In the ICC Cricket World Cup, South Africa will take on the West Indies at Southampton today. The match will begin at 3 P.M. (Indian Standard Time).

The Proteas have suffered three consecutive losses on the trot, but, they can’t afford to lose the upcoming match against dark horses West Indies as out the remaining six matches they need to win at least five to have any chance of progressing to the semis.

The team is totally demoralised after losing its prime pacer, Dale Steyn, who has been ruled out of the World Cup due to shoulder injury. In addition to that, Lungi Ngidi has also sustained hamstring injury.
However, the Proteas have themselves to blame for the three consecutive losses as the batsmen have thrown away their wicket cheaply, and the team selection has also not been wise.

On the other hand, West Indies after thrashing Pakistan by seven wickets, they were unlucky to lose against the Aussies. Although, the loss was can credited to the poor shot selection and soft dismals of the batsmen, and somewhat due to the poor umpiring. The West Indies will be eager to get back on track after losing against the Australians and they have everything in their team to crush the rivals.

SOUTH AFRICA WORLD CUP SQUAD: Faf du Plessis (c), Aiden Markram, Quinton de Kock (wk), Hashim Amla, Rassie van der Dussen, David Miller, Andile Phehlukwayo, JP Duminy, Dwaine Pretorius, Dale Steyn, Kagiso Rabada, Lungi Ngidi, Anrich Nortje, Imran Tahir, Tabraiz Shamsi.

WEST INDIES WORLD CUP SQUAD: Jason Holder (c), Andre Russell, Ashley Nurse, Carlos Brathwaite, Chris Gayle, Darren Bravo, Evin Lewis, Fabian Allen, Kemar Roach, Nicholas Pooran (wk), Oshane Thomas, Shai Hope (wk), Shannon Gabriel, Sheldon Cottrell and Shimron Hetmyer.

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