India will begin their campaign in the 2019 ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup on this Wednesday (5th June) when they will face South Africa at The Rose Bowl (Southampton).

On the other hand, it will be the third game for South Africa in this ongoing tournament. They suffered defeats in their both the first two matches of this tournament. After losing against the home team England by 104 runs in the opening game of this tournament, South Africa suffered another 21-run defeat against Bangladesh.

Ahead of this match, let’s look at some vital statistical preview of this match.

Teams’ recent ODI form

India (in last ten matches; oldest to latest): Won, Won, Won, Lost, Won, Won, Won, Lost, Lost and Lost.

South Africa (in last ten matches; oldest to latest): Won, Lost, Won, Won, Won, Won, Won, Won, Lost and Lost.

ODI records at The Rose Bowl (Southampton)

India

Matches Won Lost Tied/No Result
3 1 2 0/0

 

South Africa

Matches Won Lost Tied/No Result
3 2 1 0/0

 

 

Head-to-Head ODI records

Overall (83 matches): India won 34 ODIs; South Africa won 46 ODIs (3 no results)

At neutral venues (21 matches): India won 9 ODIs; South Africa won 11 ODI (1 no result)

In England (3 matches): India won 2 ODIs; South Africa won 1 ODI

At The Rose Bowl, Southampton: Never played

In the World Cup (4 matches): India won 1 ODI; South Africa won 3 ODIs

In the last ten matches:  India won 7 ODIs; South Africa won 3 ODIs

 

Players’ stats

(India)

Jasprit Bumrah

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i) It will be the 50th ODI match for the Indian pace bowler for Jasprit Bumrah.

 

Rohit Sharma

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i) Indian cricketer Rohit Sharma has scored 4,911 ODI runs outside India. With 89 more runs, Rohit will become the ninth Indian batsman to score 5,000 ODI runs outside India.

 

MS Dhoni

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i) Indian wicketkeeper-batsman MS Dhoni has scored 5,975 ODI runs outside India. With 25 more runs, MS Dhoni will become the sixth Indian batsman to score 6,000 ODI runs outside India.

 

Ravindra Jadeja

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i) Indian left-arm spinner Ravindra Jadeja has already claimed 397 wickets in the international career. With three more wickets, he will become the seventh Indian bowler to take 400 international wickets.

 

Hardik Pandya

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i) The pace-bowling all-rounder Hardik Pandya needs to take three more wickets to complete his 100 international wickets. Apart from taking 97 international wickets, Hardik has also scored 3,198 runs in the international career. Till the date, 11 Indian players have scored 3,000+ runs as well as taken 100 wickets in the international career.

 

(South Africa)

Quinton de Kock

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i) The left-handed batsman Quinton de Kock has scored 7,978 runs in the international career. He needs to score 22 more runs to complete his 8,000 international runs. Quinton de Kock will be the 13th South African player to reach the 8,000 international runs milestone.

 

Hashim Amla

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i) The senior South African cricketer Hashim Amla has scored 7,923 ODI runs. With 77 more runs, he will become the fourth Proteas batsman to score 8,000 ODI runs.

 

David Miller

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i) The middle-order batsman David Miller has scored 2,960 runs in ODI career. He is 40 runs behind from the 3,000 ODI runs.