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South Africa vs West Indies T20 World Cup: Aiden Markram to Drop ‘This’ Player for Tabraiz Shamsi?

South Africa vs West Indies T20 World Cup

In a crucial T20 World Cup 2024 match, South Africa faces West Indies at Sir Vivian Richards Stadium, North Sound, Antigua, on June 24 at 6:00 AM IST. Despite winning all six of their matches, South Africa’s semi-final spot hinges on England’s game against the USA. A win against West Indies is vital.

The pitch at Sir Vivian Richards Stadium has favored batters initially, with spinners and pacers benefiting as the ball softens. This dynamic could prompt South Africa’s management to make a strategic change by resting medium pacer Ottnie Baartman for left-arm wrist spinner Tabraiz Shamsi. The West Indian batters have struggled against wrist spin, making this a tactical move suited to the pitch conditions.

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South Africa’s Probable XI vs West Indies: Reeza Hendricks, Quinton de Kock (wk), Aiden Markram (c), Heinrich Klaasen, Tristan Stubbs, David Miller, Marco Jansen, Keshav Maharaj, Kagiso Rabada, Anrich Nortje, Tabraiz Shamsi.

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