WI vs AUS Fantasy Prediction: West Indies vs Australia 3rd T20I – 13 July 2021 (St Lucia). Andre Russel, Hayden Walsh, Josh Hazlewood, and Mitchell Marsh are the best fantasy picks for this game.
Hosts West Indies will take on Australia in the 3rd T20I match of the five-match T20I series. Australia would want to bounce back after the last defeat.
Andre Russel has been brilliant for the West Indies, whereas Hetmyer also proved his class in the last game. Evin Lewis should be back in this game, and Hayden Walsh has been brilliant in spin bowling. For Australia, Mitch Marsh has been the best player.
Pitch Conditions and Weather Details
The average 1st innings batting score at this venue in the T20I games played here is 155 runs.
Total Games Played: 15; Bat 1st Won: 7; 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, Andre Russel, Fabian Allen, DJ Bravo, Obed McCoy, Sheldon Cottrell, Hayden Walsh Jr.
Australia – Aaron Finch, Matthew Wade, Mitchell Marsh, Josh Philippe, Moises Henriques, Ben McDermott, Daniel Christian, Ashton Agar, Mitchell Starc, Josh Hazlewood, Adam Zampa.
Five Match T20I Series
Match: West Indies vs Australia Third T20I Match
Date and Time: 13 July, Tuesday – 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, Mitchell Marsh, and Josh Philippe.
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 will open the innings, whereas Pooran is not even getting a chance to bat. So, Wade will be a clear pick in this category.
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 has scored 129 runs in his last six games. Both of them will open the innings.
Aaron Finch will be our batsman from Australia. Finch has scored 2356 T20I runs at an average of 37.40, whereas his strike-rate has been 151.51. He is not in good form, but he is an incredible player.
WI vs AUS Fantasy All-Rounders
Andre Russel and DJ Bravo will be our all-rounders from West Indies. Russel has scored 75 runs in the series at a strike-rate of 208.33, whereas he has scalped a couple of wickets in bowling. Bravo scalped ten wickets in the South Africa series at an economy of 6.89, whereas he was promoted in batting in the last game. Both of them are T20 legends.
Mitchell Marsh will be our all-rounder from Australia. Marsh has scored 105 runs in the series at a strike-rate of 143.83, whereas he has scalped three wickets in bowling. He is in brilliant form, and he bats at the number three slot.
WI vs AUS Fantasy Bowlers
Josh Hazlewood will be our bowler from Australia. Hazlewood has scalped 13 T20I wickets, whereas he has scalped three in this series at an economy of 6.37. He is in brilliant form.
Obed McCoy and Hayden Walsh Jr will be our bowlers from West Indies. Walsh has scalped six wickets in a couple of games in the series, whereas McCoy has scalped four in one game. Both of them are in brilliant form.
If West Indies bats first, pick Hetmyer as your last player, or else pick Starc/Zampa.
Match Prediction: West Indies 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 + Hayden Walsh Jr and Josh Hazlewood
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