SA vs AFG Pitch report: South Africa will probably be up in opposition to Afghanistan within the forty second match of World Cup 2023 on the Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad on Friday. The high-flying South Africa took a drubbing from hosts India of their final encounter in Kolkata, whereas the Afghans are coming off a heartbreaking loss to the mighty Aussies in Mumbai. The 2 are having completely different fortunes and conflict in opposition to one another in Ahmedabad in what could be the ultimate league video games for the 2.
The Proteas have already secured a spot within the semifinals with six wins of their eight outings, whereas the Afghans had a dream run solely to be stopped by Australia as they now hold by a skinny thread within the race to the semis. The Afghans have 4 wins in 8 matches.
Narendra Modi Stadium Pitch Report
The pitch on the Narendra Modi Stadium presents an honest mix of assist for each batters in addition to the bowlers. There have been some respectable scores made on the venue, whereas the bowlers have been in a position to preserve the scoring price underneath verify. Out of three ODI matches performed right here within the ongoing event, by no means a facet has been in a position to cross 300, which exhibits the stability the floor presents.
There are purple and black soil pitches on provide on the Narendra Modi Stadium. Purple soil will provide bounce and spin, whereas the black soil will play sluggish and the ball will keep low.
Narendra Modi Stadium – The Numbers Sport
Complete ODI matches – 31
Matches gained batting first – 17
Matches gained bowling first – 14
Common 1st Inns scores – 237
Common 2nd Inns scores – 207
Highest complete recorded – 365/2 by RSA vs IND
Lowest complete recorded – 85/10 by ZIM vs WI
Highest rating chased – 325/5 by IND vs WI
Lowest rating defended – 196/10 by WI vs IND
South Africa squad:
Quinton de Kock(w), Temba Bavuma(c), Rassie van der Dussen, Aiden Markram, Heinrich Klaasen, David Miller, Marco Jansen, Keshav Maharaj, Kagiso Rabada, Lungi Ngidi, Tabraiz Shamsi, Gerald Coetzee, Andile Phehlukwayo, Reeza Hendricks, Lizaad Williams
Rahmanullah Gurbaz, Ibrahim Zadran, Rahmat Shah, Hashmatullah Shahidi(c), Azmatullah Omarzai, Mohammad Nabi, Rashid Khan, Ikram Alikhil(w), Mujeeb Ur Rahman, Noor Ahmad, Naveen-ul-Haq, Fazalhaq Farooqi, Riaz Hassan, Abdul Rahman, Najibullah Zadran
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