Match Prediction IND vs SA – November 5 – ICC Cricket World Cup

Considering the head-to-head record in recent matches and the current form, India seems to have a slight edge over South Africa.

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Match Details 

Teams: India vs South Africa

Match number: 37th match

Ground: Eden Gardens, Kolkata

SeriesICC Cricket World Cup 2023

Hours of play: 08:30 AM GMT / 02:00 PM LOCAL

Match day: November 5, 2023

India vs South Africa Betting Odds

India ODI South Africa ODI
1.572.26

Probable Playing XIs

India

Rohit Sharma (captain), KL Rahul, Virat Kohli, Suryakumar Yadav, Rishabh Pant, Dinesh Karthik (wicketkeeper), Axar Patel, Arshdeep Singh, Jasprit Bumrah, Yuzvendra Chahal, Harshal Patel

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South Africa

Quinton de Kock (wicketkeeper), Temba Bavuma (captain), Rilee Rossouw, Aiden Markram, David Miller, Tristan Stubbs, Wayne Parnell, Keshav Maharaj, Kagiso Rabada, Lungi Ngidi, Gerald Coetzee

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Probable Top Performers

Probable Best Batter of the Match

Virat Kohli from India: He has scored 410 runs in the last 7 matches with an average of 102.5 and a strike rate of 90.7.

Quinton de Kock from South Africa: He has scored 630 runs in the last 10 matches with an average of 63 and a strike rate of 108.99.

Aiden Markram from South Africa: He has scored 562 runs in the last 10 matches with an average of 62.44 and a strike rate of 115.4.

Probable Best Bowler of the Match

Jasprit Bumrah from India: He has taken 16 wickets in the last 8 matches with an economy of 4.53 and a strike rate of 27.1.

Gerald Coetzee from South Africa: He has taken 16 wickets in the last 8 matches with an economy of 7.42 and a strike rate of 21.93.

Teams Head to Head: Recent Matches

WinnerMatch DetailsDateTournament
IndiaIndia won by 7 wickets (with 185 balls remaining)11-Oct-2022South Africa tour of India
IndiaIndia won by 7 wickets (with 25 balls remaining)09-Oct-2022South Africa tour of India
South AfricaSouth Africa won by 9 runs06-Oct-2022South Africa tour of India
South AfricaSouth Africa won by 4 runs23-Jan-2022India tour of South Africa
South AfricaSouth Africa won by 7 wickets (with 11 balls remaining)21-Jan-2022India tour of South Africa

Teams Recent Performance 

Last 5 Games of India

DateMatchResult
October 29, 202329th Match, India vs EnglandIndia won by 100 runs
October 22, 202321st Match, India vs New ZealandIndia won by 4 wickets (with 12 balls remaining)
October 19, 202317th Match, India vs BangladeshIndia won by 7 wickets (with 51 balls remaining)
October 14, 202312th Match, India vs PakistanIndia won by 7 wickets (with 117 balls remaining)
October 11, 20239th Match, India vs AfghanistanIndia won by 8 wickets (with 90 balls remaining)

Last 5 Games of South Africa

DateMatchResult
November 01, 202332nd Match, South Africa vs New ZealandSouth Africa won by 190 runs
October 27, 202326th Match, South Africa vs PakistanSouth Africa won by 1 wicket (with 16 balls remaining)
October 24, 202323rd Match, South Africa vs BangladeshSouth Africa won by 149 runs
October 21, 202320th Match, South Africa vs EnglandSouth Africa won by 229 runs
October 17, 202315th Match, South Africa vs NetherlandsNetherlands won by 38 runs

Information About Injuries in Teams 

India

Based on the latest information, there are a few injuries in the Indian team ahead of the match against South Africa:

  • KL Rahul, Shreyas Iyer, and wicketkeeper-batsman Rishabh Pant are recovering from their respective injuries.
  • All-rounder Hardik Pandya is set to miss the match due to an injury. He has been at the National Cricket Academy (NCA) in Bengaluru undergoing rehabilitation.

South Africa

Based on the latest information, there are a few injuries in the South African team ahead of the match against India:

  • Fast bowlers Anrich Nortje and Sisanda Magala were ruled out of the Cricket World Cup due to injuries.
  • Matt Henry and James Neesham suffered injuries recently. Henry hurt his hamstring, and Neesham suffered a blow on his right wrist during his follow-through.
  • Lockie Ferguson (achilles) and Mark Chapman (calf) are also nursing injuries.

India vs South Africa: Winning Prediction

When analyzing the recent performance of both teams, we can see that they have been in excellent form. India has won all of its last five matches, showcasing their strength and adaptability in various match situations. Particularly impressive have been their batting line-up, with stalwarts like Virat Kohli and Rohit Sharma consistently contributing significant runs.

On the other hand, South Africa has also been impressive, winning four out of their last five matches. Their batting lineup includes dangerous hitters like Quinton de Kock and Aiden Markram who have been in terrific form recently. The bowling department, led by Kagiso Rabada and Gerald Coetzee, has also been consistently taking wickets.

However, considering the head-to-head record in recent matches and the current form, India seems to have a slight edge over South Africa. However, cricket is an unpredictable sport, and the final outcome will greatly depend on the performance on the match day itself.

Report About Eden Gardens Stadium 

Eden Gardens is an international cricket stadium located in Kolkata, India. It’s often referred to as the home of Indian cricket and has been described as “cricket’s answer to the Colosseum” and the “Mecca of Indian cricket.”

Established in 1864, it is the oldest and second-largest cricket stadium in India, and the third-largest in the world. The stadium is named after the Eden Gardens park where it is located, which was named after the Eden sisters, Emily and Fanny, of Lord Auckland, the Governor-General of India (1836–1842). The stadium has hosted matches in major international competitions including the World Cup, World Twenty20, and Asia Cup. Eden Gardens witnessed a record crowd of 110,564 in the 1996 India Vs Sri Lanka Cricket World Cup Semi Final.

The stadium currently has a capacity of 66,000. It is owned and operated by Cricket Association of Bengal (CAB) and is the home ground of the Kolkata Knight Riders. It houses the headquarters of Cricket Association of Bengal.

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About ICC Cricket World Cup

The ICC Cricket World Cup stands as the premier international championship for One Day International (ODI) cricket. Organized by the sport’s governing body, the International Cricket Council (ICC), the tournament takes place every four years. It is celebrated as one of the most-watched sporting events globally and is regarded by the ICC as the flagship event of the international cricket calendar.

The current format involves a qualification phase spanning the preceding three years, determining the teams that earn the right to compete in the tournament phase. In this phase, 10 teams, including the host nation, compete for the coveted title, with matches taking place at venues within the host nation over the course of about a month.

Australia boasts the most World Cup victories, having clinched the title five times. India and West Indies have each triumphed twice, while Pakistan, Sri Lanka, and England have secured the championship once each. The reigning champions are England, who claimed the title in the 2019 World Cup edition.

Rudra Chanda