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| On Jul 20, 2021 5:00 PM IST

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

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West Indies vs Australia Dream11: The West Indies are all set to host Australia for a three-match ODI series and the first game is scheduled on 21 July at the Kensington Oval in Bridgetown, Barbados. Earlier this month, West Indies thrashed Australia 4-1 in the five-match T20I series. However, the visiting Australian team is a potent force when it comes to 50-overs cricket. In the head-to-head ODI battle, Australia have won 74 matches while West Indies have emerged victorious in 60 games. It is expected to be a blockbuster limited-overs series with many exciting players present in both the Australia and West Indies line-ups.

WI vs AUS Today Match Prediction Details

Fixture Name: 1st ODI, West Indies vs Australia

Competition: West Indies vs Australia ODI

Date: 21 July

Time: 12 AM IST

Ground: Kensington Oval, Bridgetown, Barbados

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

ICC Rankings: WI 8, AUS 3

Pitch Report: The wicket at the Kensington Oval will be on the slower side and there will be good amount of assistance for the bowlers throughout the game. However, things will improve for batting as the game progresses and bowling first will be the a safe option on this surface.

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.
  • Evin Lewis, Shimron Hetmyer and Kieron Pollard will be their main batters.
  • Alzarri Joseph, Sheldon Cottrell and Jason Holder will be their crucial bowlers.

WI Playing 11 (likely)

Shai Hope
Evin Lewis
Darren Bravo
Shimron Hetmyer
Kieron Pollard
Nicholas Pooran
Fabian Allen
Jason Holder
Alzarri Joseph
Sheldon Cottrell
Akeal Hosein


AUS Team News

Injury Update, Unavailability

  • Aaron Finch will not be available for this match due to knee injury.

Expected Team Line-up

  • Alex Carey will be the captain and also take care of the wicket-keeping duties.
  • Josh Philippe, Matthew Wade and Mitchell Marsh will be their crucial batsmen.
  • Mitchell Starc, Josh Hazlewood and Adam Zampa will be their key bowlers.

AUS Playing 11 (likely)

Matthew Wade
Josh Philippe
Ben McDermott
Moises Henriques
Mitchell Marsh
Alex Carey
Daniel Christian
Mitchell Starc
Adam Zampa
Riley Meredith
Josh Hazlewood

READ Top 5 Fantasy Picks for WI vs AUS 1st ODI


Who will win today match

The West Indies team will be banking upon the likes of Shimron Hetmyer, Evin Lewis, Shai Hope and Kieron Pollard to take the responsibility in the batting department. Alzarri Joseph, Sheldon Cottrell and Jason Holder will be their key bowlers. On the other hand, Australia will want that Matthew Wade, Mitchell Marsh and Alex Carey come good with the bat while Mitchell Starc, Adam Zampa and Josh Hazlewood will be their crucial bowlers. Australia will be the favourites to win this match. In our Dream 11 Today Match Prediction we back Australia to win this match.


Fantasy Cricket Tips, Captain & Differential Pick

Captain Options:

Mitchell Marsh: Australia all-rounder Mitchell Marsh has done really well both with the bat and ball in limited-overs cricket. In 60 ODIs, Mitchell Marsh has smashed 1615 runs and also taken 49 wickets.

Shai Hope: West Indies opener Shai Hope will be a key player for his team in this match. Hope has smashed 3547 runs in 81 ODIs at an average of 52.94.

Differential Pick:

Mitchell Starc: Aussie speedster Mitchell Starc will play a significant role with the ball in this first ODI against West Indies. In 96 ODIs, Starc has scalped 184 wickets at an economy of 5.18.


West Indies vs Australia Dream11 Prediction

Grand League Team 1

We are picking Matthew Wade as the Captain of this team due to his impressive ODI record having scored 1777 runs in 94 ODIs.

WICKET-KEEPERS: Matthew Wade (C), Shai Hope
BATSMEN: Shimron Hetmyer, Moises Henriques, Kieron Pollard (VC), Evin Lewis
ALL-ROUNDERS: Jason Holder, Mitchell Marsh
BOWLERS: Adam Zampa, Alzarri Joseph, Josh Hazlewood

Grand League Team 2

We are picking Shai Hope as the Captain of this side because he will open the batting and has notched up 3547 runs in 81 ODIs at an average of 52.94.

WICKET-KEEPERS: Shai Hope (C), Matthew Wade, Nicholas Pooran
BATSMEN: Kieron Pollard, Josh Philippe (VC), Evin Lewis
ALL-ROUNDERS: Mitchell Marsh, Jason Holder
BOWLERS: Mitchell Starc, Riley Meredith, Sheldon Cottrell

Grand League Team 3

We are making Mitchell Marsh as the Captain of this team as he is expected to do well both with the bat and ball having smashed 1615 runs and also taken 49 wickets in 60 ODIs.

WICKET-KEEPERS: Alex Carey, Matthew Wade
BATSMEN: Evin Lewis (VC), Kieron Pollard, Moises Henriques, Shimron Hetmyer
ALL-ROUNDERS: Mitchell Marsh (C), Fabian Allen
BOWLERS: Adam Zampa, Mitchell Starc, Alzarri Joseph

Grand League Team 4

We are selecting Kieron Pollard as the Captain of this team due to his impressive all-round ODI record where he has smacked 2564 runs and also picked up 54 wickets.

WICKET-KEEPERS: Shai Hope, Matthew Wade
BATSMEN: Kieron Pollard (C), Josh Philippe, Ben McDermott
ALL-ROUNDERS: Jason Holder, Mitchell Marsh (VC)
BOWLERS: Mitchell Starc, Josh Hazlewood, Sheldon Cottrell, Alzarri Joseph

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Kuljyot Singh

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