South Africa will take on Australia in the opening match of the T20I series on Wednesday. This series provides an opportunity for both teams to try out a few combinations before the WT20 next year. There are plenty of fresh faces across both sides who will be keen to make an impact. This promises to be an exciting match.
When: 30 August, 9:30 PM IST
Where: Kingsmead, Durban
TV Channel, Live Streaming: Fancode
The surface here will be a balanced one with some help for spinner and get tougher for batting as the match progresses. The average score is 152 and both teams will prefer to bat first at this venue.
Aiden Markram Stats in T20I
|Matches Played||Runs||Last 5 performance||Batting Average||S/R|
|34||966||35*, 38*, 14, 17, 20||40.25||150|
Lungi Ngidi Singh Stats in T20I
|Matches Played||Wickets||Last 5 performance||Bowling Average||Economy|
|37||60||2/45, 0/35, 1/32, 4/29, 2/20||18.4||8.99|
Glenn Maxwell Stats in T20I
|Matches Played||Runs||Last 5 performance||Last 5 performance vs South Africa||Batting Average|
|98||2159||54, 13, 23, 28, 8||18, 38, 19, 75, 17||28.4|
Adam Zampa Stats in T20I
|Matches Played||Wickets||Last 5 performance||Last 5 performance vs South Africa||Bowling Average|
|72||82||2/22, 2/19, 1/39, 0/17, 2/26||2/21, 2/10, 1/37, 2/9, 0/23||21.7|
Wicket-keepers: Josh Inglis
Batsmen: Travis Head, Bavuma, Matt Short, Reeza Hendricks
All-rounder: Jansen, Hardie, Markram
Bowlers: Ngidi, Zampa, Ellis
Captain, Vice Captain for Small League, Head-to-Head contests: Aiden Markram, Marsh
Captain, Vice Captain for Grand League: Adam Zampa, Lungi Ngidi
South Africa are expected to win this match
These two teams have met 22 times in T20I and Australia have won 14 of them while South Africa have won 8.
The average runs scored by Australia is 153 while South Africa have 139 when they have faced each other.
10 out of the 14 wins have come while chasing for Australia.