Pudhari Online Desk: The second penultimate encounter of the ongoing ODI World Cup between South Africa and Australia will be played at the Eden Gardens in Kolkata. Against Bangladesh, Australia rested its key players, or they are planning to return to the match. Both the unions will enter the field with veteran players.
SA vs AUS 2nd Semi-Final: Starc-Maxwelche to return
Australia would have rested Glenn Maxwell in the last series match against world champion Bangladesh. The 201-run chase against Afghanistan would have been a memorable one. The Maxwell Concussion layer is a possibility for Marnus Labuschagne or Marcus Stoinis to be singled out. Also, Mitchell Starc’s concussion comeback is considered certain. However, there are some doubts regarding Starc’s fitness. Starc will be included in the playing eleven along with other players like Shaun Abbott and Rakiv.
SA vs AUS 2nd Semi-Final: Bavumachya FitnessWar Discussion
A big question has arisen regarding the fitness of South Africa captain Temba Bavuma. However, the woman took part in the Sarawak session at Kolta, so it is believed that she will be completely healthy till the end of the journey. Sanghane would have rested his main fast bowler Marco Jansenla against Afghanistan, hence the Accra clash against Australia. There is a possibility that Andile Phehlukwayola will be resettled after the Jensen impact.
South Africa Probable Playing 11: Quinton de Kock, Temba Bavuma, Rassie van der Dussen, Adam Markram, Heinrich Klaasen, David Miller, Marco Jensen, Gerald Coetzee, Keshav Maharaj, Kagiso Rabada, Lungi Ngidi.
Australia probable playing 11: Travis Head, David Warner, Mitchell Marsh, Steve Smith, Glenn Maxwell, Marnus Labuschagne, Josh Inglis, Mitchell Starc, Pat Cummins, Adam Zampa, Josh Hazlewood.