Champions Trophy preview: Chris Gayle needs to find top form as West Indies take on South Africa


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South Africa v West Indies

With India already through to the last four and Pakistan eliminated, the West Indies and South Africa come together in a winner-takes-all contest to make the semi-finals.

The Windies will be disappointed with their last outing, when India chased down their score of 233 within 40 overs. Big hitters Chris Gayle and Kieron Pollard will need to find form if they want to progress.

Hashim Amla's 81 and a solid bowling display gave South Africa a 67-run win against Pakistan. Apart from the mid-order collapse, South Africa looked strong.Lewis Durkin