CWC23 | Australia vs South Africa Today Match Prediction?

Australia vs South Africa

Oct 12, 2023 | 14:00 | Vajpai Ekana Cricket Stadium – Lucknow, India

Australia vs South Africa Chance of Winning

CWC23 Cricket TeamAustraliaSouth Africa
ODI Ranking3rd4th
Chance of Winning55%44%
Probability of a Tie1%

AUS VS SA Today Match Prediction & Cricket Betting Tips

Head to Head

In the last 5 matches between these two teams:

  • Australia won by 3 wickets.
  • South Africa won by 164 runs.
  • South Africa won by 111 runs.
  • Australia won by 123 runs.
  • South Africa won by 122 runs.


The temperature will be around 35 degrees Celsius. There will be plenty of sunshine, with a wind speed of W 11 km/h. The probability of precipitation will be about 0%, so there should be no need to worry about rain affecting the game.

AUS VS SA Cricket Match Details

MatchAustralia vs South Africa – CWC23 Match 10
SeasonThe 13th ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup, 2023
Date14:00 Thursday 12 October 2023 (Local)
VenueBharat Ratna Shri Atal Bihari Vajpai Ekana Cricket Stadium, Lucknow, India

Cricket Betting Tips – Cricket Prediction

  • In CWC19, Australia took 2nd place and South Africa took the 7th place.
  • In MRF TYRES ODI RANKING, Australia took 3rd place and South Africa took 4th.
  • Australia has the 20% winning rate for the last 5 ODI matches while South Africa has an impressive 80%.

Australia Cricket Team Preview – Who Will Win Today’s Match?

The Australia Cricket Team, with a rich history of producing top-tier cricketers and delivering captivating performances, stands as a formidable contender on the international stage.

In the Test format, Australia’s lineage of exceptional fast bowlers and resilient batsmen fuels their powerhouse reputation. The batting lineup showcases stalwarts like Steve Smith, David Warner, and Marnus Labuschagne, who are renowned for constructing substantial innings. The pace attack, led by Pat Cummins, Mitchell Starc, and Josh Hazlewood, wields the ability to generate pace, swing, and bounce across diverse surfaces.

Australia’s ODI team personifies aggression and dynamism, with players like Glenn Maxwell and Alex Carey injecting vitality into the batting order. The pace battery, headlined by Cummins and Starc, adds depth and potency to their bowling artillery. Spirited fielding and all-round capabilities further solidify their prowess in the limited-overs format.

In T20 cricket, Australia unveils a fusion of power-hitters and crafty bowlers. Noteworthy names like Warner, Finch, and Maxwell create fireworks with the bat, while bowlers such as Kane Richardson, Adam Zampa, and others bring guile and control to the equation. Their adaptability and enthusiasm make them formidable competitors in the shortest format.

Key strengths include a robust batting lineup, high-quality fast bowlers thriving in diverse conditions, proactive limited-overs approach, and depth in all-rounders amplifying both batting and bowling departments. As the ICC Cricket World Cup 2023 unfolds, Australia’s unwavering spirit and cricketing prowess promise to leave an indelible mark on the global cricket landscape.

Recent Performance:

  • Lost to India by 6 wickets.
  • Won against India by 66 runs.
  • Lost to India by 99 runs (DLS method).
  • Lost to India by 5 wickets.
  • Lost to South Africa by 122 runs.

Australia Playing XIs (Playing Elevens):

Pat Cummins (c), Steve Smith, Alex Carey, Josh Inglis, Sean Abbott, Cameron Green, Josh Hazlewood, Travis Head, Marnus Labuschagne, Mitch Marsh, Glenn Maxwell, Marcus Stoinis, David Warner, Adam Zampa, Mitchell Starc.
Pat Cummins (Captain) – Bowler

Australia’s captain, Pat Cummins, has expressed optimism about his side’s performance in Indian conditions as they strive to reclaim the ODI World Cup crown. Despite some challenges, such as injuries within the team, Cummins has praised the preparation and game time leading into the World Cup.

He highlighted that while playing at home does provide teams like India with certain advantages, such as crowd support and familiarity with pitches, the conditions are not entirely foreign to the Australian team due to their extensive experience playing in India, either for the country or in the IPL.

Pat Cummins has also emphasized managing the players’ workload during the World Cup and ensuring that the team is peaking at the right times during the matches. He has also praised David Warner, who will likely be playing in the Australia colours for the final time in a World Cup, for his aggressive and consistent performance.

