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South Africa vs West Indies Playing XI Prediction: Both Teams Expected to Ring in the Changes

Cricketnext Staff |June 10, 2019, 8:33 AM IST
South Africa vs West Indies Playing XI Prediction: Both Teams Expected to Ring in the Changes

The Faf du Plessis-led South Africa will be looking to turn the tide against the West Indies when they take on each other in their 2019 ICC World Cup in Southampton on Monday (June 10).

The Proteas come into the game having lost three consecutive World Cup matches for the first time and have to get their act together to keep their campaign intact.

At the other end will be West Indies, who began the tournament with a thumping win against Pakistan before being handed a rude reality check by the defending champions Australia in their second game.

The pitch at the Rose Bowl is a good track for batting, as evidenced by England and Pakistan scoring 273 and 361 at this ground last month.

Spin may be a factor too, as Yuzvendra Chahal showed in India’s first match against South Africa and there might be some assistance for pacers as the skies are expected to be cloudy that day.

While South Africa, with an injury concern to Lungi Ngidi, are more desperate for a win than the West Indians, both sides will surely want to return to winning ways before it is too late to make amends.

South Africa Likely XI: Faf Du Plessis, Hashim Amla, Quinton de Kock, JP Duminy, Beuran Hendricks, Aiden Markram, Chris Morris, Andile Phehlukwayo, Kagiso Rabada, Imran Tahir, Rassie van der Dussen

West Indies Likely XI: Jason Holder, Carlos Brathwaite, Darren Bravo, Sheldon Cottrell, Chris Gayle, Shai Hope, Evin Lewis, Ashley Nurse, Nicholas Pooran, Andre Russell, Oshane Thomas.

Cricket World Cup Points Table

Pos Team P W L T/NR PTS NRR
1
NZ
6 5 0 1 11 +1.30
2
AUS
6 5 1 0 10 +0.84
3
IND
5 4 0 1 9 +0.80
4
ENG
6 4 2 0 8 +1.45
5
BAN
7 3 3 1 7 -0.13
6
SL
6 2 2 2 6 -1.11
7
PAK
6 2 3 1 5 -1.26
8
WI
6 1 4 1 3 +0.19
9
SA
7 1 5 1 3 -0.32
10
AFG
7 0 7 0 0 -1.63

Team Rankings

Rank Team Points Rating
1 India 3631 113
2 New Zealand 2547 111
3 South Africa 2917 108
4 England 3663 105
5 Australia 2640 98
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Rank Team Points Rating
1 England 5720 124
2 India 5990 122
3 New Zealand 4121 114
4 South Africa 4647 111
5 Australia 4805 109
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Rank Team Points Rating
1 Pakistan 7365 283
2 England 4253 266
3 South Africa 4196 262
4 Australia 5471 261
5 India 7273 260
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