ODI World Cup 2023, AUS vs SA: Ekna Cricket Stadium Stadium Pitch Report, Lucknow Weather Forecast, ODI Stats & Records | Australia vs South Africa

Watch the 10th ICC Cricket World Cup 2023 match Australia Facing off against South Africa Thursday, October 12 at the Ekna Stadium in Lucknow.

A disappointing start to the tournament as they lost to Australia India Six wickets in their opening match on Sunday. In contrast, the Proteas made a strong statement with an impressive 102-run victory Sri Lanka In their opening match.

The clash between these cricketing powerhouses promises to be an intense battle as both teams look to secure a top 4 spot in the ICC mega event.

ODI statistics and records at Ekna Cricket Stadium

  • Total matches: 9
  • Batting first won the match: 2
  • Bowling first won the match: 7
  • First Innings Average Score: 219
  • Second Innings Average Score: 212
  • Highest Recorded: 269/3 (48.4 overs) by South Africa Women vs India Women
  • Lowest Total Recorded: 157/10 (41 overs) South Africa Women vs India Women
  • Highest score to chase: 269/3 (48.4 overs) by South Africa Women vs India Women
  • Defending the minimum score: 248/5 (50 Overs) India Women vs South Africa Women

Ekna Cricket Stadium Pitch Report

In the limited history of one-day cricket matches at the Ekna Stadium in Lucknow, spinners can play an important role in shaping the outcome with little advantage in their favour. Additionally, the pitch favors chasing teams, making run chases relatively manageable. With an average first innings score of 219 and an average second innings score of 212 in ODIs at this venue, the batsmen can look forward to setting or chasing targets in a match where spinners hold the key to success.

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Lucknow Weather Forecast

Lucknow Weather Forecast, CWC 2023 (Image Source: Twitter)

Lucknow is going to host the Australia vs South Africa match under cloudy skies. Fortunately, the weather forecast predicts a negligible chance of rain, providing cricket lovers with a promising day for the game. Humidity is expected to be around 43%, adding a touch of humidity to the atmosphere, while winds will blow at a gentle speed of 10 kilometers per hour.

AUS vs SA, probable XI

Australia: David Warner, Mitchell Marsh, Steve Smith, Marnus Labuschagne, Marcus Stoinis, Glenn Maxwell, Alex Carey (wicketkeeper), Cameron Greene, Pat Cummins (c), Mitchell Starc, Adam Zampa

South Africa: Quinton de Kock (wicketkeeper), Temba Bavuma (c), Rassie van der Dusen, Aiden Markram, Henrik Klaasen, David Miller, Marco Janssen, Keshav Maharaj, Gerald Coetzee, Tabrez Shamsi, Kagiso Rabada

Also Read: CWC 2023 – Former Indian opener Gautam Gambhir candid on personal milestones in team win

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