WI vs SA Dream11 Prediction: The 1st TEST of the South Africa Tour of West Indies 2021 will be played between West Indies and South Africa at the Daren Sammy National Cricket Stadium, Gros Islet, St Lucia on Thursday, June 10, 2021.
WI vs SA Match Preview
West Indies will host South Africa in the first test of a two-match series starting on Thursday at Daren Sammy National Cricket Stadium, Gros Islet, St Lucia. The ground has not hosted a Test since early 2019 when England beat West Indies. This will be a great occasion as international cricket returns to the country of St Lucia.
For Dean Elgar-led outfit, the upcoming bilateral series will be a chance to set things rolling, after they lost 0-2 away in Pakistan earlier this year. With some experienced players within their ranks, South Africa will look to start the series on a high by beating the Windies.
The Windies, on the other hand, have enjoyed some success in the longest format of the game after a series win over Bangladesh. The Windies squad has some in-form players and the return of seasoned campaigners like Shai Hope and Kieran Powell has only strengthened the squad.
West Indies are well-acquainted with the conditions as they are playing at home which is why they will look to win the game and give their fans something to cheer about.
Here are the match details, pitch report, probable playing 11, squads and dream11 fantasy team predictions for the 1st TEST of the South Africa Tour of West Indies 2021 between West Indies and South Africa on Thursday, June 10, 2021.
WI vs SA Match Details
- Match: West Indies vs South Africa, 1st TEST
- Date: Thursday, June 10, 2021
- Time: 7:30 PM (IST)
- Venue: Daren Sammy National Cricket Stadium, Gros Islet, St Lucia
WI vs SA Weather & Pitch Report
According to weather reports, there may be a rain interruption on Day 2 and Day 3 of the game, but the rest of the days will be bright and sunny. The temperature is expected to be around 15 to 17 Degree Celsius.
The bowlers will enjoy the conditions with ample movement available off the surface. The pitch is slightly on the slower side, bringing the spinners into play in the latter half of the Test.
Average First Innings Score
The average first innings score at this venue in the last 5 matches played is 370 runs.
Record of Chasing Team
Based on the last 5 matches —
- Matches Won: 2
- Matches Lost: 3
- No Result/Abandoned: 0
West Indies & South Africa Recent Form
WI vs SA Player Record/Stats (Top 5)
|Dean Elgar||4260 Runs|
|Rassie van der Dussen||485 Runs|
|Jason Holder||2253 Runs & 123 Wickets|
|N Bonner||375 Runs|
|Kagiso Rabada||202 Wickets|
West Indies & South Africa Squads
West Indies Squad
Kraigg Brathwaite (C), Alzarri Joseph, Darren Bravo, Kyle Mayers, Rahkeem Cornwall, Jayden Seales, Kemar Roach, Shannon Gabriel, Shai Hope, Kieran Powell, Nkrumah Bonner, Jermaine Blackwood, Jahmar Hamilton, Jason Holder, Jomel Warrican, Joshua Da Silva, Roston Chase.
South Africa Squad
Dean Elgar (C), Prenelan Subrayen, Marco Jansen, Keegan Peterson, Lungi Ngidi, Tabraiz Shamsi, Sarel Erwee, Anrich Nortje, Aiden Markram, Kyle Verreynne, Lizaad Williams, Beuran Hendricks, Kagiso Rabada, Rassie van der Dussen, Quinton de Kock, Temba Bavuma, Wiaan Mulder, George Linde, Keshav Maharaj.
WI vs SA Predicted Playing XI
Dream11 probable playing XI prediction for 1st TEST of South Africa Tour of West Indies 2021 between West Indies and South Africa at Daren Sammy National Cricket Stadium, Gros Islet, St Lucia.
West Indies Playing XI
Kraigg Brathwaite (C), Kieran Powell, Darren Bravo, Kyle Mayers, Jermaine Blackwood, Nkrumah Bonner, Joshua da Silva (WK), Kemar Roach, Jason Holder, Shannon Gabriel, Rakheem Cornwall.
South Africa Playing XI
Dean Elgar (C), Aiden Markram, Keegan Petersen, Rassie van der Dussen, Temba Bavuma, Quinton de Kock (WK), Wiaan Mulder/George Linde, Keshav Maharaj, Anrich Nortje, Lungi Ngidi, Kagiso Rabada.
WI vs SA Dream11 Fantasy Team Prediction
- Wicket-Keeper: Quinton de Kock
- Batsmen: Aiden Markram, Dean Elgar, Kraigg Brathwaite, Nkrumah Bonner, Rassie van der Dussen
- All-Rounders: Jason Holder
- Bowlers: Anrich Nortje, Kagiso Rabada, Kemar Roach, Shannon Gabriel
- Captain: Dean Elgar
- Vice-Captain: Jason Holder
WI vs SA Probable Winner
West Indies is expected to win this match.
Disclaimer: This team is based on the understanding, analysis, and instinct of the author. While selecting your team for the fantasy game please consider the points mentioned and make your own decision at the time of making your team.