South Africa will take on Australia in the third match of the ODI series on Saturday. Australia won the opening match by three wickets and then followed it up with a massive 123 runs win in the previous match. They will be looking to seal the series while South Africa will be desperate to bounce back. This should be an exciting match.
When: 12 September, 4:30 PM IST
Where: Senwes Park, Potchefstroom
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 272. The two matches so far this series have seen plenty of runs but since this is a day game we might see some help for the spinners.
Aiden Markram Stats in ODI
|Matches Played||Runs||Last 5 performance||Batting Average||S/R|
|51||1459||3, 49, 7, 35*, 38*, 14||33||94|
Lungi Ngidi Singh Stats in ODI
|Matches Played||Wickets||Last 5 performance||Bowling Average||Economy|
|46||74||0/41, 0/49, 2/45, 0/35, 1/32||28.1||5.72|
Mitchell Marsh Stats in ODI
|Matches Played||Runs||Last 5 performance||Last 5 performance vs South Africa||Batting Average|
|74||2025||0, 79*, 92*, 45, 28, 17||79*, 92*, 11, 19, 6||34|
Adam Zampa Stats in ODI
|Matches Played||Wickets||Last 5 performance||Bowling Average||Strike Rate|
|74||82||4/48, 1/42, 0/42, 2/20, 2/22||28.6||31.7|
Wicket-keepers: Quinton de Kock
Batsmen: Travis Head, Aiden Markram, Temba Bavuma, David Warner, Rassie van der Dussen
All-rounder: Mitchell Marsh, Sean Abbot
Bowlers: Lungi Ngidi, Kagiso Rabada, Adam Zampa
Captain, Vice Captain for Small League, Head-to-Head contests: Mitchell Marsh, Aiden Markram
Captain, Vice Captain for Grand League: Adam Zampa, Lungi Ngidi
South Africa are expected to win this match
The two teams have played 105 ODIs till date with Australia winning 50 and South Africa 51 games.
Australia are leading the series 2-0 and are currently Number 1 in ODI rankings after the win in the last game.
The average runs scored by Australia is 253 while South Africa have 239 when they have faced each other.
This is the first time since 2011 that Australia have managed to win a ODI consecutive ODIs in South Africa.