WI Vs AUS Dream11 Team Prediction: After an embarrassing defeat against Australia in the 1st ODI, West Indies was looking forward to registering its first win in the ODI series against Australia. After defeating Australia in T20s, West Indies will look to dominate the ODI’s too.
The second ODI between West Indies and Australia was to be played on 22 July in Bridgetown, Barbados. But due to the Coronavirus scare, it was postponed before the start of the game. The decision to postpone this second match was taken after a staff member of the West Indies team was found to be COVID-19 positive.
The ODI match played between West Indies and Australia has been suspended, it was informed after the toss. After this, both teams returned to their respective dressing rooms. According to the Windies Cricket Board, the decision of when this match will be played again will be known only after the investigation of all the members.
A statement issued by West Indies Cricket said, “The second ODI between West Indies and Australia has been postponed because a member of the non-playing XI of the Windies team has tested positive for COVID-19.” Keeping Coronavirus protocol in mind, the management postponed the match.
The board further said in a statement that all the members and match officials of both the teams will rest. Once the COVID-19 test results of all the members come in, a decision about the pending match will be taken. In this second match, Riley Meredith was about to make his ODI debut for Australia. In view of his ODI debut, injured captain Aaron Finch gave him the cap.
Earlier, Australia had registered a one-sided victory over the West Indies in the first match of the series. In that match, the Kangaroo team defeated West Indies by 133 runs on the basis of the Duckworth/Lewis rule.
The 3rd ODI between Australia and West Indies will be played at Kensington Oval, Bridgetown, Barbados. Viewers can watch WI Vs AUS on 25 July at 00:00 AM IST.
The Kensington Oval pitch has been decent for batting for years. In addition, the team was quite successful in the second batting. Therefore, tracking must be a way forward. It will be interesting to see how the truck works under the lights. The temperature would be medium at 20 degrees Celsius, and the playing conditions would be sunny.
After a humiliating defeat at T20’s, the Australian side is keen on revenge at the ODI’s. According to our cricketing perceptive, team Australia is also a tournament favorite, so this team could win the second ODI.
As mentioned before, the 3rd ODI match between Australia and West Indies got postponed due to the COVID-19 scare. However, West Indies would be looking to register a win in the 3rd ODI to overcome the ignominious defeat in the 1st ODI against Australia.
Evin Lewis, Shai Hope (WK), Shimron Hetmyer, Darren Bravo/Roston Chase, Nicholas Pooran, Jason Mohammed/Kieron Pollard, Jason Holder, Fabian Allen, Alzarri Joseph, Akeal Hosein, and Sheldon Cottrell.
Matthew Wade, Josh Philippe, Mitchell Marsh, Ashton Turner/Ben McDermott, Alex Carey (C and WK), Ashton Agar/Daniel Christian, Moises Henriques, Mitchell Starc, Josh Hazlewood, Andrew Tye, and Adam Zampa.
The WI vs. AUS rivalry includes 140 games, with the West Indies winning 60 games and the Australian team winning 74 games. Rivals have also registered 3 no results and 3 ties. While touring the West Indies, Australia played 45 international matches. The West Indies defeated Australia 18 times and Australia defeated the Indies 25 times. Both teams registered two draws.
Keeper – Alex Carey (C)
Batsmen – Moises Henriques, Darren-Bravo, Kieron Pollard, Evin Lewis, and Shimron Hetmyer.
All-rounders – Mitchell Marsh, and Jason Holder.
Bowlers – Adam Zampa, Sheldon Cottrell, and Riley Meredith.
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