South Africa and Australia are going to face each other for playing 3 T20 matches bilateral series in the month of August-September 2023 on the soil of South Africa. The cricket authorities of both nations have already planned and declared the schedule for upcoming South Africa vs Australia T20 series 2023. The SA vs Aus T20 series 2023 will consist of 3 T20 internationals which will be held at Kingsmead Cricket Ground in Durban. The T20 series between South Africa and Australia 2023 will kick off their journey with the 1st T20I on 30 August 2023 at Kingsmead Cricket Ground, Durban, then the 2nd and 3rd T20 of the series will be held on 1 September and 3 September at the same venue.
Australia will come to South Africa under the captaincy of Pat Cummins along with Andrew McDonald as a head coach whereas Aiden Markram will handle the responsibility of captain for South Africa under the coaching of Rob Walter. The Australian skipper, Pat Cummins is a fast bowler who has appeared in 50 T20I and has taken 55 wickets. On the other hand, the South African captain, Aiden Markram is skilled enough to perform with both bat and ball and he has added 931 runs and taken 7 wickets from his 33 T20Is. In terms of ICC ranking, South Africa is sitting at the number 5th position whereas Australia is holding the 6th position in the list.
The last time Australia came to South Africa was in Feb 2023 in order to play 3 T20 matches series. Australia won the first and third T20 whereas South Africa achieved victory in the second T20 of the series, thus Australia won the series by a 2-1 margin. In the T20 internationals, South Africa and Australia faced each other on 22 occasions where Australia achieved victory on 14 occasions and South Africa could win 8 matches. Overall, Australia has appeared in 174 T20 matches where they successfully got the triumph in 91 matches and faced defeat in 76 matches with 3 ties and 4 matches ending without any result. On the other hand, South Africa has contested 168 T20I matches where they defeated their opponent in 95 matches and faced defeat in 69 matches with 1 tie and 3 matches ending without any outcome.
It would be interesting to watch how Australia will perform to capture the series and how South Africa will handle Australian players in the upcoming T20 series between South Africa and Australia 2023.