ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 (Match 5): Bangladesh vs South Africa – Stats Preview
On Sunday (2nd June), Bangladesh and South Africa will meet at The Oval (London) in the match 5 of the 2019 ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup. Bangladesh will begin this CWC campaign with this match while South Africa will play their second match of the tournament.
South Africa played the opening match of the tournament against England on 30th May. The host side England totally dominated in that match as they won that match by 104 runs.
Ahead of the upcoming CWC match between Bangladesh and South Africa, let’s look at some crucial stats preview of this match.
Venue stats (The Oval, London)
Important ODI stats
|Highest total||398/5 (50 overs) by New Zealand against England on 12th June 2015||305/6 (50 overs) against England on 1st June 2017||299/6 (50 overs) against Sri Lanka on 3rd June 2017|
|Lowest completed total||103 (41 overs) by England against South Africa on 22nd May 1999||182 (44.3 overs) against Australia on 5th June 2017||170 (42.4 overs) against England on 29th August 2008|
|Highest score||176* by Evin Lewis (West Indies) against England on 27th September 2017||128 by Tamim Iqbal against England on 1st June 2017||107 by Jacques Kallis against England on 28th June 2003|
|Best bowling||6/42 by Umar Gul (Pakistan) against England on 17th September 2010||1/13 by Sabbir Rahman against England on 1st June 2017||4/17 by Alan Donald against England on 22nd May 1999|
Venue’s ODI history in first and second batting
|Stats||Total||1st batting||2nd batting|
|Innings average* (Average run-rate)*||234.23 (4.95)||250.56 (5.00)||217.52 (4.89)|
In last 10 completed ODIs
|Stats||Total||1st batting||2nd batting|
|Innings average* (Average run-rate)*||278.95 (6.23)||303.80 (6.28)||254.10 (6.17)|
(Special Note: in Innings average and Average run-rate, only incomplete innings have been excluded. Included all the completed innings and target reached)
Teams’ ODI records at The Oval (London)
Bangladesh vs South Africa
|Stats||Total ODIs||Bangladesh Won||South Africa Won||Tied/No Result|
|At neutral venues||2||1||1||0/0|
The Oval (London)
|In the World Cup||3||1||2||0/0|
|In last 10 ODIs||10||2||8||0/0|
Bangladesh cricketers’ stats
i) Shakib-Al-Hasan is one wicket away to complete his 250 ODI wickets. After Mashrafe Mortaza (265 wickets), Shakib will be the second Bangladesh cricketer to take 250 or more ODI wickets. Meanwhile, he will be the third left-arm spin bowler and sixth left-arm bowler to take 250 ODI wickets.
South Africa cricketers’ stats
i) The right-arm pacer Dale Steyn (196 wickets) needs to take four wickets to complete his 200 ODI wickets. He will be the fifth South African bowler to take 200 or more ODI wickets.
ii) Imran Tahir (31 wickets) is one wicket away to become the second most wicket-taker as a South African bowler in Cricket World Cup history. He is currently the joint second most CWC wicket-taker for South Africa along with the pacer Dale Steyn (31 wickets). Allan Donald is the leading wicket-taker in this list with 38 wickets.
iii) Hashim Amla (7,923 runs) needs to score 77 more runs to complete his 8,000 ODI runs. He will be the fourth South African batsman to score 8,000 or more ODI runs.
iv) The middle-order batsman David Miller (2,922 runs) is 78 runs away to complete his 3,000 ODI runs.
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