India vs South Africa – Will India able to make it this time…


World’s best batting vs World’s strongest bowling

Every cricket fan is thinking the same ” Will India be able to make it this time”, in next match India vs South Africa . And not much time left for getting the ans of this question. The stats are in the favor of the South African team who beat India four time in world cup history. Tomorrow Melbourne Cricket Ground is ready to witness another high voltage match. Both teams have their own strength and weakness. Let’s have a look on the key players of this match who may entertain us and make the match interesting.

Key Players

Indian Batting

Virat Kohli:- After smashing the wonderful ton in last match of Pakistan vs India, he shows his ability once again. In form Virat Kohli is one of the greatest threat of any team. If South Africa wants to register 2nd in in this World Cup, they have to make Kolhi back to Pavilion as early as possible.  

  Career stats 


MS Dhoni:- Indian Captain and the world’s best finisher. He known for his cool and clam captaincy. If his bat opens up then the chance of other becomes negative. It is very important to keep this batsman clam while too. He alone can destroy any bowling. 

Career stats


 Shikhar Dhawan :- The most talented  Indian left handed opener who showed his intentions in last match. He plays with more than strike rate of 100. If he will able to be bat till 10 over the score will definitely cross 300 which will seems a challenging target for opponent team. 

Career stats


Indian Bowling

Mohammed Shami:- Indian pace bowling is leaded  by Shami, who already showed his ability to take wickets when needed. He cam bowl with the speed of about 145 km/hr and if he get the support from the other bowler he become more dangerous.

Career stats

Tests1223267916994747 / 5118 / 93.8136.155720
ODI4140203319077435 / 435 / 45.6425.7727.4700
T20I4484125538 / 338 / 38.932516.800
IPL1515318447822 / 122 / 18.4355.8839.7500

Ashwin:- Indian cricket team is always known for the spin attack. In this world cup the spin department is leaded by the Ashwin. He is the right arm offbreak bowler with lots of variations in his bowling. He can change the game at any instant of time in India vs South Africa.

Career stats

Tests244473603650119103 / 785 / 122.9830.6761.8592
ODI89884835395812124 / 324 / 34.9232.7139.9600
T20I26266007322511 / 411 / 47.3229.282400
IPL8381179219518016 / 316 / 36.5524.3922.400
CL24245366653018 / 418 / 47.4722.1717.8700

South African Batting

AB de Villiers:- The most stunning player in the cricket history and also in this world cup. There are no words to explain his capabilities. He already smashed fastest ODI 100 i just 33 balls. If India has to win then have to get rid of this player as early as possible.

Career stats


South African Bowling

Dale Steyn:- He is the top one day international bowler and the great threat to the Indian team. He has capability to pick early wickets in power play overs.  Being the economical bowler it is going to be difficult for Indian top order batsman to hit and score runs in India vs South Africa match.

Career stats

Tests7814716486893239651 / 760 / 113.2522.5641.63255
ODI97964800386215239 / 639 / 64.8325.4131.5830
T20I3838817879559 / 49 / 46.4615.9814.8500
IPL838319322119898 / 38 / 36.5823.8121.7100
CL17163784271526 / 326 / 36.7828.4725.200

Head to Head between India vs South Africa


 TotalIn IndiaIn South AfricaNeutral
Matches played70232819
Won by India251357
Won by South Africa42102111
No result3021


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