WI vs AUS Dream11: Welcome to the First ODI between West Indies and Australia. Alex Carey will captain Australia in the opening ODI against the West Indies after Aaron Finch has been ruled out of this clash, so there are a lot of debuts for this match and will be a completely new look, Australian team. K Pollard missed the T20I series with an injury but looks all set to return and lead the team for this ODI series.
Fixture: West Indies vs Australia 1st ODI
When: July 21, 2021. at 12:00 AM IST
Venue: Daren Sammy National Cricket Stadium, Gros Islet, St Lucia
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1 Evin Lewis, 2 Shai Hope (wk), 3 Darren Bravo, 4 Jason Mohammed, 5 Nicholas Pooran, 6 Kieron Pollard (capt), 7 Jason Holder, 8 Fabien Allen, 9 Alzarri Joseph, 10 Hayden Walsh Jr, 11 Sheldon Cottrell
Shai Hope has played 81 matches and scored 3547 runs at an average of 53.74 and a strike rate of 74.9 in his ODI career. He will be a default choice for captaincy.
Evin Lewis has played 54 matches and scored 1791 runs at an average of 37.31 and a strike rate of 83.45 in his ODI career.
Jason Holder has played 118 matches and scored 1837 runs at an average of 25.16 and a strike rate of 94.40, He has also picked up 139 wickets, 36.7 average, 5.57 economy rate & best figures of 5/27 in his ODI career.
Sheldon Cottrell has played 35 matches and picked up 49 wickets, 32.18 average, 5.88 economy rate & best figures of 3/30 in his ODI career.
1 Matthew Wade, 2 Josh Philippe, 3 Mitchell Marsh, 4 Moises Henriques, 5 Ben McDermott, 6 Alex Carey (wk), 7 Ashton Agar, 8 Mitchell Starc, 9 Adam Zampa, 10 Josh Hazlewood, 11 Jason Behrendorff
M Starc has played 118 matches and picked up 138 wickets, 34.5 average, 5.03 economy rate & best figures of 5/42 in his ODI career. He will be a crucial pick. Differential captaincy choice for this match
Josh Hazlewood has played 54 matches and picked up 88 wickets, 26.18 average, 4.79 economy rate & best figures of 6/52 in his ODI career. He can trouble the opposition with his new-ball spell.
Mitch Marsh has played 60 matches and scored 1615 runs at an average of 34.36 and a strike rate of 90.37, he also has picked 49 wickets in his ODI career. He will be a good choice for captaincy due to his all-around fantasy potential.
Alex Carey has played 42 matches and scored 1091 runs at an average of 36.36 and a strike rate of 91.75 in his ODI career. He will also give points behind the stumps/
In WI vs AUS Dream11 match prediction, West Indies with an almost full-strength squad will definitely start as favourites but don’t rule out the fighting spirit of the Aussies, they will definitely look to come hard. Expect West Indies to win this match
Wicket-keepers: Matthew Wade, Shai Hope(VC)
Batsmen: Moises Henriques, Evin Lewis, D Bravo, Mitchell Marsh (c)
All-rounders: Jason Holder
Bowlers: M Starc, Josh Hazlewood, Adam Zampa, Sheldon Cottrell
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