Australia tour of South Africa 2023 — 5th ODI

Australia tour of South Africa 2023 ODI Series

South Africa vs Australia ODI series 2023

5th ODI:

Fifth and last but deciding ODI of the series of 5 ODI matches between South Africa and Australia is going to be played at the Wanderers Stadium, Johannesburg on September 17th 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 107 meetings in the longest format of cricket, till date. The host won 53 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 WWLLW.

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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 50 meetings in the longest format of cricket, till date. The host won 27 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 WWLLW.

Points and Rankings:

The series is the comparison between the fifth rank (South Africa (104)) and first rank (Australia (115)) teams. The host is 11 points behind the visitors.

The Home Team (South Africa):

The team completed 658 games in the format. Out of them, the team won 401 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 WWLLW.

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

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

The Visiting Team (Australia):

The team completed 982 games in the format. Out of them, the team won 595 times and lost 344 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 LLWWW.

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

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

The Fifth 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 a couple (2) of points with a (1) position in the ranking, whereas the opponent will lose a couple (2) of 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 neither gain nor lose either the points or the ranking, whereas the foreign team will neither gain nor lose the points with losing a (1) position in the ranking.

Venue Weather:

Weather forecast of Johannesburg shows the weather would be mostly sunny for the first hour and then pretty sunny and clear till the end of 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 19 – 25 Celsius. The wind would be between 8 – 18 km/h. The speed of wind and the temperature, both would fluctuate throughout the play.

The Wanderers Stadium, Johannesburg

Toss and Pitch:

Teams preferred to field first after winning the toss, which happened 19 times out of 52 played games, and the selection didn’t favor the teams, as the teams won 6 times and lost 13 times.

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

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The teams never won any encounter after choosing to bat first since 2011.

On the other hand, the teams who chose to bat first, won 17 times and lost 16 times.

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

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The first batting team won the match 22 times. Whereas, the teams, who batted second, won the match 30 times.

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

The home side never lost any battle while chasing the target since 2011.

Overall, 23 times the teams won the toss, won the matches and lost 29 times.

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

The Home Side (South Africa):

Particularly, for South Africa, the team won the toss 14 times in the 39 games and won 11 times with three (3) losses.

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

The team has never lost any encounter after winning the toss since 2009.

The side never chose to bat first after winning the toss since 2003.

The team never won any outing after choosing to bat first since 1998.

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

The side has never lost any match after being sent to the field since 2011.

Score:

The lowest defended total was 149 runs, though in a 45 overs game, in 2000, and the highest successful chase was 435 runs (a (1) ball remaining with a (1) wicket in hand) in 2006.

The first innings lowest total was 128 runs in 2002 and the highest total was 439 runs in 2015. For the second innings, the lowest total was 109 runs (completed innings) in 2003 and the highest was 438 runs (a (1) ball remaining with a (1) wicket in hand) in 2006.

The batting average of the first innings is 33.32 and 31.76 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 WLWLW.

None of the sides have never won an encounter after winning the toss since 2002.

The home side never won any encounter after winning the toss since 2000.

The foreign team (Australia) never won an encounter after choosing to field first after winning the toss, till date.

The host (South Africa) never lost any encounter after choosing to bat first after winning the toss, till date.

Teams’ ODI History at Venue:

The Home Unit (South Africa):

The home side has an excellent record at the venue, as the team won 29 times with 10 losses out of 39 encounters.

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

The Visiting Unit (Australia):

The visiting team has a good record, as the team won 6 times and lost 4 times out of 10 outings.

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

The team never won any outing after winning the toss since 2002.

The side never lost an outing after losing the toss since 2000.

The team never got a chance to chase 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, R. Hendricks, R. van der Dussen, A. Markram, H. Klaasen, D. Miller, M. Jansen,G. Coetzee, K. Maharaj, K. Rabada, L. Ngidi

Australia:

The visiting team may go with S. Abbott in place of A. Zampa.

Australia Eleven: D. Warner, T. Head, M. Marsh, M. Labuschagne, A. Carey, M. Stoinis, T. David, S. Abbott, M. Neser, N. Ellis, 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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