West Indies vs South Africa Dream11 Prediction, Fantasy Cricket Tips, Playing XI, Pitch Report, Dream11 Team, and Injury Update of 1st Test match. South African team is on a 2-Test and 5-T20I matches series tour of West Indies.
The series kick starts on Thursday, 10th of June with a Test match at Gross Islet, St Lucia. Both the teams are filled with quality fast bowlers but their batsmen are struggling with form, this series promises to be the one for the fast bowlers to showcase the fear of fast bowling.
WI vs SA West Indies Tour of South Africa 1st Test Match details:
The 1st match of the Test Series between West Indies and South Africa will be played from 10th of June till 15th of June at Gros Islet, St Lucia.
The game is scheduled to begin at 7:30 PM IST and the live feed can be seen on SonyLiv and Star network while the live score and commentary can be seen on the CricketAddictor website.
WI vs SA West Indies Tour of South Africa 1st Test Match Preview:
Dean Elgar will lead the Proteas team in the upcoming Test series, they have a weakened batting lineup but their bowling squad is top-notch. They have handed a call up to two of the new domestic players, Prenelan Subrayen and Lizaad Williams into their 19-man squad that traveled to the Caribbean.
Kagiso Rabada and Anrich Nortje will lead the bowling attack while Aiden Markram and Dean Algar will have to do most of the batting.
West Indies have a solid squad with the likes of Roston Chase and Shai Hope making a comeback into the squad. They summoned the Under-19 star bowler Jayden Seales into the squad and is most likely to make his debut in this series.
Kemar Roach and Shannon Gabriel will be their main bowlers while Kraigg Braithwaite and Shai Hope, along with Jason Holder will be shouldering the responsibilities of batting.
WI vs SA West Indies Tour of South Africa 1st Test Match Weather Report:
As per the weather reports, there may be rain on Day 2 and Day 3, but the rest of the days will be bright and sunny. The temperature is expected to be around 17°C.
WI vs SA West Indies Tour of South Africa 1st Test Match Pitch Report:
The pitch at Gros Islet St Lucia is a bowling-friendly wicket, it has bounce and pace to offer, also spinners will come into play from Day 3 onwards.
Average 1st innings score:
Record of chasing teams:
40% of the matches have been won by the chasing side here in recent 5 matches.
WI vs SA West Indies Tour of South Africa 1st Test Match Injury Update:
(Will be added when there is an update)
WI vs SA West Indies Tour of South Africa 1st Test Match Squads:
West Indies: Kraigg Brathwaite (c), Jermaine Blackwood, Nkrumah Bonner, Darren Bravo, Roston Chase, Rahkeem Cornwall, Kemar Roach, Shannon Gabriel, Jayden Seales, Jason Holder, Shai Hope
Bench: Alzarri Joseph, Kyle Mayers, Kieran Powell, Jomel Warrican
South Africa: Dean Elgar (c), Temba Bavuma, Quinton de Kock, Sarel Erwee, Beuran Hendricks, Rassie van der Dussen, Keshav Maharaj, Lungi Ngidi, Aiden Markram, Kagiso Rabada, Anrich Nortje
Bench: Keegan Peterson, Wiaan Mulder, Kyle Verreynne, Tabraiz Shamsi, Lizaad Williams, Prenelan Subrayen, Marco Jansen.
WI vs SA Top Picks for Dream11 Prediction And Fantasy Cricket Tips:
Jason Holder is a quality all-rounder and ranks amongst the world’s best all-rounders, he can bat long and pick wickets in bunches, he is an extremely talented player, and is the best choice for captaincy.
Roston Chase is making his comeback into the team, he scored a half-century and took 4 wickets in the practice match. He bowls off-spin and is a good Test player.
Kagiso Rabada is amongst the top fast bowlers in the world, he is an aggressive bowler and has the ability to take wickets on any surface. He will be a safe multiplier pick in the small leagues.
Dean Elgar will be controlling the troops in the Test arena for the South Africa team after Quinton de Kock stepped down from captaincy. He is among the top 10 best Test players currently and will be an important pick.
WI vs SA West Indies Tour of South Africa 1st Test Match Captain and Vice-Captain Choices:
Captain – Jason Holder, Roston Chase
Vice-Captain – Kagiso Rabada, Dean Elgar
Suggested Playing XI No.1 for WI vs SA Dream11 Team:
Keeper – Quinton de Cock, Shai Hope
Batsmen – Kraigg Braithwaite, Aiden Markram, Dean Elgar (VC)
All-rounders – Jason Holder (C), Roston Chase
Bowlers – Kagiso Rabada, Anrich Nortje, Lungi Ngidi, Shannon Gabriel
Suggested Playing XI No.2 for WI vs SA Dream11 Team:
Keeper – Quinton de Cock, Shai Hope (C)
Batsmen – Kraigg Braithwaite, Aiden Markram, Dean Elgar
All-rounders – Jason Holder, Roston Chase
Bowlers – Kagiso Rabada (VC), Anrich Nortje, Lungi Ngidi, Shannon Gabriel
WI vs SA West Indies Tour of South Africa 1st Test Match Expert Advice:
The venue offers a lot of bounce for the fast bowlers. Also, swing and seam, along with reverse swing will be on offer to them. Batsman will struggle for most parts except when the ball is 30-50 oversold. So prefer picking more fast bowlers and a few spinning all-rounders in your fantasy team for good ranking in small as well as grand leagues.
WI vs SA West Indies Tour of South Africa 1st Test Match Probable Winners:
South Africa has a quality pace attack which will be the deciding factor in this series, hence we expect them to win the 1st Test.