Saturday, February 21, 2015

India vs South Africa - Cricket World Cup 2015

Match details:

Cricket World cup 2015: Match 13(D/N) - India vs South Africa
Date: February 22, Time: GMT 03:30, IST 09:00, Local 14:30
Venue: Melbourne Cricket Ground, Australia.

Team India

They are the defending Champions for Cricket World Cup 2015. With the win against Pakistan on February 15 there confidence levels boosted. Many out of form batsmen came into the form with India vs Pakistan match. Again batting is the main weapon for India with Shikar Dhawan, Rohit Sharma, Rahane, Suresh Raina, Virat Kohli, MS Dhoni. Bowling Department is not upto mark and Bhuvaneswar Kumar Fitness is a key for their bowling. Team India Ihas won their first world in 1983. It has won T20 world cup in 2007 and won 2011 world cup in India.

Squad
MS Dhoni (capt/wicket keeper), Virat Kohli, Shikhar Dhawan, Mohammed Shami, Stuart Binny, Rohit Sharma, Suresh Raina, Ambati Rayudu, Ravindra Jadeja, R Ashwin, Axar Patel, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Ishant Sharma, Umesh Yadav, Ajinkya Rahane.

Team South Africa

They won their first match against Zimbabwe in this mega tournament .South Africa looks very strong in all departments. Captain AB de Villiers, J P Duminy and star batsman David Miller are in super form to give edge over other teams in this tournament. In the bowling, Wicket taker Dale Steyn is the main strike bowler for South Africa, spinner Imran Tahir is also playing some key role in recent times for the team.


Squad
AB de Villiers (capt), Hashim Amla, Dale Steyn, Farhaan Behardien, JP Duminy, Rilee Rossouw, Quinton de Kock (wicket keeper), Faf du Plessis, Imran Tahir, David Miller, Morne Morkel, Wayne Parnell, Aaron Phangiso, Vernon Philander, Kyle Abbott,

Head to head matches in world cup tournament
South Africa and India played 3 matches in world cups before Cricket World Cup 2015. In those 3 matches South Africa won all the three matches, India lost all three. With two teams in their best form wait and see what will happen.

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