India vs South Africa: The 37th match of World Cup 2023 will be played between India and South Africa. This big match will be played at Eden Gardens, Kolkata. India is the table topper while South Africa is at second place. Both the teams have already qualified for the semi-finals. However, a victory before the mega clash in the semi-finals will be a morale booster.
Team India, which has won seven consecutive wins in the World Cup, will face its biggest challenge as SA have so far played magnificent cricket. India may have reached the semi-finals but victory against South Africa is very important for its confidence. At the same time, South Africa would also like to move forward with victory.
How the pitch will act
The pitch of Eden Gardens has always been considered favorable for batsmen. Due to good bounce in the pitch, the ball comes on the bat very easily. However, along with the batsmen, there is also help for fast bowlers and spinners on this ground.
Quinton de Kock is in super form
South Africa’s batting is looking tremendous in this tournament. Quinton de Kock, playing his last World Cup, scored 545 runs with four centuries in this tournament.
So far, five matches have been played between the two teams in the World Cup in which the African team won thrice – in 1992, 1999 and 2011. On the other hand, India got success twice in the match- in 2015 and 2019.
When and where to watch
The match between India and South Africa will start at 2 pm Indian time. This match will be played at Eden Garden Stadium, Kolkata. Viewers can also watch the live streaming on Disney Plus Hotstar app and site.
Will be broadcast on these channels
Viewers can watch the ICC World Cup 2023 match between India and South Africa on Star Sports-One, Star Sports One HD and Star Sports One.
India and South Africa can go without any changes. Both the teams would not like to make any changes in their winning playing eleven.