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West Indies (WI) will take on South Africa (SA) in the 1st game of the South Africa in West Indies, 3 T20I Series, 2024 at Sabina Park, Kingston, Jamaica, on May 24 at 12:30 AM IST.

WI vs SA (West Indies vs South Africa), 1st T20I - Match Information

Match: West Indies vs South Africa, 1st T20I
Date: May 24, 2024
Time: 12:30 AM IST
Venue: Sabina Park, Kingston, Jamaica

WI vs SA (West Indies vs South Africa), 1st T20I Preview

In their last 5 games, South Africa have won 1 games and lost 4. In their last 5 games, West Indies have won 2 games and lost 3.

Both teams last played against each other in the 3rd T20I of the West Indies in South Africa, 3 T20I Series, 2023, where Alzarri Joseph scored the highest fantasy points for West Indies with 168 match fantasy points while Reeza Hendricks topped the fantasy points leaderboard for South Africa with 116 match fantasy points.

WI vs SA, Sabina Park, Kingston, Jamaica, Pitch Report and Weather Conditions

The pitch at Sabina Park, Kingston, Jamaica, is balanced. The average 1st innings score at this venue in the last 20 matches is 84 runs. The team winning the toss should look to bat first as the majority of the games played on this ground have been won by the team batting first.

Weather Report for Sabina Park, Kingston, Jamaica

The temperature will hover around 29°C and humidity is expected to be around 68%. Winds at a speed of 2.25 m/s are expected. There is light rain expected which may affect playing conditions.

Pace or Spin?

The pacers have been very successful at this venue. They have taken 67% of the total wickets at this venue. We would suggest that you pick as many pace bowlers as possible in your team. Based on the stats available, we predict that the pitch will continue to assist the pacers.

WI vs SA, Head-to-Head

In the 19 matches played between these 2 teams, the batters of both teams have earned the most fantasy points for their respective teams so far.

WI vs SA Dream11 Prediction: Top Batter and Wicket-Keeper Picks

M - Matches Played, R - Runs, Avg R - Average Runs, W - Wickets, Avg W - Average Wickets, RR - Recent Scores, RW - Recent Wickets

Player M R Avg R W Avg W RR RW
Johnson Charles 5 212 53 0 - 24, 58, 119, 11, 0 -
Reeza Hendricks 4 134 44.7 0 - 73, 2, 0, 11, 48 0, 0, 0, 0, 0
Matthew Breetzke 5 154 30.8 0 - 38, 7, 45, 16, 48 -
  1. Johnson Charles

    Johnson Charles is a very inconsistent player in terms of fantasy points and can be a punt pick in your team. He has an average of 63 match fantasy points in the last 10 games and a fantasy rating of 9.4. This player is a top-order, right-handed batter. In the recently played 5 matches, Johnson Charles has scored 212 runs.

  2. Reeza Raphael Hendricks

    Reeza Hendricks is a batter with an average of 48 match fantasy points in the last 10 games, a fantasy rating of 8.7 and is a good-to-have player for your Fantasy Team. He is a top-order, right-handed batter. In the recently played 4 matches, this player has scored 134 runs.

  3. Matthew Paul Breetzke

    Matthew Breetzke is a good-to-have player for your Dream11 Fantasy Team. Matthew Breetzke has an average of 56 match fantasy points in the last 3 games and a fantasy rating of 8. He is a top-order, right-handed batter. In the last 5 matches, this player has scored 154 runs.

WI vs SA Dream11 Prediction: Top Bowler Picks

M - Matches Played, R - Runs, Avg R - Average Runs, W - Wickets, Avg W - Average Wickets, RR - Recent Scores, RW - Recent Wickets

Player M R Avg R W Avg W RR RW
Akeal Hosein 3 48 16 2 42 24, 0, 12, 0, 12 0, 1, 0, 1, 0
Lungi Ngidi 3 2 2 3 20 0, 0, 0, 2, 0 0, 0, 1, 0, 2
Tabraiz Shamsi 4 0 - 2 38 0, 0, 0, 0, 0 0, 0, 1, 1, 0
  1. Akeal Jerome Hosein

    Akeal Hosein is a bowler with an average of 63 match fantasy points in the last 10 games, a fantasy rating of 7.3 and is a good-to-have player for your Fantasy Team. Akeal Hosein is a slow left-arm orthodox bowler and in the last 3 matches, he has taken 2 wickets at an average of 42. This player has done well against this opposition, taking 2 wickets in recent matches.

  2. Lungisani True-man Ngidi

    Lungi Ngidi is a very inconsistent player in terms of fantasy points and can be a high-risk, high-returns pick in your team. This player has an average of 31 match fantasy points in the last 10 games and a fantasy rating of 6.8. Lungi Ngidi is a right-arm fast-medium bowler and in the recently played 3 matches, he has taken 3 wickets at an average of 20. This player has a good record against this opponent, taking 6 wickets in recent matches.

  3. Tabraiz Shamsi

    Tabraiz Shamsi is a bowler with an average of 21 match fantasy points in the last 10 games, a fantasy rating of 6.2 and is a high-risk, high-returns player for your Fantasy Team. Tabraiz Shamsi is a slow left-arm chinaman bowler and in the recent 4 matches, he has taken 2 wickets at an average of 38. This player has a good record against this opponent, taking 4 wickets in recent matches. 

