June 20, 2024
India tour of South Africa 2023-24 ODI Series

India tour of South Africa 2023-24 — 1st ODI

South Africa vs India ODI series 2023-24

1st ODI:

First ODI of the series of 3 ODI matches between South Africa and India is going to be played at the Wanderers Stadium, Johannesburg on December 17th 2023.

South Africa  vs India History:

Overall:

Series:

This is going to be the fourteenth bilateral series between the teams. The home team won 6 times and the visiting side also won 6 times. A (1) series was concluded as a draw.

The longest streak without a draw between the teams is 9 series in the span of 17 years from 2006-07 to present, in which the home side won 5 times and the opponent won 4 times.

The consecutive winning streak for South Africa against India was 3 series from 2010-11 to 2017-18.

The longest undefeated streak for South Africa against India was 3 series from 2010-11 to 2017-18.

The consecutive winning streak for India against South Africa was 2 series from 2007 to 2010-11.

The longest undefeated streak for India against South Africa was 2 series (twice) from 1999-00 to 2006-07 and from 2007 to 2010-11.

Last 5 (completed) series results of South Africa against India are LWLWW.

https://ibandhu.com/2022/10/06/south-africa-tour-of-india-2022-23-1st-odi/

Matches:

The teams completed 91 meetings in the longest format of the limited overs cricket, till date. The home side won 50 times and the foreign side won 38 times. Three (3) games were called off with any result (No Result).

The consecutive winning streak for South Africa against India was 7 matches from 1995 to 1996.

The longest undefeated streak for South Africa against India was 7 matches from 1995 to 1996.

The consecutive winning streak for India against South Africa was 4 matches (twice) from 2007 to 2010 and from 2017 to 2018.

The longest undefeated streak for India against South Africa was 4 matches (twice) from 2007 to 2010 and from 2017 to 2018.

Last 5 (completed) match results of South Africa against India are LLLWW.

https://ibandhu.com/2023/11/05/world-cup-2023-37th-match-between-india-and-south-africa/

@ Proteas Backyard:

Series:

This is going to be the seventh bilateral series between the teams, The host won 5 times. The visiting team won once.

The longest streak without a draw between the teams is 6 series in a span of 31 years, from 1992-93 to present, where South Africa won 5 times and India won 1 time.

The most consecutive winning streak for South Africa against India was 4 series from 1992-93 to 2017-18.

The longest unbeaten streak for South Africa against India was 4 series from 1992-93 to 2017-18.

The most consecutive winning streak for India against South Africa was 1 series in 2017-18.

The longest unbeaten streak for India against South Africa was 1 series in 2017-18.

Last 5 (completed) series results of South Africa against India are WLWWW.

https://ibandhu.com/2022/01/19/india-tour-of-south-africa-2021-22-1st-odi/

Matches:

The teams completed 37 meetings in the longest format of limited overs cricket, till date. The host won 25 times, whereas the opponent won 10 times. 2 match was called off without any result (No Result)

The most consecutive winning streak for South Africa against India was 7 ODIs from 2001 to 2011.

The longest unbeaten streak for South Africa against India was 7 ODIs from 2001 to 2011.

The most consecutive winning streak for India against South Africa was 3 ODIs from 2018 to 2018.

The longest unbeaten streak for India against South Africa was 4 ODIs from 2013 to 2018.

Last 5 (completed) match results of South Africa against India are WWWLL.

https://ibandhu.com/2022/01/23/india-tour-of-south-africa-2021-22-3rd-odi/

Points and Rankings:

The series is the comparison between the third rank (South Africa (110)) and first rank (India (121)) teams. The host is 11 points behind the visitors.

The Home Team (South Africa):

The team completed 669 games in the format. Out of them, the team won 409 times and lost 233 times. 6 games resulted in a tie. 21 outings were called off without any result (No Result).

In case, the team will win the series by a margin of 3, then the team will earn five (5) points without any impact in the ranking, but in case of losing the series with 3 defeats, then the team will lose three (3) points with a (1) position in the ranking.

If the team will lose the series with the margin of 2 defeats, then the team will lose a couple (2) of points with a (1) position in the ranking. In case of winning the series with the winning margin of 2, the team will earn four (4) points without any impact in the ranking.

If the team will lose the series with the margin of 1 defeat, then the team will lose 0 – 1 point without any impact in the ranking. In case of winning the series with the winning margin of 1, the team will earn 2 – 3 points without any impact in the ranking.

Drawing the series will cause the team to lose a (1) point without any impact in the ranking.

