WI vs ENG Dream11 Prediction: 1st ODI Match of England tour of West Indies, 2023 Playing 11, Pitch Report, Fantasy Cricket Tips for West Indies vs England Dream11 Team

Published on: Dec 3, 2023 3:00 pm IST|Updated on: Dec 3, 2023 12:26 pm IST

West Indies vs England Dream11 Team 1st ODI

West Indies are set to face England in the first ODI of the three-match series.

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

West Indies vs England, 1st ODI of England tour of West Indies 2023
03rd December, 7:00 PM IST
Sir Vivian Richards Stadium, Antigua, West Indies

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After a string of poor performances, both England and the West Indies looked for redemption in the first One-Day International at Antigua. West Indies are looking for a fresh start after failing to qualify for the World Cup 2023, while England finished seventh, winning only three of nine games in the tournament.

During their long tour, the West Indies team hopes to find their winning form. Despite their World Cup failure, they now have the opportunity to bring out their strengths and entertain home fans. Meanwhile, England, known for their aggressive and thrilling cricket, are eager to put their World Cup disappointments behind them and start over.

Form Guide


Sir Vivian Richards Stadium Pitch Report

The pitch at Sir Vivian Richards Stadium is fairly even, so batters will get the most out of their shots. Meanwhile, pacers are expected to get some movement with the new ball, and spinners might have plenty of room in the later stages. Since the average first-innings score at the venue is 227 runs, the winning team should opt to chase.

WI Playing 11

1. Brandon King
2. Kjorn Ottley
3. Alick Athanaze
4. Shai Hope (c/w)
5. Keacy Carty
6. Shimron Hetmyer
7. Sherfane Rutherford
8. Romario Shepherd
9. Alzarri Joseph
10. Oshane Thomas
11. Gudakesh Motie

West Indies Team News

  • Shane Dowrich will not be available for today’s game, so don’t pick him up.
  • Matthew Forde and Sherfane Rutherford are both expected to make their debuts.
  • They will be without Nicholas Pooran and Jason Holder, who have both opted out of the three-match series.

WI Key Players

Shai Hope Stats vs England in ODI

Last 5 Scores in ODI Runs against ENG in ODI ODI Batting average vs AUS ODI Stats in West Indies Captain choice
5, 63, 43, 2, 63 327 27.25 1503 Runs in 48 Matches             ✅

Bradon King Stats in ODI

Last 5 Scores in ODI Totals Run Batting Average ODI Stats in West Indies Vice-captain choice
0, 15, 17, 10, 100 1001 runs in 34 Matches 31.28 216 runs in 14 Matches             ✅

ENG Playing 11

1. Phil Salt
2. Will Jacks
3. Zak Crawley
4. Harry Brook
5. Jos Buttler (c/w)
6. Ben Duckett
7. Liam Livingstone
8. Sam Curran
9. Brydon Carse
10. Rehan Ahmed
11. Gus Atkinson

England Team News

  • Will Jacks, Zak Crawley, and Phil Salt are expected to be the top three visitors, as Buttler suggested in a press conference.
  • Rehan Ahmed and Liam Livingstone are expected to lead the spin department, while Sam Curran, Gus Atkinson, and Brydon Carse will lead the pace department.

ENG Key Players

Jos Buttler Stats vs West Indies in ODI

Last 5 Scores in ODI Runs against WI in ODI ODI Batting average vs WI ODI Stats in West Indies Captain choice
27, 5, 1, 10, 8 388 38.80 218 Runs in 5 Matches             ✅

Harry Brook Stats in ODI

Last 5 Scores in ODI Totals Run Batting Average Home/Away Vice-captain choice
30, 11, 17, 66, 20 292 runs in 12 Matches 24.33 37/255             ✅

Who will win today’s match between West Indies and England (1st ODI of England tour of West Indies 2023)?

  • England have won 52 matches, while the West Indies have won 44 out of 102 matches, with 6 matches ending in a tie.
  • 23 of 44 victories of West Indies came at home fixtures, showing their dominance on their turf.
  • Both teams look to be similar, with West Indies benefiting from home advantage and England’s attacking cricket making them more lethal. However, given their batting depth and recent form, England has a slight advantage over the West Indies.

WI vs ENG Dream11 Prediction

Wicket-keepers: Shai Hope, Jos Buttler
Batsmen: Ben Duckett, Shimron Hetmyer, Brandon King, Harry Brook
All-rounder: Liam Livingstone, Sam Curran
Bowlers: Alzarri Joseph, Brydon Carse, Rehan Ahmed

Who are Best Captain Options for WI vs ENG Dream11 Team

For Small League, Head to Head contest: Shai Hope, Jos Buttler
For Grand League, Mega Contest: Liam Livingstone, Sam Curran

What are WI vs ENG Fantasy Tips?

  • Shimron Hetmyer has struggled in recent ODIs, managing only 55 runs in seven games. As a result, he could end up being overlooked for this game.
  • This year, Shai Hope has amassed 632 runs in 14 innings at an average of 63.20. Given his home conditions, he could be a multiplier-pick in this game.
  • Alzarri Joseph has also had a good year with the ball, taking 17 wickets at an average of 27.76 in nine games. He will be a player to watch out for in this game.

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