South Africa Vs West Indies My Dream 11


Match: RSA vs WI, Match 15

Date: Monday, June 10, 2019Time:09:30 AM GMT

Venue: The Rose Bowl, Southampton

Umpires: Rod Tucker, Paul Wilson

Third Umpire: Kumar Dharmasena

Match Referee: David BoonSouth

Weather: Rain is forecast around match start time, but nothing severe to affect the game in a big way.

Pitch: The wicket at Southampton got a nice trim on the eve of the game, resembling the one used for 373 vs 361 games between England and Pakistan last month. Following Yuzvendra Chahal's exploits in the earlier game, spin too should play a part


Venue Record: 

Avg 1st inn score: 260
Avg 2nd inn score:214
Highest Total: 373/3 (50 Ov) by ENG vs PAK
Lowest Total: 65/10 (24 Ov) by USA vs AUS
Highest Chased: 306/7 (49 Ov) by NZ vs ENG
Lowest Defended: 251/7 (50 Ov) by ENG vs SL

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Batsman To Watch:

Quinton de Kock, Faf du Plessis, Shai Hope, Chris Gayle

Bowlers To Watch:

Imran Thair, Kagiso Rabada, Oshane Thomas, Shannon Gabriel

Team News:

South Africa


With three matches already done and dusted and Proteas struggling with injuries, the problems do not seem to end for them. Their premier pace bowler, Dale Steyn, has already been ruled out of the tournament due to a shoulder injury and with Ngidi too struggling with fitness, their bowling is now left to be merely a shadow of what they were like coming into the tournament.

South Africa has so far lost three out of three matches played and another win here would need them to win all their remaining five matches so as to have even a mathematical chance to qualify.

Their performance was downright poor in the first two matches in all the departments of the game, including fielding, but they would take heart from the way their bowlers went about their business against India.

Their batting, however, has been found struggling in all their matches. Twice they've succumbed to pressure while chasing whereas Indian bowlers got better of them in the third ODI. Barring Faf du Plessis, no batsmen have looked settled at the crease for them which is definitely a cause of concern for their management.

The likes of Quinton de Kock, David Miller, and Hashim Amla would have to use their experience and bail them out of the trouble with a win in their upcoming fixture. One thing which is going for them is that they bat deep, but that could only be useful if their batsmen contribute something substantial.

With Tabraiz Shamsi not be as effective as they'd have wanted him to be and conditions likely to suit quicker bowlers, Beuaran Hendricks might be drafted into playing eleven. Apart from that, the Proteas are expected to continue with the same set of players they fielded in the last match.

Africa Squad:

Hashim Amla, Quinton de Kock, Faf du Plessis, Rassie van der Dussen, David Miller, Jean-Paul Duminy, Andile Phehlukwayo, Chris Morris, Kagiso Rabada, Imran Tahir, Tabraiz Shamsi, Beuran Hendricks, Dwaine Pretorius, Aiden Markram

Probable Playing 11: Hashim Amla/Aiden Markram, Quinton de Kock (wk), Faf du Plessis (c), Rassie van der Dussen, JP Duminy, David Miller, Chris Morris, Andile Phehlukwayo, Kagiso Rabada, Tabraiz Shamsi/Beuran Hendricks, Imran Tahir

West Indies


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West Indies played like themselves in the last match and they only have themselves to blame where they failed to draw two important points after being in control for the most part of the fixture. So far their quick bowlers have bowled like we used to see in the 70s and 80s era, their bowling in the middle overs has oozed mediocrity and lack of experience.

Despite posting above-average performance in the two matches, they've done reasonably well up until now and would be happier of the two sides coming into the upcoming match. Their batsmen have done well with Chris Gayle, Evin Lewis, Shai Hope, and Nicholas Pooran being amongst the runs. Having said that, they all have failed to take responsibility of taking them through which was apparent against Australia as well.

West Indies have played with typical Caribbean flair and have been fearless in their approach - which also backfired in their last match. The likes of Chris Gayle and Evin Lewis can be devastating at the top and with Andre Russell available to bat at number seven, they bat as deep as any side in the tournament, barring the hosts.

While their batting has taken all the credit much largely due to the flamboyance and the fearless attitude, their bowlers have been unsung heroes for them in both the matches. They first restricted Pakistan to a total which their batsmen would chase down 99 times out of 100 on any surface on the world. In their second game, they reduced the Australians to 79 for 5, before they released the string and allowed Australia to claw back.

All in all, West Indies have so far looked like a lethal outfit which can get past even the best in the business on their day. It's surprising to see that considering that they struggled to even qualify for the World Cup almost a year ago. Considering the way they're going in the tournament, it's not going to be easy for any team to get past them.

West Indies Squad:

Shai Hope (wk), Jason Holder (c), Chris Gayle, Evin Lewis, Nicholas Pooran, Shimron Hetmyer, Andre Russell, Carlos Brathwaite, Ashley Nurse, Sheldon Cottrell, Oshane Thomas, Darren Bravo, Shannon Gabriel, Kemar Roach, Fabian Allen

Probable Playing 11: Chris Gayle, Evin Lewis, Shai Hope (wk), Nicholas Pooran, Shimron Hetmyer, Jason Holder (c), Andre Russell, Carlos Brathwaite, Ashley Nurse, Sheldon Cotrell, Oshane Thomas

My Dream 11 Team

WICKET-KEEPER:Quinton de Kock Shai Hope (VC)
BATSMEN:Chris Gayle Faf du Plessis (C) Evin Lewis Rassie van der Dussen
ALL-ROUNDERS: Andile Phehlukwayo Andre Russell
BOWLERS:Sheldon Cotrell Kagiso Rabada Beuran Hendricks


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