South Africa vs. Australia: T20I Series Preview

South Africa vs. Australia: T20I Series Preview

MATCH DETAILS:

Series: Australia tour of South Africa, 2020

Venue: The Wanderers Stadium, Johannesburg

Date: February 21, 2020

Time: 09:30 p.m. IST

MATCH PREVIEW:

Both teams will be playing their first bilateral T20I series after 2018/2019, where South Africa won the match 21 runs. Both teams are coming to this match after losing their previous bilateral series. South Africa lost their last T20I series against England at home recently while on the other hand, Australia lost their ODI series against India last month. Looking at the overall H2H stats in 19 T20I matches, Australia won 11, and rest goes into the account of South Africa.

GROUND/PITCH REPORT:

The average 1st and 2nd innings score at The Wanderers Stadium is around 169 and 143 respectively. Moreover, 28 matches are played this venue where the home side won 13, away side won 7 and neutral side won 8. Nevertheless, South Africa and Australia have played four T20I games at this venue, where South Africa won three and Australia won just one.

TOP PERFORMERS:

Here is the breakdown of the top performers at this venue in both batting and bowling department.

BATSMEN:

Faf du Plessis (South Africa): Du Plessis, who recently relinquished his captaincy from Test and T20I format has a excellent record at this venue. Where in four games, he smashed 242 runs with an average of 80.67, including a century and a half-century. Definitely, a player to watch out for this game.

David Miller (South Africa): Miller, who recently shown some

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Ajay Patil
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