South Africa face Afghanistan test in CWC 19

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14 Jun 2019

South Africa vs Afghanistan: Statistical preview, pitch report and timing

South Africa, who have failed to register a single win in the ICC World Cup 2019, take on Afghanistan in match number 21 on Saturday.

After three losses, the Proteas saw their last match get washed out.

Meanwhile, Afghanistan are yet to open their account after three defeats.

Here is the complete statistical preview.

Head-to-head records between the two sides

The two teams haven't faced each other in the Cricket World Cup. Saturday's encounter will be the first meeting between the two in both the World Cup and ODI cricket.

Run-scorers

Top run-scorers of SA and Afghanistan in World Cups

Top run-scorers of SA and Afghanistan in World Cups

Former South African hero AB de Villiers amassed the most runs for South Africa in the World Cup (1,207) at an average of 63.52.

He slammed four tons and six half-centuries between 2007 and 2015.

For Afghanistan, Saimullah Shinwari (254 runs) is the highest run-scorer.

He played one World Cup (2015) and smashed two fifties with a best of 96.

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Wicket-takers

Top wicket-takers from SA and Afghanistan in World Cups

Star fast bowler Allan Donald has taken the most number of wickets for South Africa in World Cup history (38) between 1992-2003.

He took two four-wicket hauls at an average of 24.02 and a best of 4/17.

Shapoor Zadran has picked up the most wickets for Afghanistan (10).

He featured in the 2015 edition and had the best figures (4/38).

He averaged 26.50.

Ground stats

Cardiff: A look at the ground stats

Cardiff: A look at the ground stats

England (386/6 against Bangladesh in CWC 19) hold the record for the highest team total.

Sri Lanka (136 against New Zealand in CWC 19) hold the record for the lowest team total.

Jason Roy has amassed the most runs at this venue (407).

Roy's 153 against Bangladesh in CWC 19 is the highest individual score.

Liam Plunkett (12 wickets) has the best tally here.

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Pitch report, timing and TV listing

According to reports, some showers are predicted during the initial part of the match.

But things are likely to clear up later on.

With overcast conditions on offer, one can expect the ball to swing.

The match is scheduled to start at 6:00 PM IST.

One can watch the match live on the Star Sports Network.

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When is the match between South Africa and Afghanistan in CWC 19?

Asked 2019-06-14 16:40:04 by Vihaan Trivedi

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The match between South Africa and Afghanistan in CWC 19 is set to be held in Cardiff on June 15.

What time is the match between South Africa and Afghanistan in CWC 19?

Asked 2019-06-14 16:40:04 by Reyansh Venkatesan

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The match between South Africa and Afghanistan in CWC 19 is set to start at 6:00 PM IST.

What's the weather forecast at Sophia Gardens in the match between SA and Afghanistan?

Asked 2019-06-14 16:40:04 by Rajesh Chopra

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According to the official ICC site, there is a forecast for some showers during the initial part of the match, although things are likely to clear up later on. Under cloud cover, one can expect the ball to swing around a bit.

Where can I watch the match between SA and Afghanistan?

Asked 2019-06-14 16:40:04 by Reyansh Rangarajan

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The match will be telecast live on the Star Sports Network.

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