SA vs AUS, Today Match Prediction, 1st ODI, South Africa vs Australia, 7th September 2023

SA vs AUS 1st ODI prediction
  • Match: South Africa (SA) vs Australia (AUS)
  • Date- 7th September 2023
  • Match Format- T20I
  • Venue- Mangaung Oval, Bloemfontein
  • Time-4:30 PM (IST)
  • Weather Forecast: Sunny, 24

South Africa vs Australia Today Match Prediction Preview:

Welcome to the SA vs AUS Today Prediction curated by Kheltalk cricket experts. South Africa will be taking on Australia in the 1st ODI at Bloemfontein.

The visitors completed a clean-sweep over South Africa in the T20I series and completed a 3-0 series win. Most of the Australian players played exceedingly well in the series and captain Mitchell Marsh had a dream start to this captaincy sojourn.

South Africa would be hoping to stage a comeback in this ODI series, keeping in mind the ICC ODI World Cup 2023 that will be taking place, next month.

Top Batters SA vs AUS

  • Mitchell Marsh (AUS)- 186 runs in the T20I series
  • Matthew Short (AUS)- 86 runs in this series
  • Reeza Hendricks (SA)- 101 runs in the T20I series

Top Bowlers for SA vs AUS

  • Sean Abbott (AUS)- 8 wickets in the T20I series
  • Lizaad Williams (SA)- 4 wickets in the T20I series
  • Marcus Stoinis (AUS)- 5 wickets in the T20I series

SA vs AUS Today Match Prediction Scenarios

Scenario 1- If SA bats first

  • First Innings score prediction- SA is expected to score 250-260 runs
  • Result prediction- AUS will win the match by 5 wickets

Scenario 2- If AUS bats first

  • First Innings score prediction- AUS is expected to score 300-320 runs
  • Result prediction- AUS will win the match by 70-80 runs

SA vs AUS Today Match Prediction, 1st ODI, Who Will Win the Match?

Australia to win

We predict that Mitchell Marsh and co. will be begin the ODI series on a high. A win in this game would boost up their confidence levels and would make sure that they start their World Cup 2023 final preparations on a good note.

Team Update/Players Availability/Injury News

There are no injury news as of now. We will update if there are any updates.

Probable Playing 11

South Africa Playing XI

Temba Bavuma (c), Quinton de Kock, Reeza Hendricks, Aiden Markram, Rassiev Van der Dussen, David Miller, Marco Jansen, Kagiso Rabada, Gerald Coetzee, Anrich Nortje, Tabraiz Shasmsi

Australia Playing XI

David Warner, Mitchell Marsh (C), Marnus Labuschagne, Travis Head, Alex Carey, Marcus Stoinis, Cameron Green, Ashton Agar, Sean Abbott, Adam Zampa, Josh Hazlewood


South Africa

Temba Bavuma (c), Dewald Brevis, Gerald Coetzee, Quinton De kock, Bjorn Fortuin, Reeza Hendricks, Marco Jansen, Henrich Klaasen, Sisanda Magala, Keshav Maharaj, Aiden Markram, David Miller, Lungi Ngidi, Tabraiz Shamsi, Wayne Parnell, Kagiso Rabada


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

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