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Proteas, West Indies Gear Up to Find a Place in Tri-Series Final

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Proteas, West Indies Gear Up to Find a Place in Tri-Series Final

June 24
07:14 2016

wiNew Delhi, Friday, June 24 – One of the highly important contests is scheduled to take place between West Indies and South Africa at Kensington Oval, Bridgetown in Barbados on June 24 for the reason that this will make clear which is the second team to enter in the grand finale and contest against Australia, who already reached there by beating the host lately by six wickets.

Had the match been won by West Indies, there would have been noticeable change in the points table. West Indies and Proteas would have probably been the teams to contest in the last round. Aussies changed the equation by winning against West Indies and being the table-toppers. If truth be told then luck is usually not on South Africa side. Intermittent rain denied their chance to qualify for the finals, which is to be held on Sunday, June 26, making the 7th match to end in no result. Australia have arrived on a safe side by thrashing West Indies chasing the target of 283 runs in 48.4 overs.

Problems are now for Proteas and the home side who must be getting ready with different plans and strategies to crush each other in the battle before the last match. South African players must be confident as some wonderful wins in the recent past are on their side, motivating them to nail this time as well. West Indies are also ready to battle against South Africa, who are full of talented cricketers, to book a berth in the final. Winning is important for them for the reason that the ongoing tournament is played in their den.

It will be crucial for skipper of both West Indies and South Africa to invite opponents to bat or ball first or make a decision that could help them shine in a way they wished for, making best use of the opportunity whether it comes as batting or bowling. West Indies squad have Marlon Samuels, Denesh Ramdin, Kieron Pollard, Sulieman Benn, Andre Fletcher, Darren Bravo, Sunil Narine, Ashley Nurse, Shannon Gabriel, Johnson Charles, Carlos Brathwaite, Jason Holder and Jonathan Carter, while Hashim Amla, Quinton de Kock, AB de Villiers, Faf du Plessis, Jean-Paul Duminy, Dean Elgar, Imran Tahir, Chris Morris, Aaron Phangiso, Kyle Abbott, Farhaan Behardien, Morne Morkel, Wayne Parnell, Kagiso Rabada and Tabraiz Shamsi are important players of South Africa.

Viewers look forward to the fact that who are the players that will find a place in the Playing XI in today’s match, which is decisive. It is a do-or-die situation for both West Indies and Proteas. Weather and pitch conditions are imperative too and will be watched right from the beginning of the match till it ends. Since the Tri-Nations series is about to end, the three participants – Australia, West Indies and South Africa – wish to be the winner. It is true that each team wants to book a berth in the final clash. Aussies have made it up till here and curtains will be taken off from another finalist in the last part.

West Indies will try to keep stress and bitter memories of humiliating defeat at the hands of South Africa away since it can be key to success. South Africa just need a victory to be in the finals and they have to fight for it. de Villiers’ men are outstanding in more than a few ways. Fielding will be of great significance. Any mistake can be sufficient to let opposite party feel the comfort in placing the ball into the gaps and putting a giant total on the scoreboard that might not be an easy chase. To cut a long story short, the combat between ball and bat is going to be very exciting. The audience is to make sure to reach the match venue on the dot so that not a single action from the field is missed.  All preparations to successfully host the contest between the heavyweights have been done.

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