New Zealand vs South Africa, World Cup 2019: Imran Tahir's battle with Kane Williamson to watch out for

Kane Williamson is a good player of spin, but Tahir has a good record against the Kiwi.
New Zealand vs South Africa, World Cup 2019: Imran Tahir's battle with Kane Williamson to watch out forNew Zealand vs South Africa, World Cup 2019: Imran Tahir's battle with Kane Williamson to watch out for
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After a couple of one-sided encounters, South Africa and New Zealand will face each other on Wednesday, in what should be an exciting battle. The two key players for this game will be Imran Tahir and Kane Williamson - and the battle between the duo will go a long way in deciding the result of this match. 

After failing in a couple of matches, Tahir got back to his best against Afghanistan, where he tricked the rivals with his googlies. Back among the wickets, the Proteas bowler will be the key component in a crucial game. 

The Kiwi batters are traditionally known to struggle against spin, something that came to the fore when the team met Bangladesh earlier in the tournament. This weakness was also highlighted when the team met India earlier in the year and were constantly troubled by Yuzvendra Chahal and Kuldeep Yadav. However, they have in their ranks Kane Williamson, who is arguably the best player of spin. 

But the skipper has a poor record against Tahir - getting dismissed by him in four out of ten innings. The Proteas will look to bowl his quicker deliveries that skid off the surface to the Kiwi captain. The balls that are pitched on the off-stump and shape back into the batter always get the better of Williamson, and if the batter is not careful, he might end up playing one onto his pads.

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