ODI World Cup 2023: Team South Africa Schedule And Squad

Updated: 05 September 2023

ODI World Cup 2023
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ODI World Cup 2023: Team South Africa Schedule and Squad. The ODI World Cup 2023 is scheduled to start on October 5 and end on November 19. It is the most sought-after cricket event. This year’s World Cup will include ten teams competing in twelve different cities. India will serve as the host for this 13th edition of the World Cup. A total of 45 group stage matches will be played in a round-robin format.

South Africa debuted in Cricket World Cup on 26 February 1992, since then they have never won a single World Cup. After more than 30 years, the Proteas continue their fight for the first title with the hopes of taking one home at CWC 2023. South Africa has also jointly hosted the 2003 World Cup with Kenya and Zimbabwe.

The South African team has appeared in a total of eight World Cups and appeared in the semi-finals five times. Even though they have an outstanding squad that includes players like David Miller, Quinton de Kock, Kagiso Rabada and Temba Bavuma. the South African side has a history of struggling in big battles. However, Team South Africa just succeeded in qualifying the Super 8 of ODI World Cup 2023, following the cancellation of the opening ODI between Ireland and Bangladesh in Chelmsford due to continuous rain.

Also Read: ODI World Cup 2023: Team India Schedule and Squad


Team South Africa Schedule for World Cup 2023

On 27th June ICC released the official schedule for World Cup 2023. Before World Cup, South Africa will play 5 ODIs against Australia with the latter as a guest. However, the makeshift schedule of South Africa for the World Cup 2023 is mentioned here.

7th OctoberSouth Africa vs Sri LankaDelhi
13th OctoberSouth Africa vs AustraliaLucknow
17th OctoberSouth Africa vs NetherlandsDharamsala
21st OctoberSouth Africa vs EnglandMumbai
24th OctoberSouth Africa vs BangladeshMumbai
27th OctoberSouth Africa vs PakistanChennai
1st NovemberSouth Africa vs New ZealandPune
5th NovemberSouth Africa vs IndiaKolkata
10th NovemberSouth Africa vs AfghanistanAhmedabad
Source- icc-cricket.com

*CWC Qualifiers 2023 (Zimbabwe)

Predicted 15 Men Squad of South Africa for World Cup 2023

On Tuesday, CSA announced the 15-member squad of South Africa for World Cup 2023. Temba Bavuma will lead the team in the tournament. The official announcement will be made anytime soon and will be update you with the same, here. Meanwhile, following might be the squad.

Batsman – Temba Bavuma (C), David Miller, Quinton De Kock (WK), Reeza Hendricks, Rilee Rossouw

All-Rounders – Heinrich Klaasen, Aiden Markram,

Spinners – Tabraiz Shamsi, Keshav Maharaj

Pace Bowlers – Anrich Nortje, Kagiso Rabada, Lungi Ngidi, Marco Jensen, Sisanda Magala, Gerald Coetzee

Makeshift Playing XI of South Africa – Temba Bavuma (C), Quinton De Kock (WK), David Miller, Heinrich Klassen, Rilee Rossouw, Reeza Hendricks, Aiden Markram, Tabraiz Shamsi/M Jansen, Kagiso Rabada, Anrich Nortje, Lungi Ngidi