T20 World Cup 2024: Match 41, USA vs SA Match Prediction – Who will win today’s T20 WC match?


South Africa (SA) will face the newbies and co-hosts, the the united states of america (USA), during the opening meeting of the Super Eight stage of the T20 World Cup 2024. The match is scheduled to take place at Sir Vivian Richards Stadium in North Sound on June 19.

The Proteas enter with great confidence, having won all of their Group D matches, although the last few games have proved uncomfortably close. They would be aware of their batting challenges and would be determined to start confidently and positively, whether they are batting first or second. Considering the other contenders like England and West Indies, the South Africans would find it imperative to start their knockout campaign with a win on the board.

It’s been a remarkable run for the United States so far, surprising everyone in a group (Group A) where India and Pakistan were widely expected. Their superb Super Over triumph against the 2009 champions showcased their formidable abilities and propelled them into the global spotlight. They would have been looking forward to their clash against Ireland in the final match of the group stage, but unfortunately it went ahead without a single ball being kicked.


Match Details

Match USA vs South Africa, Match 41
Place Sir Vivian Richards Stadium, North Sound
Date and time Wednesday, June 19, 8 p.m. IST
Live broadcast and streaming Star Sports Network, Disney+ Hotstar (app and website)

Check here: United States of America vs South Africa Live Score, Match 41


Report and pitch conditions

This venue has proven to be a significantly better batting track than many others, which tend to favor bowlers. Four matches were played here, including uninterrupted and uninterrupted matches, with an average scoring rate of 8.17 runs per over. Spinners have a substantial opportunity to make an impact, thanks to the frequent crosswinds that blow over them.


Head-to-head record

The upcoming match will mark the first-ever meeting between the two teams in all formats, including the T20 World Cup.


Probably playing XIs

UNITED STATES

Steven Taylor, Monank Patel (c/wk), Andries Gous, Aaron Jones, Nitish Kumar, Corey Anderson, Harmeet Singh, Jasdeep Singh, Nosthush Kenjige, Saurabh Netravalkar, Ali Khan

South Africa

Reeza Hendricks, Quinton de Kock (week), Aiden Markram (c), Heinrich Klaasen, Tristan Stubbs, David Miller, Marco Jansen, Kagiso RabadaAnrich Nortje, Ottneil Baartman, Tabraiz Shamsi


Likely top performers

Probable best hitter: Heinrich Klaasen

It would not be wise to be misled by the keeper-batsman’s 72 runs in the four group stage matches. Given his explosive performances during IPL 2024 and the relatively favorable batting conditions at North Sound compared to the venues played by South Africa during the group stages, one would expect Klaasen to target USA’s lively but inexperienced bowling lineup aggressively.

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Likely best pitcher: Anrich Nortje

After a disappointing performance against the West Indies during the T20I series preceding the 20-a-side World Cup, the speedster made an exceptional comeback. Currently the second wicket-taker in the current edition, Nortje has been consistently accurate and has reaped the rewards. He would be eager to maintain his form and put up a strong show with the ball again.

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Today’s match prediction: South Africa wins the match

Scenario 1

South Africa won the toss and elected to bowl first.

Power play score: 45-55

United States: 145-165

South Africa wins the match.

Scenario 2

The United States wins the toss and chooses to go first.

Power play score: 45-55

South Africa: 160-180

South Africa wins the match.

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Disclaimer: The prediction is based on the author’s understanding, analysis and instinct. While making your prediction, consider the mentioned points and make your own decision.

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