New Zealand vs South Africa 32nd Match ICC World Cup 2023 - Match Preview, Prediction
In Match 32 of the 2023 Cricket World Cup, New Zealand and South Africa are set to face off in Pune on Wednesday. The Black Caps made a strong start to the season but recently suffered defeats at the hands of India, losing by 4 wickets with 12 balls remaining, and Australia, falling short by 5 runs in their last two matches.

New Zealand vs South Africa 32nd Match ICC World Cup 2023 - Match Preview, Prediction

On the other hand, South Africa experienced a surprising loss to the Netherlands in Match 15 but bounced back impressively, defeating England by 229 runs, Bangladesh by 149 runs, and Pakistan by a single wicket in their most recent outing on Friday. Let's delve into the preview of this highly anticipated match. The day-night contest will kick off in Pune at 14:00 local time.

The tournament's schedule always indicated that New Zealand would face tougher opponents towards the end of the group stage. Despite their recent loss to Australia, they came extremely close to securing a victory in the last match. Expectations are high that they will give South Africa a run for their money in this upcoming clash.

South Africa, being one of the top contenders in the tournament, have garnered significant attention from cricket pundits, many of whom believe they have what it takes to go all the way. Their ability to comfortably handle weaker teams is evident, and they also displayed great resilience in their recent match against Pakistan. It's safe to assume that they will once again prove to be formidable opponents in this fixture.

New Zealand Predicted Playing 11
Devon Conway, Will Young, Rachin Ravindra, Daryl Mitchell, Tom Latham (c) (wk), Glenn Phillips, James Neesham, Mitchell Santner, Tim Southee, Trent Boult, Lockie Ferguson

South Africa Predicted Playing 11
Temba Bavuma (c), Quinton de Kock (wk), Rassie van der Dussen, Aiden Markram, Heinrich Klaasen, David Miller, Marco Jansen, Gerald Coetzee, Keshav Maharaj, Lungi Ngidi, Tabraiz Shamsi

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