South Africa vs Bangladesh T20 World Cup: Match Preview, Head-to-Head, Team News, Pitch & Weather Report

South Africa vs Bangladesh T20 World Cup: Match Preview, Head-to-Head, Team News, Pitch & Weather Report

SA vs BAN: South Africa target three wins on a trot, while Bangladesh seek to cause massive upset in ICC T20 World Cup

The South Africa Cricket Team will once again take the centre stage as they face Bangladesh in their third group stage fixture. The Proteas have been in fine run, winning their previous 2 matches against Sri Lanka and Netherlands. On the other hand, Bangladesh won their opening match against Sri Lanka and will look to pose a big threat to Aiden Markram and his side in the ICC T20 World Cup.


South Africa vs Bangladesh Head-to-Head

South Africa and Bangladesh have met thrice in the ICC T20 World Cups over the years. But it is the Proteas who have a healthy advantage in Head-to-Head records. South Africa have won all their last 3 matches against the Asian side. Bangladesh will be eager to change the stat heading into New York.

South Africa vs Bangladesh Team News

The South Africa Team was tipped as one of the favourites of the tournament. However, the Proteas had a difficult time after their early collapse against Netherlands. But South Africa soon overcame all odds to fight and secure a win against Dutch side. As a result, South Africa will be ready for the Bangladeshi challenge.

Anrich Nortje and Ottneil Baartman have been in good form off late. But the Proteas

Bangladesh Cricket Team on the other hand will be a big challenge. Najmul Shanto will be keen to keep his side’s momentum high and will look to pose a big challenge for Proteas. A win for Bangladesh will make their position even more superior as they continue their secure their spot in the Super 8.

SA vs BAN Pitch Report

The match will be played at the new Nassau County Stadium in New York. The drop in pitches haven’t been favourable to the batters. However, the bowlers will expect some good assistance from the pitch. A score of 150-160 would be enough for sides to register a win.

SA vs BAN Weather Report

While the India vs Pakistan match got hampered by rain, there is a 5-20% chance of rain during the match. While there isn’t much for a rain threat, the slight possibility would be of a passing shower.

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SA vs BAN Predicted XI

South Africa Predicted XI: Quinton de Kock (wk), Reeza Hendricks, Aiden Markram (c), Heinrich Klaasen, David Miller, Tristan Stubbs, Marco Jansen, Keshav Maharaj, Kagiso Rabada, Anrich Nortje, Ottneil Baartman

Bangladesh Predicted XI: Tanzid Hasan, Litton Das (wk), Najmul Hossain Shanto (c), Towhid Hridoy, Shakib Al Hasan, Mahmudullah, Rishad Hossain, Taskin Ahmed, Mustafizur Rahman, Shoriful Islam, Tanzim Hasan Sakib


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