WI vs BAN Prediction: West Indies will have a spring in their step as they take on Bangladesh in a three-match T20I series. The occasion will serve as a perfect platform for Bangladesh who were embarrassed 2-0 in the Test series. West Indies on the flip side will try to continue their impressive form in recent times with a crunch series against India at home later this month.
With the T20 World Cup to come in Australia in October, both the teams will be testing the depth of their squad. The series will serve as a perfect platform for both the sides to keep an eye on the loopholes ahead of the T20 World Cup.
Match: WI vs BAN – 1st T20I
Date and Time: Saturday, July 2, 11:00 PM IST
Venue: Windsor Park, Roseau in Dominica
Live Streaming: FanCode App
Injury Update –
There are no fresh injury updates in both the camps ahead of the first T20I.
WI Playing XI –
Kyle Mayers, Brandon King, Shamrah Brooks, Nicholas Pooran, Odean Smith, Romario Shepherd, Keemo Paul, Akeal Hosein, Alazari Joseph, Hayden Walsh Jr, Keemo Paul
BAN Playing XI –
Liton Das, Ana, ul Haque, Shakib Al Hasan, Munim Shahirar, Mahamadullah, Afif Hossain, Mehidy Hasan, Shoriful Islam, Taskin Ahmed, Mustafizur Rahman, Nasum Ahmed
Pitch Report –
The hosts haven’t played lot of cricket on this venue but will fancy their chances. The pitch out here is good for batting as the batters get value for their shots. Chasing has been preferred on this ground.
Form Guide –
West Indies– LLLWL
Head to head –
Match Prediction –
Considering current form and the firepower at their disposal West Indies should be hot favourites to win the match.
The experienced player can bring his A-game to the table which makes him a good choice to have in the fantasy team. With more than 1000 runs Nicholas Pooran has the firepower to guide West Indies home.
Nicholas Pooran Stats in T20I Matches-
Nicholas Pooran last 5 Matches
|West Indies vs Pakistan||11||4/48||Multan|
|West Indies vs Pakistan||25||—||Multan|
|West Indies vs Pakistan||21||—||Multan|
|West Indies vs Netherlands||7||—||Amstelveen|
|West Indies vs Netherlands||10||—||Amstelveen|
Relatively new to the international format of T20I, Odean Smith can be a devastating player in the fantasy team to have. Smith could be the perfect wildcard entrant for the fantasy team.
Odean Smith Stats in T20I Matches-
Odean Smith last 5 Matches
|Punjab Kings vs Sunrisers||13||0/8||DY Patil|
|Punjab Kings vs Mumbai||1*||4/30||Pune|
|Punjab Kings vs Titans||0||0/35||Brabourne|
|Punjab Kings vs Super Kings||3||1/14||Brabourne|
|Punjab Kings vs KKR||9*||1/39||Wankhede|
With tons of T20 experience there will be no shortage of picks for Alazari Joseph in the fantasy team. He is on the verge of 50 wickets in the format and could be a perfect team pick.
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Alazari Joseph Stats in T20I Matches-
|Matches||Wickets||Best||4 Wickets ||5 Wickets |
Alazari Joseph last 5 Matches
|West Indies vs Bangladesh||6||3/50 & 3/57||Gros Islet|
|West Indies vs Bangladesh||0||3/33 & 3/55||North Sound|
|West Indies vs Pakistan||6||2/33||Multan|
|West Indies vs Pakistan||1*||2/55||Multan|
|West Indies vs Netherlands||—||2/30||Amstelveen|
Shakib Al Hasan:
As a veteran Shakib has all the tools in his arsenal to win the match. It is his all-rounder ability that make him better equipped to the team and could be a good fantasy team option.
Shakib Al Hasan Stats in T20I Matches-
|Matches||Runs||HS||50 ||100 |
Shakib Al Hasan last 5 Matches
|Bangladesh vs West Indies||8 & 16||0/46||Gros Islet|
|Bangladesh vs West Indies||51 & 63||1/48 & 0/3||North Sound|
|Bangladesh vs Sri Lanka||0 & 58||5/96 & 0/7||Mirpur|
|Bangladesh vs Sri Lanka||26||3/60 & 1/58||Chattogram|
|L Rupganj vs Sheikh Jamal||—||0/28||Mirpur|
At Mahamadullah is still going strong and could be a handy choice as he has more than 2000 runs to his name. The fantasy team picks make him a good value for money team player.
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Mahamadullah Stats in T20I Matches-
Mahamadullah last 5 Matches
|Mohammedan vs L Rupganj||70||—||Savar|
|Mohammedan vs City Club||9||0/13||Savar|
|Mohammedan vs Tigers||48||—||Mirpur|
|Mohammedan vs Abahani Ltd||42||0/19||Mirpur|
|Mohammedan vs Prime Bank||34||—||Dhaka|
Mustafizur Rahman is going strong and has the match-winning ability required to win any contest. His winning credentials make him a good option to have in any fantasy team.
Mustafizur Rahman Stats in T20I Matches-
|Matches||Wickets||Best||4 Wickets||5 Wickets|
Mustafizur Rahman last 5 Matches
|Bangladesh vs West Indies||0 & 7||1/30 & 0/7||North Sound|
|Bangladesh vs WICB XI||—||3/34||Coolidge|
|Capitals vs Super Giants||—||0/37||Wankhede|
|Capitals vs KKR||—||3/18||Wankhede|
|Capitals vs Royals||—||1/43||Wankhede|
Best Captain Choice – Nicholas Pooran
Best Vice-Captain Choice – Shakib Al Hasan
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