Team India is getting ready for a thrilling matchup with South Africa in their upcoming game. Although it is difficult to predict the result of this match, we can certainly examine the relevant aspects together. Remember to check out & for the most recent sports news.

Match Specifics:

Date & Time:

The game is set to begin at 2:00 PM local time on 5 November 2023.


The game will be played in Kolkata’s famous Eden Gardens.

Streaming Partners:

Disney+Hotstar and Star Sports will be airing live action. Star Sports regional channels offer possibilities in regional languages.

Surface Analysis:

The Kolkata Eden Gardens surface is known for being well-balanced, which helps spinners and batters alike. Because of the dark cotton dirt, high scores might be achieved in the first inning. Spinners tend to be more successful as the match goes on, especially in the second innings. The first innings score in the last five games played on this pitch has averaged about 225 runs, indicating a potential advantage for the team winning the toss and choosing to field first.

Weather Update:

According to the forecast, there will be a minimum temperature of roughly 23 degrees Celsius and a maximum temperature of roughly 32 degrees Celsius. There will be about a 61% humidity level, a 10% probability of precipitation, and an 8 km/h wind speed.


Rohit Sharma (C), Shubman Gill, Virat Kohli, Shreyas Iyer/Ishan Kishan, KL Rahul (WK), Suryakumar Yadav, Ravindra Jadeja, Jasprit Bumrah, Mohammed Shami, Kuldeep Yadav, Mohammed Siraj are the likely starters for both India and South Africa.

The following people are from South Africa:

Temba Bavuma, Quinton de Kock, Rassie van der Dussen, Aiden Markram, Heinrich Klaasen, David Miller, Marco Jansen, Gerald Coetzee, Keshav Maharaj, Tabraiz Shamsi, Kagiso Rabada

According to a recent update, Hardik Pandya’s ankle injury will prevent him from competing in the 2023 ICC World Cup. His replacement will be Prasidh Krishna.

ODI Head-to-Head Record:

Out of 90 ODI faces between South Africa and India,  South Africa won 50,  India won 37, and 3 have ended in a draw. South Africa has won three of the five matches it has played in the ICC World Cup, compared to India’s two victories.

Present Team Form:

South Africa and India are both playing well. South Africa has only lost once, to the Netherlands, whereas India has won every game. With a run rate (NRR) of +2.102, India is presently leading the points standings; South Africa is in second place with an NRR of +2.290.

Our Prediction:

We believe that India will win in this match. South Africa has a historical advantage, but India’s team appears incredibly well-rounded and powerful. The addition of bowlers like Siraj, Bumrah, and Shami to India’s bowling squad is notable and might be very important.

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