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| On Jul 9, 2021 8:44 PM IST

West Indies vs Australia Dream11 Prediction 1st T20I [STATS for GRAND LEAGUE – Batting, Bowling, Team, Pitch]

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West Indies vs Australia Dream11: West Indies is all set to host Australia for a five-match T20I series and the first match will be played on 9 July at the Daren Sammy National Cricket Stadium in St Lucia. West Indies recently lost a closely fought T20I series by 2-3 margin against South Africa at home. On the other hand, Australia too suffered a 2-3 T20I series loss against New Zealand last in February 2021. This five-match T20I series will be a perfect opportunity for both these teams to settle out their best possible combinations for the upcoming T20 World Cup. Thus, both West Indies and Australia will want to start on a high.

WI vs AUS Today Match Prediction Details

Fixture Name: 1st T20I, West Indies vs Australia

Competition: England vs Pakistan T20I

Date: 10 July

Time: 5 AM IST

Ground: Daren Sammy National Cricket Stadium, St Lucia

Team Form Guide:
WI (recent last): L W L L W
AUS (recent last): L W W L L

ICC Rankings: WI 9, AUS 5

Pitch Report: The pitch at the Daren Sammy National Cricket Stadium will have brilliant batting-friendly conditions. However, there will be some amount of assistance for the fast bowlers and the spinners will also come into play as the game progresses. The par score will remain around 160-170 while bowling first will be a good decision on this wicket.

Where to WATCH WI vs AUS Live

Watch West Indies vs Australia Live score and streaming on the FanCode app.


WI Team News

Injury Update, Unavailability

  • There are no injury issues in the West Indies camp.

Expected Team Line-up

  • Kieron Pollard will captain the side.
  • Nicholas Pooran will be the wicket-keeper.
  • Lendl Simmons, Evin Lewis, Chris Gayle and Andre Russell will be their main batters.
  • Obed McCoy, Dwayne Bravo and Jason Holder will be their crucial bowlers.

WI Playing 11 (likely)

Lendl Simmons
Evin Lewis
Chris Gayle
Shimron Hetmyer
Andre Russell
Kieron Pollard
Nicholas Pooran
Dwayne Bravo
Jason Holder
Obed McCoy
Fidel Edwards

AUS Team News

Injury Update, Unavailability

  • There are no injury issues in the Australia camp.

Expected Team Line-up

  • Aaron Finch will be the captain.
  • Alex Carey will keep the wickets.
  • Aaron Finch, Josh Philippe, Matthew Wade and Moises Henriques will be their crucial batsmen.
  • Mitchell Starc, Josh Hazlewood and Adam Zampa will be their key bowlers.

AUS Playing 11 (likely)

Aaron Finch
Matthew Wade
Josh Philippe
Moises Henriques
Mitchell Marsh
Alex Carey
Ashton Agar
Mitchell Starc
Adam Zampa
Riley Meredith
Josh Hazlewood


Who will win today match

West Indies will be banking a lot upon the likes of Lendl Simmons, Evin Lewis, Chris Gayle and Andre Russell to be at their best in the batting department. Obed McCoy, Dwayne Bravo and Jason Holder will be their main bowlers. On the other hand, Australia will want that Aaron Finch, Josh Philippe, Matthew Wade and Moises Henriques come good with the bat while Mitchell Starc, Riley Meredith and Adam Zampa will be their key bowlers. Australia will be the favourites to win this match but West Indies have the ability to surprise the visitors. In our Dream 11 Today Match Prediction we back Australia to win this match.

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Fantasy Cricket Tips, Captain & Differential Pick

Captain Options:

Aaron Finch: Australia’s captain Aaron Finch will be a key player for his team in this first T20I match. In 71 T20I matches, Aaron Finch has composed 2346 runs at a strike-rate of 152.14 that includes 14 fifties and 2 centuries.

Evin Lewis: West Indies opener Evin Lewis has performed remarkably well in the T20I format. Evin Lewis has smashed a total of 1167 runs at a wonderful strike-rate of 156.43 that comprises of 8 half-centuries and 2 hundreds.

Differential Pick: 

Mitchell Starc: For Australia, left-arm fast bowler Mitchell Starc has an impressive T20I record. In 35 T20Is, Starc has picked up 47 wickets at an economy of 7.17.

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West Indies vs Australia Dream11 Prediction

Grand League Team 1

We are picking Aaron Finch as the Captain of this team due to his brilliant T20I record having smashed 2346 runs in 71 T20Is at a strike-rate of 152.14.

WICKET-KEEPERS: Matthew Wade
BATSMEN: Aaron Finch (C), Chris Gayle, Evin Lewis, Josh Philippe, Lendl Simmons (VC)
ALL-ROUNDERS: Andre Russell, Ashton Agar
BOWLERS: Mitchell Starc, Josh Hazlewood, Obed McCoy

Grand League Team 2

We are making Evin Lewis as the Captain of this team because he has performed impressively well in T20I cricket having hammered 1167 runs at a strike-rate of 156.43 in 40 matches.

WICKET-KEEPERS: Matthew Wade (VC)
BATSMEN: Evin Lewis (C), Aaron Finch, Josh Philippe, Kieron Pollard, Lendl Simmons
ALL-ROUNDERS: Jason Holder, Mitchell Marsh
BOWLERS: Adam Zampa, Dwayne Bravo, Mitchell Starc

Grand League Team 3

We are choosing Lendl Simmons as the Captain of this team due to his phenomenal experience in the shortest format of the game where he has scored a total of 1334 runs in 60 T20Is that includes 8 fifties.

WICKET-KEEPERS: Matthew Wade
BATSMEN: Lendl Simmons (C), Chris Gayle, Josh Philippe (VC), Evin Lewis, Moises Henriques
ALL-ROUNDERS: Andre Russell, Ashton Agar
BOWLERS: Mitchell Starc, Riley Meredith, Obed McCoy

Grand League Team 4

We are picking Matthew Wade as the Captain of this team as he has performed amazingly well in the last few matches having smashed 526 runs in 38 T20Is that includes 3 half-centuries.

WICKET-KEEPERS: Matthew Wade (C)
BATSMEN: Chris Gayle (VC), Aaron Finch, Josh Philippe, Kieron Pollard, Lendl Simmons
ALL-ROUNDERS: Ashton Agar, Mitchell Marsh
BOWLERS: Dwayne Bravo, Obed McCoy, Josh Hazlewood

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Kuljyot Singh

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