May 18, 2024
India tour of South Africa 2023-24 T20I Series

India tour of South Africa 2023-24 — 1st T20I

South Africa vs India T20I series 2023-24

1st T20I:

First T20I of the series of 3 T20I matches between South Africa and India is going to be played at the Kingsmead Cricket Ground, Durban on December 10th 2023.

South Africa  vs India History:

Overall:

Series:

This is going to be the ninth bilateral series between the teams. The home side won 2 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 5 series in the span of 13 years from 2006-07 to 2019-20, where the host won twice and the foreign side won thrice.

The consecutive winning streak for South Africa against India was 2 series from 2011-12 to 2017-18.

The longest undefeated streak for South Africa against India was 2 series (twice) from 2011-12 to 2017-18 and from 2019-20 to 2022-23.

The consecutive winning streak for India against South Africa was 2 series from 2006-07 to 2011-12.

The longest undefeated streak for India against South Africa was 4 series from 2017-18 to present.

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

https://ibandhu.com/2022/09/28/south-africa-tour-of-india-2022-23-1st-t20i/

The home team has never won any series against the visiting team since 2015-16.

Matches:

The teams completed 24 meetings in the shortest format of cricket, till date. The host won 13 times, whereas the opponent won 10 times. A (1) game was called off without any result (No Result).

The consecutive winning streak for India against South Africa was 2 matches (6 times) from 2006 to 2009, from 2010 to 2012, from 2012 to 2015, from 2018 to 2019 and from 2022 to 2022 (twice).

The longest undefeated streak for India against South Africa was 5 matches from 2022 to 2022.

The consecutive winning streak for South Africa against India was 3 matches from 2019 to 2022.

The longest undefeated streak for South Africa against India was 3 matches from 2019 to 2022.

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

https://ibandhu.com/2022/10/30/wt20-2022-30th-match-between-india-and-south-africa/

@ Proteas Backyard:

Series:

This is going to be the fifth bilateral series between the teams. The home side won once and the visiting team won thrice.

The longest streak without a draw between the teams is 4 series in span of 17 years, from 2006-07 to present, in which the home team won once and the foreign side won thrice.

The consecutive winning streak for South Africa against India was 1 series in 2011-12.

The longest undefeated streak for South Africa against India was 1 series in 2011-12.

The consecutive winning streak for India against South Africa was 2 series from 2006-07 to 2011-12.

The longest undefeated streak for India against South Africa was 2 series from 2006-07 to 2011-12.

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

Matches:

The teams completed 7 meetings in the longest format of cricket, till date. The host won 2 times, whereas the opponent won 5 times.

The consecutive winning streak for South Africa against India was 1 match (twice) in 2012 and in 2018.

The longest undefeated streak for South Africa against India was 1 match (twice) in 2012 and in 2018.

The consecutive winning streak for India against South Africa was 3 matches from 2006 to 2012.

The longest undefeated streak for India against South Africa was 3 matches from 2006 to 2012.

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

Points and Rankings:

The series is the comparison between the sixth rank (South Africa (248)) and first rank (India (266)) teams. The host is 18 points behind the visitors.

The Home Team (South Africa):

The team played 171 T20Is. Out of them, the team won 96 times including a (1) win in a tied match and lost 72 times. 3 matches were called off without any result (No Result).

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

https://ibandhu.com/2023/08/29/australia-tour-of-south-africa-2023-1st-t20i/

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

https://ibandhu.com/2023/09/03/australia-tour-of-south-africa-2023-3rd-t20i/

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

The home side has never won the series at home since 2018-19.

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

The Visiting Team (India):

The team completed 178 matches in the format. Out of them, the team won 95 times including a (1) win in a tied outing and lost 79 times including a couple (2) of defeats in a tied outing. 4 times, the plays were called off without any result (No Result).

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

https://ibandhu.com/2023/11/26/australia-tour-of-india-2023-24-2nd-t20i/

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

https://ibandhu.com/2023/12/03/australia-tour-of-india-2023-24-5th-t20i/

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

https://ibandhu.com/2023/08/20/india-tour-of-ireland-2023-2nd-t20i/

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

https://ibandhu.com/2023/08/22/india-tour-of-ireland-2023-3rd-t20i/

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 tie, both the teams will neither gain nor lose either the points or the ranking.

Venue Weather:

Weather forecast of Durban shows light rain / rain would be expected throughout the match. There will be extremely high chances of rain, as the precipitation percentage would be between 62% to 79%. The temperature would be 20 throughout the battle. The wind would be between 13 – 21 km/h. The speed of wind would decrease gradually and the temperature would steady throughout the engagement.

Kingsmead Cricket Ground, Durban

Toss and Pitch:

Team preferred to bat first after winning the toss 6 times in 18 played games. The selection behaves neutral to the teams, as the team won thrice and lost also thrice.

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

The teams never won a game after choosing to bat first after winning the toss since 2007.

On the other hand, the teams, who chose to field first, won 5 times and lost 6 times including a (1) defeat in a tie. One (1) outing was called off without any result (No Result).

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

The first batting team won the match 9 times. Whereas, the teams, who batted second, won 8 times including a loss in a tie. One (1) outing was called off without any result (No Result).

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

Overall, 8 times the teams won the toss, won the matches and lost 9 times including a (1) defeat in a tie.

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

Home Side (South Africa):

Particularly, for South Africa, the team won the toss 5 times in 11 games. The side won twice and lost thrice.

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

The team has never won the match after winning the toss since 2020.

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

The side never lost an outing while chasing the target after losing the toss since 2007.

Score:

The lowest defended total was 153 runs in 2007, and the highest successful chase was 191 runs (13 balls remaining with 5 wickets in hand) in 2023.

The first innings lowest total was 73 runs in 2007 and the highest total was 226 runs in 2023. For the second innings, the lowest total was 115 runs (completed innings) in 2007 and the highest was 202 runs in 2020.

The batting average of the first innings is 22.80 and 23.27 is for the second innings.

T20I History Between the Teams at the Venue:

Both the teams faced each other once at the venue, in which the visiting team won.

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

The teams did not come on the field against each other at the venue, since 2007.

Teams’ T20I History at Venue:

The Home Unit (South Africa):

The home team has a below average record at the venue, as the team won 5 times and lost 6 times out of 11 outings.

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

The side has never won any outing since 2020.

The Visiting Unit (India):

The home side has a dream record at the venue. The team won 4 times including a win in a tied outing and never lost, yet with an (1) N/R (No Result) out of 5 played outings.

Last 5 (completed) match results of India at the venue are WWWW* -.

The side never got a chance to play at the venue since 2007.

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

Selected XI for both the Teams:

South Africa:

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

South Africa Eleven: R. Hendricks, M. Breetzke, A. Markram, H. Klaasen, D. Miller, D. Ferreira, A. Phehlukwayo, N. Burger, K. Maharaj, G. Coetzee, T. Shamsi

India:

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

India Eleven: Y. Jaiswal, R. Gaikwad, S. Iyer, S. Yadav, R. Singh, J. Sharma, R. Jadeja, D. Chahar, R. Bishnoi, M. Siraj, 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 a google search.

*Notes: https://cricket.one/india-tour-of-south-africa-2023-24

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