Australia and West Indies will face off against each other in the first T20I of the 2-match series at Queensland.
AUS vs WI: Match Details
- Date – Wednesday, October 05, 2022
- Time – 01:40 PM IST
- Venue – Carrara Oval in Queensland
AUS vs WI: Match Preview:
Australia will be up against West Indies in the first T20I of the two-match series ahead of T20 World Cup 2022.
With the return of Mitchell Starc, Mithcell Marsh, Marcus Stoinis, and David Warner who were given rest for the T20I series against India will be playing under the home conditions.
Australia has depth in the batting and with the return of their ace players, the home side will try to solidify top XI players for T20 World Cup. Australia has immense batting firepower in the form of Warner, Maxwell, Cameron Green, Mathew Wade, and star all-rounder Tim David.
Whereas the home side has got Mitchell Starc, Josh Hazelwood, Pat Cummins, and Adam Zampa will play a crucial role with bowl for the Aussie side.
On the other hand, West Indies will be headed by Nicholas Pooran, who will also be responsible to make quick runs and get full support from Rovman Powell, Shemrah Brooks, Brandon King, Evin Lewis, and Kyle Mayers.
West Indies has some quality bowlers who will take charge to take some grip ahead of their World Cup qualifier campaign. Sheldon Cottrell, Akeal Hosein, Alzarri Joseph, Obed McCoy, and Odean Smith will be the key bowlers for West Indies.
The series will be crucial for both sides as the Australians try to recover from their series loss to India. West Indies will want to gain momentum before they begin their World Cup campaign in the first round of qualifying.
Match Prediction: Today’s Match Prediction? AUS vs WI
The 1st T20I between Australia and West Indies is an interesting battle where home side Australia will be the favorites to win the game.
AUS vs WI Head-to-Head:
- Total – 16
- West Indies – 10
- Australia – 06
AUS vs WI Team News:
Australia – Return of Mitchell Starc, Marsh, Marcus Stoinis, and David Warner will solidify the Aussie attack.
West Indies – Hetmyer replaced by Brooks
AUS vs WI Probable Playing XI:
- West Indies – Pooran (c/wk), Rovman Powell, Shemrah Brooks, Brandon King, Evin Lewis, Kyle Mayers, Jason Holder, Akeal Hosein, Alzarri Joseph, Obed McCoy, Odean Smith
- Australia – Aaron Finch (c), Tim David, Cameron Green, Josh Hazlewood, Mitchell Marsh, Glenn Maxwell, Steve Smith, Mitchell Starc, Matthew Wade (wk), David Warner, Adam Zampa
Also Read: T20 WC Schedule & squads 2022
AUS vs WI Fantasy XI:
- Wicket-keeper – Matthew Wade, Nicholas Pooran
- Batters – Brandon King, Evin Lewis, David Warner
- All-rounders – Cameron Green, Glenn Maxwell, Mitchell Marsh
- Bowlers – Mitchell Starc, Alzarri Joseph, Obed McCoy
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