National Cricket Stadium, St George’s, Grenada is all set to host the fifth and final T20I between West Indies and South Africa on Saturday, July 03. The series is level at 2-2, West Indies won the fourth T20I with the help of a special inning from skipper Kieron Pollard and veteran Dwayne Bravo‘s 4-wicket haul. Chasing 168 to win, the Proteas reached scored 146/9 as the Windies won by 21 runs.
West Indies won the first game comprehensively by 8 wickets. South Africa pulled back by winning the second and the third T20Is back to back. West Indies played some brilliant cricket and won the fourth T20I to take the series to a decider. Whoever wins the last game will win the series which has been a closely contested one so far. The inexperienced Protean side has fought neck to neck with the experienced Windies side to dish out some relishing cricket.
Meanwhile, if the Proteas win the final game, it will be their first T20I series win in over two years. Since their previous series win in March 2019, they have lost two series each against England and Pakistan and one against Australia. The Proteas also managed to draw a series against India. A Protean side led by JP Duminy won their last T20I series against Sri Lanka in March 2019.
West Indies vs South Africa, 5th T20I- Match Prediction
Total Matches Played- 14
West Indies Win %- 42.85
South Africa Win %- 57.14
Average First Innings Score– 173
Average Second Innings Score-165
Who Will Score Most Runs– Chris Gayle/ Kieron Pollard
Who Will Take Most Wickets- Dwayne Bravo/Jason Holder
Who Will Score Most Runs- David Miller/Quinton De Kock
Who Will Take Most Wickets– Kagiso Rabada/Keshav Maharaj
Who Will Win The Match- Match Prediction
South Africa has shown good grit and determination to fight against an experienced Windies side. However, the presence of power-hitters like Gayle, Russell, and Pollard himself make the side stronger than their opposition. Windies to win the match and the series.