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South Africa will be up against Australia in the 1st match of the Australia in South Africa, 5 ODI Series, 2023 and the match will be played at the Mangaung Oval, Bloemfontein on 7th September 2023 at 04:30 PM IST.

SA vs AUS (South Africa vs Australia), 1st ODI - Match Information

Match: South Africa vs Australia, 1st ODI
Date: 7th September 2023
Time: 04:30 PM IST
Venue: Mangaung Oval, Bloemfontein

SA vs AUS (South Africa vs Australia), 1st ODI Preview

In their last 5 games, Australia have won 4 games and lost 1. In their last 5 games, South Africa have won 3 games and lost 2.

Both teams last played against each other in the 3rd ODI of Australia in South Africa, 3 ODI Series, 2020  where JJ Smuts scored the highest fantasy points for South Africa with 158 match fantasy points while Marnus Labuschagne topped the fantasy points leaderboard for Australia with 136 match fantasy points.

SA vs AUS, Mangaung Oval, Bloemfontein Pitch Report and Weather Conditions

The pitch at the Mangaung Oval, Bloemfontein is a balanced pitch. The average 1st innings score at this venue in the last 20 matches is 224 runs. The team batting first at this venue has won 45% of its matches, so the toss does not make much of a difference here. The team winning the toss may decide to bat or bowl depending on the ground conditions today.

Weather Report for Mangaung Oval, Bloemfontein

Temperature will hover around 23.94 °C and humidity is expected to be around 4%. 3.23 m/s winds are expected.

Pace or Spin?

The pacers have taken 62% of the total wickets at this venue. Hence picking up pacers for your fantasy team should be a good idea. Based on the stats available, we predict that the pitch will continue to assist the pacers.

SA vs AUS, Head to Head

In the 103 matches played between these 2 teams, Australian batters have earned the most fantasy points for their team, while bowlers have earned the most fantasy points for South Africa.

SA vs AUS Dream11 Prediction: Top Batter and Wicket-Keeper Picks

M - Matches Played, R - Runs, Avg R - Average Runs, W - Wickets, Avg W - Average Wickets, RR - Recent Scores, RW - Recent Wickets

Player M R Avg R W Avg W RR RW
Travis Head 5 260 52 0 0 33, 51, 5, 152, 19 -
Quinton de Kock 5 133 26.6 0 0 8, 9, 48, 31, 37 -
David Warner 5 236 47.2 0 0 23, 106, 16, 86, 5 -
  1. Travis Michael Head

    Travis Head is a batter and has an average of 65 match fantasy points in the last 10 games, a fantasy rating of 8.3 and is a very inconsistent player in terms of fantasy points and can be a high risk, high returns pick in your team. He is a top order opening left-handed batter. In the last 5 matches this player has scored 260 runs averaging 52 per match.

  2. Quinton de Kock

    Quinton de Kock is a wicket-keeper and has an average of 41 match fantasy points in the last 10 games, a fantasy rating of 8.3 and is a good to have player for your Fantasy Team. Quinton de Kock is a top order opening batter, who bats left-handed and also keeps wickets. In the recently played 5 matches he has scored 133 runs averaging 26.6 per match.

  3. David Andrew Warner

    David Warner is a batter and has an average of 57 match fantasy points in the last 10 games, a fantasy rating of 8.2 and can be a good pick for your Dream11 Team. This player is a top order opening left-handed batter. In the last 5 matches David Warner has scored 236 runs averaging 47.2 per match.

SA vs AUS Dream11 Prediction: Top Bowler Picks

M - Matches Played, R - Runs, Avg R - Average Runs, W - Wickets, Avg W - Average Wickets, RR - Recent Scores, RW - Recent Wickets

Player M R Avg R W Avg W RR RW
Sisanda Magala 5 13 2.6 12 2.4 5, 0, 2, 5, 1 5, 3, 1, 3, 0
Adam Zampa 5 13 2.6 8 1.6 10, 0, 0, 1, 2 4, 0, 0, 1, 3
Sean Abbott 5 34 6.8 7 1.4 26, 0, 0, 0, 8 1, 3, 0, 2, 1
  1. Sisanda Somila Bruce Magala

    Sisanda Magala is a very consistent player in terms of fantasy points. He has an average of 87 match fantasy points in the last 7 games and a fantasy rating of 9.5. This player is a right-arm fast medium bowler and in the last 5 matches Sisanda Magala has taken 5, 3, 1, 3, 0 wickets at an average of 2.4.

  2. Adam Zampa

    Adam Zampa is a fairly consistent player in terms of fantasy points. He has an average of 84 match fantasy points in the last 10 games and a fantasy rating of 8. This player is a leg break googly bowler and in the recent 5 matches Adam Zampa has taken 8 wickets at an average of 1.6.

  3. Sean Anthony Abbott

    Sean Abbott is a very consistent player in terms of fantasy points. He has an average of 56 match fantasy points in the last 10 games and a fantasy rating of 7.7. This player bowls right-arm fast medium and in the recent 5 matches Sean Abbott has taken 1, 3, 0, 2, 1 wickets at an average of 1.4.

