ODI World Cup 2023: New Zealand was the unbeaten team in this ongoing event. The Kiwis were the table toppers in one stage.
But once they faced India and Australia, they lost two in two games and suddenly the team led by Tom Latham is in the third spot of the points table in this year’s ODI World Cup 2023.
South Africa has been amazing in this fifty overs event so far and that is why they are on the number two spot with 12 points in this ODI World Cup 2023.
The Proteas had a shocking loss against the team of Netherlands in Dharamshala. Apart from that, this South African side had been dominant with their all-round performance in this event of the one-day international format.
Match – New Zealand Vs South Africa 32nd encounter of ODI World Cup 2023
Day and Date – Wednesday, 1st November 2023
Venue – Maharashtra Cricket Association (MCA) Stadium in Pune
Toss Time – 1.30 PM Local and Indian Standard Time (IST), 8 AM GMT
Match Time – 2 PM Indian Standard Time (IST) and Local, 8.30 AM GMT
TV Channel – Star Sports
Live Streaming App – Disney+ Hotstar Mobile Application
New Zealand has lost two back-to-back matches and now they will be eyeing for a comeback in this ODI World Cup 2023. One more loss for the team of Blackcaps will make their qualification scenario for the semi-final matches a bit tricky.
South Africa on the other hand will look to extend their good run after a thrilling win over Pakistan. The Proteas will want to climb the ladder and stick on to the number one spot.
The last one-day international match between New Zealand and South Africa was played four years back. It was the 25th match of the 2019 ODI World Cup which was played in Birmingham.
The Kiwis won that encounter by four wickets and three deliveries to spare. But New Zealand holds a poor record against the Proteas in the overall fifty overs format.
From 1992 to 2019, New Zealand and South Africa have played 71 matches in the one-day international format. In that, the Proteas have won 41 ODIs while the Blackcaps side have emerged victorious in just 25 games till now with five encounters were ended as no-result affairs.
In the history of ODI World Cup, New Zealand has been more dominant than South Africa. The Kiwis have won six matches in this ICC mega event of the one-day international format and the Proteas have managed to win just two games from eight ODI encounters played so far.
Here is the List of All 8 ODI World Cup Encounters Between South Africa and New Zealand
The last ODI World Cup encounter which South Africa won against New Zealand was in the 1999 edition.