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Australia vs South Africa - 2nd Semi Final World Cup 2023

World Cup 2023 – 2nd Semi-Final between Australia and South Africa

Australia vs South Africa World Cup 2023

2nd Semi-Final:

Second semi-final of the World Cup 2023 between Australia and South Africa is going to be played at the Eden Gardens, Kolkata on November 16th 2023.

https://ibandhu.com/2023/11/14/world-cup-2023-1st-semi-final-between-india-and-new-zealand/

Australia  vs South Africa History:

Overall:

Matches:

The teams competed 109 times against each other. Australia won 50 times, whereas South Africa won 55 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 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.

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.

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

In World Cup History:

Matches:

The teams competed 7 times against each other. Australia won thrice, whereas South Africa won also thrice. One (1) battle resulted in a tie.

The consecutive winning streak for Australia against South Africa was 2 matches from 2007 to 2019.

The longest undefeated streak for Australia against South Africa was 4 matches from 1999 to 2019.

The consecutive winning streak for South Africa against Australia was 2 matches from 2019 to present.

The longest undefeated streak for South Africa against Australia was 2 matches from 2019 to present.

Last 5 (completed) match results of Australia against South Africa are LWWTW.

https://ibandhu.com/2023/10/11/world-cup-2023-10th-match-between-australia-and-south-africa/

Semi-Final @World Cup History:

Matches:

The teams competed 2 times against each other. Australia won once, whereas South Africa is searching for the first win. One (1) game resulted in a tie.

The consecutive winning streak for Australia against South Africa was 1 match in 2007.

The longest undefeated streak for Australia against South Africa was 2 matches from 1999 to present.

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

The longest undefeated streak for South Africa against Australia was 1 match in 1999.

Last 5 (completed) match results of Australia against South Africa are WT – – -.

Points and Rankings:

The match is the comparison between the second rank (Australia (115)) and third rank (South Africa (112)) teams, almost a perfect battle. Australia is just 3 points ahead of South Africa.

The Australia Team:

The team completed 995 games in the format. Out of them, the team won 603 times and lost 349 times. 9 games resulted in a tie. 34 outings were called off without any result (No Result).

Last 5 (completed) match results of Australia are WWWWW.

The team completed 105 games in the World cup of the format (ODI). Out of them, the team won 76 times and lost 26 times. One (1) game resulted in a tie and a couple (2) of matches was called off without any result (No result).

Last 5 (completed) World cup match results of Australia are WWWWW.

https://ibandhu.com/2023/11/10/world-cup-2023-43rd-match-between-australia-and-bangladesh/

The team completed 8 semi-finals in the World cup of the format (ODI). Out of them, the team won 6 times and lost 1 time with a (1) tie.

Last 5 (completed) World cup match results of Australia are LWWWT.

https://ibandhu.com/2019/07/10/england-vs-australia-semi-final-world-cup/

The South Africa Team:

The team completed 668 games in the format. Out of them, the team won 409 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 WLWWW.

The team completed 73 games in the World cup of the format (ODI). Out of them, the team won 45 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 WLWWW.

https://ibandhu.com/2023/11/09/world-cup-2023-42nd-match-between-south-africa-and-afghanistan/

The team completed 4 semi-finals in the World cup of the format (ODI). Out of them, the team won 0 times and lost 3 times with a (1) tie.

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

The Outing:

The result of the match will impact the team’s points, as if the result will go in favor of Australia then the team will gain a (1) point without any impact in the ranking, whereas the opponent will lose a couple (2) of points without any impact in the ranking. On the other hand, in case of a reverse result, Australia will lose a (1) point without any impact in the ranking, on the other hand, South Africa will gain a (1) point without any impact in the ranking. In case of tie, Australia will neither gain nor lose either the points or the ranking, whereas South Africa will also neither gain nor lose either the points or the ranking.

Venue Weather:

Weather forecast of Kolkata shows the weather would be pretty cloudy till mid evening, then few showers would be expected till a couple of hours before close of the battle, then again pretty cloudy for an hour and then again few showers would be expected till the end of the play. There will be mid chances of rain during non showery hours, as the precipitation percentage would be 24% and little high chances in the remaining phase, as the percentage would go high between 30% to 34%. The temperature would be between 25-27 Celsius. The wind would be between 9 – 15 km/h. The speed of wind would fluctuate throughout the engagement and the temperature would decrease gradually.

Eden Gardens, Kolkata

Toss and Pitch:

Teams preferred to bat first after winning the toss, which happened 19 times out of 35 played games. The selection favors the teams, as the teams won 13 times and lost 6 times.

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

https://ibandhu.com/2023/11/11/world-cup-2023-44th-match-between-pakistan-and-england/

On the other hand, the teams who chose to field first, won 7 times and lost 8 times. One (1) game was called off without any result (No Result).

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

The teams never chose to field first after winning the toss since 2017.

The sides never won any encounter after choosing to field first after winning the toss since 2011.

The first batting team won the match 21 times. Whereas, the teams, who batted second, won the match 13 times.

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

Overall, 20 times the teams won the toss, won the matches and lost 14 times.

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

Australia:

Particularly, for Australia, the team won the toss 2 times in 3 played outings, in which the side won both times.

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

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

South Africa:

Particularly, for South Africa, the team won the toss once in 5 played 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 LWLL -.

The side never won any battle while chasing the target after losing the toss, till date.

Score:

The lowest defended total was 195 runs in 1993, and the highest successful chase was 316 runs (11 balls remaining with 7 wickets in hand) in 2009.

The first innings lowest total was 188 runs (according to run rate) (twice) in 1993 and in 2005 and the highest total was 404 runs in 2014. For the second innings, the lowest total was 83 runs in 2023 and the highest was 317 runs (11 balls remaining with 7 wickets in hand) in 2009.

The batting average of the first innings is 34.23 and 27.33 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 Australia against South Africa at the venue are – – – – -.

Teams’ ODI History at Venue:

Australia Unit:

The side has an above average record, as the team won 2 times and lost 1 time out of 3 played outings.

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

The teams chose to field first whenever the side were on the field, till date.

South Africa Unit:

The team has a below average record, as the team won twice and lost thrice out of 5 played outings.

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

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

Selected XI for both the Teams:

Australia:

The side may go with G. Maxwell in place of M. Stoinis and M. Starc in place of S. Abbott.

Australia Eleven: D. Warner, T. Head, M. Marsh, S. Smith, M. Labuschagne, J. Inglis, G. Maxwell, P. Cummins, M. Starc, A. Zampa, J. Hazlewood

South Africa:

The team may go with R. Hendricks in place of injured T. Bavuma, if not fit, M. Jansen in place of A. Phehlukwayo and T. Shamsi in place of L. Ngidi.

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, T. Shamsi

*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://cricketaddictor.com/icc-cricket-world-cup-2023/sa-vs-aus-live-streaming-channel-when-and-where-to-watch-world-cup-semi-final-live-in-india-icc-world-cup-2023/

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