The tenth match of the ICC World Cup 2023 will be played tomorrow i.e. on Thursday, October 12 between two strong teams Australia and South Africa. The match between Australia and South Africa will be played at Atal Bihari Vajpayee Ekana Stadium in Lucknow. Both Australia and South Africa are considered to be very strong teams for the World Cup and both are strong contenders for the trophy. The match will start at 2 pm Indian time.
Both Australia and South Africa are strong contenders for the trophy.
The match played between Australia and South Africa is very special because the Kangaroo team, which is considered a strong contender for the World Cup, has not yet opened its winning account and is currently at seventh position in the points table, whereas South Africa’s position is much better. And he is at third position in the points table. Australia has played one match so far in which it has lost to India on the ground of Chennai. South Africa has also played only one match but has defeated Sri Lanka by a huge margin.
Australia is struggling like a wounded lion
On one hand, five-time world champion Australia has not had a good start, due to which their morale is a bit low and they are struggling like a wounded lion to attack someone, while on the other hand, South Africa has defeated Sri Lanka by 102 runs in its first match. They had given a crushing defeat by runs due to which their enthusiasm is high. The good news for Australia is that its all-rounder Marcus Stoinis has recovered from a hamstring injury and he is sure to join the team in place of Cameron Green. Stoinis is a match-winning player and having played for Lucknow Supergiants in the IPL, he has good experience of playing on this ground. South Africa, after losing the first two matches of the five-match series against Australia before the World Cup, won the next three matches and the team will get the psychological benefit from it. Australia is also known for making strong comebacks and hence this match is likely to be exciting.
The teams are as follows
South Africa: Temba Bavuma (captain), Gerald Coetzee, Quinton de Kock, Reeza Hendricks, Marco Jansson, Heinrich Klaasen, Keshav Maharaj, Aiden Markram, David Miller, Lungi Ngidi, Andile Phehlukwayo, Kagiso Rabada, Tabraiz Shamsi, Rassie van der Dussen, Lizaad Williams. .
Australia: Pat Cummins (captain), Steve Smith, Alex Carey, Josh Inglis, Sean Abbott, Ashton Agar, Cameron Green, Josh Hazlewood, Travis Head, Mitchell Marsh, Glenn Maxwell, Marcus Stoinis, David Warner, Adam Zampa, Mitchell Starc.