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Will Rain play spoilsport in USA vs SA T20 World Cup match?

Will Rain play spoilsport in USA vs SA T20 World Cup match?

Check out the weather and USA vs SA T20 World Cup pitch report ahead of the first Super 8 match of the ongoing T20 WC.

Hosts USA will clash with South Africa to kickstart the T20 World Cup Super 8 stage at the Sir Vivian Richards Stadium in Antigua on Wednesday. The Proteas have been lucky to find themselves in the Super 8 despite a poor performance by their batters so far in the tournament. The team has not even crossed 120 once in the competition and have the second-worst batting average of 18 amongst the eight teams in the Super 8. Ahead of the USA vs SA T20 World Cup match, check out the weather report for the game.

USA vs SA weather report

The weather forecast for Antigua is not very promising, with a 20% chance of rain. Humidity levels are expected to be around 72%, and the temperature is set to reach 30 degrees Celsius, with winds blowing at approximately 21 km/h.

Sir Vivian Richards Stadium pitch report

The Sir Vivian Richards Stadium in North Sound in Antigua has hosted four matches in the tournament with the team batting second coming out victorious in three. Not surprisingly, the captain winning the toss has elected to chase on three occasions. The probability of winning the match after winning the toss is 50%. The highest score at the venue in this tournament is 153 while the average score is 94. The skipper winning the toss in the United States vs South Africa T20 World Cup match might want to have a bowl first.

USA vs SA T20 World Cup probable XIs

United States of America

Steven Taylor, Monank Patel (c & wk), Andries Gous, Aaron Jones, Nitish Kumar, Corey Anderson, Harmeet Singh, Jasdeep Singh, Nosthush Kenjige / Shadley van Schalkwyk, Ali Khan, Saurabh Netravalkar

South Africa

Quinton de Kock (wk), Reeza Hendricks, Aiden Markram (c), Tristan Stubbs, Heinrich Klaasen, David Miller, Marco Jansen, Keshav Maharaj / Tabraiz Shamsi, Kagiso Rabada, Anrich Nortje, Ottneil Baartman

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