Date: 24 October 2022
Time: 01:30 PM IST
Venue: Bellerive Oval, Hobart
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The two African cricketing superpowers Zimbabwe and South Africa will go head-to-head against each other at the Bellerive Oval in Hobart. Both teams have been playing some great cricket entering this tournament. The Proteas defeated New Zealand in their warm-up game while Zimbabwe took down Scotland in the last first-round fixture.
South Africa comes into this tournament as one of the contenders as they have a dominant side with quality players across their team. The Proteas had a great performance against India before the World Cup and will hope to bring that momentum to Australia. David Miller has emerged as one of the best finishers in the world and rounds off an incredible batting lineup. Similarly, a dominant pace battery along with some quality spinners, South Africa also has a multi-faceted bowling attack.
Zimbabwe has been a surprise team in the World Cup and played incredibly well to ensure qualification for the Super 12 stage. The team revolves around star all-rounder Sikander Raza who has been one of the best players in the tournament so far. They have some exciting bowlers who could help Zimbabwe pull off some upsets in the World Cup.
Quinton de Kock (wk), Temba Bavuma (c), Rilee Rossouw, Aiden Markram, Tristan Stubbs, David Miller, Wayne Parnell, Keshav Maharaj, Kagiso Rabada, Anrich Nortje, Lungi Ngidi
Craig Ervine (c), Regis Chakabva (wk), Sean Williams, Wessley Madhevere, Sikandar Raza, Ryan Burl, Tendai Chatara, Luke Jongwe, Milton Shumba, Richard Ngarva, Blessing Muzarabani
Batters: Rilee Rossouw, David Miller, Craig Ervine, Sean Williams
Bowlers: Kagiso Rabada, Anrich Nortje, Richard Ngarva, Blessing Muzarabani
Wicketkeepers: Quinton de Kock, Regis Chakabva
All-rounders: Sikandar Raza, Ryan Burl, Aiden Markram, Wayne Parnell
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