The four semi-final spots for the ICC World Cup 2019 have been sealed. The question now emerges is which team plays against which team. And the Australia versus South Africa game holds the answers for this question.
Australia have peaked at the perfect time while South Africa are going downhill. Can Faf du Plessis and his team pull out a miracle? And for that too happen they will have to overcome these three Dream11 Captain picks.
Even if Starc doesn’t bowl a single ball again in this World Cup again, he will still have itched his name on this showpiece tournament. He has been sensational with his pace bowling and his yorker to Ben Stokes has entered the World Cup’s Hall of Fame.
Bowling average in 2019: 15.54
Total number of wickets in 2019: 24
Bowling average in England: 22.68
Total number of wickets in England: 35
Bowling average against South Africa: 33.85
Total number of wickets against South Africa: 14
The Australian skipper is in ominous touch in this World Cup. And importantly he has scored his runs at a quick pace. Can he continue his good run against South Africa and make a big statement ahead of the semi-finals?
Batting average in 2019: 56.90
Total number of hundreds in 2019: 4
Batting average in England : 46.14
Total number of fifties in England: 3
Batting average against South Africa: 37.33
Total number of hundreds against South Africa: 2
Forget his strike rate. Forget his last one year. Just forget everything else and watch out Australia’s pocket-size dynamite flooring bowling attacks in this World Cup.
Warner is been looking to play long innings in this World Cup and this strategy has worked for him so far as he is able to make-up for the scoring rate in the later stages.
Will he do the same against South Africa and pile-up another massive score?
Batting average in 2019: 73.71
Total number of hundreds in 2019: 2
Batting average in England : 50.93
Total number of fifties in England: 2
Batting average against South Africa: 43.21
Total number of hundreds against South Africa: 3