World Cup 2023: Australia vs South Africa Head-to-Head Record and Form Guide

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In the ongoing men’s cricket World Cup 2023, fans are in for an exciting showdown as Australia takes on South Africa at the Ekana Cricket Stadium in Lucknow. The clash promises to be a thrilling encounter, with both teams eager to make their mark in this prestigious tournament. With a week of stunning performances behind them, the stakes are high for both sides.

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South Africa, led by Temba Bavuma, opened their World Cup 2023 campaign on a positive note, showcasing their batting prowess against Sri Lanka in Delhi. Their formidable trio of Quinton de Kock, Rassie van der Dussen, and Aiden Markram made headlines by each scoring centuries, propelling South Africa to a daunting 428/5 on the scoreboard. Of particular note was Aiden Markram’s explosive batting display, as he recorded the fastest century in the history of the World Cup, reaching the three-figure mark in just 49 deliveries.

Australia, on the other hand, faced a tough six-wicket defeat at the hands of India in their opening match. The Australian team struggled against India’s formidable spin trio, comprising R Ashwin, Ravindra Jadeja, and Kuldeep Yadav, and were bundled out for just 199 runs in 49.3 overs. The bowlers provided a glimmer of hope for Australia, as they reduced India to a precarious 2/3 early in their innings. However, fine batting performances by Virat Kohli and KL Rahul helped India secure a hard-fought victory.

AUS vs SA World Cup 2023: Head-to-Head records

  • Overall: South Africa has a slight edge with 54 wins, while Australia has 50 wins.
  • They’ve tied three times, with one match ending in no result.
  • Past 10 years: South Africa has dominated with 18 wins, compared to Australia’s 9 wins, and one match with no result.

AUS vs SA Head-to-Head at World Cups

  • Australia holds the advantage in World Cup clashes.
  • Australia emerged victorious in three out of the six encounters.
  • South Africa has won twice.
  • They played one memorable tie in the 1999 World Cup semifinal that saw Australia advance to the finals due to a superior run rate.

Last Five Meetings of AUS and SA

In their most recent clashes, Australia had taken a 2-0 lead in a five-match series last month. However, South Africa staged a remarkable comeback, winning the series 3-2 in their favour.

Form Guide (Past 10 Matches – Most Recent First):
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Interesting Fact About AUS vs SA
One interesting historical note is that South Africa secured one of their victories over Australia in their World Cup debut, back in 1992 at the SCG, where they emerged triumphant by nine wickets.

With South Africa’s recent form and Australia’s determination to bounce back from their opening match defeat, cricket fans are in for a treat as these two cricketing giants lock horns on the world stage. Stay tuned for what promises to be an electrifying battle in the World Cup 2023.