SA vs WI: When & Where To Watch 1st T20I, Predicted Playing XI, Squads

South Africa vs West Indies 1st T20I

After the ODI series between South Africa and West Indies was tied 1-1, the action now shifts to the T20I series.

Both the teams have named strong and potent sides and would be looking to get the T20I series in their name.

In the final ODI, Heinrich Klaasen smashed a fabulous century and helped the Proteas level the series.

The T20I series promises to ooze excitement and high-voltage action.

Shai Hope and Heinrich Klaasen bagged the player of the series award for their batting exploits.

While Hope scored 144 runs in 2 games, Klaasen played just 1 game and scored 119 runs and therefore they laid their hands on the player of the series award.

Alzarri Joseph of West Indies bagged 6 wickets in the ODI series and ended up being the highest wicket-taker in the series.

He had a good average of 17.17 and will be one of the key players to watch out for in this series.

On the other hand, Gerald Coetzee scalped 5 wickets in 2 overs and finished in the 2nd position along side Akeal Hosein. Hosein too picked up 5 wickets in the tournament.

West Indies have often been considered as the powerhouses in T20I cricket and they would be hoping to live up to their name.

On the other hand, South Africa would be hoping to take advantage of the home conditions and win this series.

Batter Rilee Rossouw has 2 T20I hundreds in the last 5 T20Is and he is in red-hot and blistering form.

He will be hoping to wreak havoc on the West Indian pacers in this series.

In this article, we take a look at the live streaming details, predicted playing XI and the squads of this 1st T20I:

Where to watch the 1st T20I match between South Africa vs West Indies live on television in India?

The 1st T20I match between South Africa vs West Indies will be telecasted live on the Star Sports Network in India.

Where to watch the live streaming of the 1st T20I match between South Africa vs West Indies in India?

The live streaming of the 1st T20I match between South Africa vs West Indies will be done on the FanCode application and website in India.

Predicted Playing XI

South Africa

Quinton de Kock, Aiden Markram (c), Rilee Rossouw, Heinrich Klaasen, Tristan Stubbs, David Miller, Wayne Parnell, Kagiso Rabada, Marco Jansen, Tabraiz Shamsi, Anrich Nortje

West Indies

Johnson Charles, Kyle Mayers, Shamarh Brooks, Brandon King, Nicholas Pooran, Rovmann Powell (c), Jason Holder, Akeal Hosein, Raymon Reifer, Romario Shepherd, Alzarri Joseph


South Africa

Aiden Markram (c), Quinton de Kock (wk), Heinrich Klaasen (wk), Tristan Stubbs (wk), David Miller, Kagiso Rabada, Anrich Nortje, Lungi Ngidi, Wayne Parnell, Rilee Rossouw, Tabraiz Shamsi, Marco Jansen, Bjorn Fortuin, Sisanda Magala

West Indies

Rovman Powell (c), Kyle Mayers (vc), Nicholas Pooran (wk), Johnston Charles (wk), Jason Holder, Akeal Hosein, Alzarri Joseph, Sheldon Cottrell, Shamarh Brooks, Brandon King, Obed McCoy, Odean Smith, Raymon Reifer, Romario Shepherd, Yannic Cariah.

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