How can I watch the Proteas v Afghanistan at the 2023 Cricket World Cup?

How can I watch the Proteas v Afghanistan at the 2023 Cricket World Cup?

South Africa will face Afghanistan in their final Group Stage match of the 2023 Cricket World Cup on Friday.

Temba Bavuma's men have already booked themselves a place in the semi-finals of the global showpiece, though their position within the top four places on the points table is yet to be decided. 

Meanwhile, it's do-or-die for Afghanistan as they need to beat South Africa to keep their slim hopes of making the final four alive.

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The Proteas will be eager to make amends for their disappointing performance against tournament favourites India on Sunday. 

Set an impressive target of 327 to win on a slow pitch at the iconic Eden Gardens, the Proteas wilted to 83 all out.

Keshav Maharaj was again impressive with the ball, picking up 1/30 in his allotment, but fellow spinner Tabraiz Shamsi and opening bowler Marco Jansen were put to the sword by the Indian batters. 

The Proteas will have a chance to turn over a new leaf when they travel to Ahmedabad as they look to regain some of their early tournament form.

Afghanistan, meanwhile, have been the surprise package of the World Cup, picking up the prize scalps of England and Pakistan to get themselves into a position to potentially qualify for their first-ever World Cup semi-final. 

On Tuesday, the men from the Middle East almost added Australia to their list of victims, reducing them to 91-7 before Glen Maxwell's incredible one-man show booked them a semi-final place.

Batters Ibrahim Zadran - who carried his bat for his 129* against the Aussies - and Rahmat Shah have been in form, averaging 77.96 and 78.82 respectively, while spinner Rashid Khan has picked up nine wickets in the tournament so far.

For the South Africans, some application will be needed with the bat in order to exorcise those memories of the Indian bowling attack, while better discipline - especially in the opening overs - is required with the ball.

Catch all the action live from 10:30am in Ahmedabad on Friday.

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