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West Indies Tour of Australia: Match 1, Match Preview, Match Details, Pitch Report, Probable Playing XI, Match Prediction

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Match Preview

West Indies and Australia will lock horns in a very exciting 2-match T20 Series. Both teams have got plenty of power hitters, who could destroy the opposition on any given day. The good news for Australia is that many of their players have returned from breaks or injuries. Meanwhile, West Indies have a revamped T20 side with the absence of stalwarts like Pollard, Gayle, Russell, and Narine. This T20 Series is a perfect audition for both teams and fine-tune their flaws before the all-important World Cup.

The 1st T20 will take place on 5th October. The match will start at 1:40 PM IST at the Canberra Oval in Queensland.

MATCH DETAILS

Venue: Canberra Oval, Queensland

Match Format: T20I, Match 1, T20 series.

Date: 5th October 2022

Time: 1:40 PM IST

Streaming Platform: Sony Sports Network

Live Broadcast: Sony Liv

Pitch Report

Not a lot of T20Is have been played at this stadium. This will be the second T20 match played here. The pitch is generally good for batting. The average score at this venue is 155. The teams winning the toss would look to bowl first.

Probable Playing 11

Australia:

David Warner, AJ Finch(C), Tim David, GJ Maxwell, MR Marsh, Steve Smith, MS Wade, Mitchell Starc, A Zampa, Pat Cummins, Josh Hazlewood

West Indies:

Evin Lewis, Brandon King, Rovman Powell, Jason Holder, Kyle Mayers, Raymon Reifer, Nicholas Pooran(C), OC McCoy, Alzarri Joseph, AJ Hosein, Odean Smith

Probable Winner

Australia have a very powerful lineup. With such deadly fast bowlers on their home ground, their lineup looks scary. Expect them to win the match.

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