| On Nov 4, 2021 9:00 AM IST

WI vs SL T20 World Cup 2021: Possible Playing 11 of West Indies


WI Playing 11: The West Indies team will lock horns with the Sri Lanka team in Match 35 of T20 World Cup 2021. This will be their last chance to keep their hopes alive for the semifinals of the tournament.

In the last fixture, the West Indies did not get off to a good start, with both openers getting dismissed early. But the performances of Roston Chase (39) and Nicholas Pooran (42) helped them to get back on track, and fine finish from Holder got them to a total of 142 runs. Then the bowlers displayed clinical performances, with all of them taking 1 wicket each and maintaining calm head during pressure situations.

Team News

  • If they lose this game, they will not be able to make it to the semifinals.
  • No changes expected in the Team’s Playing 11 against Sri Lanka.

WI Playing 11 (likely)

The West Indies team will be feeling much better after the last win, and will be fresh after a days break and will look to play their best cricket in the next 2 matches. The return of Jason Holder and Roston Chase did wonders for them, as both of them had an impact on the performance, and ultimately the result of the match. While Pooran and Russell were impressive with the bat and ball respectively and are likely to play a critical role.

The openers, Chris Gayle and Evin Lewis have to provide a good start to the team, and rest can be taker by solid middle order of the team who can rotate strike well and have fantastic ball striking capabilities. No changes are expected in the Team’s Playing 11 for this fixture.

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WI Playing 11 (likely)

1. Chris Gayle
2. Evin Lewis
3. Roston Chase
4. Nicholas Pooran (wk)
5. Shimron Hetmyer
6. Andre Russell
7. Kieron Pollard (c)
8. Dwayne Bravo
9. Jason Holder
9. Ravi Rampaul
11. Akeal Hosein

West Indies Squad

West Indies Squad: Kieron Pollard (c), Nicholas Pooran (vc), Akeal Hossein, Dwayne Bravo, Roston Chase, Andre Fletcher, Chris Gayle, Shimron Hetmyer, Evin Lewis, Obed McCoy, Lendl Simmons, Ravi Rampaul, Andre Russell, Oshane Thomas, Hayden Walsh Jnr

Where to Watch WI vs SL Live T20 World Cup 2021

WATCH WI vs SL T20 World Cup 2021 Live on Star Sports 1 and Disney+ Hotstar. The West Indies team secured much needed victory to make a comeback in the tournament and keep their hopes alive of making it to the semifinals. Their star players like Andre Russell and Pooran played well and would certainly have given confidence to the whole squad. This fixture is expected to be quite tough for both teams, with each having  a must win situation on their hand. You can buy the Disney+Hotstar plans to Watch the West Indies vs Sri Lanka Match 35 of T20 World Cup 2021.

4 Fantasy picks for West Indies vs Sri Lanka from WI

1. Evin Lewis

The opener of the West Indies team has been playing well this year in the T20 format, and certainly has the momentum going through with him. Although, he was out cheaply in the last fixture, but has the capability to crush the bowlers, when in full flow. He has 68 runs in 3 matches of the tournament.

Name Matches Runs Average
Evin Lewis 3 68 22.66

2. Nicholas Pooran

The aggressive player played one of the best innings for the West Indies team in the last league match for quite some time. Pooran hit 40 off 22 balls to take the team to a fighting total of 142 runs, which proved to be enough and will look to maintain the same form.

Name Matches Runs Average
Nicholas Pooran 3 53 17.66

3. Roston Chase

The best all rounder in the Caribbean Premier League 2021 will be one of the best picks for this fixture. He made a comeback in the last fixture and was terrific to score 39 runs, which ultimately helped the team to secure their first victory in T20 World Cup 2021.

Name Matches Runs Average
Roston Chase 1 39 39

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4. Akeal Hosein

The left arm spinner will be critical to the team’s performance in this fixture. He can deceive the batters with his arm ball in the powerplay overs and is the leading wicket taker for the team in the tournament with 4 scalps.

Name Matches Wickets Average
Akeal Hosein 3 4 18.75


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