IND vs SA head-to-head: India and South Africa will meet in match no. 37 of the 2023 ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup on Sunday (Nov 5). The match is slated to be played at the Eden Gardens in Kolkata, West Bengal at 2:00 pm IST.
Two of the strongest teams in the World Cup 2023, India and South Africa will clash in an absolutely electrifying match. While
India has been unbeaten in the tournament, South Africa has only lost one match to the Netherlands by 38 runs. India is currently at no. 1 in the points table, followed by South Africa in second with both teams playing seven matches each.
It is worth noting that South Africa despite being at second place in the points table has a better run rate than India, of +2.290. Hence, it remains to be seen whether India’s ruthless bowling attack will demolish the South African batting or not.
Ahead of Sunday’s match, let’s take a look at the head-to-head stats record of the two teams in ODI matches:
IND vs SA, World Cup 2023: India vs South Africa head-to-head
A total of 90 matches have taken place between India and South Africa in the ODI format. India has won 37 matches while South Africa has won 50 matches. 3 matches ended with no result.
Matches ended with no result: 3
IND vs SA, World Cup 2023: Pitch report
Pitches at the Eden Gardens in Kolkata are generally known as batting-friendly. They are prepared with black cotton soil which helps to maintain a good balance, making conditions favorable for batters. As the match progresses, the pitch becomes slow and acts in favor of spinners. The average first innings score at Kolkata pitches is 236.
IND vs SA, World Cup 2023: Weather update
Kolkata’s weather seems sunny on Sunday (Nov 5) and there will be absolutely no threat of rain. The maximum temperature will be around 32 degrees Celsius and the minimum temperature will oscillate around 20 degrees Celsius. The wind speed on the match day will be 10 km/h with 62 percent humidity.
IND vs SA, World Cup 2023: India vs South Africa probable playing XI
India (IND): Rohit Sharma (C), Shubman Gill, Virat Kohli, Shreyas Iyer/Ishan Kishan, KL Rahul (WK), Suryakumar Yadav, Ravindra Jadeja, Jasprit Bumrah, Mohammed Shami, Kuldeep Yadav, Mohammed Siraj
South Africa (SA): Temba Bavuma, Quinton de Kock, Rassie van der Dussen, Aiden Markram, Heinrich Klaasen, David Miller, Marco Jansen, Gerald Coetzee, Keshav Maharaj, Tabraiz Shamsi, Kagiso Rabada
IND vs SA, World Cup 2023: India vs South Africa match details
matches: India vs South Africa, Match 37, World Cup 2023
Venue: Eden Gardens, Kolkata, West Bengal
Date & Time: Sunday, November 5, 2:00 pm IST
(With inputs from agencies)