West Indies beat South Africa to enter Tri Series Final- In the 9th and most important match of Tri Nation series, West Indies beat South Africa by 100 runs margin and qualified for the final battle of this series. Chris Gayle’s team will now confront with Australia who has already got entry into the final. Final match is to be played on Sunday, 26th June 2016 at Bridgetown.
West Indies vs South Africa 2016 Result
West Indies won the last match of Tri Nation series against South Africa on 24th June and entered into the final of this series. It was the must win situation for both teams who were struggling for the second position in the points table. WI romped in attaining the second rank and got qualified for the final game by kicking out the all times chokers.
West Indies vs South Africa Match 9 Highlights
South African cricket team won the toss and opted to field first. Their decision to invite foes to implement their batting attack first seemed quite well but proved wrong by the men who batted next. Opening pair of the Caribbean team returned to pavilion without scoring big runs, but the men who confronted later were DM Bravo, Pollard and Holder whose mesmerizing innings contributed majorly in building a huge target of 285 runs.
On other hand, when RSA batsmen entered in the ground to struggle hard for the achievement of designated aim of 286 runs, top order failed to remain stiff and stern on the field. After the initial players tumbled down, later come batsmen tried their hard to recuperate the loss, but their mere two digit runs weren’t not enough to compensate the severe loss.
West Indies vs South Africa Match 9 Scorecard
West Indies Batting
|DM Bravo||c du Plessis b Morris||102||103||12||4||99.02|
|KA Pollard||c du Plessis b Morkel||62||71||7||2||87.32|
|JO Holder*||c †de Kock b Morris||40||46||3||2||86.95|
|CR Brathwaite||not out||33||42||2||1||78.57|
South Africa Bowling
South Africa Batting
|K Rabada||run out (sub [AR Nurse]/†Ramdin)||9||15||1||0||60.00|
|M Morkel||not out||32||47||3||0||68.08|
|Imran Tahir||c †Ramdin b Brathwaite||29||24||7||0||120.83|
|HM Amla||lbw b Narine||16||36||2||0||44.44|
|F Behardien||c Charles b Brathwaite||35||57||4||0||61.40|
West Indies Bowling