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South Africa will look to continue with their solid form when they take on Bangladesh in the 23rd match of the 2023 ICC World Cup. This match will be hosted at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai on Tuesday, October 24.
Our top South Africa vs Bangladesh predictions
- 1 Our top South Africa vs Bangladesh predictions
- 2 SA vs BAN – South Africa hoping to take a step closer
- 3 Pitch report and weather conditions
- 4 Key match details for SA vs BAN
The South African pace bowling is wreaking havoc on the opposition while their batsman have made merry in most of the games – except the one they lost to Netherlands. Expect them to live up to their 2/7 (1.28) odds to clinch this.
First Prediction: Team of top batsman – South Africa: 4/9 (1.44)
In three of the four games, the South African batsmen have torn their opposition bowling attack apart. They have five centuries to their names from four different players and that is another indicator how well their batting has clicked. Expect a bit of the same here.
Second Prediction: Top South Africa batsman – Quinton de Kock: 10/3 (4.33)
Quinton de Kock has scored two of the aforementioned five centuries for South Africa in this tournament and will be a favourite to make it a third here – such has been his form. Backing him to top-score for the side too.
SA vs BAN – South Africa hoping to take a step closer
After having lost to Netherlands, South Africa roared back to a stomping win over the holders England while Bangladesh enter this encounter on the back of a thumping defeat at the hands of India.
In a game that could well define the fortunes of two teams, South Africa raced off to 399 batting first and then bowled England out for 170.
It would have been a lot lower but for a final wicket stand of 70 runs for England, underlining South Africa’s dominance in the match, making it their third win from four games.
Bangladesh have just not been able to get their campaign going after their opening match victory over Afghanistan. They have played some of the tougher teams, sure, but haven’t looked like they would even challenge them with resounding defeats to England, New Zealand and India.
Against India in their last game, Bangladesh did put up a score of 256/8 but then saw India seal off a sizzling win with nearly nine overs to spare.
South Africa vs Bangladesh h2h score
There have been a good 24 matches between these two sides and South Africa lead 18-6 on head to head. Rather interestingly, in World Cup cricket, the two sides are tied at two apiece with Bangladesh having won in 2007 and 2019 while South Africa clinching victories at the 2011 and 2003 World Cup competitions.
Pitch report and weather conditions
Like one saw at the Wankhede Stadium in the game between South Africa and England, one team managed to get to 399 batting first and the other side failed to even touch 200. That’s what the pitch there is all about – true bounce for the batsmen but if the bowlers can get going, they can get extra bounce and some movement under lights.
The weather was probably the most sapping of the tournament in that match and the two teams can expect it to remain the same.
Key match details for SA vs BAN
- Date & Time: 8.30 am GMT, Tuesday, October 24
- Venue: Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai
- Where to watch: In the UK you can watch this encounter live on Sky Sports while in India, fans can tune in to Star Sports and Disney+ Hotstar for this match. South African viewers will need a subscription to the SuperSport Grandstand, SuperSport Cricket or the SuperSport app to watch this live while in Bangladesh this match will be telecast on GTV and Rabbithole.
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