|ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 Betting|
||vs|| South Africa
ScheduleSunday, 22 February 2015 at 03:30 GMT / 03:30 UK / 09:00 IST
VenueMelbourne Cricket Ground
Two composite sides of the ICC Cricket World Cup 2015, India and South Africa, tasted their maiden victories in their inaugural matches and will anticipate two points when they meet next. The Proteas defeated Zimbabwe by 62 runs in the 3rd match while the Blue Shirts overtook the Green Shirts with a visible difference of 76 in the fourth one. South Africa piled up 4-339 after availing the required 50 overs and booked the entire Zimbabwean side for 277 with 10 balls remaining in the game. India hammered 300 runs for the loss of seven wickets in 50 overs and Pakistan scrambled to 224 all out with three overs to spare. The victorious sides will take over each other in an important match of the event which can end up as a thriller.
Virat Kohli rang the bell for the rival sides by powering 107 runs against Pakistan and Suresh Raina along with Shikhar Dhawan marshalled with 74 and 73 runs. Rohit Sharma, Ajinkya Rahane and MS Dhoni can do wonders in the coming games while Ravindra Jadeja and Ravichandran Ashwin are their useful all-rounders. Mohammad Shami was the star performer with four wickets as Umesh Yadav and Mohit Sharma are bowling superbly.
South Africa was reeling at 4-83 in 20.2 overs vs. Zimbabwe when David Miller and Jean-Paul Duminy guided them to the heights while sharing an unbroken partnership of 256 runs. The duo occupied the crease with 138 and 115 runs as Hashim Amla, Quinton de Kock, AB de Villiers, Faf du Plessis and Farhaan Behardien can hit back any time. Their lethal bowling department is being smartly looked after by Imran Tahir, Vernon Philander, Dale Steyn, Morne Morkel and Duminy.
Sunday, February 22, 2015 @ 03:30 GMT, 14:30 local at Melbourne Cricket Ground.
Mostly sunny during the day and a pleasant evening with the temperatures around 24-36ᵒC.
The winning side will prefer to bat first under perfect conditions.
The wicket proved equally good for the batsmen and bowlers in the second game played between Australia and England though the top order batting of the latter crumbled and they lost the encounter by 111 runs.
India – MS Dhoni (C), Rohit Sharma, Shikhar Dhawan, Virat Kohli, Suresh Raina, Ajinkya Rahane, Ravindra Jadeja, Ravichandran Ashwin, Mohammed Shami, Umesh Yadav, Mohit Sharma.
South Africa – AB de Villiers (C), Quinton de Kock, Hashim Amla, Faf du Plessis, David Miller, Jean-Paul Duminy, Farhaan Behardien, Vernon Philander, Dale Steyn, Imran Tahir, Morne Morkel.
The Proteas can be the possible winners keeping in view their recent record.