In the 2nd semi final match of ICC men’s ODI world cup 2023, “South Africa and Australia” will lock horns at Eden Gardens Stadium in Kolkata on Thursday, 16 November. The 5 time world champions “Australians” have won 7 back to back matches in this tournament after having a rocky start in initial matches of league stages. South African team has cemented themselves as the biggest batting powerhouse in this tournament so far, but their chasing ability has emerged as their Achilles heel.
Speaking of the head to head record of both these teams, South Africa and Australia have faced each other 7 times in the history of ICC ODI world cup so far and both the teams have won three matches each, while one match ended without any result.
South Africa vs Australia (World Cup 2023) 2nd Semi Final Dream11 Fantasy Team Prediction
- Quinton de Kock (wk)
- David Warner
- Mitchell Marsh
- Rassie van der Dussen
- Aiden Markram
- Glenn Maxwell (c)
- Marco Jansen
- Pat Cummins
- Mitchell Starc
- Keshav Maharaj
- Adam Zampa
South Africa vs Australia (World Cup 2023) 2nd Semi Final Match Mumbai Weather Forecast Report for 16 November, Thursday
Weather in Kolkata on Thursday, 16 November 2023 is going to be bit cloudy, but fortunately the possibility of any rainfall happening is only 2% at present. 27° is going to be the overall temperature during the day in the city of joy and 64% cloud cover will be seen in the sky.
As these are going to be the overcast condition so fast bowlers of both South Africa and Australia will also get some initial help early on during the second semi final match on Thursday. Fans will get to watch a full 100 over match without any rain stoppages.
South Africa vs Australia (World Cup 2023) 2nd Semi Final Match Eden Gardens Stadium, Kolkata Pitch Report
The pitch at Eden Gardens Stadium in Kolkata is a paradise for the left arm spin bowlers and Keshav Maharav will be very lethal on this surface against Australia in the 2nd semi final match. Batting under the lights on this ground is an extremely tough task and due won’t help the batters that much in the second innings.
Both South Africa and Australia will look to bat first on this Eden Gardens ground on Thursday as the coin toss will play the most important role in deciding the final outcome of this contest.