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India Vs South Africa 2011 Cricket World Cup Match

When it comes to a cricket match between India and South Africa, the excitement knows no bound. Cricket lovers throughout India are keenly waiting for the moment when the national team takes on the Proteas in an electrifying world cup match. India vs South Africa World Cup 2011 match will take place on Saturday, March 12, 2011. Cricket fans will get the opportunity to watch the clash of the titans. This is a Group B match and the 29th match of the prestigious event. The game will take place at Vidarbha Cricket Association Stadium in Nagpur, Maharashtra. In India, the match will be broadcasted on ESPNStar Network (including Star Cricket) and DD National (Doordarshan). In South Africa, all the viewers can see the match on SABC and Supersport.

Match Timing and Venue

The game will take place on March 12, 2011 and it will begin at 14:30 p.m. IST. India vs South Africa World Cup 2011 will be a day night encounter. Cricket fanatics in South Africa can see the game from 11 a.m. local time. The India vs South Africa World Cup 2011 match will take place at Vidarbha Cricket Association Stadium in Nagpur.

How to Reach Vidarbha Cricket Association Stadium

The VCA Stadium is situated in the civil lines of Nagpur city. The closest airport is in the Sonegaon Airport in Nagpur. However, it is located at a significant distance from the arena. You can fly to Nagpur Sonegaon Airport and take a taxi to the ground. The Nagpur Railway Station is nearer to the stadium, so train is a simpler means of conveyance. The distance is approximately 15 km (around 20-25 mins. drive). Other than these, there are buses and private cars that you can hire to reach the arena.

Strength of India and South Africa

India is one of the contenders of this tournament. Their experienced bowling and batting lineups would certainly make a difference.

South Africa has a formidable side. Batsmen like AB De Villiers, Hashim Amla, and Graeme Smith, the captain himself, would put up a brave fight against the mighty Indians. Fast bowler Dale Steyn will be the one to watch out.

Our best wishes to both South Africa and India to do well in the upcoming cricket world cup match.


You can purchase tickets from the Vidarbha Cricket Association offices at various gates of the Nagpur Stadium. You can also purchase them online.

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Last Updated on 01 April 2011

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