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| On Jul 22, 2021 3:09 PM IST

West Indies vs Australia Dream11: Top 5 Fantasy Cricket Picks for 2nd ODI

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West Indies vs Australia Dream11: Australia registered a comprehensive 133-run victory in the opening ODI match against West Indies. The visiting Australian team have now taken a 1-0 lead in the three-match ODI series. The second game of this series will take place on 23 July at the Kensington Oval in Bridgetown, Barbados.

West Indies vs Australia Dream11 Fantasy Cricket Picks

1. Mitchell Marsh

Aussie all-rounder Mitchell Marsh is expected to play a vital role in this WI vs AUS second ODI both with the bat and ball. The right-hander has scored 1615 runs in 60 ODIs so far that includes 12 fifties and 1 century and has also scalped 49 wickets at an economy of 5.55. In the recently concluded T20I series against West Indies, Marsh finished as the leading run-scorer with a total of 219 runs at a strike-rate of 152.08. He also picked up 8 wickets with the ball.

Mitchell Marsh in ODIs
Matches: 61
Runs: 1635
50: 12
100: 1
Wickets: 50

2. Mitchell Starc

Australia’s left-arm fast bowler Mitchell Starc delivered a stunning performance in the ball in the first ODI against West Indies. He picked up sensational figures of 5 for 48 in his eight overs to dominate the proceedings with the ball. This was his record eighth five-wicket haul in 50-overs cricket. Overall in 96 ODIs, he has taken a total of 184 wickets at an average of 23.17 and an economy of 5.18. Thus, Starc will be a key player to watch out for in the second Australia vs West Indies ODI match on Friday.

Related: Mitchell Starc Record 5-fer Bowls West Indies Out for 123

Mitchell Starc in ODIs
Matches: 97
Wickets: 189
Avg: 22.81
Eco: 5.19

3. Hayden Walsh

West Indies leg-spinner Hayden Walsh was really impressive with the ball in the first ODI against Australia. He picked up his maiden ODI five-wicket haul while giving away just 39 runs in his quota of 10 overs. Walsh was the Man of the Series during the five-match T20I series where he ended up picking 12 wickets at an average of 11.67 with an economy of 7. In 11 ODI matches, the leggie has taken 17 wickets at an economy of 5.09.

Hayden Walsh vs Australia in ODIs
Matches: 1
Wickets: 5
Eco: 3.90
Avg: 7.80

4. Alex Carey

Australia’s stand-in skipper Alex Carey looked in a brilliant touch with the bat on his captaincy debut. The left-handed wicket-keeper batsman played an excellent knock of 67 runs that included 5 fours and 2 sixes. In his overall ODI career so far, Carey has scored 1158 runs at an average of 37.35 including 5 fifties and 1 hundred. He will once again be hoping to deliver an impactful performance in the upcoming second match against West Indies.

Alex Carey in ODIs
Matches: 43
Runs: 1158
Avg: 37.35
50: 5
100: 1

5. Kieron Pollard

West Indies captain Kieron Pollard has performed amazingly well with the bat for his team in the last few months. The big-hitting Caribbean batsman smashed 56 runs off 57 balls that consisted of 5 fours and 3 sixes. In the last 8 ODIs for West Indies, Pollard has scored 221 runs at an average of 40 that includes four 40+ scores. Overall, he has hammered 2620 runs in 117 ODIs that includes 12 fifties and 3 centuries. He has also picked up 54 wickets at an economy of 5.72.

Kieron Pollard in ODIs
Matches: 117
Runs: 2620
50: 12
100: 3
Wickets: 54

WI vs AUS

The second ODI between West Indies and Australia will begin at 12 AM IST on 23 July. The live streaming of this match will be available on the FanCode app.

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Kuljyot Singh

A cricket maniac who lives his life like a T20 match, time is short so make the most of it. Always thriving to learn more about cricket writing and obviously being an Indian, a big cricket expert.