AUS vs WI Dream11 Team: Top 5 Fantasy Picks for Australia vs West Indies 2nd Test

Updated on: Dec 6, 2022 8:14 pm IST

  • AUS vs WI Dream11 Team

    AUS vs WI Dream11 Team: Australia are now ready to host West Indies in a pink-ball day-night Test match at the Adelaide Oval in Adelaide scheduled to begin from 8 December, 2022. The Pat Cummins-led Australian side once again looked a pretty dominating set up in the first Test match as they registered a convincing 164-run win over West Indies. Aussies have gained a 1-0 lead in the two-match Test series. On the other hand, West Indies will be hoping to make a comeback with an improved batting and bowling performance in the second Test.

    AUS vs WI Dream11 Team Fantasy Picks

    1. Marnus Labuschagne

    Australia’s Marnus Labuschagne has definitely looked a solid batsman in the Test format so far in his short career. In the first innings of the last Test match against West Indies, the right-hander composed a wonderful innings of 204 runs that consisted of 20 fours and 1 six. He followed it up with a fabulous century in the second innings as well. In his overall Test career so far, Labuschagne has scored close to 3000 runs at an amazing average of nearly 60. This was his 2nd double hundred and 9th century in Test cricket.

    Matches Runs Average 50/100 Recent Form
    29 2847 59.31 13/9 104*, 204, 32, 104, 13, 0, 36

    2. Kraigg Brathwaite

    West Indies captain Kraigg Brathwaite led his team from the front despite having suffered a loss in the first Test against Australia. The Windies skipper scored a remarkable knock of 110 runs that included as many as 13 boundaries in the fourth innings of the Test match. He also notched up a crucial half-century in the first innings against a quality Aussie bowling attack. Brathwaite has smacked a total of 5067 Test runs from 80 matches that includes 28 fifties and 11 hundreds. He will once again be a crucial performer for the visitors in the Australia vs West Indies 2nd Test.

    Matches Runs Average 50/100 Recent Form
    80 5067 35.19 28/11 110, 64, 4*, 51, 1, 94, 17, 20*

    3. Steve Smith

    For Australia, Steve Smith once again looked in an incredible form during the opening Test match against West Indies. While carrying his amazing form during the recent ODI games, Smith notched up a sensational unbeaten innings of 200 runs that consisted of 16 fours in the first innings of the 1st Test match against West Indies. He also scored a brilliant ton in the Test match against Sri Lanka and now has as many as 29 centuries in the longer format of the game. Steve Smith has smacked more than 8300 runs from 88 Test matches at an average of over 61.

    Matches Runs Average 50/100 Recent Form
    88 8381 61.62 36/29 20*, 200*, 0, 145*, 6, 59, 17

    4. Jason Holder

    For West Indies, senior all-rounder Jason Holder will surely prove to be a dangerous player especially while bowling with the pink ball in the upcoming day-night Test match against Australia. He had an ordinary performance both with the bat and ball during the previous Test. However, Holder has some impressive numbers in Test cricket so far having scored more than 2600 runs from 57 Tests at an average of 30.24 that includes 11 half-centuries and 3 hundreds. The right-arm pacer has also picked up a total of of 142 Test wickets at an average of less than 30.

    Matches Runs 50/100 Wickets Recent Form
    57 2601 11/3 142 3 & 0/39, 27 & 0/70, 0/34 & 0, 1/76 & 12, 2/24 & 45, 1/56 & 37*

    5. Josh Hazlewood

    Australia’s senior paceman Josh Hazlewood has an incredible record in the pink ball Test matches played at home as seen in the last few years. He bowled a terrific spell to rattle the Indian batting line-up at a paltry total of 36 runs during Australia’s last day-night Test match. Hazlewood has taken as many as 217 wickets from 58 Tests at an average of 26.17. The lanky Aussie pacer has picked up 9 five-wicket hauls and 7 four-wicket hauls in Test cricket so far.

    Matches Wickets Average Strike-rate Recent Form
    58 217 26.17 57.57 1/52 & 1/53, 0/53 & 0/8, 1/32 & 2/52, 1/70 & 5/57

    Australia vs West Indies Schedule

    Date Format Match Time Venue Result
    5 October, 2022 (Wednesday) 1st T20I Australia vs West Indies 1:40 PM IST Carrara Oval, Queensland Australia won by 3 wickets
    7 October, 2022 (Friday) 2nd T20I Australia vs West Indies 1:40 PM IST The Gabba, Brisbane Australia won by 31 runs
    30 November – 4 December 1st Test Australia vs West Indies 7:50 AM IST Optus Stadium, Perth Australia won by 164 runs
    8 – 12 December 2nd Test Australia vs West Indies 9:30 AM IST Adelaide Oval, Adelaide

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