AUS vs SA First T20I: Australia Takes on South Africa in Exciting Clash
AUS vs SA Live Streaming Channel 1st T20I- Where To Watch Australia vs South Africa Live? 2023
The AUS vs SA first T20I will be played in Durban on August 30. The match starts from 9.30 pm IST, which is 6 pm local time. All the three T20Is will be played in Durban. The Asia Cup starts from August 30 as well, with the Asian teams fighting it out to win the continental tournament ahead of the ICC World Cup 2023.
When will the AUS vs SA 1st T20I match begin?
The AUS vs SA 1st T20I will begin from 9.30 pm on Wednesday, August 30, 2023.
Where will the AUS vs SA 1st T20I match take place?
The AUS vs SA 1st T20I will be played at Kingsmead, Durban.
How to live stream the AUS vs SA 1st T20I match?
Star Sports will broadcast the AUS vs SA T20I and ODI series live in India. The live streaming will be available on Disney Plus Hotstar app and website.
Australia and South Africa Prepare for T20I Series
Australia will be touring South Africa for three T20Is and five ODIs between August 30 and September 17. The Aussies then play a three-match ODI series against India on September 22, 24 and 27.
Australian Skipper Pat Cummins to Miss T20I Series
- Pat Cummins is not a part of the T20I squad due to a fractured wrist.
- Cummins will miss the ODI series as well, but aims to make a comeback against India.
- Mitchell Marsh will lead Australia in the T20I series.
Injuries Forced Changes in the Australian Squad
- Mitchell Starc and Steve Smith are ruled out of the series.
- Marnus Labuschagne and Ashton Turner replace Smith in the ODI and T20I squad respectively.
- Spencer Johnson replaces Starc in both the T20I and ODI squads.
New Captains and Players for South Africa
South Africa has a new captain, Aiden Markram, for the T20I series. They have also included Dewald Brevis and Matthew Breetzke in their squad.
Ranking and Head-to-Head Stats
South Africa is currently ranked fifth in T20Is and Australia sixth. In ODIs, Australia is placed second while South Africa is sixth. The two teams have played 22 T20Is, with Australia winning 14 and South Africa winning 8.
About the Venue
Durban’s Kingsmead is known for its favorable batting conditions with pace, bounce, and carry, making it easier for batters to play shots through the line. Teams are expected to prefer chasing at this venue.