West Indies host South Africa for a full-series comprising of two Tests and five T20Is starting with the first Test from June 10 The Test matches will be played at St Lucia while the T20Is will be played at Grenada. Both teams have newly appointed Test skippers. While the Windies will be led by Kraig Brathwaite, the Proteans will be led by Dean Elgar who took over the captaincy from Quinton De Kock earlier this year in March.
Talking about the previous series of both teams, South Africa lost a Test series against Pakistan 2-0. The Men in Green won the first Test by seven wickets and the second Test by 95 runs. South Africa have a big challenge ahead of them to adapt to the new conditions.
West Indies playing at home will be a huge advantage for the team. They beat Bangladesh in a Test series previously, while their next series against Sri Lanka ended in a draw. Out of the 28 matches played between two sides, South Africa have won 18 Tests, while the Windies just 3. Seven matches ended in a draw.
In India: 7.30 pm (IST)
In WI: 10 am (Local Time)
The West Indies vs South Africa First Test will be telecasted live on Fan code in India
South Africa: SuperSports Channel
Caribbean: Flow Sports
UK– BT Sport
Australia: Fox Cricket
Squads For West Indies vs South Africa 2021, First Test
WI: Kraigg Brathwaite (c), Jermaine Blackwood (VC), Nkrumah Bonner, Darren Bravo, Roston Chase, Rahkeem Cornwall, Joshua Da Silva, Shannon Gabriel, Jahmar Hamilton, Jason Holder, Shai Hope, Alzarri Joseph, Kyle Mayers, Kieran Powell, Kemar Roach, Jayden Seales, Jomel Warrican
SA: Dean Elgar (c), Temba Bavuma (vc), Quinton de Kock, Sarel Erwee, Beuran Hendricks, George Linde, Keshav Maharaj, Lungi Ngidi, Aiden Markram, Wiaan Mulder, Anrich Nortje, Keegan Peterson , Kagiso Rabada, Rassie van der Dussen, Kyle Verreynne, Tabraiz Shamsi, Lizaad Williams , Prenelan Subrayen, Marco Jansen