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West Indies vs South Africa 3rd T20 Preview & Tips - South Africa backed to win against the odds

  • West Indies vs South Africa predictions for Tuesday’s T20I cricket match
  • The match will be played in St George’s at 19:00 BST
  • South Africa and the West Indies are level at 1-1 in the 5-match series
  • I am tipping South Africa to take the series lead with another commanding performance
  • Predictions, stats, team news & preview
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West Indies vs South Africa 3rd T20 Preview & Tips - South Africa backed to win against the odds

  • West Indies vs South Africa predictions for Tuesday’s T20I cricket match
  • The match will be played in St George’s at 19:00 BST
  • South Africa and the West Indies are level at 1-1 in the 5-match series
  • I am tipping South Africa to take the series lead with another commanding performance
  • Predictions, stats, team news & preview


West Indies vs South Africa Preview & Tips


Both sides are inconsistent and can blow hot and cold on any given day. It is the South African bowling lineup that gives us confidence that they can get the edge in the 3rd T20 and take the lead.

  • West Indies’ Evin Lewis has scored 71 & 21 runs in his last 2 T20I matches.
  • West Indies’ Andre Fletcher has scored 30+ runs in his last 2 T20I matches.
  • South Africa’s Quinton de Kock has scored 37 & 26 runs in his last 2 T20 matches.
  • South Africa won the 2nd T20I against the West Indies.

Head to Head


West Indies have won four of their last seven T20I matches against South Africa. The current series is level at 1-1 after South Africa won the 2nd T20 by 16 runs.

West Indies Form


The West Indies will want to get back on track after allowing South Africa to level the series at 1-1 in the 2nd T20I at St George’s. 

After putting in a superb performance to win the 1st T20 by eight wickets, the West Indies batsmen failed to produce a similar performance. South Africa once again batted first, scoring 166 runs in their 20 overs.

Obed McCoy was the pick of the bowlers, taking 3-25 in four overs. Andre Fletcher top scored with 35 runs but wickets kept falling around him. Fabian Allen smashed 34 off just 12 balls to take the Windies to 150 in 20 overs, losing by 16 runs.

West Indies Team News


The West Indies are likely to stick with the same side from the opening two matches.

South Africa Form


South Africa leveled the five-match series at 1-1 with a 16-run victory over the West Indies in the 2nd T20I. They batted first, scoring 166 runs for the loss of seven wickets.

Reeza Hendricks scored 42 off 30 balls while Temba Bavuma top scored with 46 runs. The bowlers performed a lot better than in the 1st T20 with George Linda taking 2-19 in four overs. Kagiso Rabada was the pick of the bowlers with figures of 3-37.

Despite a late flurry of runs the Proteas managed to hold on for a reasonably comfortable win. They will go into the 3rd T20I confident of taking the series lead.

South Africa Team News


Aiden Markram was in superb T20I prior to this tour but has yet to get a game. He could start in the 3rd T20I.

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Verdict

Quinton de Kock is tipped to top score for South Africa and lead them to victory. He can also be backed in the man of the match market.

For the hosts, Evin Lewis has been consistent with the bat so can be backed to be the Windies top run scorer.

Best Bet: South Africa Win Result $2.20 at Bookmaker - 3 Units
Best South Africa Batsman Tip: Quinton de Kock Best South Africa Batsman $3.50 at Betstar Australia - 1 Unit
Best West Indies Batsman Tip: Evin Lewis Best West Indies Batsman $3.60 at Neds - 1 Unit
Man of the Match Tip: Quinton de Kock Man of the Match $8.50 at Ladbrokes Australia - 1 Unit

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29 Jun 2021

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