WI vs AUS Fantasy Prediction: West Indies vs Australia 1st T20I – 10 July 2021 (St Lucia). Aaron Finch, Andre Russel, and Mitchell Marsh are the best fantasy picks for this game.
Hosts West Indies will take on Australia in the 5th T20I match of the five-match T20I series. This series is expected to be a cracker.
Lendl Simmons and Evin Lewis batted well in the South Africa series, whereas Bravo and McCoy have been their wicket-takers. For Australia, Finch and Wade are their main top-order players, whereas Starc & Zampa are their wicket-taking bowlers. The all-rounder trio of Moises Henriques, Daniel Christian, and Mitchell Marsh will play a big role.
Pitch Conditions and Weather Details
The average 1st innings batting score at this venue in the T20I games played here is 154 runs.
Total Games Played: 13; Bat 1st Won: 5; Bat 2nd Won: 8
We can expect cloudy weather in the game.
Probable XI for both sides:-
West Indies – Lendl Simmons, Evin Lewis, Chris Gayle, Shimron Hetmyer, Nicholas Pooran, Kieron Pollard, Andre Russel, Fabian Allen, DJ Bravo, Obed McCoy, Kevin Sinclair.
Australia – Aaron Finch, Matthew Wade, Josh Philippe, Moises Henriques, Mitchell Marsh, Daniel Christian, Ashton Agar, Mitchell Starc, Josh Hazlewood, Adam Zampa, Mitchell Swepson.
Five Match T20I Series
Match: West Indies vs Australia First T20I Match
Date and Time: 10 July, Saturday – 5:00 AM IST
Venue: Daren Sammy National Stadium, St. Lucia.
Where to Watch: Fancode
Top 4 Batting Order
Lendl Simmons, Evin Lewis, Chris Gayle, and Shimron Hetmyer.
Aaron Finch, Matthew Wade, Josh Philippe, and Moises Henriques.
Death Over Specialists
- DJ Bravo and Obed McCoy
- Mitchell Starc and Josh Hazlewood
WI vs AUS Fantasy Wicket-Keeper
Matthew Wade will be our wicket-keeper in this game. Wade scored 188 T20I runs in the 2020 season at an S/R of 150.40, and he will open the innings for his side.
WI vs AUS Fantasy Batsmen
Lendl Simmons and Evin Lewis will be our batsmen from the West Indies. Lewis scored 178 runs in the South Africa series at a strike-rate of 160.36, whereas Simmons scored 72 runs in three games. Both of them will open the innings.
[If West Indies bats first, pick Pollard as your last player, or else, pick Moises Henriques/Daniel Christian]
Aaron Finch will be our batsman from Australia. Finch has scored 2346 T20I runs at an average of 38.46, whereas his strike-rate has been 152.14. He is a brilliant opener.
WI vs AUS Fantasy All-Rounders
Andre Russel will be our all-rounder from West Indies. Russel scalped four wickets in the South Africa series, whereas he had a batting strike-rate of 151.22. He is a world-class all-rounder.
Mitchell Marsh will be our all-rounder from Australia. Marsh scored 315 runs in BBL10 at a strike-rate of 147.88, whereas he scalped four wickets in bowling. He is a T20 specialist all-rounder.
WI vs AUS Fantasy Bowlers
Mitchell Starc and Adam Zampa will be our bowlers from Australia. Starc has scalped 47 T20I wickets at an economy of 6.95, whereas Zampa has scalped 43 T20I wickets at 6.92. Both of them genuine wicket-takers.
Dwayne Bravo and Obed McCoy will be our bowlers from West Indies. Bravo scalped ten wickets in the South Africa series at an economy of 6.89, whereas McCoy scalped nine wickets at 7.05. Both of them are in brilliant form.
Match Prediction: Australia will be the favourites to win this game.
Top Names for the Captaincy Role:-
Andre Russel and Mitchell Marsh
Top Names for the Vice-Captaincy Role:-
Both the captain’s pick + Aaron Finch and Evin Lewis
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