WI vs SA Dream11 Prediction, Playing XI, and Fantasy Cricket Tips for the 4th T20I (1st July 2021), South Africa tour of West Indies, 2021.
West Indies will take on South Africa in the today’s match at the National Cricket Stadium, St George’s Grenada.
WI vs SA 4th T20I Match Preview
After completely dominating in the 1st T20I, they have lost the plot from the last 2 games. They are performing well but are not able to cross the line in the end. They lost the last game by just 1 run. Their bowlers have been performing fantastic for them in this series so far. Obed McCoy brilliantly in the last game and picked up 4 wickets. He has been very consistent with the ball in the whole series and has picked up 7 wickets from 3 games. Dwayne Bravo also bowled brilliantly in the last match and picked up 3 wickets.
Lendl Simmons got the opportunity in the last game and batted decently by scoring 22 runs. Evin Lewis also batted well and scored 27 runs. Their middle-order is failing from the last 2 games to take their team to victory. It seems like their middle-order is trying to be over aggressive in some situations. Jason Holder was promoted at No 3 in the absence of Universe boss but did not last long and was dismissed for 16 runs. Nicholas Pooran played a decent knock of 27 runs in the last game but was not in a good rhythm. Their big hitters Pollard and Russell are yet to deliver match-winning knocks for their team.
The Windies have to regroup themselves quickly and will look to win the series by winning the last two games.
South Africa is 2-1 up in the series and will be high on confidence after beating the home team on their soil in the last 2 games. They won the last game narrowly by just 1 run. Batting first, Quinton de Kock again played a fantastic knock of 72 runs and has scored 135 runs from his 3 games in this series so far. In the middle-order, Van der Dussen also batted well and scored 32 runs. The team is not able to finish well. Their primary finisher David Miller has also not looked in great touch in this series.
Their bowling has been also been very good in the last 2 games. Tabraiz Shamsi has been outstanding for the team in this series so far. He gave away just 13 runs from his 4 overs in the last game and also picked up 2 wickets. Their two lead bowlers Kagiso Rabada and Anrich Nortje were also brilliant with the ball in the last 2 games. Nortje bowled well and picked up 2 wickets in the last game. Kagiso Rabada was a bit expensive in the last match and picked up a wicket. The rest of the bowlers also chipped in with their performances. Lungi Ngidi and George Linde also bowled well and picked up a wicket each.
The Proteas will be high on confidence going into this game and will look to win this game and clinch the series.
WI vs SA Match Details
West Indies vs South Africa, 4th T20I, South Africa tour of West Indies 2021.
Venue: National Cricket Stadium, St George’s Grenada.
Date: 1st July 2021.
Time: 11:30 PM IST.
WI vs SA Weather Report
Light showers are forecasted for this game and overs can be reduced but the weather in Grenada can change quickly.
WI vs SA Pitch Condition
Average total score: 172
Average 1st innings score: 175
(The average score is based on last 5 matches played so far at this venue).
All the three games played on this ground so far have seen scores between 160-170 which clearly shows that batting on this pitch is not really easy but players like Quinton de Kock and Evin Lewis have also batted brilliantly on this track. Anything above 170 can be considered as a competitive total on this ground.
(The team batting first as won three games out of the 4 T20Is played here).
WI vs SA Head-to-Head Record
Match Played: 13
WI Won: 5
SA Won: 8
No Results: 0
WI vs SA Dream11 Team News
- Chris Gayle is expected to come in the playing XI in place of Hetmyer.
- Andre Fletcher can also get a chance in the playing XI.
- Jason Holder and Kevin Sinclair are not included in the 13 member squad so they can also be replaced by Fidel Edwards and Akeal Hossain.
- They are likely to go with the same playing XI.
SA vs WI Probable Playing XI
Lendl Simmons, Evin Lewis, Chris Gayle, Shimron Hetmyer, Nicholas Pooran (wk), Kieron Pollard (C), Andre Russell, Dwayne Bravo, Fabian Allen, Akeal Hossain/Fidel Edwards, Obed McCoy.
Quinton de Kock (wk), Reeza Hendricks, Temba Bavuma (C), Aiden Markram, Rassie van der Dussen, David Miller, George Linde, Kagiso Rabada, Anrich Nortje, Lungi Ngidi, Tabraiz Shamsi.
Top Picks for WI vs SA Dream11 Prediction
(3 M, 53 R, 26 A + 9 O, 2 W)
Russell is yet to play a big knock in this series but has been good with the ball. He managed to score 25 runs in the last match. Though Andre Russell is not at his best but still is a must-have pick for WI vs SA Dream11 Prediction Team.
