Fans gather in Cardiff to support their teams, despite unfavourable weather conditions predicted, as the Proteas take on Afghanistan.
The Proteas will be desperately hoping that their World Cup dreams are not washed away on Saturday, with inclement conditions predicted for their must-win clash against Afghanistan.
South Africa have to beat Afghanistan well in Cardiff on Saturday in order to boost their net run rate and keep their slim playoff hopes alive, writes JON CARDINELLI.
The SA Cricket magazine team are predicting that the Proteas will get their World Cup back on track with a win over Afghanistan in Cardiff.
Afghanistan face the winless Proteas at the Cardiff Wales stadium. Our experts play selector and pick their XIs.
Rashid Khan will aim to inspire Afghanistan as they adopt a no-fear approach during their World Cup campaign.
Following a blistering performance in the Asia Cup, Rashid Khan has risen to No 1 in the ICC ODI all-rounder rankings.
A stunning century by Mohammad Shahzad and ruthless bowling by Rashid Khan and Mohammad Nabi earned Afghanistan an unforgettable tie against India in the Asia Cup.
A nail-biting contest between Bangladesh and Afghanistan went right down to the wire, with Bangladesh grabbing victory by just three runs after an action packed final over.
A brilliant cricketing performance by Pakistan and Afghanistan went down to a thrilling last over, with the contest being decided in dramatic fashion.
Rashid Khan, who celebrates his 20th birthday today, helped Afghanistan to a mammoth 136-run victory over Bangladesh in their inconsequential Group B Asia Cup fixture.
Afghanistan managed to post a competitive 255 runs in the first innings of their dead-rubber encounter with Bangladesh thanks to a late onslaught from Rashid Khan and Gulbadin Naib.
Afghanistan knocked Sri Lanka out of the Asia Cup after a shock 91-run defeat in Abu Dhabi.
Afghanistan fought back brilliantly to beat Ireland to take the ODI series 2-1 in Belfast.
Ireland finally found their feet against Afghanistan to level the ODI series 1-1 in Belfast.