South Africa vs New Zealand, NZ vs SA, ICC World Cup 2023
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Last Update on: October 2nd, 2023 at 04:33 pm

NZ vs SA Today Match Prediction- ICC World Cup 2023, Warm Up Match, Who Will Win Today’s ODI Match? New Zealand and South Africa are set to clash with each other in a warm-up match ahead of the ICC World Cup 2023. NZ vs SA clash takes place on October 2 (Monday).

The venue of the NZ vs SA encounter is Greenfield International Stadium in Thiruvananthapuram. Kane Williamson is the skipper of New Zealand in the ICC World Cup 2023. Temba Bavuma is the captain of South Africa in the tournament.

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New Zealand also played a warm-up match earlier. They faced Pakistan in their first warm-up match, which they won by 5 wickets. Batting first in the match, Pakistan piled up a mammoth total of 345-6 with a century by Mohammad Rizwan.

Later, opener Rachin Ravindra scored 97 runs for New Zealand. Kane Williamson (54), Daryl Mitchell (59), and Mark Chapman (65) shattered half-centuries to lead the team to victory by 5 wickets. Pakistan bowlers emerged too costly as the Kiwis won the match within 44 overs.

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South Africa was also scheduled to play a warm-up match against Afghanistan. However, the match was washed out due to rain. Hence, South Africa will test their skills ahead of the ICC World Cup 2023 with their last warm-up match against New Zealand.

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NZ vs SA Today Match Prediction- ICC World Cup 2023, Warm Up Match, Who Will Win Today’s ODI Match?

NZ vs SA Head-to-Head Records

StatsMatchesNZ WonSA WonNR
At Greenfield International Stadium, Thiruvananthapuram0000
In the last 5 matches5320
In India1100
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Recent Venue Records (Greenfield International Stadium, Thiruvananthapuram) 

Stats- ODIs

Total matches- 2

Matches won batting first- 1

Matches won bowling first- 1

Average 1st Inns scores- 247

Average 2nd Inns scores- 89

Highest total recorded- 390/5 (50 Ov) by IND vs SL

The lowest total recorded- 73/10 (22 Ov) by SL vs IND

The highest score chased- 105/1 (14.5 Ov) by IND vs WI

The lowest score defended- 390/5 (50 Ov) by IND vs SL

NZ vs SA Toss Prediction

The team winning the toss might opt to bat first. New Zealand won the previous warm-up match batting second. Now, they would like to test batting first. South Africa might also look to bat first to test their batsmen ahead of the ICC World Cup 2023.

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Predicted Scores For NZ vs SA Match

Team1st Innings2nd Innings
Players’ Form- New Zealand- Batting
Kane Williamson161655547.85
James Neesham73143728.18
Daryl Mitchell29102546.59
Will Young2281843.05
Mark Chapman1238038.0
Rachin Ravindra1218923.62
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Who will score the most runs for NZ in the match: Daryl Mitchell or Rachin Ravindra

Players’ Form-New Zealand- Bowling

Tim Southee15721433.60
Trent Boult10419723.56
Matt Henry7513026.21
Mitchell Santner949138.58
Lockie Ferguson588931.72
Ish Sodhi496135.61

Who will pick the most wickets for NZ in the match: Trent Boult or Ish Sodhi

Players’ Form- South Africa- Batting

Quinton de Kock145617644.75
David Miller160409042.60
Rassie van der Dussen49187456.79
Aiden Markram55166535.43
Temba Bavuma30136752.58
Reeza Hendricks2976128.19

Who will score the most runs for SA in the match: Quinton de Kock or David Miller

Players’ Form-South Africa- Bowling

Kagiso Rabada9214427.76
Lungi Ngidi487827.60
Tabraiz Shamsi466332.54
Keshav Maharaj313732.68
Gerald Coetzee61129.45
Lizaad Williams1162.0

Who will pick the most wickets for SA in the match: Kagiso Rabada or Tabraiz Shamsi

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