INDIA VS SOUTH AFRICA LIVE Predictions
India vs South Africa live Predictions: 30th May 2019 marks the beginning of the biggest cricketing event, ICC Cricket World Cup 2019. Ten teams will battle against each other to win one trophy that connects the millions of feelings around the world. India, the country that celebrated the festival of democracy is now gearing up to dance to the tunes of cricketing music.
Team India will start its World Cup 2019 on 5th June when it faces South Africa in Hampshire, England. Both India and South Africa lost their semi final matches in 2015 World Cup against Australia and New Zealand respectively. The two-time World Champion, India is one of the tournaments favourites. South Africa on other hand will try to win their maiden Cricket World Cup this time. Therefore India vs South Africa World Cup Match will be a worth a watch.
“Men in Blue”, Indian cricket team enters the cricketing battle under the leadership of Virat Kohli. To be noted Virat Kohli is ranked number 1 in ICC Best Batsman Ranking. Added to it he was part of two successful world cup campaigns- the ICC Under 19 World Cup in 2008 and 2011 Edition of Men Cricket World Cup.
The team includes the experienced opening duo of Rohit Sharma and Shikhar Dhawan who are the only opening pair in the world to be in top 10 ICC ODI batting ranking. The experience of M S Dhoni and the young guns like K L Rahul add up to make one of the strongest batting lines of world. Not to forget the bowling attack of Team India is lead by the World No 1 bowler Jasprit Bumrah. The combined experience of Bhuvaneswar Kumar and Mohammed Sami make the Indian bowling attack one of the finest in the world. The spin twins of Kedar Jadav and Ravindra Jadeja adds up to the strength of Indian bowling attack.
Team South Africa
South Africa made their Cricket World Cup debut in Australia in the 1992. The team which was playing its first World Cup tournament had a dream run in the tournament. However, their journey came to end in rain affected Semi finals against England. Since then the Proteus had reached the world cup semis four time, however they failed to convert it to the World Cup win. This time the team is led by the Faf du Plesis. In fact the South African team seems to be the most balanced squad among the World Cup teams. From batsman like Quinton De Cock, Hasim Amla, Faf du Plesis to the bowlers like Kagiso Rabada and Imran Tahir, the Proteus make up one of the strongest squads in World Cup 2019.
In 2019, India vs South Africa World Cup match will be the beginning of India’s world cup campaign. South Africa played its first match against England and then followed by Bangladesh on 2nd of June.
Since 2015 World Cup, India holds the good track record in England and has won more number of ODI matches than other country. South Africa has been ranked among the best in the world in all the formats of the game. However, they have repeatedly failed to win the tournament. India and South Africa have faced each other in 83 ODIs matches. South Africa had won 46 matches and India being able to lesser number of matches, that is 34. In World Cup, India and South Africa have played against each other on 4 occasions with Proteas coming out on top in 3 of those clashes.
On 5th June, India will play its first match against South Africa at Rose Bowl Stadium. India have played thrice at Rose Bowl in the 50 over format and have had a quite a poor record at the venue. India have lost twice and winning just once that too against Kenya. South Africa on other hand had played only one International 50 over match in Rose Bowl Stadium. Proteas defeated Zimbabwe in this stadium in the year 2003. It must be noted that, in the warm up match before both the team enters the World Cup battle, India lost badly to New Zealand while South Africa on other hand crushed the Sri Lankan team. If the records are to be considered, Proteas seems to over power the Men in Blue, Indian team. Thereby, making India vs South Africa World Cup match quite interesting.
In Crowd’s Verdict, more than 53% of the respondents believe India to be better placed to win World Cup 2019 where as for South Africa there has been no respondents. It will be very much interesting to watch India vs South Africa Live because South Africa have already lost two of their opening matches.
India and South Africa, both lost their semis in the World Cup 2015. Both are yet again tournament favourites along with the host nation England. If the previous records are to believed and the performance of both the team in the warm up matches, South Africa seems to be overpowering India. However, we need to wait for India vs South Africa World Cup Match when both the teams battle it out in the cricketing field to prove their supremacy.
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