Australia tour of South Africa 2023 — 4th ODI

Australia tour of South Africa 2023 ODI Series

South Africa vs Australia ODI series 2023

4th ODI:

Fourth ODI of the series of 5 ODI matches between South Africa and Australia is going to be played at the SuperSport Park (Centurion Park), Centurion on September 15th 2023.

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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 106 meetings in the longest format of cricket, till date. The host won 52 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 WLLWW.

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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 49 meetings in the longest format of cricket, till date. The host won 26 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 WLLWW.

Points and Rankings:

The series is the comparison between the sixth rank (South Africa (101)) and first rank (Australia (118)) teams. The host is 17 points behind the visitors.

The Home Team (South Africa):

The team completed 657 games in the format. Out of them, the team won 400 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 WLLWW.

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

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

The Visiting Team (Australia):

The team completed 981 games in the format. Out of them, the team won 595 times and lost 343 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 LWWWW.

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

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

The Fourth 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 three (3) points with a couple (2) of positions in the ranking, whereas the opponent will lose three (3) points with a couple (2) of positions in the ranking. On the other hand, in case of a reverse result, the visiting team will gain a couple (2) of points without any impact in the ranking and the home team will lose a couple (2) of points without any impact in the ranking. In case of tie, the home team will gain a (1) point without any impact in the ranking, whereas the foreign team will lose a (1) point with a (1) position in the ranking.

Venue Weather:

Weather forecast of Centurion 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 18 – 29 Celsius. The wind would be between 9 – 23 km/h. The speed of wind and the temperature, both would fluctuate throughout the play.

SuperSport Park, Centurion

Toss and Pitch:

Teams preferred to bat first after winning the toss, which happened 27 times out of 59 played games, and the selection didn’t favor the teams, as the teams won 9 times and lost 16 times. 2 games concluded without any result (No Result).

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

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The teams never won the match after choosing to bat first since 2009.

On the other hand, the teams who chose to field first, won 16 times and lost 15 times with a (1) no result game.

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

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The first batting team won the match 24 times. Whereas, the teams, who batted second, won the match 32 times.

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

Overall, 25 times the teams won the toss, won the matches and lost 31 times.

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

The Home Side (South Africa):

Particularly, for South Africa, the team won the toss 21 times in the 45 games and won 11 times and lost 9 times with a (1) no result match.

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

The home team never won a match after choosing to bat first since 2002.

The home side never won the match after winning the toss since 2016.

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

The visiting team never won the match, after choosing to bat first since 2009.

Score:

The lowest defended total was 198 runs (according to run rate) in 2005, and the highest successful chase was 319 runs in 2016.

The first innings lowest total was 118 runs in 2018 and the highest total was 392 runs in 2007. For the second innings, the lowest total was 119 runs (completed innings) in 2009 and the highest was 319 runs in 2016.

The batting average of the first innings is 31.07 and 33.95 is for the second innings.

ODI History Between the Teams at the Venue:

Both the teams faced each other 7 times at the venue. The home side won 4 times and Foreign team won 3 times.

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

The teams never got a chance to play against each other since 2016.

The foreign team never won any encounter after winning the toss against the home side, till date.

The visiting team never chose to field first after winning the toss against the home team, till date.

The Home side never chose to bat first after winning the toss against the foreign side since 1997.

The host never won an encounter after choosing to bat first after winning the toss against the visiting team since 1994.

Teams’ ODI History at Venue:

The Home Unit (South Africa):

The home side has a very good record at the venue, as the team won 26 times and lost 17 times with a couple (2) of N/Rs (No Result) out of 45 outings.

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

The side has never won any outing since 2019.

The team never won an outing while chasing the target since 2016.

The Visiting Unit (Australia):

The visiting team has a very good record, as the team won 8 times and lost 4 times with an (1) N/R (No Result) out of 13 outings.

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

The team never lost any outing after choosing to field first after winning the toss, till date.

The side never lost an outing while chasing the target after losing the toss since 1994.

Selected XI for both the Teams:

South Africa:

The home side may go with a winning combination.

South Africa Eleven: Q. de Kock, T. Bavuma, R. Hendricks, A. Markram, H. Klaasen, D. Miller, M. Jansen,S. Magala, G. Coetzee, K. Maharaj, T. Shamsi

Australia:

The visiting team may go with A. Zampa in place of T. Sangha and M. Neser in place of N. Ellis.

Australia Eleven: D. Warner, T. Head, M. Marsh, M. Labuschagne, A. Carey, M. Stoinis, T. David, S. Abbott, M. Neser, A. Zampa, J. Hazlewood

*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.

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*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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