Westindies look fancy to win 1st20 vs South africa in today’s match.
Overview of Today’s match
WI Vs SA , 1st t20 cricket match
Place – Saint George, Grenada
Time – 11:30pm(IST)
2 PM (ECT)
Both teams will play today with each other t20 international cricket match after a gap of five years.
South Africa won comfortably in a test match vs west indies in an ongoing tour last week. But t20 cricket match is a different ball game. Westindies are known to strong t20 side.
Today’s game going to be so exciting to watch because the presence of hard hitting batsman in the windies cricket team like Match winner Chris Gayle
champion allrounder Kieren Pollard, bowling allrounder Holder & Experienced allrounder Dwayne bravo & powerful striker Andre Russell & in the bowling Department windies have recruited young pacer Jayden Seales. All of these batsman & bowler make westindies side most strongest & most experienced star-studded t20 team in the cricket world ever & most fascinating to watch for a cricket lover.
On the Other hand South African side not much behind but clearly they don’t have much Experienced current t20 team. But still, they have batsman like Temba bavuma , de kock , david Miller & bowler like rabada, nortje, ngidi .
A fit-again Temba Bavuma will lead South Africa for the first time in T20Is, against a West Indies side filled with superstars
Westindies would like to start their t20 campaign with a win as they were below par in the recently concluded test match.
West Indies LLWLW (Last five completed T20Is, most recent written first)
South Africa LLLWL
Recent Form & win is with west indies side.
All eyes will be on batsmen like Chris gayle & Andre Russell. Later known to hit stroke with brutal force.
South Africa team news
Bavuma has fully recovered from injury and should partner with Quinton de Kock at the top of the order, which forced Janneman Malan to sit out. Kyle Verreynneal may find a spot. South Africa has a powerful fast bowler in the world likes of rabada, ngidi & nortje.
West Indies (predicted team)
1 Evin Lewis, 2 Lendl Simmons,
3 Chris Gayle, 4 Nicholas Pooran (wk),
5 Kieron Pollard (capt), 6 Jason Holder, 7 Andre Russell, 8 Dwayne Bravo, 9 Fabian Allen, 10 Kevin Sinclair, 11 Fidel Edwards
South Africa (predicted team): 1 Temba Bavuma (captain) 2 Quinton de kock
(wk), 3 Rassie van der Dussen, 4 Heinrich Klaasen, 5 David Miller, 6 George Linde, 7 Andile Phehlukwayo/Sisanda Magala 8 Kagiso Rabada, 9 Anrich Nortje, 10 Lungi Ngidi, 11 Tabraiz Shamsi
Pitch & conditions
The National Cricket Stadium in Grenada has only hosted one T20I so far in January last year. More than 400 runs were scored in that game when West Indies hosted Ireland. A year earlier ODI between West Indies and England scored more than 800 runs in Run feasting Day.
So spectators can predict big runs but only if the weather permits. It has been raining continuously in Grenada ahead of the match & the chance of rain is so high in today’s match.
Who will win today match ?
west indies likely to win today’s match.