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West Indies vs South Africa Head to Head

FormatTestODIT20I
Matches played286210
West Indies Won3154
South Africa Won18446
West Indies Win %10.71%24.19%40.00%
South Africa Win %64.29%70.97%60.00%


Table of Contents


  1. WI vs SA Head to Head Stats
  2. WI vs SA Head to Head Stats - Tests
  3. WI vs SA Head to Head Stats - ODIs
  4. WI vs SA Head to Head Stats - T20Is


The West Indies and South Africa cricket teams have been playing at the highest level since 1928 and 1888 respectively. However, they first played each other in the last decade before the turn of the millennium. The first-ever Test match between these two teams was played in 1992. The Proteas have dominated the Caribbean men over the years and continue to do so. Let us have a look at the West Indies vs South African head to head stats.


WI vs SA Head to Head Stats


These two teams have played each other a total of 100 times at the international level from 1992 to 2019 across all three formats of the game. The Proteas have managed to win 68 of those and lost just 22. The remaining ten games could not decide a winner - one ended in a tie, seven were drawn while 2 failed to produce a result.


WI vs SA Head to Head Stats - Tests


Windies cricket team last faced South Africa in a Test match in the year 2015. They have not won a Test against the Proteas since 2007. In 28 Tests between these teams, West Indies have won just 3, lost 18 and drawn 7 games. Their three wins came in three different years - 1992, 2001 and 2007. It has been more than 13 years and 8 Test matches since the Caribbean side tasted victory. It is a suitable representation of their statistics against each other.


Matches Played28
West Indies Won3
South Africa Won18
Tied0
Drawn7
West Indies Win %10.71%
South Africa Win %64.29%
Draw %25.00%
First Played On18 April 1992
Last played On2 January 2015


WI vs SA Head to Head Stats - ODIs


Surprisingly, due to the nature of different formats, the WI vs SA head to head stats for ODIs are better than those for the Tests for both teams. In 62 ODIs against each other, West Indies have won 15, South Africa cricket team have won 44, one game ended in a tie and two failed to produce a result. As a result, the winning percentages of both teams are better than theirs in the Test matches.


Matches Played62
West Indies Won44
South Africa Won15
Tied1
No Result2
West Indies Win %70.97%
South Africa Win %24.19%
First Played On5 March 1992
Last played On10 June 2019


WI vs SA Head to Head Stats - T20Is


These two teams have not faced each other in a T20I since 2016. The fact that they have played just 10 T20Is till date tells how little bilateral cricket these two teams play. They are pretty much equal in terms of success achieved against each other, but the Proteas have the slight upper hand in this format as well. Have a look at the statistics:


Matches Played10
West Indies Won4
South Africa Won6
Tied0
No Result0
West Indies Win %40.00%
South Africa Win %60.00%
First Played On11 September 2007
Last played On25 March 2016


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