West Indies (WI) & Pakistan (PAK) will meet for their first Test Match on 12th August. It will be played on 12th August at Sabina Park, Kingston, Jamaica. According to IST, the match will begin at 8.00 PM.
WI vs PAK: Pakistan tour of West Indies: Preview
West Indies will be looking to turn things around in the five-day format when they face Pakistan in the series opener. Hosts will be hoping that the side can get off to a decent start in this opening game of the Test series. There performance against South Africa in test format was below average. They will have to work hard on their batting line up specially.
The visitors are coming into this Test series with not much practice matches under their belt. Head Coach Misbah-ul-Haq said that team management will assess the conditions at Sabina Park and will be looking to field their best XI for this fixture. In the batting department, the side will be relying on captain Babar Azam, wicket-keeper Mohammad Rizwan, veteran Azhar Ali and middle-order batsman Fawad Alam to do the bulk of the scoring.
WI vs PAK: 1st Test Match: Weather Report
29-32c with sunshine and a fresh to moderate breeze across all five days, although a chance of thundery showers early on Day 2.
WI vs PAK: 1st Test Match: Pitch Report
The Pitch at Sabina Park is certainly something for the quick bowlers. Pacers from both the teams will get the benefit of the pitch. Batsmen will have to be patient to score a big number.
WI vs PAK: 1st Test Match: Probable Playing XI
West Indies: Kraigg Brathwaite, Kieran Powell, Shamarh Brook/Kyle Mayers, Shai Hope, Nkrumah Bonner, Jermaine Blackwood, Roston Chase, Jason Holder, Rahkeem Cornwall, Alzarri Joseph, Kemar Roach.
Pakistan: Imran Butt, Abid Ali, Azhar Ali, Babar Azam (c), Fawad Alam, Mohammad Rizwan (wk), Faheem Ashraf, Yasir Shah/Nauman Ali, Hasan Ali, Mohammad Abbas, Shaheen Afridi
WI vs PAK: 1st Test Match: Dream11 Team Prediction
Dream11 Team: A Ali (c), K Brathwaite, B Azam, J Holder, K Mayers, R Chase, M Rizwan (wk), K Roach, A Joseph, H Ali (vc), S Afridi
WI vs PAK: Result of Last 5 Test matches
West Indies: W/Draw/Draw/L/L
WI vs PAK: 1st Test Match: Live Score: www.chericbuzz.com
WI vs PAK: 1st Test Match: Match Prediction
Based on current form, Pakistan will be favourites to win the opening game of the series against West Indies. With likes of Azhar Ali, Mohammad Rizwan, Faheem Ashraf and Hasan Ali showing excellent form this season, the green shirts will be looking to continue their decent run in the red-ball cricket. Odds are in favour of Pakistan & they are expected to win.