After another disappointing series loss in the ODIs, Australia will look to turn things around in the shortest format when they take on extremely confident South Africa in the one-off T20I at the Carrara Oval in Queensland on Saturday, November 17. In the head-to-head encounters, the Aussies share a good advantage over their opponents as both teams have played 17 T20I matches against each other. Australia have managed to emerge victorious on eleven occasions while South Africa have won the remaining six encounters. Also Read - Former Australia Captain Michael Clarke Heaps Big Praise on Sachin Tendulkar, Calls India Legend 'The Best Batsman I Ever Saw'
The hosts have only swapped their pacers, bringing in their T20I specialists – Andrew Tye, Billy Stanlake and Jason Behrendorff. And thus, it wouldn’t be of much of a surprise that both teams would be looking at this contest as an extension of working on their 50-over world cup plans. Also Read - Performance Against Australia Light At the End of The Tunnel: Mark Boucher
Whereas, the rival captain – Faf du Plessis had already stated that the next World T20 in Australia will be his last, also added that the shortest format has been the one where they have looked to experiment by blooding in the youngsters at the cost of not playing their best XI. The current rankings might show South Africa trailing Australia by three positions, but if recent form is anything to go by, it’s the reverse. Also Read - David Warner Copies Ravindra Jadeja's Sword-Celebration in Throwback Video, Asks Fans For Verdict | WATCH
Here’s everything you need to know about the one-off T20I between Australia and South Africa from Carrara Oval in Queensland:
When is the one-off T20I between Australia and South Africa be played?
The one-off T20I between Australia and South Africa will be played on Saturday, November 17, 2018.
What time will the one-off T20I between Australia and South Africa will start?
The one-off T20I between Australia and South Africa will start at 1:20 PM. The toss will take place at 1:50 PM.
Where will the one-off T20I between Australia and South Africa be played?
The one-off T20I between Australia and South Africa will take place at the Carrara Oval in Queensland .
Which TV channels will broadcast the live coverage of one-off T20I between Australia and South Africa?
The one-off T20I between Australia and South Africa will be broadcasted live on Sony Sports network (Sony Six, Sony Six HD channels) in India.
How to watch the free live online streaming of one-off T20I between Australia and South Africa?
The free live online streaming of one-off T20I between Australia and South Africa will be available on Sony Liv app and Jio TV.
What are the predicted XI of the one-off T20I between Australia and South Africa?
Australia Probable XI: Aaron Finch (C), D’Arcy Short, Ben McDermott, Glenn Maxwell, Marcus Stoinis, Alex Carey, Adam Zampa, Andrew Tye, Billy Stanlake, Jason Behrendorff and Chris Lynn.
South Africa Probable XI: Faf du Plessis (C), David Miller, Heinrich Klaasen, Chris Morris, Kagiso Rabada, Dale Steyn, Lungi Ngidi, Imran Tahir, Quinton de Kock Reeza Hendricks and Aiden Markram.
Australia: Aaron Finch (C), Alex Carey, Ashton Agar, Jason Behrendorff, Nathan Coulter-Nile, Chris Lynn, Glenn Maxwell, Ben McDermott, D Arcy Short, Billy Stanlake, Marcus Stoinis, Andrew Tye, Adam Zampa
South Africa: Faf du Plessis (C), Farhaan Behardien, Quinton de Kock, Imran Tahir, Heinrich Klaasen, Aiden Markram, David Miller, Chris Morris, Lungi Ngidi, Andile Phehlukwayo, Dwaine Pretorius, Kagiso Rabada, Tabraiz Shamsi, Dale Steyn, Reeza Hendricks