India to take on South Africa in their first match of world cup 2019
Cricket world cup 2019 is the treat for die-hard cricket lovers. It is scheduled from 30 May, the final on 14 July will decide the Cricket world champion. It is hosted by England and Wales. There 10 teams qualified for the tournament. They will fight for the cup and the one which wins the final battle will lift the cup.
IND vs SA live ICC world cup live match on 5 June 2019. India has got a balanced team, and how good improvement in recent years. Under the captaincy of Virat, it seems the potential is high to lift the cup. In Batting, Rohit and Dhawan are giving a good start as openers. Down the order captain is leading from the front, KL Rahul has emerged as a consistent batsman. The Indian side has young players like Hardik, Bumrah, and Bhuvneshwar which adds up in good fielding. The bowling attack has a world no. 1 ODI bowler Bumrah. This is x-factor with its perfect yorkers.
South Africa has a good opening pair. But this team is not a favorite in any experts list. As it is known to be hokers’. But the captain Faf du Plessis has the ability to lead his side to best in world cup 2019. The batting line up includes key players Quinton de Kock, Hashim Amla, JP Duminy, and David Miller. They can make pressure on any side with their batting skills. Dale Steyn who maintained world no. 1 ODI bowler spot for many years leads the bowling attack. Kagiso Rabada and Ngidi are supporting him well. The x-factor is spinner Imran Tahir.
Both the sides have good talented players with good rankings. But the chances of India are much more due to its long batting lineup. Proteas have good batting order but lower order is weak which can be its weak point. India has quality spinners and yorker specialist which balances the side better.