World Cup 2023 – 42nd match between South Africa and Afghanistan`

South Africa vs Afghanistan - 42nd Match World Cup 2023

South Africa vs Afghanistan World Cup 2023

42nd ODI:

Forty-second game of the World Cup 2023 between South Africa and Afghanistan is going to be played at the Narendra Modi Stadium, Motera, Ahmedabad on November 10th 2023.

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South Africa  vs Afghanistan History:

Overall:

Matches:

The teams completed once only in the longest format of the limited overs cricket, till date, in which South Africa won.

The consecutive winning streak for South Africa against Afghanistan was 1 match in 2019.

The longest undefeated streak for South Africa against Afghanistan was 1 match in 2019.

The consecutive winning streak for Afghanistan against South Africa was 0 matches, till date.

The longest undefeated streak for Afghanistan against South Africa was 0 matches, till date.

Last 5 (completed) match results of South Africa against Afghanistan are W – – – -.

In World Cup History:

Matches:

The teams competed just 1 time against each other. South Africa won 1 time, whereas Afghanistan is searching for the first win.

The consecutive winning streak for South Africa against Afghanistan was 1 match in 2019.

The longest undefeated streak for South Africa against Afghanistan was 1 match in 2019.

The consecutive winning streak for Afghanistan against South Africa was 0 matches, till date.

The longest undefeated streak for Afghanistan against South Africa was 0 matches, till date.

Last 5 (completed) match results of South Africa against Afghanistan are W – – – -.

Points and Rankings:

The match is the comparison between the third rank (South Africa (111)) and ninth rank (Afghanistan (85)) teams. South Africa is 26 points ahead of Afghanistan.

The South Africa Team:

The team completed 667 games in the format. Out of them, the team won 408 times and lost 232 times. 6 games resulted in a tie. 21 outings were called off without any result (No Result).

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

The team completed 72 games in the World cup of the format (ODI). Out of them, the team won 44 times and lost 25 times. A couple (2) of outings resulted in a tie and one (1) encounter was called off without any result (No Result).

Last 5 (completed) World cup match results of South Africa are LWWWW.

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The Afghanistan Team:

The team completed 160 games in the format. Out of them, the team won 77 times and lost 78 times. A (1) game resulted in a tie. Four (4) outings were called off without any result (No Result).

Last 5 (completed) match results of Afghanistan are LWWWL.

The team completed 23 games in the World cup of the format (ODI). Out of them, the team won 5 times and lost 18 times.

Last 5 (completed) World cup match results of Afghanistan are LWWWL.

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The Outing:

The result of the match will impact the team’s points, as if the result will go in favor of South Africa then the team will gain a (1) point without any impact in the ranking, whereas the opponent will lose a (1) point without any impact in the ranking. On the other hand, in case of a reverse result, South Africa will lose a couple (2) of points with a (1) position in the ranking, on the other hand, Afghanistan will gain three (3) points with a (1) position in the ranking. In case of tie, South Africa will lose a (1) point with a (1) position in the ranking, and Afghanistan will gain a (1) point without any impact in the ranking.

Venue Weather:

Weather forecast of Ahmedabad shows the weather would be pretty sunny and clear throughout the play. There will be almost no chance of rain, as the precipitation percentage would be 0% throughout the battle. The temperature would be between 25-34 Celsius. The wind would be between 4 – 8 km/h. The speed of wind would fluctuate throughout the engagement and the temperature would decrease gradually.

Narendra Modi Stadium, Motera, Ahmedabad

Toss and Pitch:

Teams preferred to bat first after winning the toss, which happened 15 times out of 29 played games, and the selection favored the teams, as the teams won 9 times and lost 6 times.

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

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On the other hand, the teams who chose to field first, won 8 times and lost 6 times.

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

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The first batting team won the match 15 times. Whereas, the teams, who batted second, won the match 14 times.

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

Overall, 17 times the teams won the toss, won the matches and lost 12 times.

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

South Africa:

Particularly, for South Africa, the team won the toss 1 time in 2 games, in which the team won.

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

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

Afghanistan:

Particularly, for Afghanistan, the team never got a chance to play, yet.

Last 5 (completed) match results of Afghanistan at the venue, while winning the toss, are – – – – -.

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

Score:

The lowest defended total was 193 runs in 1986, and the highest successful chase was 325 runs (14 balls remaining with 5 wickets in hand) in 2002.

The first innings lowest total was 85 runs in 2006 and the highest total was 365 runs in 2010. For the second innings, the lowest total was 100 runs (completed innings) in 1993 and the highest was 325 runs (14 balls remaining with 5 wickets in hand) in 2002.

The batting average of the first innings is 32.29 and 31.01 is for the second innings.

ODI History Between the Teams at the Venue:

Both the teams never faced each other at the venue. The upcoming encounter will be the first between the teams.

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

Teams’ ODI History at Venue:

South Africa Unit:

The side has a dream record, as the team won both played outings.

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

The side never got a chance to chase the target, till date.

Afghanistan Unit:

The team has never got a chance to play at the venue. The upcoming outing will be the first for the team.

Last 5 (completed) match results of Afghanistan at the venue are – – – – -.

Selected XI for both the Teams:

South Africa:

The side may go with A. Phehlukwayo in place of L. Ngidi and G. Coetzee in place of T. Shamsi.

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

Afghanistan:

The team may go with F. Farooqi in place of M. Ur Rahman.

Afghanistan Eleven: R. Gurbaz, I. Zadran, R. Shah, H. Shahidi, A. Omarzai, M. Nabi, I. Alikhil, R. Khan, F. Farooqi, N. ul Haq, N. Ahmad

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

*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: Images were taken from Google Search.

*Notes: https://fantasykhiladi.com/cricket/south-africa-vs-afghanistan-records-and-stats-including-narendra-modi-stadium-ahmedabad/

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