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South Africa vs Australia, free match prediction 07 Mar 2020

07 Mar 2020 | 13:30 | Senwes Park, Potchefstroom, South Africa
258/4 in 45.3 5.67 winner
254/7 in 50.0 5.08

South Africa Vs Australia betting odds

RSA

2.70

AUS

1.41

Toss Winner - South Africa won the toss and chose to bowl first

winner South Africa beat Australia by 6 wickets

Hosts South Africa look to whitewash Australia!

  • South Africa has lost just one match in their last 10 matches at their home ground
  • Australia has just one win in their last 7 ODI matches with 4 losses on a trot now
  • South Africa has won their third consecutive ODI series against Australia

South Africa will win the match!

  • Tournament: Australia tour of South Africa, 2020
  • Format: ODI
  • Venue: Senwes Park, Potchefstroom, South Africa
  • Toss: To Bowl

Match Preview

South Africa team will be delighted with the ODI series win against the Australia team with a lot of new faces in the team. They are undergoing a transformation phase with Quinton de Kock in charge of the team. He will be delighted with his first series win as a full-time captain.

South Africa will look to continue their mo0emntum and whitewash the visitors by 3-0 margin. Australia came into ODIs after dominating performances in the T20I matches. Australia will look to get a consolation win and finish the tour on a high. Both teams have a lot to play for despite this match being a dead rubber.

Teams Preview

South Africa Preview

South Africa completed the stiff chase of 272 runs comprehensively with no hiccups. Jannemalan Malan made his maiden ODI century and guided his team to victory with an unbeaten 129 runs. Heinrich Klassen and David Miller continued their good form from the last match and scored 51 and 37 respectively. JJ Smuts replaced Temba Bavuma and made a crucial 41 runs after the early wicket of De Kock. Lungi Ngidi ran through the Australian line up with 6 wickets in the match. He was well supported by Andile Phehlukwayo, Anrich Nortje, and Tambariz Shamsi at the other end. Lutho Simpala or Beuran Hendricks may get a game-time in this match.

Key Players:

Heinrich Klassen – Klassen has scores of 123 and 51 in the Two ODIs and he will look to continue his purple patch and seal his spot in the south African squad for a long time. He can also play as a back-up keeper for the team in case of need.

Lungi Ngidi – Ngidi has 9 wickets in the two matches while no other bowler has more than 4 wickets. He took the first 3 wickets of the Australia team to start their downfall last match. He dismissed Australian openers in both the matches.

South Africa Predicted Playing XI:

David Miller, Quinton de Kock (c & wk), JJ Smuts, Andile Phehlukwayo, Lungi Ngidi, Keshav Maharaj, Tabraiz Shamsi, Heinrich Klaasen, Kyle Verreynne, Anrich Nortje, Janneman Malan

South Africa Key Players From Previous Game Of Australia tour of South Africa, 2020

Batsmen R B 4s 6s SR
J Malan 129 139 7 4 92.81
H Klaasen 51 52 3 1 98.08
J Smuts 41 64 3 0 64.06
Bowlers O M R W Econ
L Ngidi 10.0 0 58 6 5.8
A Nortje 10.0 0 59 2 5.9
A Phehlukwayo 10.0 0 44 1 4.4
Bowlers O M R W Econ
L Ngidi 10.0 0 58 6 5.8
A Nortje 10.0 0 59 2 5.9
A Phehlukwayo 10.0 0 44 1 4.4

South Africa Actual Playing XI:

Heinrich Klaasen, Anrich Nortje, Kyle Verreynne, JJ Smuts, Quinton de Kock, Lutho Sipamla, Daryn Dupavillon, David Miller, Keshav Maharaj, Janneman Malan, Andile Phehlukwayo

Australia Preview

Australia was bowled out for the second time in the ODIs in as many matches. Skipper Aaron Finch and D Arcy Short scored identical 69 runs but failed to stay till the end to make a big score. Mitchell Marsh and David Warner got 30+ starts but were dismissed at the wrong times. They slumped from 224/4 to 271 all-out in the final overs. Their bowling attack lacked the discipline and was unable to stop the Proteas in the chase. Mitchell Starc and Pat Cummins took just a lone wicket and gave away runs at over 6 RPO. The lack of the fifth bowler affected they were not so effective in the middle overs. Spinners Adam Zampa and Ashton Agar need to step up with the ball to strangle the batsmen.

Key Players:

David Warner – Warner got starts with scores of 25 and 35 in the last two matches. He was looking good last match scoring 35 runs off just 23 balls with 4 boundaries and a six. He will look to make a big score in this match.

Adam Zampa – Adam Zampa took 2 wickets last match and was the lone bowler to bowl well in the middle overs. He has an economy rate of just 4.8 RPO and is the best among all the Australian bowlers in this series.

Australia Predicted Playing XI:

Aaron Finch (c), David Warner, Steven Smith, Mitchell Marsh, Mitchell Starc, Pat Cummins, Adam Zampa, Alex Carey (wk), Marnus Labuschagne, D Arcy Short, Ashton Agar

Australia Key Players From Previous Game Of Australia tour of South Africa, 2020

Batsmen R B 4s 6s SR
A Finch 69 87 6 2 79.31
D Short 69 83 5 0 83.13
M Marsh 36 45 3 0 80
Bowlers O M R W Econ
A Zampa 10.0 0 48 2 4.8
M Starc 8.4 0 44 1 5.08
P Cummins 10.0 1 59 1 5.9
Bowlers O M R W Econ
A Zampa 10.0 0 48 2 4.8
M Starc 8.4 0 44 1 5.08
P Cummins 10.0 1 59 1 5.9

Australia Actual Playing XI:

Aaron Finch, Marnus Labuschagne, Alex Carey, KW Richardson, Jhye Richardson, Steven Smith, D'Arcy Short, David Warner, Adam Zampa, Mitchell Marsh, Josh Hazlewood

Pitch And Weather Conditions

Hr Temp Rain W. speed W. direction Clouds
00h 15 0 mm. 4.63 k/h From: NNE 0%
03h 13 0 mm. 4.64 k/h From: NE 0%
06h 17 0 mm. 3.06 k/h From: NNE 0%
09h 24 0 mm. 2.15 k/h From: ESE 0%
12h 28 0 mm. 2.44 k/h From: ESE 0%
15h 28 0 mm. 4.36 k/h From: ESE 0%
18h 19 0 mm. 3.42 k/h From: N 3%
21h 17 0 mm. 3.59 k/h From: NNW 71%

Weather Conditions

The weather looks bright and sunny with no chances of rain on the match day. We can expect an uninterrupted contest between the two sides.

Venue Details

Senwes Park is one of the bowling friendly tracks in the South Africa and the average score for batting first is just 227 runs. We can expect yet another score in range of 260-280 runs in this match.

Toss: To Bowl

Chasing teams have more success at this venue with a win ratio of 14-10 in their favor so far.

Winning Prediction

South Africa has momentum and home conditions on their side and brimming in confidence with their new talents posting big scores to take their team home. Their bowling attack looks spicier than the Aussies and their batting unit`s ability to score without contributions from De Kock will be a big boost for them.

Australia will need to get their batting and bowling acts right to win over South Africa in this match. We expect South Africa to win this match.

South Africa will win the match!

Author: Dhinesh Kumar