West Indies vs South Africa – 2nd ODI
The 2nd ODI match of the West Indies Tour of South Africa, 2023 will be played between South Africa and West Indies on the 18th of March at the Buffalo Park, East London.
Top Tournament Stats – West Indies vs South Africa – 2nd ODI
Top Batter (Runs Scored)
Top Bowler (Wickets taken)
Current Form South Africa:
The top run scorer for South Africa in the Tour is Aiden Markram with 276 runs to his name.
The top wicket taker for South Africa in the Tour is Kagiso Rabada with 12 scalps under his belt.
The first ODI of the Tour was abandoned due to rain.
ODI Form South Africa:
South Africa have been in an average form in ODI cricket. They were beaten by India away from home by 2-1 in a 3 match series.
However, against the same side, they emerged victorious in a 3 match series by 3-0 at home.
South Africa have a great ODI record at home and West Indies will find it hard to breakthrough and win the series.
Players to look out for:
1. Quinton de Kock – He can be devastating in ODI format at home. If Quinton de Kock provides good enough starts, South Africa will surely emerge winners.
2. Bjorn Fortuin- Fortuin is a wily left arm spin bowler who not only provides breakthroughs when needed, but also keeps the batters quiet for long phases of the innings.
Current Form West Indies:
The top run scorer for West Indies in the Tour is Jermaine Blackwood with 126 runs to his name.
The top wicket taker for West Indies in the Tour is Alzarri Joseph with 12 scalps under his belt.
The first ODI of the tour was abandoned due to rain.
ODI Form West Indies:
West Indies have been in a terrible ODI form lately. They were beaten by New Zealand in a 3 match series by 2-1 in August last year.
India had also defeated West Indies by 3-0 in July last year. West Indies will have a tough time dealing with South Africa in ODI’s at their own home turf.
Players to look out for:
1. Rovman Powell – The newly appointed captain of West Indies squad, Rovman Powell is in good form currently and will be eager to leave a mark in his first ODI series as a captain.
2. Alzarri Joseph – Joseph has been a very consistent performer for West Indies over the last few years. He will play an important role for West Indies in the upcoming ODI series against South Africa.
Let’s have a look at the squads:
West Indies ODI
Shai Hope (Captain), Rovman Powell (Vice Captain), Shamarh Brooks, Yannic Cariah, Keacy Carty, Roston Chase, Shannon Gabriel, Jason Holder, Akeal Hosein, Alzarri Joseph, Brandon King, Kyle Mayers, Nicholas Pooran, Romario Shepherd, Odean Smith
South Africa ODI
Temba Bavuma (captain), Gerald Coetzee, Quinton de Kock, Tony de Zorzi, Bjorn Fortuin, Reeza Hendricks, Sisanda Magala, Keshav Maharaj, Wiaan Mulder, Lungi Ngidi, Ryan Rickelton, Andile Phehlukwayo, Tristan Stubbs, Lizaad Williams, Rassie van der Dussen.
Cricket Betting Tips and Match Predictions* – PrePlay
Who will win the toss? – South Africa
Who will win?- South Africa
Top Batter (Runs Scored) – Aiden Markram (South Africa), Nicholas Pooran (West Indies)
Top Bowler (Wickets taken)– Keshav Maharaj (South Africa), Alzarri Joseph (West Indies)
Most Sixes – Aiden Markram (South Africa), Nicholas Pooran (West Indies)
Player of the Match- Aiden Markram (South Africa)
Team Scores Batting first – South Africa 310+, West Indies 280+
Match Handicap: South Africa
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