India will lock horns with South Africa in the match no 8 of ICC Cricket World Cup (CWC), 2019. The action will take place at the Rose Bowl, Southampton. This will be India's first game of CWC 2019, while South Africa will be playing their third and Proteas will walk into this match with two defeats in a row. Meanwhile, let us have a look at the weather report, rain forecast and pitch report of IND vs SA at Hampshire Bowl in Southampton. South Africa vs India Cricket Score 8th ODI Match.
The weather at Southampton will not be all that good. It had rained here yesterday and today the weather forecast is again expected to be cloudy as per the reports of accuweather.com. Showers are expected to hit the match during the afternoon and in the evening. We saw Afghanistan and Sri Lanka match getting affected by rain yesterday, don't get surprised if that happens again in today's game too. India vs South Africa, ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 Match Preview: IND Aim to Further Proteas' Misery in CWC.
Weather at Southampton
Pitch Report: The pitch at Southampton favours the batsmen usually, however it has been raining since past few days which leads to the growth of grass on the pitch. Both teams have good pacers and they are expected to play a big role in IND vs SA CWC 2019 match.
India Squad: Virat Kohli (c), MS Dhoni (wk), Rohit Sharma, Shikhar Dhawan, Lokesh Rahul, Kedar Jadhav, Hardik Pandya, Ravindra Jadeja, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Mohammed Shami, Jasprit Bumrah, Yuzvendra Chahal, Kuldeep Yadav, Dinesh Karthik, Vijay Shankar
South Africa Squad: Quinton de Kock (wk), Faf du Plessis (c), Aiden Markram, David Miller, Rassie van der Dussen, Jean-Paul Duminy, Andile Phehlukwayo, Chris Morris, Kagiso Rabada, Imran Tahir, Beuran Hendricks, Hashim Amla, Dwaine Pretorius, Tabraiz Shamsi
South Africa lost CWC 2019 inaugural game against England by 104 runs and adding an insult to the injury they even lost to Bangladesh this past Sunday, where they were unable to chase down the target of 331 runs. Bad news for Proteas is that their pacer Dale Steyn has still not recovered from the injury and will miss the game against India too.