WI vs PAK 3rd T20I: Possible Playing 11 of West Indies

Updated on: Aug 1, 2021 4:58 pm IST

  • WI Playing 11: West Indies will face Pakistan in the third T20I here at Providence Stadium, Guyana. The hosts will look to level the series after losing the last match. West Indies bowled well but the number of dot balls cost them the match. Despite having some of the game’s best power hitters in the line-up, they were left to do too much in the end. With T20 World Cup not far away, this will be the last opportunity for them to test their bench strength. Pakistan leads the head-to-head record over West Indies in T20Is by a huge margin of 12-3.

    Team News

    • Evin Lewis was retired hurt in the last match. He might be rested here which could mean a return for Lendl Simmons.
    • Andre Russell can return for this important match in place of Romario Shepherd.

    WI Playing 11 (likely)

    Andre Fletcher
    Lendl Simmons
    Chris Gayle
    Shimron Hetmyer
    Nicholas Pooran (wk)
    Kieron Pollard (C)
    Romario Shepherd/ Andre Russell
    Jason Holder
    Dwayne Bravo
    Hayden Walsh Jr.
    Akeal Hosein

    West Indies batters struggled for timing on a slow pitch. 47 dot balls in 20 overs clearly cost them the match. The openers will be relied to give a quick start while Chris Gayle will look to get back into some form. Nicholas Pooran’s form with the bat was a big positive for WI from the last match. Bowlers were impressive at the death with Dwayne Bravo and Jason Holder restricting Pakistan to a below-par score. Hayden Walsh and Akeal Hosein will be crucial on this slow pitch.

    READ: Azam Khan ruled out of next two T20Is against West Indies

    West Indies squad

    Kieron Pollard (C), Nicholas Pooran (VC) (wk), Fabian Allen, Dwayne Bravo, Sheldon Cottrell, Fidel Edwards, Andre Fletcher (wk), Chris Gayle, Shimron Hetmyer, Jason Holder, Akeal Hosein, Evin Lewis, Obed McCoy, Andre Russell, Romario Shepherd, Lendl Simmons, Kevin Sinclair, Oshane Thomas, Hayden Walsh Jr.

    Where to Watch WI vs PAK 3rd T20I Live

    You can watch the ball by ball and the Live score coverage of the West Indies vs Pakistan 3rd T20I match on Fancode. The match will be played on 1 August and will start at 8:30 PM (IST).

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