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South Africa vs West Indies 1st ODI
South Africa vs West Indies 1st ODI

1st ODI: South Africa vs West Indies – Prediction, Highlights – 2015 – 16th Jan

South Africa vs West Indies 1st ODI

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South Africa and West Indies had recently played the test and T20 series in this visit. West Indies has visited the South Africa. Both the series were conclusive. Both teams had played almost at equal level because test series was won by South Africa and West Indies has won the T20 series. West Indies couldn’t win the test series because it doesn’t have the players who can stand on the crease for a long period.

West Indies has mostly the hard-hitters. This thing made the series impossible for West Indies to win it. South Africa couldn’t win the T20 series because T20 squad of West Indies is much better than the squad of South Africa. One day series is going to be start today. This series can be said as the final series which will decide the winner of this tour.

Both teams had won the one series each. 1st ODI match is going to be played today. West Indies and South Africa both have the moderate teams for the ODI. This series contain 5 ODI matches. As the series contain the odd number of matches, so most probably, it will end up with some result. Team who will win the 3 ODI matches will win the series. West Indies is quite hopeful to win this series as well.

In fact, this series can be taken as the practice for the upcoming cricket world cup. West Indies and South Africa will also have the match of world cup on 27th February. Both teams will be able to know about the players of opponent team. This series will also affect the ranking of both the teams. Currently South Africa has the better ODI ranking as compared to the West Indies.

Pitch and Weather report

  • Pitch report

This match is going to be held in ground of Kingsmead, Durban, South Africa. Now you’ll be able to see the ground stats below. As India team is on the tour of Australia country

  • Teams won 18 matches batting first here.
  • Team won bowling first here are 15 matches.
  • Highest scores successfully Chased in this ground are 271 by Australia vs South Africa on 3rd April 2002.
  • The Highest scores in this ground are 351 by Pakistan vs South Africa on 7th February 2007.

This was the brief about the pitch and it’s analysis. Which is showing a good records and the bests of all the time.

  • Weather report

Today it’s a great news that weather is very pleasant and very good moments to play in such weather and today there will no hardens to the match due to this weather. So Weather will significantly support the match.

  • Prediction

So West Indies won two matches but lost the previous one because their great player didn’t performed as they were expecting. So today in the 1st ODI as they got the victory in the T20’s. This time they don’t have more chances because they’ve durable player for some time. They can’t stay for long time. Means fall of wickets happen Very quickly. Today again the same pitch and ground in which RSA won the match. Today they’re in the same ground. So West Indies team have to be more careful because they already lost in that ground. RSA has 80% chances of winning again according to their ground and more factors discussed below

Factor of winning

  • South Africa is in their home ground
  • They’ve won previous match also in this ground
  • Highest scores record in this ground is by This team
  • They  have better judgement of this pitch.

These were the factors that why they can win.

  • Toss prediction

As in the previous match today South Africa will win the toss because the team which will choose to bat will have more chances to win the match. So to win the match they’ll have to bat first and the chasing in this ground is not easy.

  • Head to head ODI matches

Total matches played between these two team are 52

South Africa team won Test matches 38

West Indies team won Test matches 12

The matches abandoned or not played are 2

  • Time of starting

Match will be started on this scheduled time

Greenwich mean time : 11:30 AM (GMT)

West Indies Standard time : 6:30 PM (EST)

South Africa Standard time : 2:30 PM (SAST)

West Indies team 

West Indies has won the series recently. This was as a result of the hard work of the West Indian batsmen. West Indies won the 1st two matches of the series. Coming to ODI matches, although West Indies has the good team but some players in the middle order need to be concentrate on their stand on the crease. As it is 50 over match, so all the players should perform according to their capability. In T20 generally, performance of only one or maximum 2 players are enough to keep the match on the safe side but in ODI, each player needs to put up his efforts to make the victory possible for the team.

West Indies vs South Africa 1st ODI

West Indies vs South Africa 1st ODI

South Africa team 

South Africa needs to win this match because this is its home ground and the defeat on own home ground is never acceptable. South Africa has the good batsmen as well as bowlers. South Africa has the world best batsman De Villiers, so it has the players. Bowlers include Dale Steyn. Besides him, Imran Tahir is the dominant spinner in the team. South Africa only needs to have the proper plan and good captaincy techniques. South Africa should win this match to put the pressure on the West Indies for the upcoming matches of the series.

South Africa vs West Indies 1st ODI

South Africa vs West Indies 1st ODI

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