As the World Cup 2019 is just around the corners, people’s eyes are focused on the announcement for the squad that each qualifying team will be sending. The World Cup 2019 will be a little different than the previous World Cup as there will only be 10 team playing, while in the last World Cup the numbers were 14.
Now the teams will play in a round robin method and each team will get to play each other at least once. Though last year they were eliminated by New Zealand, they are ready to redeem themselves. Currently, they are the top favorites to win the World Cup 2019 along with England and India.
South Africa is one of the top ODI teams right now and is the highest run scorers. They are especially strong in shorter formats of the game irrespective of the conditions in which they play. They are a side filled with some top quality players who can demolish any opposition. Currently, they are the third best ODI team after England and India.
With a team that has the likes of Amla, Du Plessis, De Kock, Miller, Duminy, and Rabada in their ranks and any team which has these players are going to be serious contenders for the title. The absence of De Villiers will definitely hurt the team as his presence might have well turned the tide in their favor.
South Africa performed poorly in the ODI series in their home against India as they lost the series comprehensively but with the team they possess, it would be naive to rule them out. They have the quality and the experience to defeat any team comprehensively on their day and all teams should be wary of them.
Like other teams, South Africa hasn’t decided they squad for World Cup 2019, but experts can make a guess on the basis of the player’s performance in the games played before the world cup.
These are the possible players participating in World Cup 2019 representing South Africa –
Francois du Plessis in ICC cricket world cup 2019
Also known as Faf, du Plessis is the present chief of the South African group. Faf du Plessis developed as one of South Africa’s most steady batsmen in the post-Jacques Kallis time. Du Plessis is solid on the front foot, has flawless guards and appreciates investing energy at the wrinkle.
He has demonstrated monstrous coarseness and antiquated resolve even under pressure, which made him the part of big three of the South African line-up alongside Alma and AB de Villiers. He has demonstrated his ability in captaincy various circumstances, making South Africa one of the top picks to win the World Cup 2019.
Hashim Amla in ICC cricket world cup 2019
With his wristy leg-side flick and quiet cover drive, Amla turned into the main South African to score a triple century in Test cricket, while likewise adequately changing gears to end up the quickest batsman to 2,000 (40 innings), 3,000 (57 innings), 4,000 (81 innings) and 5,000 (101 innings) keeps running in ODI cricket.
Reserved as an exceptional ability appropriate from his young age, he drove the South African side at the 2002 Under-19 World Cup and influenced his Test to make a big appearance against India in 2004-05.
Quinton de Kock in ICC cricket world cup 2019
Quinton de Kock’s valiant striking and helpful glovework have earned him correlations with greats of the diversion like Adam Gilchrist and Mark Boucher, from the get-go in his vocation. By 21, de Kock shared the record for the most progressive ODI hundreds of years – three – before it was bettered by Kumar Sangakkara. After a year, he had built up himself in each of the three arrangements.
David Miller in ICC cricket world cup 2019
A hard-hitting left-hander with an inclination for clearing the limit, David Miller made acclaimed the expression: “If it’s in the curve, it’s out the recreation center.” Miller is a so-called finisher, who is solid off the front and back foot and anxious to swing the arms, and in addition a weapon defender.
In spite of the fact that he didn’t get much chance to substantiate himself, he figured out how to pine for a name for himself gradually. It was just until the point that 2013 that he turned into a normal in International group.
Jean-Paul Duminy in ICC cricket world cup 2019
A tasteful left-hander with a full scope of shots, JP Duminy’s profession has turned into an account of unfulfilled guarantee against the background of misfortune with damage. Duminy is best known for his cover drive, square cut, brisk wrists and athletic handling.
With over a time of universal cricket to his name, his most prized achievement was ending up South Africa’s driving T20 run-scorer, in 2013, and in addition, the first from the nation to store up 1500 keeps running in the configuration.
Kagiso Rabada in ICC cricket world cup 2019
A lashing, certifiable speedy who frequently bowls in the 140-150kph territory, Kagiso Rabada is the most energizing ability to rise up out of South Africa in the post No.1 Test positioning period. Before he had turned 21, Rabada had officially settled himself as a potential pioneer of the assault.
Rabada pushes himself into the global spotlight at the 2014 Under-19 World Cup, where he took 6 for 25 against Australia in the semi-last. South Africa went ahead to win the title – their first – and Rabada completed as their most astounding wicket-taker.
Heinrich Klaasen in ICC cricket world cup 2019
A spotless hitting, wicketkeeper-batsman, Heinrich Klaasen rose on the scene while Quinton de Kock nailed down a place in the South African group, overall configurations. As somebody who had constantly joined the orders of batting and glovework, Klaasen would have liked to make it in either ability and build up himself as an all-rounder alternative, if required.
Imran Tahir in ICC cricket world cup 2019
Imran Tahir is a standout amongst other constrained overs’ legspinners of his opportunity. A feisty character with a festival longer than most quick bowlers’ run-ups and a scope of varieties, Tahir made the googly his greatest weapon in the constrained overs positions.
At the 2011 world container, he had a significant effect and turned into the second most astounding wicket taken off South Africa. By April 2016 had ascended to No.2 on the ICC bowler rankings.
Other players that might be a part of South African Squad are Dale Steyn, Morne Morkel, David Weise, Reeza Hendricks, Keshav Maharaj. Though these are only speculations and the final team may have a lot of different faces not mentioned here.