SA vs WI Today Match Prediction for South Africa vs West Indies 2nd Test– Who Will Win SA vs WI match?

Published on: Mar 7, 2023 11:00 am IST|Updated on: Mar 7, 2023 10:22 am IST

South Africa vs West Indies

The Test series between South Africa and West Indies kick started with a dominant performance by the hosts. They pounded the visitors in just 3 days and bagged the game by the margin of 87 runs to go 1-0 in the series. The focus now tilts towards second game that will be played on 8th March in Johannesburg. The Proteas would be looking to complete the whitewash whereas West Indies would want to level the series. They looked decent in phases but couldn’t capitalise on the pressure created. Therefore they would want to put a solid performance in the second game.

SA vs WI Match Details

Fixture Name: South Africa vs West Indies, 2nd Test
Competition: West Indies tour of South Africa 2023
Date: 8th March 2022
Time: 1:30 PM IST
Ground: The Wanderers Stadium, Johannesburg

SA vs WI Pitch Report

The pitch at The Wanderers Stadium, Johannesburg is traditionally a good batting surface. The goring in South Africa is probably the best batting surface among all the grounds in the country. But one cannot rule out pacers on the Proteas pitch. The venue so far has hosted 38 games and the average which first inning score at this venue is 310, which dips down in last three innings as the game progresses. Out of 38 games, 17 have been won by teams batting first whereas 11 have been won by teams batting first. The record at the venue suggests that captain winning the toss should opt to bat as fresh pitch will be best to bat.


South Africa – L L L D W
West Indies – L L D W L

SA vs WI Probable Playing XIs

South Africa:

Dean Elgar, Aiden Markram, Keegan Petersen, Temba Bavuma (C), Heinrich Klaasen (WK), Senuran Muthusamy, Marco Jansen, Keshav Maharaj, Kagiso Rabada, Anrich Nortje, Gerald Coetzee

West Indies:

Kraigg Brathwaite (C), Tagenarine Chanderpaul, Raymon Reifer, Jermaine Blackwood, Kyle Mayers, Roston Chase, Joshua da Silva (WK), Jason Holder, Alzarri Joseph, Gudakesh Motie, Shannon Gabriel/Kemar Roach

SA vs WI Probable Top Performers

Probable Best Batter

Aiden Markram – Stats in Tests

South African batter Aiden Markram is expected to be the best batter in the first Test against West Indies. The right-handedly has been in a terrific form and has been smashing runs consistently. He scored a century and 47 in the first game and it is expected to shine in the second game. His stats are decent as well as in 34 games he has scored 2171 runs with 9 fifties and 6 hundreds.











Probable Best Bowler

Kagiso Rabada – Stats in Tests

South Africa pacer Kagiso Rabada is likely to be the best bowler in the first Test between South Africa and West Indies. He’s currently the best pacers going around in the world cricket. He bowled staggering well in the series against Australia and continued his form in the first game, where he took a fifer. His overall stats are exceptional as well as he has 276 wickets













SA vs WI Prediction- Who Will Win Today’s Match Between South Africa and West Indies  

  • The last time South Africa and West Indies squared off in a Test series, it saw the Proteas thumping the opposition in both the games.
  • South Africa have won 4 out of their last 5 matches in Johannesburg.
  • Overall in 24 games, South Africa has won 21 games whereas West Indies has just 3 wins to their name.
  • According to the SA vs WI today match prediction, WI is the favourites to win this match.

SA vs WI Head to Head Test Record 

Matches Played

SA Won

WI Won






Today’s Match Prediction: South Africa to win the match

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