West Indies is all set to host a long summer of cricket in 2021; across formats starting with a two-match Test series vs South Africa. The tour was at first scheduled to take place in July and August 2020. However; the series was postponed, as the West Indies toured England at the same time; afterward fixtures were rescheduled due to the COVID-19 situation. Let’s Check Here South Africa vs West Indies 2021 Schedule, Team Squads, TV Channels List.
However, the big news for cricket fans, players like Chris Gayle, Dwayne Bravo Kieron Pollard, and Andre Russel return back to the West Indies squad for T20s. The schedule for the tour was confirmed by Cricket West Indies in May 2021.
South Africa vs West Indies 2021 Schedule & Timings
South Africa vs West Indies 2021 tour begins with the test matches as both teams participate in a two-game test series start off from 10th June for the Sir Vivian Richards Trophy. The T20Is are to be hosted in Grenada’s National Cricket Stadium.
|Match||Date & Match Timings||Location|
|1st Test||June 10- 14 (07:30 PM IST)||Daren Sammy National Cricket Stadium, Gros Islet, St Lucia|
|2ndTest||June 18 – 22 (07:30 PM IST)||Daren Sammy National Cricket Stadium, Gros Islet, St Lucia|
|1stT20I||June 26, (11:30 PM)||National Cricket Stadium, St George’s, Grenada|
|2ndT20I||June 27 (11:30 PM)||National Cricket Stadium, St George’s, Grenada|
|3rdT20I||June 29 (11:30 PM)||National Cricket Stadium, St George’s, Grenada|
|4thT20I||July 1 (11:30 PM)||National Cricket Stadium, St George’s, Grenada|
|5thT20I||July 3 (11:30 PM)||National Cricket Stadium, St George’s, Grenada|
WI vs SA 2021: Team Squads
South Africa Test Squad: Dean Elgar (C), Temba Bavuma (vice-capt), Quinton de Kock (wk), George Linde, Keshav Maharaj, Lungi Ngidi, Aiden Markram, Lizaad Williams, Wiaan Mulder, Anrich Nortje, Marco Jansen, Keegan Peterson,Sarel Erwee, Beuran Hendricks, Kagiso Rabada, Rassie van der Dussen, Kyle Verreynne, Tabraiz Shamsi, Prenelan Subrayen,
South Africa T20Is Squad: Temba Bavuma (C), Quinton de Kock (wk), Tabraiz Shamsi, Reeza Hendricks, Heinrich Klaasen, George Linde, Kagiso Rabada, Sisanda Magala, Janneman Malan, Aiden Markram, Bjorn Fortuin, Anrich Nortje, Andile Phehlukwayo, Dwaine Pretorius, Rassie van der Dussen, Kyle Verreynne, Lizaad Williams, David Miller, Lungi Ngidi.
West Indies T20I Squad: Kieron Pollard (C), Nicholas Pooran (wk),Oshane Thomas, Sheldon Cottrell, Fidel Edwards, Andre Fletcher, Chris Gayle, Fabian Allen, Dwayne Bravo, Shimron Hetmyer, Jason Holder, Akeal Hosein, Evin Lewis, Obed McCoy, Andre Russell, Lendl Simmons, Hayden Walsh Jnr.
West Indies is yet to reveal the Test squad for the series against South Africa.
South Africa vs West Indies 2021 TV Channels List
|UK||BT Sport (BT Sport 1, 2)|
|New Zealand||SKY Sport NZ|
|Canada||ATN Cricket Plus|
|Sri Lanka||Rupavahini (SLRC), Universal Link Ceylon|
|Bangladesh||Rabbitholebd Sports YouTube channel, Toffee App|
The 2021 South Africa tour of the West Indies is to be telecasted in India’s FanCode app. However, the series is starting from 10th June 2021 at 7:30 pm IST. FanCode will also have SA vs WI cricket Online on its app and website.