For a cricket lover, it is a great treat to have a world cup match every day. in the list of the matches today the match is scheduled for the teams South Africa and West Indies in The Anges Bowl, Southampton at 3.00 PM IST.
South Africa has played in 3 matches and since they have lost all the 3 matches they are at the 9th position with no points. When looking at West Indies they have played in 2 matches, won in 1 out of 2 and hold the 7th position in the World Cup 2019 Table of Points.
Tabraiz Shamsi is expected to be dropped from the list of left-handers in the opposition ranks. Either Dwaine Pretorius or Beuran Hendricks is in the batting line up, other than that the batting up in same as earlier. Faf de Plessis, Rassie Van Der Dussen and Quinton De Knock had a great start in the match but still, they could not convert the score to the big one. The current victory is crucial for South Africa to move successful y in the World Cup 2019.
- The Playing 11: Hashim Amla/ Aiden Markram, Quinton De Knock, Faf du Plessis, JP Duminy, Rassie Van der Dussen, David Miller, Andile Pjehlukwayo, Chris Morris, Kagiso Rabada, Tabraiz Shamsi/ Beuran Hendricks, Imran Tahir
There are no changes expected from the team West Indies in the current match. Chris Gayle and Evin Lewis was the explosive opener to book the score from the early of the match. Shai Hope who is in good form in the recent times is expected to offer some calmness required in the match. On the other hand, Pooran and Hetmyer are capable of hitting some boundaries whereas Russell, Brathwaithe and Holder will fulfill the requirements as allrounders.
- The Playing 11: Chris Gayle, Evin Lewis, Sjai Hope, Nicholas Pooran, Jason Holder, Shimron Hetmyer, Andre Russell, Ashley Nurse, Carlos Brathwaite, Sheldon Cotrell, Oshane Thomas
Head to head matches in ODI’s
Total number of ODI matches: 61
Number of matches won by South Africa: 44
Number of matches won by West Indies: 15
No results/ Abandoned/ Tied/ Cancelled: 2
Head to heads in a world cup
Total number of World Cup matches: 6
Number of matches won by South Africa: 4
Number of matches won by West Indies: 2
No results/ Abandoned/ Tied/ Cancelled: 0
What to expect during the time of match?
There is a little chance for rain during the time of the match but it is not going to affect the match highly. The ground is the best for having a good number of wickets; also several matches in the past have a good score in the ground.
On the whole, the match is going to be critical; especially for the team South Africa it is highly important to have a victory to open their account in the World cup 2019. It is going to be the best entertainment for the fans of the teams and cricket lovers.