In the group match of T20 World Cup, South Africa defeated West Indies by 8 wickets. West Indies had scored 143 runs for the loss of 8 wickets in the stipulated overs.
Avon Lewis scored 56 runs for West Indies. Lendl Simmons scored 16 runs. Nicholson Puran scored 12 runs. Chris Gayle scored 12 runs. Kieron Pollard scored 26 runs.
Akil Hussain was the lone wicket for West Indies.
South Africa achieved the target of 144 runs for the loss of two wickets in 18 overs. Reza Hendricks played an innings of 39 runs.
Captain Temba Bauma was run out for 2, Vander Dawson (34) and Aiden Markram (31) remained unbeaten.
From South Africa, Devin Pretoris led three players to the pavilion, Keshu Maharaj took two wickets.