It’s time for the fifteenth fixture of the ongoing ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 which will be played between South Africa and Windies at The Rose Bowl Stadium in Southampton.
Led by Faf du Plessis, Proteas will be searching for their maiden win in the tournament. South Africa faced 104 runs defeat in their first encounter against England and fell short by 21 runs against Bangladesh in the second encounter before succumbing to six wickets defeat at the hands of India in the third encounter. South Africa has to secure a win to stay in contention for the semifinals. Each team is likely to win at least six games to advance into the semifinals.
Windies, on the opposite, is in a balanced state with one win and one loss in two encounters. They started brilliantly against Pakistan but faced a narrow defeat against England in the second fixture.
Venue: The Rose Bowl, Southampton
Date: 10 June 2019, Monday
Time: 03:00 PM IST
Total played – 64
South Africa won – 44
Windies won – 15
Average first innings score – 262
Average second innings score – 213
Highest total recorded at the venue: 373/3 (50 Ov) by England vs Pakistan
Lowest total recorded at the venue: 65/10 (24 Ov) by USA vs Australia
Faf du Plessis (c), Quinton de Kock, Hashim Amla, Aiden Markram/Rassie van der Dussen, David Miller, Jean-Paul Duminy, Andile Phehlukwayo, Kagiso Rabada, Tabraiz Shamsi/Beuran Hendricks, Chris Morris, Imran Tahir
Chris Morris, Dale Steyn, Dwaine Pretorius, JP Duminy, Lungi Ngidi, Aiden Markram, K Rabada, Tabraiz Shamsi, Andile Phehlukwayo, David Miller, Imran Tahir, Faf du Plessis (captain), Hashim Amla, Quinton de Kock (wicket-keeper), Rassie van der Dussen
Shai Hope, Sheldon Cottrell, Ashley Nurse, Chris Gayle, Evin Lewis, Shimron Hetmyer, Carlos Brathwaite, Jason Holder (c), Andre Russell, Nicholas Pooran, Oshane Thomas
Jason Holder (C), Darren Bravo, Evin Lewis, Kemar Roach, Sheldon Cottrell, Chris Gayle, Oshane Thomas, Shai Hope, Fabian Allen, Nicholas Pooran, Ashley Nurse, Carlos Brathwaite, Shannon Gabriel, Andre Russell, Shimron Hetmyer
Captain and vice-captain-
Hashim Amla –
Proteas opener, Hashim Amla averages above 80 against Windies. In 15 innings played against Windies, Amla has amassed 1000+ runs. He has slammed five centuries and four half-centuries against the Carribeans.
Imran Tahir –
In 8 innings against Windies, Proteas leg spinner has bagged 26 scalps in total
Tahir has dismissed Andre Russell twice in the 11 balls he has faced in ODIs
Carlos Brathwaite has also got out twice in the 17 deliveries he has faced from Tahir