| On Oct 18, 2021 9:00 AM IST

PAK vs WI Dream11 Team, T20 World Cup Warm-up T20 Today’s Match Prediction: Who will win?

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The Pakistan and West Indies team will clash in the Warmup Match ahead of the T20 World Cup. The Pakistan team have a talented squad and is possibly the best the selectors could pick in terms of experienced and youngsters. All the players are coming into this tournament after being a part of the National T20 Cup 2021, and have a proper match practice behind them. While the West Indies players played CPL in the last month, and few of them were the part of the Indian Premier League 2021. This contest is expected to be quite exciting given the fact that both teams have been in proper touch, and the viewership will be huge for the broadcasters and the sponsors.


PAK vs WI T20 World Cup Warm-up Dream 11 Match Prediction

Pakistan

The Pakistan team is short of international action, and are coming into this tournament after playing National T20 Cup.

  • Babar Azam scored 286 runs in 6 matches, while Rizwan scored 210 runs in 7 matches
  • Fakhar Zaman scored 88 runs in 4 matches.
  • In the bowling unit, Hasan Ali picked 11 wickets, while Afridi scalped 12 wickets in the tournament.

West Indies

The WI players are coming into this tournament after playing in CPL and IPL.

  • The team’s top batter Evin Lewis was the leading run scorer in CPL 2021 with 426 runs in 11 matches.
  • Ravi Rampaul took 19 wickets, and emerged as the best bowler in the CPL 2021 season.

PAK vs WI Today Match Prediction

West Indies will win this game. Both the teams, have a good squad, and have a lot of talented players in every department. Most of the Windies players are coming off from the IPL, and that will boost them and their form. Big boys of the team will have a lot on their shoulder, against a brilliant Pakistan side to take on. West Indies will have a crucial role to play in the batting department, which is very strong, and will have major impact on the game. While the Pakistan will have to go full throttle in the bowling unit.


PAK vs WI Winning Chances

According to the Betway portal, Pakistan are expected to win the match and have a rate of 2.05, and compared to 1.66 for West Indies team. This is because of the strong balance of the Pakistan team and their track of doing well in the ICC tournaments. But the people betting on thr West Indies team will also be in line to get amazed, as the players like Evin Lewis, Andre Russell, Kieron Pollard, Nicholas Pooran, and Dwayne Bravo will be the part of the Playing 11. Nonetheless, Babar Azam and his team will look to be clinical in their performances in both departments.


Playing 11 for Today’s Match

The Pakistan team made few changes in the final squad and excluded three players to include Sarfaraz Ahmed, Fakhar Zaman, and Haider Ali due to their fine form in National T20 Cup, whipe Shoaib Malik was named as the replacement of injured Sohaib Maqsood.

While the West Indies team have made thier squad out of the performances of their players in the CPL 2021. The fast bowler Ravi Rampual will hold the key for them in pace bowling department, along with Dwayne Bravo and Andre Russell. While the spinners will be Fabian Allen and Akeal Hossein. Its a very good batting line up, with all the players having terrific abilities in the T20 format.


PAK Playing 11

1. Fakhar Zaman
2. Mohammad Rizwan
3. Babar Azam (c)
4. Haider Ali
5. Mohammad Hafeez
6. Shoaib Malik
7. Shadab Khan
8. Imad Wasim
9. Hasan Ali
10. Haris Rauf
11. Shaheen Shah Afridi


Mohammad Rizwan

Mohammad Rizwan is in scintallating form in the T20 format, and has scored most runs than any other Pakistan batsman in 2020/21.

Matches Runs Average
43 1065 48.40

Shaheen Afridi

Shaheen Afridi can be a lethal weapon for the Pakistan team to scalp key wickets with the new ball, and can fire perfect yorkers in the death overs.

Matches Wickets Average
30 32 27.40

WI Playing 11

1. Lendl Simmons
2. Evin Lewis
3. Shimron Hetmyer
4. Roston Chase
5. Kieron Pollard (c)
6. Nicholas Pooran
7. Andre Russell
8. Dwayne Bravo
9. Ravi Rampaul
10. Akeal Hossein
11. Obed McCoy


Dwayne Bravo

Dwayne Bravo will look to continue his fine performances for the West Indies team in the T20 format. He has been impressive in both departments, and is coming into this game after bowling well in the IPL 2021 Final.

Matches Runs/Wickets Average
86 1229/76 23.18/24.98

Evin Lewis

Evin Lewis is one of the fierce strikers in the white ball cricket, and has been in terrific form in this year. He was the leading run scorer in the CPL 2021, while played well in the IPL 2021 as well. In 45 T20Is, he has scored 1318 runs.

Matches Runs Average
45 1318 32.14

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