After a promising series against England they looked completely flat as a unit in the series beginner. As a result, they bundled out inside 100.
Australia started the series by a grand fashion by turning down the courage of host South Africa. However, they will look to seal the series in Port Elizabeth.
Match & Broadcasting Details
Match: South Africa vs Australia, 2nd T20
Date and Time: Feb 23, 02:30 PM Local
Stadium: St George’s Park, Port Elizabeth
TV – Fox Sports, SuperSport, SABC, Sony Six, Willow TV, Sky Sports Cricket
Online Streaming: SonyLIV, SuperSport
South Africa vs England Head to Head
Australia win in the series opener has ensured their dominance over South Africa in numbers.
|Match Played||South Africa Won||Australia won||Tie||No Results|
South Africa Probable XI
Quinton de Kock (c, wk), Faf du Plessis, Rassie van der Dussen, Heinrich Klaasen, JJ Smuts, David Miller, Dwaine Pretorius, Dale Steyn, Lungi Ngidi, Kagiso Rabada, Tabraiz Shamsi
South Africa Key players
Faf du Plessis: In the day of the disastrous performance as a unit, he is the solitary player looked good with his brief existence.
Dale Steyn: The old veteran looked very agile with the bowl in hand. Moreover, he took 2 wickets in his four-over spell with the expense of 31 runs.
Australia Probable XI
David Warner, Aaron Finch (c), Steve Smith, Matthew Wade, Mitchell Marsh, Alex Carey (wk), Ashton Agar, Pat Cummins, Mitchell Starc, Adam Zampa, Kane Richardson
Australia Key Players
Steve Smith: Scored 45 runs off 32 balls to build a solid platform for the later order batsman. Though he got out to Shamsi.
Ashton Agar: Although Mitchell Starc and Pat Cummins provided the early burst, his five-wicket for 24 runs made the main difference among two teams.
Pitch and Weather Conditions
The Port Elizabeth pitch is convenient for producing high scoring matches. Moreover, the second match of the series is expected to be a run-fest as well.
The weather will be cloudy during the match and the conditions will be dry.
Australia is likely to prefer to bat first as their old school approach. While South Africa may like to chase as well.
Online cricket betting tips South Africa vs. England:
- As series is on the line, South Africa have to win the match to stay alive in the series.
- South Africa was packed by 89 runs in just 14.3 overs. It is their lowest score and defeat in terms of runs in this format of the game.
- Even no one got fifty for Australia in the opening match still they reached 196 due to their collective effort.
Australia is looking favourite to seal the series in the second match.