ICC ODI World Cup 2023: Top 5 Players to Watch Out in South Africa vs Afghanistan Today Match

Find out the top five players to look forward during SA vs AFG match 42 of the ICC Men's ODI World Cup 2023.

The ICC Men’s ODI World Cup 2023 is all set for Match 42 between South Africa and Afghanistan, which will take place on Friday, November 10 at the Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad. South Africa is led by Temba Bavuma, while Afghanistan is captained by Hashmatullah Shahidi.

ICC ODI World Cup 2023: Top 5 Players to Watch Out in South Africa vs Afghanistan Today Match

As of now, 1 ODI match have been played between South Africa and Afghanistan, in which South Africa has won 1 match while Afghanistan has won 0 matches. The South Africa team is currently ranked third, while the Afghanistan team is ranked ninth in the ICC ODI rankings.

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Here are top five players to watch out during South Africa vs Afghanistan, 42nd Match ICC ODI World Cup 2023:

1) Ibrahim Zadran

Ibrahim Zadran showcased his strength against Australia, registering his maiden World Cup century and fifth overall in ODIs. In this edition, he has accumulated 361 runs in 8 matches with an impressive average of 51.57.

2) Heinrich Klaasen

Heinrich Klaasen, South Africa’s premier player against spin, will confront Afghanistan’s spinners with his aggressive batting style. With 316 runs in 8 matches at an average of 45.14, Klaasen is a key player for South Africa.

3) Azmatullah Omarzai

Azmatullah Omarzai, seen as Afghanistan’s future star, continues to evolve as an all-rounder. In this World Cup, he has contributed significantly with 256 runs at an average of 51.2 and picked up 7 wickets, showcasing his dual skills.

4) Keshav Maharaj

Keshav Maharaj, the Proteas’ left-arm spinner, has been effective in getting turn on Indian surfaces. With 12 wickets in 8 matches, Maharaj has consistently taken crucial wickets, making him a pivotal player against Afghanistan.

5) Marco Jansen

Marco Jansen has had a remarkable World Cup, amassing 17 wickets and scoring 157 runs in 8 matches. His dual contribution makes him a valuable asset for South Africa and a player to watch in the match against Afghanistan.

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