- West Indies recall toss and bowl
- SA recall Markram & Hendricks
- Roach replaces injured Russell for WI
- Play starts at 10:30 BST
- Showers forecast in Southampton
- SA contain lost all three video games
- Windies contain won one, lost one
- SMS Message: As a South African fan residing within the UK, I contain copped some stick the final week! Right here’s no longer, alternatively, a personnel choking. We superb effect no longer need the explosive gamers accessible. All groups undergo cycles. Even with a match Steyn and an in-originate Amla, we would aloof be about a gamers wanting a aspect that will topic. from Darren
As a South African fan residing within the UK, I contain copped some stick the final week! Right here’s no longer, alternatively, a personnel choking. We superb effect no longer need the explosive gamers accessible. All groups undergo cycles. Even with a match Steyn and an in-originate Amla, we would aloof be about a gamers wanting a aspect that will topic.
It be cloudy in Southampton however no one has instructed Sheldon Cottrell.
A ski goggle-esque pair of shades on all people’s favourite saluting left-armer.
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From South Africa’s level of glance it became obligatory to create adjustments, JP Duminy has actually struggled. That heart boom is so wanted for them on memoir of they effect no longer need a long batting line up.
They need any individual in there to solidify it and exercise the personnel ahead. For the time being the rigidity is on the openers to attain something special.
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Rainford Brent, Graeme Smith, Tymal Mills and Sir Curtly Ambrose nowadays.
If rain does bog down this match and we can ideal receive a 20-over sport in, you would put a matter to that to play into West Indies’ fingers.
Chris Gayle chasing a lowered goal is a horrifying proposition for any aspect.
It be a gleaming level, they’ll have to lower this out – however put your names on these texts please…
This converse is at the moment no longer accessibleSMS Message: To be precise, being rained off could presumably perhaps very successfully be South Africa’s top chance of a degree nowadays from Anon
To be precise, being rained off could presumably perhaps very successfully be South Africa’s top chance of a degree nowadays
With Shai Hope lively help as a lot as launch in put of dwelling of Evin Lewis, each and each wicketkeepers nowadays will also launch the batting – you do no longer behold that too in overall.
A busy day for Hope and De Kock ahead.
Hmm. Preserving Andre Russell on for 5 overs in a row when attempting for wickets in opposition to a resurgent Australia does no longer seek like a dapper sing now by West Indies.
He’s been supreme in setting the tone with immediate, appealing bowling and his agreeable hitting down the boom is priceless.
The Windies will hope some relaxation will alleviate his knee and ankle components.
Both aspect create two adjustments for this match. For South Africa, Aiden Markram is in for JP Duminy and left-arm seamer Beuran Hendricks, who flew over to change injured fleet bowler Dale Steyn, makes his first commence of the match, coming in for Tabraiz Shamsi.
South Africa XI: Hashim Amla, Quinton de Kock, Faf du Plessis, Aiden Markram, Rassie van der Dussen, David Miller, Andile Phehlukwayo, Chris Morris, Kagiso Rabada, Imran Tahir, Beuran Hendricks.
West Indies opener Evin Lewis is injured so Shai Hope moves as a lot as launch and Darren Bravo comes in at three. And all-rounder Andre Russell will most seemingly be no longer match, having crocked himself bowling a 5-over spell in opposition to Australia, so fleet bowler Kemar Roach comes in.
West Indies XI: Chris Gayle, Shai Hope, Darren Bravo, Nicholas Pooran, Shimron Hetmyer, Jason holder, Carlos Brathwaite, Ashley Nurse, Kemar Roach, Sheldon Cottrell, Oshane Thomas.
South Africa captain Faf du Plessis: “I became also searching for to bowl first. You can buy that your entire sport will seemingly be performed in overcast prerequisites.
“Now we contain got performed two of the strongest groups. It be a six-week match and when you happen to could presumably perhaps turn that momentum around, you would trudge it. It be about no longer focusing on the negatives.”
West Indies captain Jason Holder: “We’re going to discipline first, obviously it is overcast and there could be about a rain around.
“Now we contain got mirrored on the defeat to Australia which damage us deeply however we’ve to switch on. Receive the learning out of it and create amends.
“Now we contain got to attain the basics better, the batters have to exercise more accountability.”
Windies skipper Jason Holder calls appropriately and elects to discipline first, searching for to create spend of the overcast prerequisites.
Captains Faf du Plessis and Jason Holder are out within the center.
Happily, the covers are off for the time being. It’s spitting a little even supposing.
Right here comes the toss…
Now no longer a graceful behold…
Sadly, it appears to be like just like the weather will seemingly be a necessary part nowadays, with rain forecast right thru the day.
Fortunately, it does no longer seek to be raining now…
And what’s on the menu nowadays?
South Africa exercise on West Indies on the Hampshire Bowl in Southampton.
A defeat nowadays all however ends South Africa’s World Cup hopes, with Faf du Plessis’ aspect having lost all three of their fits to this level.
Even within the event that they were to recall all of the relaxation, they made need ends up in other places to switch their arrangement.
West Indies were superb in beating Pakistan and equally superb for long sessions in opposition to Australia final commute, ideal to create about a wanted errors that resulted in a 15-bound defeat.
Morning! I became away at my chums’ marriage ceremony over the weekend (sigh out to Kyla and Paul).
So what did I (and you, when you happen to were also away) omit?
England bought their World Cup describe help on goal with a 106-bound defeat of Bangladesh…
Then Recent Zealand made it three wins from three with a contented seven-wicket recall over Afghanistan…
And the day gone by, the first predominant heavyweight conflict of the match seen India beat defending champions Australia by 36 runs…