Marsh says it’s an early start and it’s tacky under the foot. Inglis in for Stoinis, Abbott for Hazlewood. Green back as well. Says it’s a good day to win a series for Australia. Pre-game message was to compete and trust our plans. Nothing too much of a concern apart from Heinrich Klaasen. Execution is most important.
Bavuma says they’d have liked to bowl. Says it’s a typical Wanderers wicket. Runs on the board is never a bad thing. Andile Phehlukwayo in, Rabada out. Temba in, Reeza out. The biggest thing to come out the team was character. Australia were on the front foot, we had to step up. We’ve talked about being bold and fearless, which we’ll try doing today. As long as we stick to our brand of cricket. stay internal, keep language positive, we’ll see more performances.
Australia vs South Africa 5th ODI Highlights 2023, Sunday 16-9, Australia tour of South Africa 2023, The Wanderers Stadium, Johannesburg.
Australia chose to field.
Australia team: 1 David Warner, 2 Mitchell Marsh (capt), 3 Josh Inglis, 4 Marcus Labuschagne, 5 Alex Carey (wk), 6 Cameron Green, 7 Tim David, 8 Sean Abbott, 8 Michael Neser, 10 Nathan Ellis, 11 Adam Zampa.
South Africa team: 1 Temba Bavuma (capt) 2 Quinton de Kock (wk), 3 Rassie van der Dussen, 4 Aiden Markram, 5 Heinrich Klaasen, 6 David Miller, 7 Marco Jansen, 8 Gerald Coetzee, 9 Andile Phehlulwayo, 10 Keshav Maharaj, 11 Lungi Ngidi.
Head to Head In ODI’s: 107
Australia Won: 50
South Africa Won: 53
Australia ODI Rankings: 1st
South Africa ODI Rankings: 6th
(last five completed ODI’s, most recent first)
South Africa WWLLW
Match Timings: 8:00 AM GMT | 10:00 AM Local
Umpires – Allahudien Paleker, Richard Kettleborough
TV Umpire – Nitin Menon
Match Referee – Richie Richardson
Reserve Umpire – Bongani Jele
Match number – ODI no. 4648