Marnus Labuschagne – All-rounder
Marnus Labuschagne - Australia Cricket Player - All-rounder

Marnus Labuschagne has been brought into Australia’s 15-player squad for the ICC Men’s ODI Cricket World Cup 2023, replacing Ashton Agar. This change to the preliminary squad was the only alteration made, indicating a strategic decision to bolster the team’s batting lineup.

Both players will be pivotal in their respective roles, with Cummins leading the team and managing the bowling attack, and Labuschagne providing a solid option in the batting lineup. Their performances in the upcoming matches will be crucial in determining Australia’s journey through the ICC Cricket World Cup 2023.

South Africa Cricket Team Review – Who Will Win Today’s Match?

The South Africa Cricket Team, armed with a blend of experience and emerging talent, enters today’s match as a formidable force. Their dynamic batting lineup, led by stars like Quinton de Kock and Temba Bavuma, promises runs aplenty. The pace attack, spearheaded by Kagiso Rabada, adds fire and variety to their bowling arsenal. 

Kagiso Rabada’s lethal pace and Lungi Ngidi’s swing dismantled the opposition’s top order. The fielders, led by David Miller’s stunning catch, displayed athleticism. An inspired bowling spell by Tabraiz Shamsi secured crucial wickets in the middle overs. The team’s collective effort and strategic gameplay resulted in a convincing victory, underlining their ability to excel under pressure and work in unison towards success.

Their fielding prowess and team spirit make them a competitive outfit. While facing challenges, South Africa’s potential to dominate remains evident. As they aim to outclass the opposition, their hunger for victory and cricketing prowess make them strong contenders for today’s match.

Recent Performance:

  • Won against Sri Lanka by 102 runs.
  • Won against Australia by 164 runs.
  • Won against Australia by 111 runs.
  • Lost to Australia by 123 runs.

South Africa Playing XIs (Playing Elevens):

Temba Bavuma (c), Gerald Coetzee, Quinton de Kock, Reeza Hendricks, Marco Jansen, Heinrich Klaasen, Keshav Maharaj, Aiden Markram, David Miller, Lungi Ngidi, Andile Phehlukwayo, Kagiso Rabada, Tabraiz Shamsi, Rassie van der Dussen, Lizaad Williams.
Temba Bavuma (Captain)  Middle order Batter

South Africa’s captain, Temba Bavuma, has been a topic of discussion in the early stages of the ICC Cricket World Cup 2023. In the opening match against Sri Lanka, South Africa posted the highest total in World Cup history, a whopping 428/5, and won the match by 102 runs.

Temba Bavuma has expressed satisfaction with the individual achievements of his players but wanted a more clinical performance from his bowlers after posting such a massive total. He has also been in the limelight for a light-hearted moment where he appeared to be asleep during a captain’s meeting, which he later clarified as a misjudgment due to the camera angle. Bavuma will miss the warm-up matches due to a hamstring strain, and in his absence, Aiden Markram will lead the side.

Aiden Markram – Batsman

Aiden Markram has been in scintillating form, contributing significantly to South Africa’s robust start in the CWC23. In the match against Sri Lanka, Markram scored a rapid 106 off 54 balls, marking his presence dominantly in the tournament.

His century was the fastest at a World Cup, showcasing his destructive batting ability. Markram, along with Quinton de Kock and Rassie van der Dussen, who also scored centuries in the same innings, propelled South Africa to record-breaking innings total. Markram’s role in the upcoming matches will be pivotal, providing a solid and aggressive option in the batting lineup, and he will also take on the leadership role in the warm-up matches in Bavuma’s absence.

FAQs of Today Match Prediction

Q: When and where is the CWC23 match between Australia and South Africa taking place?

The match is on October 12 at the Bharat Ratna Shri Atal Bihari Vajpayee Ekana Cricket Stadium in Lucknow.

Q: How many times have Australia and South Africa faced each other in T20Is?

A: They have played 22 T20I matches; Australia won 14, and South Africa won 8.

Q: Which edition of the ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup is CWC23?

A: CWC23 is the 13th edition of the ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup.

Q: What are the key strengths of the Australia Cricket Team in CWC23?

A: Australia’s key strengths in CWC23 lie in their potent batting lineup, formidable pace attack, all-rounders’ depth, and adaptability to diverse conditions.

Q: Is Bharat Ratna Shri Atal Bihari Vajpayee Ekana Cricket Stadium a Batting or Bowling Pitch?

A: Bharat Ratna Shri Atal Bihari Vajpayee Ekana Cricket Stadium is primarily a bowling-friendly pitch.