India vs South Africa ICC World Cup Match 2023 is the 37th match of the ICC World Cup 2023 and this match will be played at the Eden Garden, Kolkata. Both teams have Qualified for the semifinals in the ICC ODI World Cup 2023. The top 2 teams of the ICC World Cup 2023 will play a very exciting match on Sunday in which South Africa will try to reach the first position by winning while India will try to continue its unbeatable journey. In this match, all eyes will be on India’s star batsman Virat Kohli because today is his birthday, so he will try to reach Sachin Tendulkar’s record of 49 centuries.
South Africa faces a tough challenge for India
The Indian team, full of confidence with 7 consecutive match wins, is going to face its first tough challenge in this World Cup in the form of South Africa. The effort will be considered as the final between the two teams before the final on Sunday.
In this match, everyone’s focus will be on the birthday boy Virat Kohli. The match is going to be held at the historic Eden Garden with a spectator capacity of around 65000.
This match is the biggest challenge of this tournament for India, except for one match against the Netherlands, South Africa has won good matches but India has played like a champion so far and after entering the semi-finals, it has played in the last two league matches.
Its intention will be to remain at number one by registering a big win. Kohli, who has scored 442 runs for the host in batting, will be trying to equal Sachin Tendulkar’s record of 49 runs in ODI cricket. The department will be on its own soil with the intention of winning the ODI World Cup after 12 years.
Rohit Sharma’s team has not made even a single mistake so far. Apart from Kohli, Rohit is also in great form while KL Rahul and Iyer also playing useful innings.
If we talk about bowling, Jasprit Bumrah and Mohammed Shami have taken respectively 15 and 14 wickets at an economic run rate of 5.
Talking about South Africa, it defeated New Zealand by 190 runs in the last match in Pune. Quinton de Kock is playing his last World Cup. The form of 549 runs is proving difficult for the bowlers. The South African team has scored above 300 five times.
India vs South Africa ICC World Cup Match 2023 Details
Match: India vs South Africa, ICC World Cup 37th Match
Date: Sunday, 5 Nov 2023
Time: 2:00 p.m.
Venue: Eden Garden, Kolkata
India vs South Africa ODI Head-to-Head
India and New Zealand have played 90 ODI matches so far, in which India has the upper hand. South Africa has won 50. So far, the India team has been able to win only 37 matches, while there was no result in the 3 matches.
Total match: 90
India Win: 37
South Africa Win: 50
No Result: 3
India vs South Africa Head to Head in World Cup
India and South Africa have faced each other 5 times in the ICC World Cricket World Cup so far, in which South Africa has the battery record. South Africa has defeated India 3 times, while India has won 2 matches.
Total match: 5
India Win: 2
South Africa win:3
No Result: 0
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India vs South Africa ICC World Cup Match 2023 Weather Report
According to Accuweather, There is a 4 per cent chance of rain in the World Cup match and humidity will be 51%. The temperature here will be between 20 degrees to 22 degrees.
India vs South Africa ICC World Cup Match 2023 Pitch Report
This pitch of Eden Garden, Kolkata suitable for bowling and bowling can bounce in it due to which the batsman faces difficulty in batting. The Eden Gardens pitch is made from black soil which generally has good bounce for batting. Fast bowling and spinners will play more role in this match as bowling is expected to dominate this pitch.
India vs South Africa ICC World Cup Match 2023 Probable Playing XI
India: Ishan Kishan, Rohit Sharma (c), Virat Kohli, Shreyas Iyer, KL Rahul, Suryakumar Yadav, Ravindra Jadeja, Kuldeep Yadav, Jasprit Bumrah, Mohammed Siraj and Mohammed Shami.
South Africa: Quinton De Kock(wk), Temba Bavuma(c), Rassie Van der Dussen, Aiden Markram, Henrich Klassen, David Miller, Marco Jansen, Keshav Maharaj, Kagiso Rabada, Gerald Coetzee, and Tabraiz Shamsi
India vs South Africa ICC World Cup Match 2023 Live streaming details
The India vs South Africa match will air live on Indian television via Star Sports channels. Indian viewers can also enjoy free live streaming of these matches on the Disney+ Hotstar app and website. The match will start live from Eden Garden, Kolkata at 2:00 p.m. (IST)