in the ranking, whereas the opponent will lose three (3) points without any impact in the ranking. On the other hand, in case of a reverse result, the visiting team will gain a (1) point without any impact in the ranking and the home team will lose a (1) point without any impact in the ranking. In case of tie, the home team will gain a couple (2) of points without any impact in the ranking, whereas the foreign team will lose a (1) point without any impact in the ranking.

JB Marks Oval (Senwes Park / Sedgars Park), Potchefstroom

Venue Weather:

Weather forecast of Bloemfontein shows the weather would be pretty sunny and clear throughout the game. There will be almost no chance of rain, as the precipitation percentage would be 0% throughout the engagement. The temperature would be between 11 – 22 Celsius. The wind would be between 17 – 21 km/h. The speed of wind and the temperature, both would fluctuate throughout the play.

Toss and Pitch:

Teams preferred to bat first after winning the toss, which happened 11 times in 20 played games. The selection didn’t favor the teams, as the teams won 4 times and lost 6 times. One (1) battle resulted in a tie.

Last 5 (completed) match results at the venue, when the team chose to bat first, are LLLLW.

The sides never won a match after choosing to bat first after winning the toss since 2008.

On the other hand, the teams who chose to field first, won 5 times and lost 3 times. One (1) engagement was called off without any result (No Result).

Last 5 (completed) match results at the venue, when the team chose to field first, are WWWLW.

The teams never lost a game after choosing to field first after winning the toss since 2009.

The first batting team won the match 7 times. Whereas, the teams, who batted second, won 11 times.

Last 5 (completed) match results at the venue, while the team bat first, are LLLLL.

The sides never won any encounter while defending the target since 2009.

The home team never got a chance to defend a target since 2008.

The home team never lost any battle while chasing the target, till date.

Overall, 9 times the teams won the toss, won the match and lost also 9 times.

Last 5 (completed) match results at the venue, while winning the toss, are WWLLL.

The teams never lost an outing after winning the toss since 2015.

The Home Side (South Africa):

Particularly, for South Africa, the team won the toss 7 times in 11 played battles. The team won 5 times and lost 1 time with a (1) tie.

Last 5 (completed) match results of South Africa at the venue, while winning the toss, are WWLWW.

The team never won any outing after choosing to bat first after winning the toss since 2008.

Last 5 (completed) match results of South Africa at the venue, while losing the toss, are WWW – -.

Score:

The lowest defended total was 271 runs (according to NRR) in 2006, and the highest successful chase was 269 runs (66 balls remaining with 8 wickets in hand) in 2010.

The first innings lowest total was 140 runs in 2003 and the highest total was 418 runs in 2006. For the second innings, the lowest total was 45 runs (completed innings) in 2003 and the highest was 273 runs (66 balls remaining with 8 wickets in hand) in 2010.

The batting average of the first innings is 32.76 and 36.73 is for the second innings.

ODI History Between the Teams at the Venue:

Both the teams faced each other 2 times at the venue. The home side won once and Foreign team won 0 times. One (1) encounter resulted in a tie.

Last 5 (completed) match results of South Africa against Australia at the venue are WT – – -.

South Africa vs Australia ODI series 2020 – 3rd ODI

The host won the toss both times.

Teams’ ODI History at Venue:

The Home Unit (South Africa):

The home side has a dream record at the place. The team won 8 times and lost 1 time with a (1) tie and an (1) N/R (No Result) in 11 played outings.

Last 5 (completed) match results of South Africa at the venue are WWLWW.

The Visiting Unit (Australia):

The visiting team has an above average record, as the team won 2 times and lost 1 time with a (1) tie out of 4 outings.

Last 5 (completed) match results of Australia at the venue are LWWT -.

The team never won any outing while chasing the target, till date.

The side never chose to field after winning the toss, till date.

Selected XI for both the Teams:

South Africa:

The home side may go with W. Parnell in place of A. Nortje.

South Africa Eleven: Q. de Kock, T. Bavuma, R. van der Dussen, A. Markram, H. Klaasen, D. Miller, M. Jansen, A. Phehlukwayo, W. Parnell, K. Rabada, T. Shamsi

Australia:

The visiting team may go with a winning combination.

Australia Eleven: D. Warner, T. Head, M. Marsh, M. Labuschagne, J. Inglis, A. Carey, T. David, A. Hardie, S. Abbott, N. Ellis, A. Zampa

*Notes: the result of the most recent match is at the left.

*Notes: D means draw in “last five series results”.

*Notes: T means tie in “last five match results”.

*Notes: “*” means the match was tied but the match was resulted through one over eliminator.

*Notes: https://www.espncricinfo.com/photo/dark-clouds-over-sedgars-park-potchefstroom-201612?objectId=59172

*Notes: https://crickettimes.com/2023/09/sa-vs-aus-2023-odi-series-broadcast-live-streaming-details-when-and-where-to-watch-in-india-australia-usa-uk-south-africa-other-nations/

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