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

https://ibandhu.com/2023/09/09/australia-tour-of-south-africa-2023-2nd-odi/

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

https://ibandhu.com/2023/11/15/world-cup-2023-2nd-semi-final-between-australia-and-south-africa/

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

The team has never lost any series since 2021-22 at home.

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

https://ibandhu.com/2023/09/17/australia-tour-of-south-africa-2023-5th-odi/

The Visiting Team (India):

The team completed 1052 games in the format. Out of them, the team won 557 times and lost 442 times. 9 games resulted in a tie. 44 outings were called off without any result (No Result).

In case, the team will win the series by a margin of 3, then the team will earn a couple (2) of points without any impact in the ranking, but in case of losing the series with 3 defeats, then the team will lose three (3) points without any impact in the ranking.

If the team will lose the series with the margin of 2 defeats, then the team will lose a couple (2) of points without any impact in the ranking. In case of winning the series with the winning margin of 2, the team will gain a (1) point without any impact in the ranking.

If the team will lose the series with the margin of 1 defeat, then the team will lose 1 – 2 points without any impact in the ranking. In case of winning the series with the winning margin of 1, the team will neither gain nor lose either the points or the ranking.

Drawing the series will help the team to gain a (1) point without any impact in the ranking.

Last 5 (completed) series results of India are WWLWW.

https://ibandhu.com/2023/09/21/australia-tour-of-india-2023-24-1st-odi/

Last 5 (completed) match results of India are LWWWW.

https://ibandhu.com/2023/11/18/world-cup-2023-final-between-india-and-australia/

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

https://ibandhu.com/2023/07/26/india-tour-of-west-indies-2023-1st-odi/

Last 5 (completed) away match results of India are WLWWL.

https://ibandhu.com/2023/07/31/india-tour-of-west-indies-2023-3rd-odi/

The First 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 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, the visiting team will neither gain nor lose either the points or the ranking and the home team will lose a (1) point without any impact in the ranking. In case of a tied match, the home side will gain a (1) point without any impact in the ranking, whereas the other team will neither gain nor lose either the points or the ranking.

Venue Weather:

Weather forecast of Johannesburg shows the weather would be partly cloudy till the mid afternoon, then mostly cloudy till late afternoon and then again partly cloudy till the end of the engagement. There will be rare chances of rain, as the precipitation percentage would be between 0% to 5%. The temperature would be between 23 to 27 Celsius. The wind would be between 10 – 17 km/h. The speed of wind and the temperature, both would fluctuate throughout the battle.

The Wanderers Stadium, Johannesburg

Toss and Pitch:

Teams preferred to field first after winning the toss, which happened 19 times out of 53 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.

https://ibandhu.com/2022/03/20/bangladesh-tour-of-south-africa-2021-22-2nd-odi/

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 also 17 times.

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

The first batting team won the match 23 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 WWLWL.

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 30 times.

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

The Home Side (South Africa):

Particularly, for South Africa, the team won the toss 14 times in the 40 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 WWWWL.

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 33.36 and 31.76 is for the second innings.

ODI History Between the Teams at the Venue:

Both the teams faced each other 5 times at the venue. The host won 4 times and the foreigners won 1 time.

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

The home side has never won the toss against the opponent since 2001.

The home team never chose to bat first after winning the toss against the opposite side, 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 30 times with 10 losses out of 40 encounters.

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

The side has never lost any outing since 2020.

The Visiting Unit (India):

The visiting team has a very poor average record. The team won 3 times and lost 5 times in 8 played outings.

Last 5 (completed) match results of India at the venue are LLWWL.

The side has never lost a toss since 2003.

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

Selected XI for both the Teams:

South Africa:

The side may go with a (1) pacer and a (1) spinner, as the team would like to include an (1) all-rounder and a couple (2) of bowling all-rounders, all with pace.

South Africa Eleven: R. Hendricks, T. de Zorzi, R. van der Dussen, A. Markram, H. Klaasen, D. Miller, W. Mulder, A. Phehlukwayo, N. Burger, K. Maharaj, L. Williams

India:

The side may go with three (3) pacers and a (1) spinner, as the team would like to include a (1) batting all-rounder and a (1) bowling all-rounder, all with spin.

India Eleven: R. Gaikwad, B. Sai Sudharsan, T. Varma, S. Iyer, KL. Rahul, S. Samson, A. Patel, A. Singh, A. Khan, K. Yadav, M. Kumar

*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: Images were taken from Google Search.

*Notes: https://www.livemint.com/sports/cricket-news/india-vs-south-africa-live-score-updates-1st-odi-cricket-match-17-dec-ind-vs-sa-miller-markram-rahul-rinku-johannesburg-11702737249812.html

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