Australia will be facing South Africa on Saturday 23 October 2021 at 3:30 PM. The match will be played in Sheikh Zayed Stadium in Abu Dhabi. Both the teams are amongst the strongest contenders for the World Cup Title. Neither of the teams won the T20 World Cup and will look forward to starting the tournament on a winning note. Check Who will win T20 World Cup Australia vs South Africa?.
The South Africans won both of their warm-up matches and also were victorious in the bilateral series against Ireland, West Indies, and Sri Lanka. Australia on the other hand lost their warm-up match against India by a big margin and also lost series against Bangladesh and West Indies.
|Match||Australia vs South Africa|
|Date||23 October 2021|
|Venue||Sheikh Zayed Stadium|
|Captains||Australia- Aaron Finch|
South Africa- Temba Bavuma
South Africa vs Australia T20 Statistics and Records
Australia Cricket Team
The Australian men’s national cricket team represents Australia in men’s international cricket. Australia is the joint oldest Test Playing Country. The team is governed by Cricket Australia. Aaron Finch is the current captain of the squad. Currently, Australia stands at 6th Position in the T20 World Rankings.
|Highest Run Scorer||Aaron Finch( 2473 runs)|
|Highest Wicket Taker||Adam Zampa( 52 Wickets)|
South African Cricket Team
The South Africa national cricket team represents South Africa in men’s international cricket and is administered by Cricket South Africa. South Africa is a full member of the ICC with Test, ODI, and T20I status. South Africa currently stands at 5th position in the T20 World Rankings and is in very good form. The team is Captained by Temba Bavuma and Mark Boucher is the current coach of the team.
|Administrator||Cricket South Africa|
|Highest Run Scorer||JP Duminy(1934 runs)|
|Highest Wicket Taker||Dale Steyn ( 64 wickets)|
Australia vs South Africa Head to Head and Predictions
Both the teams have faced each other 21 Times in a T20 format match and Australia has dominated the face-off with 13 wins and South Africa with only 8 wins. They have faced each other once in T20 World Cup before and Australia won that maiden T20 World Cup Faceoff.
Matches Played– 21 Matches
Australia Win– 13 Wins
South Africa Win– 8
T20 World Cup
Matches Played- 1
Australia Win- 1
South Africa Win– 0
Prediction– South Africa will win the match.
Australia vs South Africa Playing Squads
Aaron Finch (c), Ashton Agar, Pat Cummins (vc), Josh Hazlewood, Josh Inglis, Mitchell Marsh, Glenn Maxwell, Kane Richardson, Steve Smith, Mitchell Starc, Marcus Stoinis, Mitchell Swepson, Matthew Wade, David Warner, Adam Zampa
Reserves: Dan Christian, Nathan Ellis, Daniel Sams
Temba Bavuma (c), Keshav Maharaj, Quinton de Kock (wk), Bjorn Fortuin, Reeza Hendricks, Heinrich Klaasen, Aiden Markram, David Miller, Wiaan Mulder, Lungi Ngidi, Anrich Nortje, Dwaine Pretorius, Kagiso Rabada, Tabraiz Shamsi, Rassie van der Dussen
Reserves: George Linde, Andile Phehlukwayo, Lizaad Williams
South Africa vs Australia Live Streaming Details
The tournament will be live telecasted by Star Sports Network in Hindi, English, and Various Different Languages. The various channels broadcasting the match will be Star Sports 1, Star Sports 1 HD, Star Sports 2, Star Sports 2 HD, Star Sports 1 Hindi, and Hindi HD, Star Sports Select 1 and Select 1 HD, Star Sports 1 Tamil, and Star Sports 1 Bangla. Indians can also watch live streaming on DD Sports.
Fox Sports will telecast in Australia
ATN PPV in Canada
ESPN in Caribbean countries
PTV in Pakistan