WI vs SA Dream11 Prediction: Top All-Rounder Picks

M - Matches Played, R - Runs, Avg R - Average Runs, W - Wickets, Avg W - Average Wickets, RR - Recent Scores, RW - Recent Wickets

Player M R Avg R W Avg W RR RW
Kyle Mayers 3 74 37 4 19 0, 46, 28, 0, 0 1, 0, 0, 1, 2
Roston Chase 3 56 28 1 62 33, 0, 0, 23, 0 0, 0, 0, 0, 1
Andile Phehlukwayo 3 23 11.5 1 53 10, 0, 0, 13, 0 0, 1, 0, 0, 0
  1. Kyle Rico Mayers

    Kyle Mayers is a very inconsistent player in terms of fantasy points and can be a punt pick in your team. This player has an average of 70 match fantasy points in the last 10 games and a fantasy rating of 8.7. Kyle Mayers is a top-order, left-handed batter. In the last 3 matches, he has scored 74 runs. This player also bowls decently, bowling right-arm medium and in recent matches, he has taken 4 wickets.

  2. Roston Lamar Chase

    Roston Chase is a fairly consistent player in terms of fantasy points. Roston Chase has an average of 59 match fantasy points in the last 10 games and a fantasy rating of 8.3. He is a top-order, right-handed batter. In the last 3 matches, this player has scored 56 runs. Roston Chase also bowls decently, bowling off-break and in recent matches, he has taken 1 wicket at an average of 62 per match.

  3. Andile Lucky Phehlukwayo

    Andile Phehlukwayo can be a differential pick for your Dream11 Team. He has an average of 26 match fantasy points in the last 10 games and a fantasy rating of 6.4. This player is a left-handed batter. In the recent 3 matches, Andile Phehlukwayo has scored 23 runs. He can also give you some bowling fantasy points, bowling right-arm fast-medium and in recent matches, he has taken 1 wicket.

WI vs SA Dream11 Prediction: Top Captain and Vice-Captain Picks

M - Matches Played, R - Runs, Avg R - Average Runs, W - Wickets, Avg W - Average Wickets, RR - Recent Scores, RW - Recent Wickets

Player M R Avg R W Avg W RR RW
Johnson Charles 5 212 53 0 - 24, 58, 119, 11, 0 -
Reeza Hendricks 4 134 44.7 0 - 73, 2, 0, 11, 48 0, 0, 0, 0, 0
Kyle Mayers 3 74 37 4 19 0, 46, 28, 0, 0 1, 0, 0, 1, 2
Roston Chase 3 56 28 1 62 33, 0, 0, 23, 0 0, 0, 0, 0, 1
Matthew Breetzke 5 154 30.8 0 - 38, 7, 45, 16, 48 -
  1. Johnson Charles

    Johnson Charles is a very inconsistent player in terms of fantasy points and can be a punt pick in your team. He has an average of 63 match fantasy points in the last 10 games and a fantasy rating of 9.4. This player is a top-order, right-handed batter. In the recently played 5 matches, Johnson Charles has scored 212 runs.

  2. Reeza Raphael Hendricks

    Reeza Hendricks is a batter with an average of 48 match fantasy points in the last 10 games, a fantasy rating of 8.7 and is a good-to-have player for your Fantasy Team. He is a top-order, right-handed batter. In the recently played 4 matches, this player has scored 134 runs.

  3. Kyle Rico Mayers

    Kyle Mayers is a very inconsistent player in terms of fantasy points and can be a punt pick in your team. This player has an average of 70 match fantasy points in the last 10 games and a fantasy rating of 8.7. Kyle Mayers is a top-order, left-handed batter. In the last 3 matches, he has scored 74 runs. This player also bowls decently, bowling right-arm medium and in recent matches, he has taken 4 wickets.

  4. Roston Lamar Chase

    Roston Chase is a fairly consistent player in terms of fantasy points. Roston Chase has an average of 59 match fantasy points in the last 10 games and a fantasy rating of 8.3. He is a top-order, right-handed batter. In the last 3 matches, this player has scored 56 runs. Roston Chase also bowls decently, bowling off-break and in recent matches, he has taken 1 wicket at an average of 62 per match.

  5. Matthew Paul Breetzke

    Matthew Breetzke is a good-to-have player for your Dream11 Fantasy Team. Matthew Breetzke has an average of 56 match fantasy points in the last 3 games and a fantasy rating of 8. He is a top-order, right-handed batter. In the last 5 matches, this player has scored 154 runs.

WI vs SA Squad Information

South Africa (SA) Squad: Reeza Hendricks, Rassie van der Dussen, Quinton de Kock, Tabraiz Shamsi, Patrick Kruger, Anrich Nortje, Andile Phehlukwayo, Lungi Ngidi, Bjorn Fortuin, Ryan Rickelton, Ottniel Baartman, Wiaan Mulder, Matthew Breetzke, Gerald Coetzee and Nqabayomzi Peter

West Indies (WI) Squad: Andre Fletcher, Jason Holder, Johnson Charles, Akeal Hosein, Kyle Mayers, Roston Chase, Hayden Walsh, Fabian Allen, Gudakesh Motie, Brandon King, Obed McCoy, Romario Shepherd, Alick Athanaze, Matthew Forde and Shamar Joseph

WI vs SA Dream11 Team Today

Wicket-Keepers: Johnson Charles and Quinton de Kock

Batters: Reeza Hendricks, Kyle Mayers, Roston Chase and Matthew Breetzke

All-Rounders: Jason Holder, Romario Shepherd and Andile Phehlukwayo

Bowlers: Akeal Hosein and Gerald Coetzee

Captain: Kyle Mayers

Vice-Captain: Johnson Charles

​​​​​​​Photo credit: Alamy

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