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South Africa vs West Indies (SA vs WI) 1st ODI Dream11 Prediction, Match Preview, Pitch Report and Playing XI - 16 March 2023

Check out the SA vs WI Dream11 prediction, Fantasy Cricket Tips, Today’s playing 11 and Pitch Report of the 1st ODI. South Africa will play the West Indies in Buffalo Park.

Sandipan Ghosh
Last updated: 15.03.2023
South Africa vs West Indies 1st ODI Dream11 Prediction Match Preview Pitch Report and Playing XI 16 March 2023

South Africa vs West Indies' three-match ODI series will begin this Thursday (16 March). Buffalo Park (East London) will host this ODI series opener.

It will be South Africa’s first ODI match since their home ODI series win against England last January-February.

Meanwhile, West Indies are ready for their first ODI in 2023. The Caribbean team played their last ODI in August 2022, when they hosted New Zealand.

SA vs WI Match Overview

Match: South Africa vs West Indies

Format: ODI

Match no in the series: 1st of 3-match ODI series

Date and Time: Thursday, 16 March 2023, 13:00 local time (16:30 IST)

Venue: Buffalo Park, East London

Live Broadcasting/Streaming (only in India): Star Sports First, Star Sports Select 1 SD, Star Sports Select 1 HD, Hotstar, FanCode

SA vs WI Weather Forecast

According to, there is a massive threat of thunderstorms from the early period of the day. However, the threat of rain will massively drop down from the late afternoon. The game time temperatures can be around 24°C-22°C.    

SA vs WI Pitch Report

It will be the first ODI at Buffalo Park (East London) since October 2017 and the first day/night ODI at this same venue since January 2015. In the last three ODIs at this venue, twice recorded successful chasings, and the last one experienced a 200-run victory.

Toss prediction: Win the toss and bowl first.

SA vs WI Full Squads

South Africa full squad: Temba Bavuma (C), Gerald Coetzee, Quinton de Kock (wk), Tony de Zorzi, Bjorn Fortuin, Reeza Hendricks, Sisanda Magala, Lungi Ngidi, Wayne Parnell, Andile Phehlukwayo, Ryan Rickelton, Tabraiz Shamsi, Tristan Stubbs, Rassie van der Dussen, Lizaad Williams.

West Indies full squad: Shai Hope (C), Rovman Powell (vc), Shamarh Brooks, Yannic Cariah, Keacy Carty, Roston Chase, Shannon Gabriel, Jason Holder, Akeal Hosein, Alzarri Joseph, Brandon King, Kyle Mayers, Nicholas Pooran, Romario Shepherd, Odean Smith.

SA vs WI Predicted XIs

South Africa predicted XI: Temba Bavuma (C), Quinton de Kock (wk), Reeza Hendricks, Rassie van der Dussen, Ryan Rickelton, Tristan Stubbs, Andile Phehlukwayo, Sisanda Magala, Wayne Parnell, Lungi Ngidi, Tabraiz Shamsi.

West Indies predicted XI: Shai Hope (C & wk), Kyle Mayers, Nicholas Pooran, Brandon King, Shamarh Brooks, Roston Chase, Rovman Powell, Jason Holder, Akeal Hosein, Alzarri Joseph, Shannon Gabriel.

SA vs WI Dream11 Team Prediction #1:

Wicketkeeper(s): Q de Kock (C), S Hope

Batters: R Hendricks, T Bavuma, R van der-Dussen

All-rounder(s): J Holder (vc), A Phehlukwayo, K Mayers, R Chase

Bowlers: L Ngidi, A Joseph

SA vs WI Dream11 Team Prediction #2:

Wicketkeeper(s): Q de Kock, S Hope (vc)

Batters: T Bavuma, R van der-Dussen (C), R Powell

All-rounder(s): J Holder, R Chase

Bowlers: S Magala, T Shamsi, L Ngidi, A Joseph


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