Australia vs South Africa – ICC World Cup 2023, Semi-Final 2: What You Need to Know
- Australia plays South Africa in the big semi-final of the ICC World Cup 2023.
- The match is on November 16, Thursday, at 2 pm IST in Kolkata.
- Australia finished third on the points table, winning seven games and losing two.
- Australia and South Africa have played 109 ODI matches, with the Aussies winning 50 and the Proteas 54 games.
- Australia whitewashed South Africa in the T20I series but lost the ODI series 3-2 before the World Cup.
- Knowing South Africa’s problems while chasing, it is very evident that the Aussies will ask the Proteas to chase.
Australia’s Journey to the ICC World Cup 2023 Semi-Final
Australia is all set to face South Africa in the semi-final of the ICC World Cup 2023. The match is scheduled to take place on November 16, Thursday, at 2 pm IST in Kolkata. This is a crucial match for both teams as they battle it out for a spot in the final.
Australia has had a remarkable journey in the tournament, finishing third on the points table. They won seven games and lost two, ending with 14 points on the table. Despite an early loss to South Africa, Australia regrouped and displayed consistent cricket throughout the tournament.
The upcoming semi-final holds special significance as Australia and South Africa have a long history of competitive matches. With 109 ODI matches between them, the Aussies have won 50 games, while the Proteas have emerged victorious in 54 matches. The two teams also have an equal record in World Cup encounters, with three wins each.
Before the World Cup, Australia and South Africa engaged in a T20I and ODI series. While Australia dominated the T20I series, South Africa managed to clinch the ODI series 3-2. This sets the stage for another closely contested match in the semi-final.
Australia’s batting depth and resilience were evident in their remarkable comeback against Afghanistan, showcasing their ability to win from challenging situations. With the return of key players like Glenn Maxwell and Mitchell Starc, Australia is poised to put up a strong performance in the semi-final.
As the teams gear up for this high-stakes encounter, the cricketing world eagerly awaits an enthralling battle between Australia and South Africa in the ICC World Cup 2023 semi-final.