WI vs AUS Fantasy Prediction: West Indies vs Australia 2nd ODI – 23 July 2021 (Barbados). Mitchell Marsh, Evin Lewis, Hayden Walsh Jr, and Mitchell Starc are the best fantasy picks for this game.
Hosts West Indies will take on Australia in the 2nd ODI match of the three-match ODI series. Australia would want to seal the series in this game.
Mitchell Marsh is the leading all-rounder of Australia, whereas Hazlewood and Starc proved their class in the last game. Carey, McDermott, and Philippe will lead the batting of the side. Lewis and Bravo are the leading batsmen of Windies, whereas Pollard also batted well in the first ODI. Hayden Walsh is the leading spinner, whereas Cottrell and Joseph are the pacers. Shai Hope will miss this game again.
Pitch Conditions and Weather Details
The average 1st innings batting score in the last five ODI games played at this venue is 238 runs.
Last Five Games; Bat 1st Won: 2; Bat 2nd Won: 3
We can expect cloudy weather in the game.
Probable XI for both sides:-
West Indies – Evin Lewis, Shimron Hetmyer, Darren Bravo, Jason Mohammed, Nicholas Pooran, Kieron Pollard, Jason Holder, Hayden Walsh Jr, Sheldon Cottrell, Alarri Joseph, Akeal Hosein.
Australia – Josh Philippe, Ben McDermott, Mitchell Marsh, Alex Carey, Moises Henriques, Ashton Turner, Matthew Wade, Mitchell Starc, Josh Hazlewood, Wes Agar, Adam Zampa.
Three Match T20I Series
Match: West Indies vs Australia Second ODI Match
Date and Time: 23 July, Friday -12:00 AM IST
Venue: Kensington Oval, Barbados.
Where to Watch: Fancode
Top 4 Batting Order
Evin Lewis, Shimron Hetmyer, Darren Bravo, and Jason Mohammed.
Josh Philippe, Ben McDermott, Mitchell Marsh, and Alex Carey.
Death Over Specialists
- Jason Holder and Alzarri Joseph
- Mitchell Starc and Josh Hazlewood
WI vs AUS Fantasy Wicket-Keeper
Alex Carey will be our wicket-keeper in this game. Carey has scored 1158 ODI runs at an average of 37.35, whereas he scored a brilliant half-century in the first ODI. He is the best pick in this category.
WI vs AUS Fantasy Batsmen
Evin Lewis and Darren Bravo will be our batsmen from the West Indies. Lewis scored 181 runs at an average of 60.33 in the last Sri Lankan ODI series, whereas Bravo scored 149 runs at 74.50. Both of them are top-order players, and they can be destructive on their day.
Josh Phillipe will be our batsman from Australia. Phillipe had a massive BBL10 campaign, whereas he scored 39 runs on his ODI debut. He will open the innings in this game.
WI vs AUS Fantasy All-Rounders
Mitchell Marsh will be our all-rounder from Australia. Marsh scored 219 runs in the T20I series at an average of 43.80, whereas he scalped eight wickets in bowling. He is in very good form and cannot be dropped.
WI vs AUS Fantasy Bowlers
Josh Hazlewood and Mitchell Starc will be our bowlers from Australia. Starc has scalped 189 ODI wickets in 97 games, whereas Hazlewood has 91 ODI scalps in 55. Both of them are experienced pacers, and they combined for eight wickets in the first ODI game.
Hayden Walsh, Alzarri Joseph, and Akeal Hosein will be our bowlers from West Indies. Walsh scalped 12 wickets in the T20I series, whereas he scalped a fifer in the first ODI. Joseph has scalped 56 ODI wickets in just 35 games, whereas Hosein has scalped 10 wickets at an economy of 4.30. All three of them are wicket-takers.
** If Windies bats first, pick Pollard as your last player, or else, pick Moises Henriques **
Match Prediction: Australia will be the favourites to win this game.
Top Names for the Captaincy Role:-
Evin Lewis and Mitchell Marsh
Top Names for the Vice-Captaincy Role:-
Both the captain’s pick + Hayden Walsh Jr and Mitchell Starc
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