If West Indies want to reach the final, they need to beat the South Africans comprehensively © AFP
If West Indies want to reach the final, they need to beat the South Africans comprehensively © AFP

Catch the live streaming of the ninth One-Day International (ODI) between West Indies and South Africa of the Tri-Nation series on tensports.com and live telecast of the match on TEN 3 and TEN HD. West Indies are currently at the third and last position in the points table with eight points from five matches. South Africa with 12 points from same number of matches are ahead of them in the current standings. Australia top the charts and have already qualified for the final. This is the last match before the final which is scheduled for Sunday. If West Indies want to reach the final, they need to beat the South Africans comprehensively. This will help them get a bonus point. South Africa, on the other hand can easily reach the final with a simple victory in this ninth match. FULL CRICKET SCORECARD: West Indies vs South Africa, 9th ODI at Barbados

Jason Holder is the skipper of the West Indies team while AB de Villiers will lead the South Africans. West Indies will have to play some smart cricket backed by some determined effort and better execution of plans if they wish to beat the opposition by a big margin. The venue of this match is Kensisgton Oval at Bridgetown, Barbados. BLOG: West Indies vs South Africa, 9th ODI at Barbados

The South Africans would not want to get lose at this crucial juncture. They will continue to fight the way they have in the tournament so far. South Africa have often been criticised of losing in big matches. Maybe they would want to change that trend. A big victory here and they will go with a better frame of mind when they face Australia in the final.