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| On Jul 16, 2021 7:30 PM IST

West Indies vs Australia Dream11 Prediction 5th T20I [STATS for GRAND LEAGUE – Batting, Bowling, Team, Pitch]


West Indies vs Australia Dream11: The 4th T20I between West Indies and Australia went right down to the wire, but it was Australia that finally secured their first win of the series by four runs. Batting first,  the Aussies scored a total of 189/6 from 20 overs. It was yet again the Mitchell Marsh show as he scored a terrific knock of 75 runs, and also chipped in with the ball by picking three wickets in the second innings.  Lendl Simmons did put in a shift by scoring 72 runs and kept West Indies in the game throughout the run chase. Nevertheless, the hosts faltered by just four runs, with the series now at 3-1. Both sides will be keen on ending the five-match T20I series on a positive note, and it could turn out to be an exciting affair.

WI vs AUS Today Match Prediction Details

Fixture Name: 5th T20I, West Indies vs Australia

Date: 17 July

Time: 5 AM IST

Ground: Daren Sammy National Cricket Stadium, St Lucia

Team Form Guide:

WI (recent last): L W W W L
AUS (recent last): W L L L L

ICC Rankings: WI 9, AUS 5

Pitch Report: The wicket at the Daren Sammy National Cricket Stadium is a good batting track, and it could yet again turn out to be a high scoring affair. Variations and a bit of spin, however, could assist the bowlers to get wickets.

Where to WATCH WI vs AUS Live

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WI Team News

Injury Update, Unavailability

No injury concerns in the West Indies camp.

Expected Team Line-up

  • Lendl Simmons and Evin Lewis should open the innings for the West Indies
  • Chris Gayle, Shimron Hetmeyer and Nicholas Pooran could solidify the batting order.
  • Andre Russell  and Dwayne Bravo should fill in at the middle order.
  • Fabian Allen, Sheldon Cottrell, Fiedell Edwards and Hayden Walsh Jr could lead the bowling attack.
  • WI Playing 11 (likely)

    Lendl Simmons
    Evin Lewis
    Chris Gayle
    Shimron Hetmyer
    Andre Russell
    Kieron Pollard
    Nicholas Pooran
    Dwayne Bravo
    Hayden Walsh Jr.
    S Cottrell
    Fidel Edwards

AUS Team News

Injury Update, Unavailability

No injury concerns in the Australia camp.

Expected Team Line-up

  • Matthew Wade and Aaron Finch should be opening the innings.
  • Mitchell Marsh, Josh Philippe and Moises Henriques could fill in at the top order.
  • Ben McDermott and Dan Christian can feature in the middle order.
  • Mitchell Starc, Adam Zampa, Josh Hazlewoo, Ashton Agar and Christian could be in charge of the bowling department.

AUS Playing 11 (likely)

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

Who will win today match?

Although Australia did register a slender win against West Indies in the previous T20I, it could be challenging to get a second win on the bounce against a quality and much experienced set of players. That being said, the WI vs AUS Today Match Prediction odds are in favor of West Indies to get the win here.

Fantasy Cricket Tips, Captain & Differential Pick

Captain Options

Hayden Walsh Jr. has been in impeccable form for the West Indies. The wrist spinner has now picked up 11 wickets wickets from the four T20Is in the ongoing series.

Mitchell Marsh has been ‘MVP’ for Australia with both bat and ball in the ongoing campaign. The specialist all rounder has now scored three fifties, and also has eight wickets to his name from the last four games.

Differential Pick

Lendl Simmons has been one of the veterans for West Indies as an opener. Simmons has scored 1478 runs in T20Is, while, having a strike rate of 124.2 as well as eight fifties to his name.

West Indies vs Australia Dream11 Prediction

Grand League Team 1

WK: M Wade, N Pooran
BAT: C Gayle, A Finch, S Hetmyer
AR: D Bravo, M Marsh (c), A Russell
BOW: J Hazlewood, S Cottrell, H Walsh (vc)

Grand League Team 2

WK: M Wade
BAT: C Gayle, A Finch (vc), L Simmons
AR: A Russell (c), M Marsh, F Allen
BOW: J Hazlewood, O McCoy (c), R Meredith, H Walsh Jr

Grand League Team 3

WK: N Pooran (vc)
BAT: M Henriques, C Gayle, A Finch
AR: M Marsh, D Bravo, F Allen (c)
BOW: M Starc, O McCoy, R Meredith, H Walsh

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