World Cup 2023: Head-to-Head Stats of SA vs BAN, Records You Need To Know

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In the World Cup 2023, South Africa is set to take on Bangladesh in match number 23 at the iconic Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai. This day-night clash is scheduled to kick off at 2:00 pm IST on Tuesday, October 24, and fans across the globe are gearing up for an exhilarating showdown between these two cricketing giants.

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South Africa finds themselves in the 3rd position in the points table, having secured 3 victories and suffering a lone defeat. In contrast, Bangladesh is currently 7th in the standings, with only one win from four games.

In their most recent encounter, South Africa delivered a resounding statement by defeating England by a colossal margin of 229 runs. They batted first, amassing an imposing total of 399-7. Heinrich Klaasen was the star of the show, as he hammered 109 off just 67 deliveries. Supported by Reeza Hendricks (85 off 75) and Marco Jansen (75* off 42), South Africa showcased their formidable batting prowess. England’s chase faltered as they were bundled out for 170, with the Proteas bowlers sharing the spoils.

Conversely, Bangladesh faced a formidable Indian side in their previous encounter and succumbed to a seven-wicket loss. Despite half-centuries from their openers, Litton Das and Tanzid Hasan, Bangladesh were restricted to 256-8. India comfortably chased down the target, underlining their strength in the tournament.

SA vs BAN: Head-to-Head Records in ODI

The history between South Africa and Bangladesh in One Day Internationals (ODIs) is a tale of dominance by the Proteas. They have crossed paths in 24 ODI encounters, with South Africa holding a commanding 18-6 lead in their head-to-head record. These two cricketing nations first clashed in October 2002, and their most recent showdown took place in March 2022.

World Cup Stats of SA vs BAN

In ODI World Cups, they have met on 4 occasions, with both sides winning 2 games each. One standout moment for Bangladesh came in the 2019 World Cup when they defeated South Africa by 21 runs, with Shakib Al Hasan playing a pivotal role.

Recent ODI Encounters

South Africa and Bangladesh’s last five ODI clashes have been marked by intense competition. During a three-match series in South Africa in March 2022, the Asian side clinched the series 2-1, with each game providing its fair share of excitement.

To provide a snapshot of their recent encounters, Bangladesh emerged victorious by 9 wickets in their last match, securing a comfortable win with 156/1 against South Africa’s 154. However, South Africa had their moments of triumph as well, winning by 7 wickets in another contest with a score of 195/3 against Bangladesh’s 194/9.

As the World Cup 2023 unfolds, the clash between South Africa and Bangladesh promises to be a spectacle worth tuning in for. While South Africa holds the historical advantage, cricket is a game full of surprises, and the fans can expect an electrifying contest at the Wankhede Stadium.