Wounded Windies out to deny proteas die are elusive series victory

The proteas pounded die Windies from one innings and 63 runs in the first Test since Dean Elgar was appointed as a South African El captain. just her need to avoid Defeat in the same place in the second match, starting on Friday, for wrapping up die Two-game series.

As of March 2017, South Africa has no series victory on trip in the longest format that success Come against New Zealand.

Until the opening success over West Indies last Week die South Africans don’t won every test match away from home since beating England in July 2017 at the Trent Bridge.

West Indies were embarrassed on die Suburbs of Large island, in St. Lucia, where they were beaten out for only 97 in the first innings and could only 162. raise second Time around.

The pathetic ones first-innings total was die the lowest West Indies were dismissed for against South Africa, with Lungi Ngidi with 5-19 and Anrich Nortje 4-35.

Quinton de Kock made a wonderful 141 to pick up the man of the match award before Kagiso Rabada steamed in Claim numbers of 5-43 in the second innings, put die Tourists 1-0 up in the battle for die Sir Vivian Richards Trophy.

Kraigg Brathwaites home side must come out struggle on Friday as they try to save a 1-1 draw, eager to a. to end run of nine tests without a win over South Africa.

Fast bowler Shannon Gabriel and batsman Darren Bravo have been recalled by the Windies while Nkrumah Bonner is unavailable for selection because of concussion protocol after he was replaced in the opening test.


South Africa couldn’t have wished for a better one start to the seriesbut opening batsman Aiden Markram says die Tourists can move to another level.

Markram said, “It’s going to be hard to improve performance. I hope we have more percentage in terms of be better for the next Exam. I am sure we have something more in us. “

He added: “It does not matter, die result, if you win or lose die gamebecause if you operating In the standard we have set As a team, then more often you get good results. We are pretty inexperienced also the only thing we can measure ourselves against are die Standards, die we set for ourselves.”


Critics rounded on West Indies after their stunning in the first Testing, but former captain Jason Holder called for die Patience.

The top-placed test all-rounder said: “We have a relatively inexperienced one batting Line-up. There are guys who want to get involved again with exam cricket and others try to get involved in die Test arena.

“All of these things add up. We need be a bit more patient. We saw what they can produce with die Performances just in the recent one past. “


– West Indies are winless in you last six Testing on home Soil (D2, L4); you last victory in die Caribbean was a 10-wicket triumph over England in February 2019. – South Africa has a catch success rate of 81.7 percent since the beginning of 2017 in Testing, die highest of any team. They held on to 451 of their 552 possibilities. – Since his debut in February 2014, no wicketkeeper registered more redundancies in men’s Tests as De Kock (221-210 catches and 11 stumps). – The proteas win in the first Test was hers first at Daren Sammy National Cricket Stadium – after losing an ODI and two Twenty20 Internationals.

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