Kieron Pollard and Temba Bavuma
Kieron Pollard and Temba Bavuma (Credit: Twitter)

SA vs WI- Prediction, Who Will Win The Match Between South Africa And West Indies? ICC T20 World Cup 2021 Match 18. South Africa and West Indies will lock horns in their upcoming game in ICC T20 World Cup 2021. The SA vs WI clash will take place on October 26 at Dubai International Cricket Stadium. Both the teams are part of group 1 in the tournament. Both of them lost their previous matches in the tournament.

West Indies lost their opening game of T20 World Cup 2021 to England by 6 wickets. Batting first, West Indies faced a miserable batting collapse in the match. Losing wickets right from the start, WI were bowled out for just 55. Chris Gayle was the only batsman to score in double digits with his 13. For England, spinner Adil Rashid grabbed 4 wickets while Moeen Ali and Tymal Mills picked 2 wickets each.

West Indies vs England, ICC T20 World Cup 2021
West Indies vs England (Image Credit: Twitter)

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Later, England lost 4 wickets till the score of 39. However, opener Jos Buttler secured his wicket from the start and ultimately bagged the victory for the team with his unbeaten 24 runs. England won the match in just 8.2 overs by 6 wickets and moved to the top of group 1 points table with 2 points and a powerful net run rate.

South Africa vs Australia, ICC T20 World Cup 2021
South Africa vs Australia (Image Credit: Twitter)

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Talking about South Africa, they lost to Australia in their opening game of ICC T20 World Cup 2021. Batting first in the match, South Africa lost a few quick wickets at the start. As a result, they could only manage a total of 118-9 on the scoreboard. Aiden Markram was the team’s highest run-getter with 40 runs off 36 balls.

Later, Australia lost 2 wickets quickly at the start of their batting. However, Steve Smith hit 35 runs for the team. When Aussies were 5 wickets down, Marcus Stoinis and Matthew Wade handled the innings well with unbeaten 24 and 16. Australia eventually won the match by 5 wickets in the final over.

South Africa vs Australia
South Africa vs Australia (Credits: AP)

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SA vs WI- Prediction, Who Will Win The Match Between South Africa And West Indies? ICC T20 World Cup 2021 Match 18

SA vs WI Head-to-Head Records

Stats Matches SA Won WI Won No Result
Overall 15 9 6 0
At Dubai International Cricket Stadium 0 0 0 0
In the last 5 matches 5 3 2 0
In ICC T20 World Cup 3 2 1 0

Recent Venue Records (Dubai International Cricket Stadium)

Stats- T20

Total Matches- 61

Matches won batting first- 34

Matches won bowling first- 26

Average 1st innings score- 144

Average 2nd innings score- 122

Highest total recorded- 211/6 (20 Ov) by IRE vs SCO

Lowest total recorded- 71/10 (13.2 Ov) by IRE vs AFG

Highest score chased- 183/5 (19.4 Ov) by AFG vs UAE

Lowest score defended- 134/7 (20 Ov) by OMAN vs HK

Toss Prediction for SA vs WI Match

The SA vs WI match will take place at Dubai International Cricket Stadium in UAE. The team winning the toss will opt to bowl first. Due to the due factor, most of the teams are opting to bowl first. The due helps the batting team during the later half of the play while the bowling second team have to face issues.

Predicted Scores for SA vs WI Match

Team 1st batting 2nd batting
WI 150-170 140-160
SA 150-170  150-160

Players’ Form- South Africa- Batting

South Africa, T20 World Cup 2021
South Africa (Image Credit: Twitter)

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Players Matches  Runs  Average 
Aiden Markram 1 40 40.0
Kagiso Rabada 1 19
David Miller 1 16 16.0
Heinrich Klaasen 1 13 13.0
Temba Bavuma 1 12 12.0
Quinton de Kock 1 7 7.0

Who will score the most runs for South Africa in the match: Quinton de Kock or Aiden Markram

Players’ Form-South Africa- Bowling

SA vs WI- Prediction, Who Will Win The Match Between South Africa And West Indies? ICC T20 World Cup 2021 Match 18

 

Players Matches  Wickets  Average 
Anrich Nortje 1 2 10.5
Tabraiz Shamsi 1 1 22.0
Keshav Maharaj 1 1 23.0
Kagiso Rabada 1 1 28.0
Dwaine Pretorius 1 0

Who will pick the most wickets for South Africa in the match: Kagiso Rabada or Anrich Nortje

Players’ Form- West Indies- Batting

West Indies team, T20 World Cup 2021
West Indies team. Photo-Twitter

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Players Matches  Runs  Average 
Chris Gayle 1 13 13.0
Shimron Hetmyer 1 9 9.0
Akeal Hosein 1 6
Evin Lewis 1 6 6.0
Kieron Pollard 1 6 6.0
Dwayne Bravo 1 5 5.0

Who will score the most runs for West Indies in the match: Shimron Hetmyer or Evin Lewis

Players’ Form-West Indies- Bowling

Ravi Rampaul
Image Source: Twitter
Players Matches  Wickets Average 
Akeal Hosein 1 2 12.0
Ravi Rampaul 1 1 14.0
Kieron Pollard 1 0
Obed McCoy 1 0

Who will the pick most wickets for West Indies in the match: Akeal Hosein or Ravi Rampual