WI vs SA Fantasy Prediction: West Indies vs South Africa 2nd Test – 18 June (St. Lucia). Jason Holder, Kagiso Rabada, Anrich Nortje, and Aiden Markram are the best fantasy picks for this game.
Hosts West Indies will take on South Africa in the 2nd test match of the two matches series. West Indies would want to level the series.
South Africa earned an easy win in the first test, and they would want to seal the series. The pace trio of Rabada, Ngidi, and Nortje bowled well in the last game, whereas Kock proved his class with the bat. West Indians were poor in the last game, and they would want to level the series. Jason Holder will again be the main all-rounder, whereas Brathwaite, Roach, and Chase need to support him.
The average 4th innings score at this ground is just 162 runs. Both teams would want to bat 1st on this track. We can expect a grass covering in this game on the pitch. And the pacers will dominate.
Probable XI for both sides:-
West Indies – Kraigg Brathwaite, Shai Hope, Darren Bravo, Roston Chase, Kyle Mayers, Jermaine Blackwood, Jason Holder, Joshua da Silva, Rahkeem Cornwall, Kemar Roach, Jayden Seales.
South Africa – Dean Elgar, Aiden Markram, Keegan Petersen, Rassie van der Dussen, Kyle Verreynne, Quinton de Kock, Wiaan Mulder, Keshav Maharaj, Anrich Nortje, Lungi Ngidi, Kagiso Rabada.
Two Match Test Series
Match: West Indies vs South Africa Second Test Match
Date and Time: 18 June, Friday – 7:30 pm IST
Venue: Daren Sammy Cricket Stadium, St Lucia.
Where to Watch: Live on Fancode
Top 4 Batting Order
- Kraigg Brathwaite, Shai Hope, Darren Bravo, and Roston Chase.
- Dean Elgar, Aiden Markram, Keegan Petersen, and Rassie van der Dussen.
Long Spell Bowlers
- Kemar Roach and Jason Holder
- Anrich Nortje and Lungi Ngidi
NOTE:- The Stats mentioned are of the test matches.
WI vs SA Fantasy Wicket-Keeper
Quinton de Kock will be our wicket-keeper in this game. Kock has scored 3149 runs at an average of 38.88, whereas he scored a brilliant century in the last game.
WI vs SA Fantasy Batsmen
Aiden Markram and Rassie van der Dussen will be our batsmen from South Africa. Markram has scored 328 runs in 2021 at an average of 54.67, whereas Dussen has scored 531 career runs at an average of 35.40. Both of them are technically solid players.
Kraigg Brathwaite and Darren Bravo will be our batsmen from West Indies. Brathwaite has scored 408 runs in 2021 at an average of 40.80, whereas he has scalped three wickets. Bravo has scored 3538 runs at an average of 36.10, and he is a stroke player. Both of them played are talented players.
[You can also take Shai Hope instead of Darren Bravo]
WI vs SA Fantasy All-Rounders
Jason Holder and Kyle Roston Chase will be our all-rounders from West Indies. Holder has scalped 127 test wickets, whereas he has scored over 2200 runs with the bat. Chase has scored 1939 runs with the bat, whereas he has scalped 71 wickets in bowling. Both of them are experienced all-rounders.
WI vs SA Fantasy Bowlers
Anrich Nortje, Lungi Ngidi, and Kagiso Rabada will be our bowlers from South Africa. Rabada is a veteran of 208 wickets, whereas Nortje has scalped 46 in 11 games. Ngidi has been decent, and he has scalped 29 wickets in nine games. All three of them combined for 18 wickets in the last game.
Kemar Roach will be our bowlers from West Indies. Roach is a veteran of 216 wickets, whereas the track will assist his bowling.
Match Prediction: South Africa will be the favourites to win this game.
Top Names for the Captaincy Role
Jason Holder and Aiden Markram
Top Names for the Vice-Captaincy Role:-
Both the captain’s pick + Kagiso Rabada and Anrich Nortje
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All our selections are based on in-depth and astute analysis of the players partaking in the match, pitch report and a perusal of other reasoning. Please incorporate a slew of factors while crafting your own side with this article serving as a guide to the match and players.