AUS vs WI Dream11 Prediction: 2nd Test Match of West Indies tour of Australia 2024, Playing 11, Pitch Report, Fantasy Cricket Tips for Australia vs West Indies Dream11 Team

Updated on: Jan 29, 2024 1:40 pm IST

Australia vs West Indies Dream11 Prediction for 2nd Test Match

The second test between Australia and West Indies will be played on Thursday at the Gabba in Brisbane.

Let’s take a look at our fantasy preview for this game.

Australia vs West Indies, 2nd Test of West Indies tour of Australia 2024
25th-29th January, 09:30 AM IST
The Gabba, Brisbane, Australia

AUS vs WI Preview

After a dominant performance in Adelaide, Australia heads into another home Test as the clear favorites. While their batting unit has a good balance, Australia’s pace attack will hold all the aces. West Indies, meanwhile, will be keen on an improved performance with Kraigg Brathwaite and Kemar Roach being key players.

Form Guide

AUS: W-W-W-W-L
WI: L-D-L-L-L

The Gabba Pitch Report

The pitch at the Gabba is expected to be balanced, so batters and bowlers should receive fairly equal assistance. Swing bowlers might well find the conditions favorable early in the game, but batters should enjoy the ball coming onto the bat easily as the game progresses.

Last 5 Test matches at this ground

Matches won by team batting first: 0
Matches won by team bowling first: 5
Average 1st innings score: 275
Average 2nd innings score: 216

AUS Playing 11

1. Steve Smith
2. Usman Khawaja
3. Marnus Labuschagne
4. Cameron Green
5. Travis Head
6. Mitchell Marsh
7. Alex Carey (wk)
8. Pat Cummins
9. Mitchell Starc
10. Nathan Lyon
11. Josh Hazlewood

Australia Team News

  • Squad:  Pat Cummins (c), Scott Boland, Alex Carey, Cameron Green, Josh Hazlewood, Travis Head, Usman Khawaja, Marnus Labuschagne, Nathan Lyon, Mitchell Marsh, Matthew Renshaw, Steve Smith, Mitchell Starc.
  • Travis Head tested positive for COVID-19 ahead of the second Test match of the series. However, Captain Pat Cummins has suggested that Head might be cleared to play in the second Test match.

AUS Key Players

Steve Smith Stats vs West Indies in Test

Last 5 Scores in Test Runs against WI in Test Test Batting average vs WI Total runs in Test Captain choice
12, 11, 38, 4, 26 775 runs in 8 matches 129.17 9537 Runs in 106 Matches             ✅

Marnus Labuschagne Stats vs West Indies in Test

Last 5 Scores in Test Runs against WI in Test Test Batting average vs WI Test Stats in Australia Vice-captain choice
10, 1, 60, 62, 63 513 runs in 3 Matches 128.25 2615 runs in 26 Matches         ✅

WI Playing 11

1. Kraigg Brathwaite (c)
2. Tagenarine Chanderpaul
3. Kirk McKenzie
4. Alick Athanaze
5. Kavem Hodge
6. Justin Greaves
7. Joshua Da Silva (wk)
8. Gudakesh Motie
9. Alzarri Joseph
10. Shamar Joseph
11. Kemar Roach

West Indies Team News

  • Squad: Kraigg Brathwaite (c), Alzarri Joseph (vc), Tagenarine Chanderpaul, Kirk McKenzie, Alick Athanaze, Kavem Hodge, Justin Greaves, Joshua Da Silva, Akeem Jordan, Gudakesh Motie, Kemar Roach, Kevin Sinclair, Tevin Imlach, Shamar Joseph, Zachary McCaskie
  • No injury news.

WI Key Players

Kraigg Brathwaite Stats vs Australia in Test

Last 5 Scores in Test Runs against AUS in Test Test Batting average vs AUS Total Test runs Captain choice
13, 1, 75, 28, 20 539 runs in 11 matches 26.95 5493 Runs in 88 Matches           ❌

Kemar Roach Stats vs Australia in Test

Last 5 Wickets in Test Wickets against AUS in Test Runs against AUS in Test Total Test runs & wickets Vice-captain choice
0, 2, 3, 0, 1 31 wickets in 12 matches 204 runs in 12 matches 267 wickets & 1193 runs in 80 matches         ❌

Who will win today’s match between Australia and West Indies (2nd Test of West Indies tour of Australia 2024)?

  • West Indies have a poor record against Australia. They have not won a Test match in Australia since February 1997, and have lost 15 of their last 17 matches, including the last three in Australia.
  • Australia, meanwhile, has not lost a single Test in their last six matches and is currently on a four-match winning streak. Meanwhile, the West Indies have not won a single Test in their last five games.
  • Australia are expected to dominate again, courtesy of their home advantage and well-balanced squad.

AUS vs WI Dream11 Prediction

Wicket-keepers: Joshua Da Silva
Batsmen: Steve Smith, Usman Khawaja, Kraigg Brathwaite, Marnus Labuschagne, Travis Head, Kirk Mckenzie
All-rounder: Mitchell Marsh
Bowlers: Nathan Lyon, Josh Hazlewood, Shamar Joseph

Who are Best Captain Options for AUS vs WI Dream11 Team

For Small League, Head to Head contest: Steve Smith, Marnus Labuschagne
For Grand League, Mega Contest: Usman Khawaja, Travis Head

What are AUS vs WI Fantasy Tips?

  • Steve Smith and Marnus Labuschagne have performed excellently in Tests against West Indies, with Smith having an average of more than 125 and 51 at this venue, and Marnus having an average of more than 81 and 51 at this venue, respectively, making them the top multiplier choices for today’s match.
  • Travis Head and Usman Khawaja have performed well at this venue, having averages of more than 70 and 41, respectively. They are must-have picks for this game.
  • Pat Cummins has 39 wickets from just six games, while Nathan Lyon has taken more wickets at this venue, with 46 wickets from 12 games. They are multiplier picks, along with Mitchell Starc, who has 42 wickets from 10 games.
  • Kirk McKenzie, who looked good and scored a half-century in the 1st Test, while Kraigg Brathwaite, who has been performing well for his side, is another top pick for this game.

Where to watch AUS vs WI Live?

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