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India vs South Africa Predictions: Cricket World Cup betting tips, news, lineups

By Andrew Francis

Published: 11:18, 3 November 2023

South Africa could seal their qualification to the Cricket World cup semi-final if they can defeat unbeaten India on Sunday.

India sealed their passage to the semi-final with victory over Sri Lanka on Thursday and could take their foot off the pedal when they take on South Africa. South Africa are on the precipice of qualification, needing just one more win to achieve a semi-final berth.

India vs South Africa Betting Tips

South Africa to pull off a shock to claim qualification

India come into this match knowing their place in the semi-finals are secure, having won all seven of their matches so far. They could become complacent but they’ll still be keen to finish top of the group on home soil.

South Africa have been able to overcome their shock loss to Netherlands, winning their six other matches at the tournament and it would be a big statement of intent if they were able to defeat the might India and seal their own place in the final four.

India come into the match as favourites but South Africa have the onus on them to pick up the win and we’re backing them to pull off a shock.


India vs South Africa team news

Both sides have named their 15 man squads for the Cricket World Cup. Here are the details of the players who will line up on Sunday:

India: Ravichandran Ashwin, Jasprit Bumrah, Shubman Gill, Shreyas Iyer, Ravindra Jadeja, Ishan Kishan, Virat Kohli, Surya Kumar Yadav, Hardik Pandya, KL Rahul, Mohammad Shami, Rohit Sharma, Mohammed Siraj, Shardul Thakur, Kuldeep Yadav.

South Africa: Temba Bavuma, Gerald Coetzee, Quinton de Kock, Reeza Hendricks, Marco Jansen, Heinrich Klaasen, Keshav Maharaj, Aiden Markram, David Miller, Lungi Ngidi, Andile Phehlukwayo, Kagiso Rabada, Tabraiz Shamsi, Rassie van der Dussen, Lizaad Williams.