West Indies captain Jason Holder hailed South Africa counterpart AB de Villiers as an 'exceptional' player, after the Proteas skipper blasted 162 off 66 balls to lead his side to a 257-run win over the men from the Caribbean in a World Cup Pool B match in Sydney on Friday.
West Indies batsman Darren Bravo has been ruled out of the rest of the World Cup due to a hamstring injury he suffered in their second match of the tournament against Pakistan.
There were so many records broken and milestones reached in the match between South Africa and the West Indies in Sydney on Friday, but none eclipsed the massive effort from AB de Villiers as he led the side to a 257-run victory.
Both Zimbabwe and the West Indies come into this clash in Canberra with one defeat and one win on the board, though the Windies went about that very differently, losing the game they should have won, and vice versa.
South Africa are not happy campers coming into this match at the SCG, despite having a winning track record against the West Indies, given they lost heavily to India and have some injury concerns.