Lungi Ngidi is expected to return when South Africa takes on New Zealand in the match 25 of the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 on Wednesday, June 19. The match will be played at the Edgbaston Cricket Ground in Birmingham. at 9:30 AM GMT, 11:30 AM SAST, 8:30 PM NZDT.

South Africa has played five matches so far in this tournament and won only one of them. They have lost three matches while another match was called off due to rain.

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They are placed at the eight position on the points table. New Zealand, on the other hand, is placed at the third position having played four matches. They have won three of them while the other match was called off due to rain. In seven World Cup matches, New Zealand has the upper hand to South Africa by 5-2.

SA vs. NZ Broadcast details

SuperSport will telecast SA vs. NZ Live in South Africa. The live streaming will be available on the SuperSport app and website for the viewers in South Africa.

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Sky Sports will broadcast the match live in New Zealand. The viewers in New Zealand can watch the online streaming of the game via the app and the website of Sky Sports and SkyGo, respectively. Star Sports will telecast the match live in India. Hotstar will avail the live streaming of the game in the Indian subcontinent via its app and the website for the premium subscribers.

Read: England vs Afghanistan live streaming on Sky Sports website on Tuesday: ICC WC 2019

Hendricks likely to make way for Ngidi

After having a lot of initial struggles, the Proteas found a win finally against Afghanistan in their previous match.

With Lungi Ngidi fit, it seems that the only change which will happen in the lineup is that of Ngidi coming in place of Beuran Hendricks. Other than this, Proteas are likely to stick to the same XI from the Afghanistan match.

Sodhi in reckoning once again

Ish Sodhi could be back in the reckoning as New Zealand may realize the vulnerability of the Proteas' batting line against leg-spin. If Sodhi is brought back into the side, either Lockie Ferguson or Matt Henry will be dropped.

At this time, Ferguson and Henry both are in some good form with the ball. Colin Munro could also make way for Henry Nicholls, who seems to have found full fitness after his injury.

Spinners could come into play as this is the first match at this ground for the World Cup. The wicket should be good for batting without any doubts. The pacers will swing the ball initially with the new ball. The weather forecast predicts some showers in the afternoon, but they might not harm the match too much.

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