West Indies & Australia are all set to clash again second match of the three-match ODI series on Friday (July 23). It will take place at Kensington Oval in Bridgetown, Barbados. According to IST, match will be broadcasted at 12.00 AM.
WI vs AUS: Australia tour of West Indies: Preview
Australia came into the ODI after a crushing defeat in T20 series by 1-4 against the host West indies. Aaron Finch’s knee injury added to their woes as well. Instead of going into their shell, the visitors stormed back with a 133-run win in a rain-curtailed first ODI. They will be eying to repeat the same in second match as well.
West Indies, on the other hand, had an outing equivalent to a nightmare. Barring Kieron Pollard and Hayden Walsh Jr, others flattered to deceive. The hosts’ confidence will be low, and they need to up their game in order to make a comeback.
WI vs AUS: 2nd ODI: Weather Report
There are chances of rain in the morning, but not during game time. There will be intermittent clouds throughout the duration of the match. The temperature will be around the 29-degree Celsius mark with the humidity in the 70s.
WI vs AUS: 2nd ODI: Pitch Report
The pitch in the first ODI turned out to be a sporting one. While Agar, Pollard, and Turner showed that batting wasn’t tough, Starc and Walsh Jr. returned with fifers. Going by the result of the first game, teams may opt to bat first.
WI vs AUS: 2nd ODI: Probable Playing XI
West Indies: Evin Lewis, Shimron Hetmyer, Darren Bravo, Nicholas Pooran, Jason Mohammed, Kieron Pollard, Jason Holder, Fabian Allen, Alzarri Joseph, Akeal Hosein, Sheldon Cottrell
Australia: Ben McDermott, Josh Philippe, Mitchell Marsh, Moises Henriques, Ashton Turner, Alex Carey (c & wk), Matthew Wade, Mitchell Starc, Josh Hazlewood, Wes Agar, Adam Zampa
WI vs AUS: 2nd ODI: Dream Team
Dream 11 Team: Nicholas Pooran, Alex Carey, Kieron Pollard, Evin Lewis (C), Ben McDermott, Mitchell Marsh (VC), Jason Holder, Mitchell Starc, Adam Zampa, Sheldon Cottrell and Hayden Walsh
WI vs AUS: Result of Last 5 ODI matches
West Indies: L/W/W/W?L
WI vs AUS: 2nd ODI: Live Score: www.cricbuzz.com
WI vs AUS: 2nd ODI: Match Prediction
In the last few years, Australia has been superior to the West Indies in ODI cricket. After their first win, they will be high on confidence & will be planning to wipe out the host. They completely dominated West Indies in the first & this is what is expected to happen in the second match as well. Australia is expected to win & name the series under their belt.