West Indies vs South Africa T20I series 2021 – 2nd T20I

West Indies vs South Africa T20I series 2021

2nd T20I:

Second T20I of the series of 5 T20I matches between West Indies and South Africa is going to be played at National Cricket Stadium, St. George’s, Grenada on June 27th 2021. This is going to be the first T20I series between the teams containing more than 3 matches.

West Indies vs South Africa History:

Overall:

Series:

This is going to be the fourth bilateral series between the teams, The host won the series once. Whereas the opponent won once, as well, with the third one concluded as a draw.

The longest streak without a draw between the teams is 2 series in a span of 11 years, between 2010 to present, where the West Indies team won once and South Africa team also won once.

The most consecutive winning streak for West Indies against South Africa was 1 series from 2014-15 to present.

The longest unbeaten streak for West Indies against South Africa was 1 series from 2007-08 to 2010 and from 2014-15 to present.

The most consecutive winning streak for South Africa against West Indies was 1 series from 2010 to 2014-15.

The longest unbeaten streak for South Africa against West Indies was 2 series from 2007-08 to 2014-15.

Last 5 (completed) series results of West Indies against South Africa are WLD – -.

Matches:

The teams completed 11 meetings in the shortest format of cricket, till date. The host won 5 times, whereas the opponent won 6 times. 

The most consecutive winning streak for West Indies against South Africa was 2 T20I from 2015 to 2015 and from 2016 to present.

The longest unbeaten streak for West Indies against South Africa was 2 T20Is from 2015 to 2015 and from 2016 to present.

The most consecutive winning streak for South Africa against West Indies was 4 T20Is from 2008 to 2015.

The longest unbeaten streak for South Africa against West Indies was 4 T20Is from 2008 to 2015.

Last 5 (completed) match results of West Indies against South Africa are WWLWW.

West Indies Backyard:

Series:

When touring West Indies by South Africa, the teams met to play bilateral series just once which was won by the visitors, the host is still searching for the first series win.

The longest streak without a draw between the teams is 1 series in 2010 to present.

The most consecutive winning streak for West Indies against South Africa was 0 series, till date.

The longest unbeaten streak for West Indies against South Africa was 0 series, till date.

The most consecutive winning streak for South Africa against West Indies was 1 series from 2010 to present.

The longest unbeaten streak for South Africa against West Indies was 1 series from 2010 to present.

Last 5 (completed) series results of West Indies against South Africa in West Indies are L – – – -.

Matches:

On the soil of West Indies, the teams faced each other just thrice. Out of them, West Indies won once and lost twice.

The most consecutive winning streak for West Indies against South Africa was 1 T20I from 2021 to present.

The longest unbeaten streak for West Indies against South Africa was 1 T20I from 2021 to present.

The most consecutive winning streak for South Africa against West Indies was 2 T20Is from 2010 to 2021.

The longest unbeaten streak for South Africa against West Indies was 2 T20Is from 2010 to 2021.

Last 5 (completed) match results of West Indies against South Africa in West Indies are WLL – -.

West Indies vs South Africa T20I series 2021 – 1st T20I

Points and Rankings:

The series is the comparison between the eighth rank (West Indies) and sixth rank (South Africa) teams. The host is 18 points behind the visitors.

The Home Team:

In case, the host will win the series by 5-nil, then the host will earn 15 points and come to the sixth rank from tenth, but in case of losing the series with 5 defeats, then the team will lose the 5 points and stay at the tenth position.

If the host will win the series by 4-nil, then the host will earn 13 points and come to the eighth position, but in case of losing the series with 4 defeats, then the team will lose the 4 points and stay at the tenth position. 

In case, the host will win the series by 3-nil, then the host will earn 10 to 11 points and come to the eighth position, but in case of losing the series with 3 defeats, then the team will lose the 1 to 4 points without impacting in the position. 

If the team will lose the series with the margin of 2 defeats, then the team will lose 0 to 3 points without impact in the position. In case of winning the series with the winning margin of 2, the team will earn 7 to 9 points and come to the eighth position. 

If the team will lose the series with the margin of 1 defeat, then the team may lose 1 point or earn 2 to 3 points and may stay at the same position or come to ninth rank. In case of winning the series with the winning margin of 1, the team will earn 4 to 7 points and come to eighth or ninth rank. 

Drawing the series will help the team to earn 2 to 5 points and may stay at the same position or come to eighth or ninth position.

Last 5 (completed) match results of West Indies are WWLWL.

