WI vs PAK Fantasy Prediction: West Indies vs Pakistan 1st Test – 12 August (Jamaica). Babar Azam, Hasan Ali, Jason Holder, and Mohammad Rizwan are the best fantasy picks for this game.
Hosts West Indies will take on Pakistan in the 1st test match of the two matches series. West Indies would want to make a comeback with the red ball.
West Indies will return to the Sabina Park after a gap of two years, and they would want to impress. Brathwaite will open the innings in this game, whereas Bonner and Blackwood will handle the middle-order. Kyle Mayers has been brilliant since his debut, whereas Chase has also been an important part of the side. Roach and Holder will lead the pace bowling line-up, whereas Jayden Seales was brilliant in his debut series.
Pakistan will rely on Babar Azam and Fawad Alam in batting, whereas Azhar Ali and Rizwan have also batted well lately. Hasan Ali and Shaheen Afridi have been the lead pacers of the side, whereas Abbas is also back after his County Stint. Yasir Shah will handle the spin line-up, whereas Faheem is their main all-rounder.
The average 4th innings score at this ground is just 146 runs. Both teams would want to bat 1st on this track. We can expect grass covering in this game on the pitch, and the pacers should enjoy bowling on this track.
Probable XI for both sides:-
West Indies – Kraigg Brathwaite, Shai Hope, Nkrumah Bonner, Roston Chase, Kyle Mayers, Jermaine Blackwood, Jason Holder, Joshua da Silva, Alzarri Joseph, Kemar Roach, Jayden Seales.
Pakistan – Imran Butt, Abid Ali, Azhar Ali, Babar Azam, Fawad Alam, Mohammad Rizwan, Faheem Ashraf, Hasan Ali, Yasir Shah, Shaheen Afridi, Mohammad Abbas.
Two Match Test Series
Match: West Indies vs Pakistan First Test Match
Date and Time: 12 August, Thursday – 8:30 pm IST
Venue: Sabina Park, Jamaica
Where to Watch: Live on Fancode
Top 4 Batting Order
- Kraigg Brathwaite, Shai Hope, Nkrumah Bonner, and Roston Chase.
- Imran Butt, Abid Ali, Azhar Ali, and Babar Azam.
Long Spell Bowlers
- Jason Holder and Kemar Roach
- Hasan Ali and Shaheen Afridi
NOTE:- The Stats mentioned are of the test matches.
WI vs PAK Fantasy Wicket-Keeper
Mohammad Rizwan will be our wicket-keeper in this game. Rizwan has scored 820 runs at an average of 43.16, whereas he has scored 303 runs at 50.50 in 2021. He has been brilliant this season.
WI vs PAK Fantasy Batsmen
Babar Azam and Fawad Alam will be our batsmen from Pakistan. Azam has scored 2169 runs at an average of 42.53, whereas Alam has scored 333 runs this season at 47.57. Both of them are technically sound players, and they will play a big role in this game.
Kraigg Brathwaite will be our batsman from West Indies. Brathwaite has scored 414 runs in 2021 at an average of 34.50, whereas he has scalped four wickets in bowling. He is the most technically sound player of the Pakistan side.
WI vs PAK Fantasy All-Rounders
Jason Holder and Kyle Mayers will be our all-rounders from West Indies. Holder has scalped 129 test wickets, whereas he has scored over 2200 runs with the bat. Mayers has scored 521 runs in just six games at an average of 47.36, whereas he has scalped ten wickets with the ball. Both of them are the ace all-rounders of this side.
WI vs PAK Fantasy Bowlers
Hasan Ali, Shaheen Afridi, and Mohammad Abbas will be our bowlers from Pakistan. Ali has scalped 57 wickets in just 13 games, whereas Afridi has scalped 58 wickets in 17 games. Abbas scalped 27 wickets in just seven County Cricket games at an average of 15.96, and he is in brilliant form. All three of them are genuine wicket-takers.
Kemar Roach will be our bowler from West Indies. Roach is a veteran of 223 wickets, whereas he has scalped 13 wickets on this ground. He will get a lot of assist on this track.
Take Azhar Ali or Alzarri Joseph as your last player
Match Prediction: Pakistan are the favourites to win this game.
Top Names for the Captaincy Role
Jason Holder and Babar Azam
Top Names for the Vice-Captaincy Role:-
Both the captain’s pick + Kyle Mayers and Hasan Ali
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All our selections are based on in-depth and astute analysis of the players partaking in the match, pitch report and a perusal of other reasoning. Please incorporate a slew of factors while crafting your own side with this article serving as a guide to the match and players.