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T20 World Cup 2024: Match 50, WI vs SA Match Prediction | Reddy Anna

West Indies will take on South Africa in Match 50 of the T20 World Cup 2024 at the Sir Vivian Richards Stadium in Antigua on Monday, June 24 | Reddy Anna. South Africa, having remained unbeaten in the tournament so far, are on the verge of securing their spot in the semi-finals. West Indies, on the other hand, have won one of their two Super 8 games and will aim to strengthen their position with a victory against the formidable Proteas.


West Indies will take on South Africa in Match 50 of the T20 World Cup 2024 at the Sir Vivian Richards Stadium in Antigua on Monday, June 24 | Reddy Anna
T20 World Cup 2024: Match 50, WI vs SA Match

Team Form and Performance


West Indies: The hosts faced an eight-wicket defeat against England in their first game but bounced back strongly with a nine-wicket win over the USA, significantly improving their NRR from negative to 1.814. West Indies need a win to stay in contention for the semi-finals.

South Africa: South Africa have been dominant throughout the tournament, remaining unbeaten and only needing one more win to secure their place at the top of Group 2. Their consistent performance makes them the favorites going into this match.


Pitch Report and Conditions - Reddy Anna

The Sir Vivian Richards Stadium pitch will favor batters, with the ball coming onto the bat nicely early on. Pacers might find some assistance from the wind and overcast conditions, while spinners could become more effective in the latter half as the pitch slows down. The forecast predicts a minimal chance of rain (20%).


Probable Playing XI


West Indies (WI):

  • Johnson Charles

  • Shai Hope

  • Nicholas Pooran (wk)

  • Roston Chase

  • Rovman Powell (c)

  • Sherfane Rutherford

  • Andre Russell

  • Akeal Hosein

  • Alzarri Joseph

  • Gudakesh Motie

  • Obed McCoy

South Africa (SA):

  • Quinton de Kock (wk)

  • Reeza Hendricks

  • Aiden Markram (c)

  • David Miller

  • Heinrich Klaasen

  • Tristan Stubbs

  • Marco Jansen

  • Keshav Maharaj

  • Kagiso Rabada

  • Anrich Nortje

  • Ottneil Baartman


Probable Best Performers


Probable Best Batter: Nicholas Pooran Nicholas Pooran, familiar with conditions in Antigua, is expected to excel. Batting at number three, he won't face the new ball's challenge and can exploit second-change bowlers. His impressive strike rate of 225 against the USA in Barbados indicates he’s in good form and ready to continue his momentum.


Probable Best Bowler: Anrich Nortje Despite a tough IPL 2024 season, Anrich Nortje has been effective in the T20 World Cup, being the joint fourth-highest wicket-taker with 11 wickets at an average of 12.91. His ability to deliver crucial breakthroughs makes him a key player for South Africa against West Indies.


Match Prediction

Given their unbeaten run and overall form in the tournament, South Africa are the favorites to win this match. Their strong batting lineup and consistent bowling attack give them the edge over West Indies.


Prediction: South Africa to win this game


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