The hosts, West Indies will want to get back to winning ways as they prepare for a must-win game as they trail 2-1 to the Proteas in a five-match series.
West Indies have a lot to toil for, not just in this series but for the upcoming ones as they host Australia, and Pakistan too for a 5-match series each, with ODIs and Tests a part of the two series respectively.
For South Africa, they lead the series as things stand, but there is still room for improvement. They will be one of the squads to look for in the upcoming ICC T20 World Cup as they look forward to making their way into the competition as a strong contender.
The defending champions will try to churn out maximum practice from these T20I games and they will hope to begin their title defense with full planning.
Not to forget, South Africa had lost the opening game of the series but have contrived to turn things around. Will they continue to domineering the fate of the series? or will the hosts build up for an enthralling final?
Match Toss Time: 05:30 GMT (23:00 IST)
Match Start Time: 06:00 GMT (23:30 IST)
Match Venue: St.George, Grenada
Head to Head
Matches Played: 13, West Indies:5, South Africa: 8
The weather is anticipated to be cloudy but the chances of rain are low. The temperature is going to be normal and around the 25-30 degrees Celsius mark. However, rain could lead to a drop in the temperature.
The pitch of Grenada has been the best part of the series. For a T20I, you need pitches that help both the batsman and the bowler and also give the players a hint that any score can be chased down.
For the bowlers too, the pitch has been helpful and we have witnessed incidences where a bowler has managed to extract pace and bounce.
However, the possibility of rainfall makes both sides very eager to win the toss. In such cases, chasing hasn't turned out to be the ideal option.
It has been confirmed by the hosts that Chris Gayle will be returning to the squad and most likely in the playing XI as well after he was rested for the third T20I.
However, Jason Holder and Kevin Sinclair have been rested, with Akeal Hosein, the left-arm turner is roped in for his first series.
For South Africa, they would avoid many changes to their winning squad and would try to seal the series with a win. However, they will have to be wary of the threats West Indies will carry in this do-or-die game.
Probable Playing XI
West Indies (WI): Andre Fletcher, Shimron Hetmyer, Evin Lewis, Chris Gayle, Nicholas Pooran (WK), Kieron Pollard (C), Andre Russell, Dwayne Bravo, Fabian Allen, Sheldon Cottrell, Obed McCoy.
South Africa (SA): Quinton de Kock (wk), Reeza Hendricks, Aiden Markram, Temba Bavuma, Rassie van der Dussen, David Miller, George Linde, Lungi Ngidi, Kagiso Rabada, Tabraiz Shamsi, Anrich Nortje.
Quinton de Kock has been in scintillating form in this series. If you don't have him in your team, you may be in huge trouble. Obed McCoy will be another option, this time from the hosts who is a must-pick in your fantasy team. McCoy did have the best match in the first T20 but he has bounced back will a great mindset and commitment. Evin Lewis and Reeza Hendricks could also add great value to the fantasy line-up.
WI vs SA Fantasy team
Captain and Vice-captain Picks
All the information on Cricwizz is published in good faith and for general information purpose only. The website does not make any warranties about the completeness, reliability, and accuracy of this information. The website will not be liable for any losses and/or damages in connection with the use of our website.