USA vs South Africa Match Preview- ICC T20 World Cup 2024, Match 41, Super 8

Published - 19 Jun 2024, 03:14 PM

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USA and South Africa are all set to lock horns for the first time in the upcoming ICC T20 World Cup 2024. USA vs South Africa will mark the start of the Super 8 round in the ICC T20 World Cup 2024. 

USA was part of Group A while South Africa was a member of Group D in the first round. Both showed a wonderful form to steal a place in the Super 8 stage. Below is the preview of the USA vs South Africa clash. 

USA vs South Africa Date and Venue

The encounter takes place on Wednesday, June 19. The venue of the match is Sir Vivian Richards Stadium in North Sound, Antigua (West Indies). The match begins at 8 PM IST. 

USA vs South Africa Match Preview- ICC T20 World Cup 2024, Super 8 Match 

USA 

Monank Patel is the skipper of the USA in the ICC T20 World Cup 2024. They won 2 games and lost 1 out of 4 during the group stage. One game was washed out due to rain. 

USA Squad: Monank Patel (C), Andries Gous, Aaron Jones, Shayan Jahangir, Steven Taylor, Nitish Kumar, Corey Anderson, Harmeet Singh,  Nosthush Kenjige, Shadley van Schalkwyk, Jasdeep Singh, Saurabh Netravalkar, Ali Khan, Nisarg Patel, Milind Kumar. 

South Africa 

Aiden Markram has the reins of the South Africa Team in the ICC T20 World Cup 2024. They were unbeaten in the Group stage, winning all 4 games in Group D. 

SA Squad: Aiden Markram (C), Quinton de Kock, Reeza Hendricks, Heinrich Klaasen, David Miller, Tristan Stubbs, Marco Jansen, Kagiso Rabada, Anrich Nortje, Ottneil Baartman, Tabraiz Shamsi, Keshav Maharaj, Gerald Coetzee, Ryan Rickelton, Bjorn Fortuin. 

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USA vs South Africa Key Battles

Reeza Hendricks vs Saurabh Netravalkar 

Reeza Hendricks is an opening batter for South Africa and also slammed a good knock in one game. Pacer Saurabh Netravalkar will look to outplay him in the powerplay overs. 

David Miller vs Nosthush Kenjige

David Miller is a reliable middle-order batter for Proteas and has played crucial knocks for the side. Nosthush Kenjige has been an impressive spinner and will look to stop him from going big. 

Aaron James vs Anrich Nortje 

Aaron James owns a spectacular batting form in ICC T20 World Cup 2024 for USA while Anrich Nortje is the most successful pacer for South Africa. The battle will be exciting to watch out for. 

USA vs South Africa Key Players

USA- Aaron James, Andries Gous, and Monank Patel are the top run-getters for the side. Saurabh Netravalkar, Nosthush Kenjige, and Ali Khan are the top bowlers for the team. 

South Africa- David Miller, Tristan Stubbs, and Heinrich Klaasen are key batters for the side. Anrich Nortje, Ottneil Baartman, and Keshav Maharaj are top wicket-takers for the team. 

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USA vs South Africa Weather And Pitch Reports

There is about a 10% chance of rain during the United States vs South Africa clash. Hence, the weather will not impact the match. The pitch at Sir Vivian Richards Stadium in Antigua is considered more bowling-friendly where batters struggle to smack runs. 

Conclusion

USA vs South Africa is the first-ever clash between both sides in T20Is. With the might USA has shown in the ICC T20 World Cup 2024, they have the strength to beat any team on their day. 

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