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South Africa vs West Indies: At a glance

Published on : 10 June 2019, 12:47 PM
South Africa vs West Indies: At a glance

South Africa have become desperate to win this match since they couldn’t make a single victory in any of the first three matches. The proteas have suffered three losses is three matches. Currently they are at the bottom of the points table.

West Indies, on the other hand, started this World Cup with a victory but got defeated against Australia in the second match. They are coming back to the field with new strategies defeat South Africa today.

Head to Head in World Cup:

South Africa vs West Indies

Total matches- 6

South Africa won- 4

West Indies won- 2


No Result - 0

Head to Head in One-Day Internationals:

South Africa vs West Indies

Total matches- 61

South Africa won- 44

West Indies won- 15


No Result- 1


Kagiso Rabada from South Africa`s World Cup squad is the highest wicket-taker of the IPL 2019 edition.  In his debut match in 2015, Rabada tool took 6 wickets for 16 runs against Bangladesh in Mirpur.

X Factor

Chris Gayle has the ability to stand alone in front of the opposition and win the match single-handedly. Even at the last phase of the career, aged 39, the Universe Boss is like a storm in the field.

In the 23 innings, he hit 101 sixes, scoring a six in every 10 balls. If he remains in the crease up to 15/20 overs, he can destroy the opponent alone. In this World Cup, Chris Gayle has made a half-century against Pakistan but fell prey to wrong umpiring against Australia. Of course, he won’t miss the chance to show his strength against Proteas in the field tpday.

Those who can be game changers for West Indies

Jason Holder

Allrounder Holder made a half-century against Australia in the last match.

Oshane Thomas

From the first day of the World Cup, Thomas is showing magic with the ball. He got four wickets in the match against Pakistan. Everyone is waiting to watch his performance against the Proteas.


West Indies could win their last match if Russell had not been out due to his unnecessary dangerous shot. He is one of the most destructive batsmen of the present time.

Those who can be the game changer for South Africa

Although there are a lot of expectations on the Proteas, they failed to give hope in the first three matches. Steyn was ruled out of the World Cup due to injury. Lungi was dropped out during the India`s match for hamstring injury. Continuous losses in three matches have left the team in frustration. However, Faf Du Plessis, Hashim Amla, Quinton de Kock, Kagiso Rabada, and Imran Tahir could be game changers for South Africa.

Match schedule:

3:00 pm

Match venue:

Hampshire Bowl, Southampton

Directly broadcasters:

Gazi TV, Maasranga Television and BTV


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