Super 12 – South Africa vs West Indies Preview & Prediction
When is South Africa vs West Indies taking place? South Africa vs West Indies will take place on Tuesday 26thOctober, 2021 at 11:00 (UK)
Where is South Africa vs West Indies taking place? South Africa vs West Indies will take place at Dubai International Cricket Stadium in Dubai
What is the expected weather for South Africa vs West Indies? 32-34c dry with sunny intervals and a gentle breeze
Where can I get tickets for South Africa vs West Indies? Visit here for the latest ticket information for South Africa vs West Indies
What TV channel is South Africa vs West Indies on in the UK? South Africa vs West Indies will be televised live on Sky Sports
Where can I stream South Africa vs West Indies? Sky Sports subscribers can stream South Africa vs West Indieslive on Sky Go
THE TEAM NEWS
- South Africa were beaten narrowly by Australia in their opening Super 12 fixture, losing by five wickets after their score of 118/9 was chased down in 19.4 overs.
- The Proteas opted to field two spin-bowlers against Australia, but may be tempted to field an extra pace bowler in Lungi Ngidi in Dubai, where the pitch should prove better for batting than it was in Abu Dhabi.
- West Indies’ first match of this T20 World Cup saw them shocked after being bowled out for just 55 against England and despite taking four wickets in reply, fell to defeat in the space of only 8.2 overs.
- After such a comprehensive loss, it wouldn’t be a surprise if West Indies were to just chalk it down as a one off and retain the same team for this one, although Oshane Thomas represents a decent bowling option should they wish to make a change.
Whilst South Africa suffered a far narrower defeat than the West Indies in their respective first Super 12 fixtures, West Indies are certain to show much improved performance here. In this form of the game, it’s very easy for a batting unit to bounce back after being skittled out in their most recent innings and when taking into account the power, experience and quality of this Windies batting order, it would be no surprise to see them rack up a significantly higher score in this one. South Africa’s bowling attack is a tough proposition, but this Dubai pitch is expected to prove a decent one for batting and with Proteas’ lower order lacking the power of West Indies, back Kieron Pollard’s side to come out on top in this one.