New Zealand and South Africa faced off in an ICC World Cup 2023 warm-up match at the Greenfield International Stadium in Thiruvananthapuram on Monday, October 2, 2023.
New Zealand vs South Africa Warm-Up Match Update
New Zealand chose to bat first against South Africa in a warm-up match for the 2023 ICC Cricket World Cup at the Greenfield International Stadium in Thiruvananthapuram on Monday.
The toss took place at 9:00 AM local time, with New Zealand captain Kane Williamson calling heads and winning.
Williamson explained his decision to bat first, saying, “We want to get used to batting first in these conditions, and we think the wicket will get slower as the day goes on.”
New Zealand 321/6 (50.0)
lbw b Lungi Ngidi
|Kane Williamson C|
|Tom Latham Wk|
lbw b Marco Jansen
b Marco Jansen
c Kagiso Rabada b Lungi Ngidi
c Aiden Markram b Lungi Ngidi
c Aiden Markram b Marco Jansen
Extras: 24 Runs (b: 5, lb: 7, wd: 11, nb: 1)
Total: 321/6 50.0 (RR: 6.42)
South Africa (Batting XI, Fielding XI)
Quinton de Kock(w), Aiden Markram(c), Reeza Hendricks, Rassie van der Dussen, Heinrich Klaasen, David Miller, Marco Jansen, Andile Phehlukwayo, Gerald Coetzee, Keshav Maharaj, Lungi Ngidi, Kagiso Rabada, Lizaad Williams, Temba Bavuma, Tabraiz Shamsi
New Zealand (Batting XI, Fielding XI)
Rachin Ravindra, Devon Conway, Kane Williamson(c), Daryl Mitchell, Tom Latham(w), Glenn Phillips, Mark Chapman, James Neesham, Mitchell Santner, Trent Boult, Will Young, Ish Sodhi, Matt Henry, Lockie Ferguson, Tim Southee