The Men in Blue and the Proteas will square off in a Group 2 Super 12 match on Sunday, October 30, in Perth. India and South Africa will travel to Perth Stadium for a chance to advance to the tournament semi-finals. As rain stopped Zimbabwe’s pursuit in the match, the Proteas began their campaign by splitting the points with Zimbabwe. Rilee Rossouw and Anrich Nortje then stole the show in South Africa’s second match of the tournament against Bangladesh, with the southpaw scoring a fantastic century and the pacer picking up four wickets to seal a 104-run win.

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India, on the other hand, is currently undefeated in the competition. A thrilling victory over Pakistan to open the season was followed by a commanding display against the Netherlands. Rohit Sharma and his team have had a successful start to the season. The key factor in the India versus South Africa game will be how well India’s batting power performs against a top-notch South African bowling attack. The winner of this Group 2 top-of-the-table matchup could cement their position and move closer to the World Cup semifinals, so observers will be paying close attention to this contest. 

Could rain be a spoilsport?

This year’s tournament has been significantly impacted by the weather, with numerous matches being called off before a ball has been bowled. However, it seems less likely right now that rain will interfere with the match between South Africa and India. The supporters of both teams will be hoping for a thrilling game and praying that Perth’s weather stays nice all day.

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Match streaming details

Date & Time: 30th October, 2022 | 04:30 P.M.

Tv: Star Sports Network

OTT: Disney Plus Hotstar

Squads for the match

India: Rohit Sharma (c), KL Rahul, Virat Kohli, Suryakumar Yadav, Hardik Pandya, Dinesh Karthik, Axar Patel, Ravichandran Ashwin, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Mohammed Shami, Arshdeep Singh, Harshal Patel, Rishabh Pant, Yuzvendra Chahal and Deepak Hooda

South Africa: Quinton de Kock, Temba Bavuma (c), Rilee Rossouw, Aiden Markram, David Miller, Tristan Stubbs, Wayne Parnell, Keshav Maharaj, Kagiso Rabada, Anrich Nortje, Lungi Ngidi, Heinrich Klaasen, Tabraiz Shamsi, Reeza Hendricks and Marco Jansen