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| On Jul 16, 2021 12:33 AM IST

WI vs AUS 5th T20I: Possible Playing 11 of Australia

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AUS Playing 11: After registering their first win on the tour, Australia will face West Indies in the final T20I match here at St. Lucia. Not much has gone right for the visitors this series but they showed fight in the last game. Their batters put runs on the board while their bowlers held their nerves to win a thriller. Despite this being a dead rubber, Australia will look to gain some confidence going into the ODI series. West Indies leads the head-to-head record in T20Is 9-6 over Australia.

Team News

  • Australia could bring back Josh Hazlewood in place of Riley Meredith who proved to be expensive in the last game.
  • Middle-order batsman Ben McDermott might also replace Alex Carey from the last match.

AUS Playing 11 (likely)

Aaron Finch (C)
Matthew Wade (wk)
Mitchell Marsh
Ben McDermott
Moises Henriques
Ashton Turner
Dan Christian
Mitchell Starc
Adam Zampa
Josh Hazlewood
Jason Behrendorff

Finch’s fifty was a massive relief for the Australians in the last game and he will be looking to get a big score here. Mitchell Marsh has been in good form this season with both bat and ball. The middle and lower order has been unable to get quick runs towards the end and that will be a worry. In bowling, Adam Zampa showed his skills in the middle overs with 2-20. Mitchell Starc was at his best to deny Andre Russell from getting 11 runs off the final over.

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Australia Squad

Aaron Finch (C), Ashton Agar, Wes Agar, Jason Behrendorff, Alex Carey (wk), Dan Christian, Josh Hazlewood, Moises Henriques, Mitchell Marsh, Ben McDermott, Riley Meredith, Josh Philippe (wk), Mitchell Starc, Mitchell Swepson, Ashton Turner, Andrew Tye, Matthew Wade (wk), Adam Zampa.


Where to Watch WI vs AUS 5th T20I Live

You can watch the ball by ball and the Live score coverage of the West Indies vs Australia 5th T20I match on Fancode. The match will be played on 17 July and will start at 5:00 AM (IST).

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