The Visiting Team:

In case, the visiting team will win the series by 5-nil, then the team will earn 4 points and stay at the same position in the ranking table, but in case of losing the series with 5 defeats, then the team will lose 15 points with losing 2 positions in the ranking.

If the visiting team will win the series by 4-nil, then the team will earn 3 points and stay at the same position in the ranking table, but in case of losing the series with 4 defeats, then the team will lose the 13 points with losing 1 position in the ranking. 

In case, the visiting team will win the series by 3-nil, then the team will earn 0 to 3 points and stay on the same position in the ranking table, but in case of losing the series with 3 defeats, then the team will lose the 10 to 11 points without impacting in the ranking. 

If the team will lose the series with the margin of 2 defeats, then the team will lose 7 to 9 points without impact in the ranking. In case of winning the series with the winning margin of 2, the team may lose 1 point or may earn 0 to 2 points with no impact in the position. 

If the team will lose the series with the margin of 1 defeat, then the team will lose 4 to 8 points without impacting the position. In case of winning the series with the winning margin of 1, the team may earn 1 point or lose 3 to 4 points with no impact in rankings. 

Drawing the series will cause the team to lose 3 to 5 points with unaffected ranking.

Last 5 (completed) match results of South Africa are LLLWL.

The Second Outing:

The result of the match will impact the team’s points, as if the result will go in favor of the host then both the team will earn 3 points and no impact on the position, whereas the opponent will lose 3 points without impacting in the position. On the other hand, in case of a reverse result, the visitors will gain 1 point and no improvement in rankings, and the host will lose 2 points with loss of 2 ranks in position.

Venue Weather:

Weather forecast of Grenada shows the weather would be partly cloudy and windy in the initial part of the match, but after that the weather would be mostly sunny and mostly clear for the rest of the match. There is a very less chance of rain, as the precipitation percentage would be between 2% to 16%. The temperature would be between 26-29 Celsius. The wind would be between 25 – 37 km/h. The wind and the temperature would decrease as the match will progress.

Toss and Pitch:

Team preferred to bat first after winning the toss once out of 2 played games, and the selection favored the team, as the teams won the game.

Last 5 (completed) match results at the venue, when the team chose to bat first, are W – – – -.

On the other hand, the teams who chose to field first, won the match once and never lost, yet.

Last 5 (completed) match results at the venue, when the team chose to field first, are W – – – -.

Overall, twice the teams won the toss, won the matches and lost 0 times.

Last 5 (completed) match results at the venue, while winning the toss, are WW – – -.

Particularly, for West Indies, the team won the toss once and the team won it.

Last 5 (completed) match results of West Indies at the venue, while winning the toss, are W – – – -.

Last 5 (completed) match results of West Indies at the venue, while losing the toss, are L – – – -.

The first batting team won the match once. Whereas, the teams, who batted second, won the match once, as well.

Last 5 (completed) match results at the venue, while the team bat first, are LW – – -.

Score:

The lowest defended total was 208 runs in 2020, and the highest successful chase was 161 runs in 2021.

The first inning lowest total was 160 runs in 2021 and the highest total was 208 runs in 2020. For the second inning, the lowest total was 161 runs (though, the score was chased down in 15 overs), and the highest was 204 runs in 2020.

The batting average of the first innings is 28.30 and 40.55 is for the second innings.

T20I History Between the Teams at the Venue:

Both the teams faced each other once at the venue. The host won the game.

Last 5 (completed) match results of West Indies against South Africa at the venue are W – – – -.

Teams’ T20I History at Venue:

The home side has an average record at the venue, and the team won once and lost once. Whereas, the visiting team is searching for the first win, the team lost once.

Last 5 (completed) match results of West Indies at the venue are WL – – -.

Last 5 (completed) match results of South Africa at the venue are L – – – -.

Tentative XI for both the Teams:

West Indies:

The home side would go with the unchanged XI.

West Indies Eleven: A. Fletcher, E. Lewis, C. Gayle, K. Pollard, N. Pooran, J. Holder, A. Russell, D. Bravo, F. Allen, K. Sinclair, O. McCoy

South Africa:

The visiting team may include A. Phehlukwayo in place of R. Hendricks for the sixth bowling option.

South Africa Eleven: Q. de Kock, T. Bavuma, R. van der Dussen, H. Klaasen, D. Miller, G. Linde, A. Phehlukwayo, K. Rabada, A. Nortje, L. Ngidi, T. Shamsi

*Notes: the result of the most recent match is at the left.

*Notes: D means draw in “last five series results”.

*Notes: “*” means the match was tied but the match was resulted through one over eliminator.