South Africa will take on Australia in the second match of the T20I series on Saturday. Australia beat South Africa by a mammoth 111 runs in the opening match. They were convincing in all departments as they scored 226 runs and bundled out South Africa for 115. The home team will be keen to bounce back and keep the series alive.
When: 1 September, 9:30 PM IST
Where: Kingsmead, Durban
TV Channel, Live Streaming: Star Sports, Hotstar
The surface here will be good for batting with even covering of grass and there will be some help for spinners in the middle overs. The average score is 152. The opening match of the series was played at the same venue and Australia scored 226 runs batting first.
Aiden Markram Stats in T20I
|Matches Played||Runs||Last 5 performance||Batting Average||S/R|
|35||973||7, 35*, 38*, 14, 17, 20||38||149|
Lungi Ngidi Singh Stats in T20I
|Matches Played||Wickets||Last 5 performance||Bowling Average||Economy|
|38||60||0/49, 2/45, 0/35, 1/32, 4/29||18.4||8.99|
Mitchell Marsh Stats in T20I
|Matches Played||Runs||Last 5 performance||Last 5 performance vs South Africa||Batting Average|
|47||1179||92*, 45, 28, 17, 16||92*, 11, 19, 6, 19||31|
Tim David Stats in T20I
|Matches Played||Runs||Last 5 performance||Batting Average||Strike Rate|
|26||804||66, 44, 5, 1, 40||38.3||163|
Wicket-keepers: Josh Inglis
Batsmen: Travis Head, Aiden Markram, Tim David, Reeza Hendricks, Rassie van der Dussen
All-rounder: Marco Jansen, Mitchell Marsh
Bowlers: Lungi Ngidi, Nathan Ellis, Tanveer Sangha
Captain, Vice Captain for Small League, Head-to-Head contests: Mitchell Marsh, Aiden Markram
Captain, Vice Captain for Grand League: Tim David, Lungi Ngidi
South Africa are expected to win this match
These two teams have met 23 times in T20I and Australia have won 15 of them while South Africa have won 8.
South Africa suffered a 111 run defeat in the opening match which was their heaviest defeats in T20Is in terms of runs.
The average runs scored by Australia is 153 while South Africa have 139 when they have faced each other.
97 runs between Marsh and David was the highest 5th wicket partnership for Australia in T20Is.
226/6 was the highest total by Australia against South Africa in T20Is.
10 out of the 15 wins have come while chasing for Australia.