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

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

South Africa are set to take on perennial rivals Australia in their second match of the ongoing 2023 Cricket World Cup on Thursday.

The sub-continental skirmish is set to go down at the BRSABV Ekan Cricket Stadium in Lucknow and has shaped up to be a crucial match for both teams as they aim to reach to top four of the points table to qualify for the semi-finals.

Thanks to a deal between the SABC and MultiChoice, fans can watch the action live on SABC or stream right here on for free.

For Australia, they will be eager to make amends for the lacklustre start to the 2023 Cricket World Cup. The three-time champions took on hosts India in Chennai on Sunday and were bundled out for just 199 on a slow, spinner-friendly track. India would go on to earn a six-wicket win.

Meanwhile, the Proteas couldn’t have wished for a brighter start to the tournament in their opener against Sri Lanka in Delhi last Saturday. Temba Bavuma’s men put together a record 428/5 - the highest-ever total in a World Cup - to start proceedings.

Sri Lanka put up a fight, but would ultimately lose by 102 runs. Proteas’ stars Aiden Markram, Quinton de Kock and Rassie van der Dussen all scored centuries in an impressive victory.

Australia will be somewhat buoyed by their recent tour of South Africa, where they earned two comfortable victories with a depleted squad but ultimately lost the five-match series.

This time around, superstars Josh Hazelwood, Mitchell Starc, Steve Smith and match-winner Glenn Maxwell will hope to get one over their southern hemisphere rivals.

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