West Indies vs Australia Dream11 Prediction, Fantasy Cricket Tips, Playing XI, Pitch Report, and Injury Update of 1st ODI match.
WI vs AUS 1ST ODI Match Preview:
On the 21st of July, West Indies will take on Australia in the 1st ODI Match at Kensington Oval, Bridgetown, Barbados. After successfully winning the T20 series 4-1, West Indies will now play a 3-match ODI series against Australia, starting from July 21st. West Indies last played an ODI in March, where they comfortably whitewashed Sri Lanka 3-0. Kieron Pollard, who missed out on the T20I series due to injury, is back in the squad.
Meanwhile, adding to their wounds, Australia will miss skipper Aaron Finch for the 1st ODI due to knee injury and wicket-keeper batter Alex Carey will lead the team in his absence. The last time they played an ODI was in December 2020, when they won the series 2-1 against India. Australia are a completely different side in the 50-over format and we can expect them to bounce back in this series.
WI vs AUS 1ST ODI Match Details:
Venue: Kensington Oval, Bridgetown, Barbados.
Date & Time: 21st July, at 12:00 AM IST
Live Score: CricketAddictor
WI vs AUS 1ST ODI Match Pitch Report:
This pitch is suitable for both bowling and batting. It’s easy to bat in 1st innings as we witnessed in this series. The track is more helpful for spinners in the 2nd innings whereas in the 1st innings fast bowlers get good seam and bounce. Spinners and fast-bowlers that can bowl cutters are going to be very difficult to score off.
WI vs AUS 1ST ODI Match Probable Playing XIs:
WI: Shai Hope, Evin Lewis, Nicholas Pooran, Shimron Hetmyer, Kieron Pollard (c), Darren Bravo, Jason Holder, Roston Chase, Romario Shepherd, Sheldon Cottrell, Alzarri Joesph
AUS: Matthew Wade, Josh Philippe, Mitchell Marsh, Moises Henriques, Ashton Turner, Alex Carey (c), Daniel Christian, Mitchell Starc, Josh Hazlewood, Adam Zampa, Jason Behrendorff
Top Picks for WI vs AUS Dream11 Prediction and Fantasy Cricket Tips:
Josh Hazlewood is ranked 7th in the ICC ODI bowlers’ rankings. He always bowls consistent line and lengths and has picked up 88 wickets in 54 ODIs with the best figures of 6 for 52.
Mitchell Marsh had a fantastic T20I series on the Caribbean soil with both bat and ball. He is expecting the same performances in the ODIs as well. In his ODI career, he has accumulated 1615 runs in 56 innings and scalped 49 wickets as well.
Evin Lewis is in stunning form at the moment. He was the second-highest run-scorer for West Indies in the 3-match ODI series against Sri Lanka. He has scored 181 runs in 3 matches at an average of 60.33, with the highest score of 103.
Shai Hope had an excellent home series against Sri Lanka, where he ended up being the leading run-scorer in that series with 258 runs in 3 matches, averaging 86.
WI vs AUS Must Picks for Dream11 Team Prediction:
WI vs AUS Captain and Vice-Captain Choices:
Captain – Shai Hope, Mitchell Marsh
Vice-Captain – Evin Lewis, Jason Holder
Suggested Playing XI No.1 for WI vs AUS Dream11 Team:
Wicketkeeper- Shai Hope (c), Alex Carry
Batsmen- Evin Lewis (vc), Kieron Pollard, Darren Bravo, Ashton Turner
All-Rounders- Mitchell Marsh, Jason Holder
Bowlers- Mitchell Starc, Josh Hazlewood, Sheldon Cottrell
Suggested Playing XI No.2 for WI vs AUS Dream11 Team:
Wicketkeeper- Shai Hope, Matthew Wade
Batsmen- Moises Henriques, Evin Lewis, Darren Bravo, Josh Philippe
All-Rounders- Mitchell Marsh (c), Jason Holder (vc)
Bowlers- Josh Hazlewood, Sheldon Cottrell, Romario Shepherd
WI vs AUS 1ST ODI Match Probable Winner:
Australia is expected to win this match.
Disclaimer: This team is based on the understanding, analysis, and instinct of the author. While selecting your team, consider the points mentioned and make your own decision.