South Africa and Bangladesh are going to face the 23rd ODI ICC Men’s World Cup 2023 match on 24 October at Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai scheduled at 2:00 pm IST. This will be the fifth World Cup match for both South Africa and Bangladesh.
South Africa came back in the World Cup after they defeated the last World Cup winner England, lifted their upset loss against the Netherlands. So South Africa will make sure they will continue this winning streak in their upcoming match against Bangladesh. Surprisingly, in a total of four matches in the 2023 World Cup, South Africa only lost to the Netherlands.
Speaking of which, Bangladesh will try their best shot against South Africa. Bangladesh hasn’t come over from their three-match upset. In the last match of Ind vs Ban, Bangla Tigers 256 target chased by India in just 41.3 overs and won the match by 7 wickets.
South Africa vs Bangladesh Overall Records
In the ODI cricket, South Africa and Bangladesh have battled for 24 times. South Africa won 18 times and the rest of the six times Bangladesh defeated their rival.
|Matches||South Africa Won||Bangladesh Won||Tie||NR|
Wankhede Stadium Pitch Report
Wankhede Stadium is famous for its short boundaries which helps the batsmen a lot for high scoring. In the last match between South Africa and England, fans witnessed the highest score of 399 by South Africa.
That doesn’t mean this stadium has nothing to give the bowlers. Wankhede Stadium is popular among the fast bowlers in the initial stage of the match, as it progresses it becomes more fruitful for the spinners.
Talking about the weather report for Wankhede Stadium, it is predicted to be 29.04C with 56% humidity.
Wankhede Stadium ODI Records
There are 23 International ODI, 26 Tests, and 8 T20Is matches played at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai. This stadium is bliss for the spinners and the teams. The 11-time team who batted first and 12 times those who went for second won the match in this stadium.
|Won Batting First||11|
|Won Batting Second||12|
|Average First Innings Score||245|
|Highest Team Totals||438|
|Lowest team Totals||115|
|Matches won after winning toss||11|
|Matches won after losing toss||12|
Best Players From South Africa and Bangladesh
South Africa’s Best Player: Quinton de Kock
South Africa batter Quinton de Kock has scored 233 runs in 4 matches at an average of 58.25 in the ongoing ICC Cricket World Cup 2023. South Africa’s wicketkeeper has a strike rate of 108.88 with his best score of 109 against Australia. Quinton for sure would be a game-changer in the upcoming SA vs Ban.
Kagiso Rabada, bowler of South Africa took 8 wickets in 4 matches. The right-arm pacer recorded his best spell of 3/33 in Proteas’ 134-run win over Australia. Rabada’s wicket average is 22.12.
Bangladesh Best Player: Shakib Al Hasan
Shakib is a Bangladesh bowler, who has taken 5 wickets in 3 matches so far at an average of 27.20. Shakib Al Hasan’s 3/30 is his top bowling performance of the ICC Cricket World Cup 2023.
Bangladesh Best Player: Mushfiqur Rahim
Mushfiqur Rahim has made 157 runs in 4 matches and is the team’s number-one run-getter this edition of the ODI Cricket World Cup. He has scored runs at a strike rate of 83.51 and averages 52.33. He also has 2 half-centuries to his name in the World Cup 2023 so far.
Prediction for South Africa vs Bangladesh
According to stats, Wankhede stadium is heaven for batsmen, and in the last match of SA vs Eng, South Africa gave 399 huge targets to the previous World Cup winner. From the batting point of view, South Africa has more stronger batting lineup than Bangladesh.
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There is the highest probability that South Africa will win this match. But Bangladesh has turned the tables from time to time, so who knows? Only time will tell the winner.