After five T20 match series, West Indies & Australia are all set to clash for 3 ODI match series starting 21st July. The will their first match at the Kensington Oval. According to Indian Standard Time, match will begin at 12:00 AM.
WI vs AUS: Australia tour of West Indies: Preview
After dominating the T20 series against Australia, West Indies will come to the ground with an immense amount of confidence for the ODI series. West Indies defeated Australia in the 5-match T20I series by a 4-1 margin. West Indies team is not facing any in issues in any department as each & every team member is doing their job right.
In the current ICC’s ODI ranking, Australia is ranked 3rd & West Indies is at 8th position. Australia is a strong team but from their last performance at T20 series, they must have noticed few areas of improvement. Aussies will be willing to start the ODI series on a positive note.
WI vs AUS: 1st ODI: Weather Report
The temperature is expected to hover around 37°C on the match day with 74 % humidity and 31 km/hr wind speed. There are 24 % chances of precipitation during the game.
WI vs AUS: 1st ODI: Pitch Report
The pitch of Kensington Oval is batting friendly. Batsman from both the teams will get help from the surface. In early overs, pacers will have to put some extra efforts to get some wickets & spinners will have to bowl tight lengths to fetch any purchase.
WI vs AUS: 1st ODI: Probable Playing XI
West Indies: Shai Hope, Nicholas Pooran, Evin Lewis, Darren Bravo, Kieron Pollard, Jason Holder, Roston Chase, Fabian Allen, Sheldon Cottrell, Alzarri Joseph, Romario Shepherd
Bench: Akeal Hosein, Jason Mohammed, Anderson Phillip
Australia: Moises Henriques, Alex Carey, Matthew Wade, Ashton Turner, Daniel Christian, Riley Meredith, Mitchell Marsh, Ashton Agar, Adam Zampa, Josh Hazlewood, Mitchell Starc
Bench: Joshua Phillipe, Andrew Tye
WI vs AUS: 1st ODI: Dream Team
Dream 11 Team: Mitchell Marsh (C), Shai Hope, Jason Holder (VC), Matthew Wade (WK), Moises Henriques, Darren-Bravo, Kieron Pollard, Evin Lewis, Adam Zampa, Sheldon Cottrell, Riley Meredith
WI vs AUS: Result of Last 5 ODI matches
West Indies: L/L/W/W/W
WI vs AUS: 1st ODI: Live Score: www.cricbuzz.com
WI vs AUS: 1st ODI: Match Prediction
West Indies will be full of confidence & prepared to start their campaign with a win. But looking at their previous ODI record & Australia’s line up of ODI, the win probability if less of West Indies. Australia is well prepared for ODI battle & the odds are in favor of Aussies. They will win the first match.