(3 M, 119 R, 39 A)
He will open the innings for his team. Lewis is in a great form in this series. He scored 27 runs in the last match.
(2 M, 8 O, 3 W)
McCoy is bowling very well in this series so far. He picked up 4 wickets in the last game and was also very economical.
(2 M, 40 R, 20 A)
Gayle is expected to bat at No 3 and is at the peak of his career, and we all know what a player he is. He was rested in the last match but is expected to play this game.
(2 M, 65 R, 32 A)
Andre Fletcher will open the innings alongside Lewis and is a very aggressive batsman. He is also batting pretty well in this series. Fletcher did not play the last match.
(1 M, 22 R, 22 A)
Simmons is a very experinced player on the team. He opened the innings in the last game and scored 22 runs.
(2 M, 7 O, 2 W)
Bravo is another experienced player in this format. He will bowl in the death and is known for his cutters. He bowled brilliantly in the last match and picked up 3 wickets.
(3 M, 36 R, 18 A)
He is another aggressive batsman from the team who will bat in the middle order for his team. Pooran managed to score 27 runs in the last match but was very slow in his approach.
(1 M, 17 R, 17 A) Overall stats – (28 M, 396 R, 18 A)
He is left-handed batsman who will bat in the middle order if he plays. Hetymer scored 17 runs in the last match.
(2 M, 34 R + 8 O, 2 W)
Allen is a very talented all-rounder who can bowl 2-3 overs with the ball and can score some handy runs with the bat as well. He scored 14 runs with the bat but went wicketless in the last game.
(2 M, 2 R, 2 A ) Overall stats – (79 M, 1277 R, 24 A + 115 O, 37 W)
Pollard will do the finishing duties for the team and can also bowl an over or two with the ball. He is also yet to play a big knock but is a really solid player who can perform big on his day.
Quinton de Kock:
(3 M, 135 R, 45 A)
De Kock will open the innings alongside Hendricks and is one of the best batsmen on their team. He has been brilliant in this series so far and scored 72 runs in the last match and is the best option for Captain and Vice-captain for WI vs SA Dream11 team.
(3 M, 76 R, 25 A)
Hendricks is expected to open the innings for his team and has a decent record with the bat. He scored 17 runs in the last game.
(3 M, 69 R, 23 A)
He is the captain of the team and will bat at No 3. Bavuma managed to score just 1 run in the last game but is a quality player.
Rassie van der Dussen:
(3 M, 90 R, 45 A)
Dussen is a very technically sound batsman and has been very consistent for the team in recent times. He will bat in the middle order and has been performing well in this series. Dussen scored 32 runs in the last match.
(3 M, 11 O, 4 W)
He is a world-class bowler and is a must-have pick in WI vs SA 4th T20I Dream11 Fantasy Team. Rabada is been bowling well in this series so far and picked up 1 wicket in the last game.
(3 M, 10 O, 3 W)
He is a right-arm fast bowler who is known for his pace. Nortje has been very consistent in this format. He picked up 2 wickets in the last match.
(3 M, 10 O, 2 W) Overall stats – (17 M, 57 O, 29 W)
He will bowl in the powerplay and death. Ngidi is known for his cutters and can provide crucial breakthroughs for his team. He is currently not in a good form and picked up 1 wicket in the last match.
(3 M, 12 O, 4 W)
He is a left-arm chinaman bowler who has a very good record in T20Is. Shamsi has been fantastic in this series so far and has also been very economical. He picked up 2 wickets in the last match.
(3 M, 9 O, 3 W)
He is a left-arm spinner who will bowl in the middle overs. Linde bowled decently in the last game and picked up a wicket
(1 M, 23 R, 23 A)
He is usually a opener but played in the middle-order in the last game. Markram scored 23 runs with the bat and also bowled a couple of overs of off-spin.
(3 M, 22 R, 7 A) Overall stats – (82 M, 1534 R, 31 A)
Miller will do the finishing for the team. He was in perfect form in the PSL recently and is a very dangerous player lower down the order. He is yet to perform in this series. Miller scored just 2 runs in the last game.
WI vs SA Dream11 Prediction
Q de Kock (Vc)
R Hendricks, E Lewis, L Simmons, C Gayle
A Russell (C)
D Bravo, K Rabada, A Nortje, O McCoy, L Ngidi
- If you want, then pick L Ngidi to T Bavuma/K Pollard.
Captain and Vice-captain choices
- Quinton de Kock
- Andre Russell
- Kagiso Rabada
- Evin Lewis
We will update the final Dream11 Team on Telegram Channel.
Disclaimer: This team is based on the understanding, analysis, and instinct of the author. While selecting your team, consider the points mentioned and make your own decision.