It is the time of the 15th match of the ICC World Cup 2023. The 15th match will be played between South Africa & Netherlands. It is important to mention that both the teams have never bagged the ICC World Cup trophy ever. However South African team is one of the top-class teams in this event. Today in this blog we will make predictions of the winning chances of both teams. However, before starting the blog, do not forget to stay tuned with sprintersgames.in & sprinters.news to get all the sports updates on time.

Date & Time:

The match will be played on 17th October at 2:00 PM (local)

Venue:

The match will be held at Himachal Pradesh Cricket Association Stadium, Dharamsala

Streaming partners:

You can watch the live match on Star Sports & Disney+Hotstar.

Pitch report:

The pitch of the Himachal Pradesh Cricket Association Stadium is bowling friendly pitch. The authority has used rye-grass for the pitch which helps in stopping the pitch from getting dry. This pitch is ideal for the pacers and spinners and also can take some sort of advantage. ]

However, this is not a batting-friendly pitch at all. As the pitch has some good bounce, batters need to be very careful. According to our sports experts, if a team wins the toss, they should opt for the fielding first.

Weather report:

According to the weather department the temperature of Dharamsala will be around 15 degrees Celsius and there are chances of a minimum of 12 degrees Celsius. The precipitation will be around 47%, humidity will be around 70% and the wind speed will be around 6 km/hr. Although there is no chance of rain today, however, the weather will be partly cloudy whole the day. 

South Africa squad:

Quinton de Kock(w), Temba Bavuma(c), Rassie van der Dussen, Aiden Markram, Heinrich Klaasen, David Miller, Marco Jansen, Kagiso Rabada, Keshav Maharaj, Lungi Ngidi, Tabraiz Shamsi, Lizaad Williams, Reeza Hendricks, Andile Phehlukwayo, Gerald Coetzee

Netherlands squad:

Vikramjit Singh, Max ODowd, Colin Ackermann, Bas de Leede, Teja Nidamanuru, Scott Edwards(w/c), Sybrand Engelbrecht, Roelof van der Merwe, Ryan Klein, Aryan Dutt, Paul van Meekeren, Wesley Barresi, Logan van Beek, Saqib Zulfiqar, Shariz Ahmad

Our prediction:

According to our prediction, South Africa has the majority chances of winning.

It is important to mention that South Africa is one of the strongest teams in the ICC World Cup 2023 event. They have picked up 4 points from back-to-back wins in their opening two matches. At the same time, the SOUTH AFRICA has a high net run rate of +2.360 and they have the chance of crossing India in the section of run rate. So, it is confirmed that we will see a great match.

Final words:

South Africa played semi-finals in 1992, 1999, 2007 and 2015 while the Netherlands has reached the finals for 3 times. However, both teams failed to bag it. So both the teams will give their best this time. According to our prediction, South Africa has more chances of winning this match. However, whatever the result, do not forget to watch it & stay tuned with sprintersgames.in & sprinters.news