Updated: 05 September 2023
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.
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.
|South Africa vs Sri Lanka
|South Africa vs Australia
|South Africa vs Netherlands
|South Africa vs England
|South Africa vs Bangladesh
|South Africa vs Pakistan
|South Africa vs New Zealand
|South Africa vs India
|South Africa vs Afghanistan
*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