In the Australia tour of South Africa 2023, anticipation soars as South Africa and Australia gear up for a T20 showdown after a long hiatus. A clash of white-ball titans unfolds in Durban.
The much-awaited clash between South Africa and Australia in the shorter format is set to kick off the Australia tour of South Africa 2023. After a lengthy break, the two powerhouses in white-ball cricket are gearing up for a thrilling encounter in the first T20I of the series. The match is scheduled to take place on August 30 at Kingsmead in Durban.
In a showdown that promises fireworks, both sides boast an array of superstar talent, adding to the excitement and anticipation surrounding the match.
SA vs AUS: Match Details
- Match: South Africa vs Australia, 1st T20 of Australia tour of South Africa 2023
- Date: August 30, 2023
- Time: 06:00 PM (Local Time), 9:30 PM I.S.T.
- Venue: Kingsmead, Durban
SA vs AUS: Head-to-Head Record
In the T20 format, the two teams have clashed 22 times, with Australia holding the upper hand with 14 victories compared to South Africa’s 8.
Weather conditions in Durban are predicted to be ideal for cricket, with an evening temperature around 23°C, 69 percent humidity, and a wind speed of 21 km/h.
Kingsmead offers a batting-friendly pitch, conducive to high scores. Pacers can also make their presence felt on this surface. Winning the toss might prompt the decision to bat first.
South Africa: Reeza Hendricks, Aiden Markram (C), Rassie van der Dussen, Temba Bavuma, T Stubbs (wk), Donovan Ferreira, Marco Jansen, T Shamsi, Keshav Maharaj, Lungi Ngidi, Sisanda Magala
Australia: Matthew Short, Travid Head, Marcus Stoinis, Mitchell Marsh (C), Josh Inglis (wk), Tim David, Matthew Wade, Sean Abbott, Jason Behrendorff, Adam Zampa, Nathan Ellis
Dream11 Fantasy Tips – Team Suggestions
- Team 1: Wicket-keepers: Josh Inglis, Matthew Wade; Batters: Tim David, Aiden Markram, Reeza Hendricks, Rassie van der Dussen; All-rounders: Marco Jansen, Mitchell Marsh, Marcus Stoinis; Bowlers: T Shamsi, Adam Zampa; Captain: Marcus Stoinis, Vice-captain: Marco Jansen
- Team 2: Wicket-keepers: Matthew Wade; Batters: Travis Head, Aiden Markram, Reeza Hendricks, Rassie van der Dussen; All-rounders: Mitchell Marsh, Marcus Stoinis, Matthew Short, Marco Jansen; Bowlers: T Shamsi, Lungi Ngidi; Captain: Mitchell Marsh, Vice-captain: Aiden Markram
Dream11 Prediction – Winner
Considering Australia’s rested senior players and the balanced lineup of South Africa, the prediction leans towards South Africa clinching the victory in this T20I clash.
Cricket enthusiasts are in for a treat as South Africa and Australia engage in an exhilarating contest, marking the resumption of competitive cricket after an extended break.