Match: West Indies vs New Zealand, T20 Match 1 of 3
Date: 11th August 2022
Time: 12:00 AM IST
Venue: Sabina Park, Kingston, Jamaica
Pitch Condition: The 1st T20 will be played at Sabina Park, Kingston, Jamaica. The pitch at Sabina Park is a perfectly balanced one for both batters and bowlers. New Zealand pacers may dominate in the powerplay overs but batters can expect big scores in the middle and death overs. The average first innings scored from the three T20Is played here is just around 134 runs. The team winning the toss may bowl first.
West Indies vs New Zealand – The Squad
West Indies: Nicholas Pooran (c), Rovman Powell (vc), Shamarh Brooks, Dominic Drakes, Shimron Hetmyer, Akeal Hosein, Jason Holder, Alzarri Joseph, Brandon King, Kyle Mayers, Obed McCoy, Romario Shepherd, Keemo Paul, Odean Smith, Devon Thomas, Hayden Walsh Jr.
New Zealand: Kane Williamson (c), Finn Allen, Trent Boult, Michael Bracewell, Devon Conway, Lockie Ferguson, Martin Guptill, Tom Latham, Matt Henry, Daryl Mitchell, Glenn Phillips, Jimmy Neesham, Mitchell Santner, Ish Sodhi, Tim Southee.
West Indies vs New Zealand – Performance in the Past Matches
New Zealand came back after a month-long Europe tour with 11 wins in 11 matches against Ireland, Scotland, and the Netherlands. While the key players are absent, Mitchell Santander led the squad. With the key players, a strong team is ready for the West Indies tour with regular captain Kane Williamson. On the other hand, West Indies suffered a big home defeat against India in the T20I series (1-4) along with a 0-3 whitewash in the ODI series. The same squad is named for the New Zealand series led by Nicholas Pooran.
West Indies vs New Zealand – Face to Face
West Indies and New Zealand have faced each other around 14 times in the history of T20I cricket. New Zealand has won nine matches out of it while West Indies won 5 matches. In the ODI format, they faced each other 65 times. Out of it, New Zealand won 28 matches and West Indies won 30 matches. 7 matches ended without a result.
Here our experts at FCL are giving a prediction for the coming match. Hope you could find it helpful in any means.
Wicket-Keepers: Nicholas Pooran, Finn Allen
Batsmen: Martin Guptill, Kyle Mayers, Kane Williamson, Shimron Hetmyer
All-Rounders: Michael Bracewell, Jason Holder
Bowlers: Lockie Ferguson, Obed McCoy, Ish Sodhi
Captain: Martin Guptill
Vice-Captain: Kyle Mayers
Wicket-Keepers: Nicholas Pooran
Batsmen: Martin Guptill, Kyle Mayers, Kane Williamson, Brandon King
All-Rounders: Michael Bracewell,Daryl Mitchell, Mitchell Santer
Bowlers: Akeal Hosein,Ish Sodhi, Lockie Ferguson
Captain: Nicholas Pooran
Vice-Captain: Martin Guptill
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