SA vs AUS Dream11 Prediction: Top All-Rounder Picks

M - Matches Played, R - Runs, Avg R - Average Runs, W - Wickets, Avg W - Average Wickets, RR - Recent Scores, RW - Recent Wickets

Player M R Avg R W Avg W RR RW
Mitchell Marsh 5 250 50 0 0 47, 66, 81, 56, 0 -
Aiden Markram 5 339 67.8 5 1 175, 51, 25, 39, 49 2, 1, 1, 0, 1
Marco Jansen 5 83 16.6 7 1.4 11, 0, 43, 17, 12 1, 1, 2, 1, 2
  1. Mitchell Ross Marsh

    Mitchell Marsh is an all-rounder and has an average of 65 match fantasy points in the last 10 games, a fantasy rating of 7.8 and is a fairly consistent player in terms of fantasy points. He is a top order opening right-handed batter. In the recently played 5 matches this player has scored 47, 66, 81, 56, 0 runs at an average of 50 per match.

  2. Aiden Kyle Markram

    Aiden Markram is an all-rounder and has an average of 83 match fantasy points in the last 10 games, a fantasy rating of 7.7 and can be a differential pick for your Dream11 Team. Aiden Markram is a top order batter, who bats right-handed. In the last 5 matches he has scored 339 runs averaging 67.8 per match.

  3. Marco Jansen

    Marco Jansen is an all-rounder and has an average of 56 match fantasy points in the last 9 games, a fantasy rating of 7.4 and can be a good pick for your Dream11 Team. This player is a left-arm medium fast bowler and in the recently played 5 matches Marco Jansen has taken 1, 1, 2, 1, 2 wickets at an average of 1.4.

SA vs AUS Dream11 Prediction: Top Captain and Vice-Captain Picks

M - Matches Played, R - Runs, Avg R - Average Runs, W - Wickets, Avg W - Average Wickets, RR - Recent Scores, RW - Recent Wickets

Player M R Avg R W Avg W RR RW
Sisanda Magala 5 13 2.6 12 2.4 5, 0, 2, 5, 1 5, 3, 1, 3, 0
Travis Head 5 260 52 0 0 33, 51, 5, 152, 19 -
Quinton de Kock 5 133 26.6 0 0 8, 9, 48, 31, 37 -
David Warner 5 236 47.2 0 0 23, 106, 16, 86, 5 -
Adam Zampa 5 13 2.6 8 1.6 10, 0, 0, 1, 2 4, 0, 0, 1, 3
  1. Sisanda Somila Bruce Magala

    Sisanda Magala is a bowler and has an average of 87 match fantasy points in the last 7 games, a fantasy rating of 9.5 and is a very consistent player in terms of fantasy points. He bowls right-arm fast medium and in the last 5 matches this player has taken 12 wickets at an average of 2.4.

  2. Travis Michael Head

    Travis Head is a batter and has an average of 65 match fantasy points in the last 10 games, a fantasy rating of 8.3 and can be a high risk, high returns pick for your Dream11 Team. Travis Head is a top order opening left-handed batter. In the recently played 5 matches he has scored 33, 51, 5, 152, 19 runs averaging 52 per match.

  3. Quinton de Kock

    Quinton de Kock is a wicket-keeper and has an average of 41 match fantasy points in the last 10 games, a fantasy rating of 8.3 and can be a good pick for your Dream11 Team. This player is a top order opening batter, who bats left-handed and also keeps wickets. In the recently played 5 matches Quinton de Kock has scored 8, 9, 48, 31, 37 runs at an average of 26.6 per match.

  4. David Andrew Warner

    David Warner is a batter and has an average of 57 match fantasy points in the last 10 games, a fantasy rating of 8.2 and can be a good pick for your Dream11 Team. He is a top order opening batter, and bats left-handed. In the recent 5 matches this player has scored 236 runs averaging 47.2 per match.

  5. Adam Zampa

    Adam Zampa is a bowler and has an average of 84 match fantasy points in the last 10 games, a fantasy rating of 8 and can be a good pick for your Dream11 Team. Adam Zampa is a leg break googly bowler and in the recently played 5 matches he has taken 8 wickets at an average of 1.6.

SA vs AUS Squad Information

Australia (AUS) Squad: Josh Hazlewood, Marcus Stoinis, David Warner, Mitchell Marsh, Pat Cummins, Sean Abbott, Ashton Agar, Adam Zampa, Travis Head, Alex Carey, Marnus Labuschagne, Josh Inglis, Cameron Green, Tim David, Spencer Johnson, Aaron Hardie, Nathan Ellis and Tanveer Sangha

South Africa (SA) Squad: Reeza Hendricks, Wayne Parnell, David Miller, Temba Bavuma, Rassie van der Dussen, Sisanda Magala, Quinton de Kock, Tabraiz Shamsi, Keshav Maharaj, Heinrich Klaasen, Kagiso Rabada, Anrich Nortje, Aiden Markram, Lungi Ngidi, Bjorn Fortuin, Gerald Coetzee, Marco Jansen, Tristan Stubbs and Dewald Brevis

SA vs AUS My11Circle Team Today

Wicket-Keepers: Aiden Markram, Marco Jansen and Mitchell Marsh

Batters: David Warner, Rassie van der Dussen and Travis Head

All-Rounders: Heinrich Klaasen and Quinton de Kock

Bowlers: Adam Zampa, Sean Abbott and Sisanda Magala

Captain: Sisanda Magala

Vice-Captain: Travis Head

Photo credit: Alamy

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