|South Africa vs. Australia 2014|
||vs|| South Africa
ScheduleWednesday, 5 November 2014 at 08:35 GMT / 08:35 UK / 14:05 IST
Two best teams in the shortest version of the game, Australia and South Africa, will be contesting in a three T20 international series where both of them will try to show their supremacy. The Kangaroos recently defeated Pakistan in the only T20 at Dubai International Cricket Stadium while the Proteas lost their last T20 against India by six wickets at Mirpur. The home side will be led by Aaron Finch while the experienced Jean-Paul Duminy will look after the affairs of the tourists. Both countries have faced each other on 11 occasions, the hosts have won seven and lost the rest. It will be a hard fought series with a plenty of exciting cricket for the spectators, players and the record keepers.
The Australian batting will revolve around Aaron Finch, James Faulkner, Shane Watson, Cameron White, Ben Dunk and Nic Maddinson. Doug Bollinger, Pat Cummins, Ben Cutting, Cameron Boyce and Kane Richardson will form a strong bowling unit.
Jean-Paul Duminy is one of the best T20 player of South Africa and will try to lead his side from the front. Quinton de Kock, David Miller, Farhaan Behardien, Reeza Hendricks and Rilee Rossouw are attacking batsmen whereas they have a lethal bowling line up consisting Kyle Abbott, Wayne Parnell, Ryan McLaren, Marchant de Lange, Robin Peterson and Imran Tahir.
Wednesday, November 5, 2014 @ 08:35 GMT, 19:05 local at Adelaide Oval. The venue has a seating capacity of 53583, was established way back in 1871 and is the home ground of South Australian cricket team.
A mixture of sun and clouds with the temperatures around 10-22ᵒC.
The winning skipper will prefer to chase the target.
The lively pitch will be vital for speedsters and the batsmen with perfect attacking technique can score quite a few runs.
Australia – Aaron Finch (C), Sean Abbott, Doug Bollinger, Cameron Boyce, Pat Cummins, Ben Cutting, Ben Dunk, James Faulkner, Nic Maddinson, Nathan Reardon, Kane Richardson, Shane Watson, Cameron White.
South Africa – Jean-Paul Duminy (C), Kyle Abbott, Farhaan Behardien, Quinton de Kock, Marchant de Lange, Reeza Hendricks, Imran Tahir, Ryan McLaren, David Miller, Wayne Parnell, Robin Peterson, Kasigo Rabada, Rilee Rossouw, David Wiese, Aaron Phangiso.
Team Australia will be the favourite to win the opening T20.