CANBERRA – South Africa and Ireland are going to face each other in the pool B match of 2015 cricket world cup on 3 March at Manuka Oval in Canberra.
With victories over the West Indies and UAE, Ireland have so far proved that they are no pushovers but their dreams of making it to the knockout stage will face a tough test against South Africa.
It is mighty de Villiers, who poses the biggest threat, especially after his annihilation of the West Indies bowlers with a 66-ball 162-run knock which was studded with 17 fours and eight sixes in Sydney.
Irish team chased a total of 304 runs in just 45 overs and won it by 4 wickets margin which was really morale boosting for them for cricket world’s mega event.
Team is highly depending on their batting line up including Stirling, O’Brien brothers and Porterfield. The only thing they need to focus is on keep playing according situation and sensible cricket.
This is the 24th game of ICC world cup 2015 which is scheduled to begin at 14:30 local time an 3:30 GMT. SuperSport, BskyB and Star Sports to provide live streaming of Ireland vs South Africa match online around the globe.
Squads of both team:
Andrew Balbirnie, Peter Chase, Alex Cusack, George Dockrell, Ed Joyce, Andrew McBrine, John Mooney, Kevin O’Brien, Niall O’Brien (wk), William Porterfield (capt), Max Sorensen, Paul Stirling, Stuart Thompson, Gary Wilson (wk), Craig Young.
Kyle Abbott, Hashim Amla, Farhaan Behardien, Quinton de Kock (wk), AB de Villiers (capt & wk), JP Duminy, Faf du Plessis, David Miller, Morne Morkel, Wayne Parnell, Aaron Phangiso, Vernon Philander, Rilee Rossouw, Dale Steyn, Imran Tahir.
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