Hayden Walsh has been extremely pivotal for the West Indies.
West Indies and Pakistan will face each other in a four-match T20I series. They will lock horns for the first T20I on Wednesday, July 28. The hosts have won the T20I series against Australia 4-1 and would have their confidence boosted ahead of the start of the series.
Pakistan, however, will have to find ways to get back to a winning momentum. They won the T20I series against the Proteas and Zimbabwe and then lost at the hands of England 2-1 in the T20I series. They will be keen to exude some good display and start the series on a positive note.
West Indies vs Pakistan, 1st T20I
Venue: Kensington Oval in Bridgetown, Barbados
Date & Time: July 28 at 7:30 PM IST
Live Streaming: FanCode
The pitch is expected to assist the bowlers and the teams that have batted first have had an edge on the surface. In the recently concluded ODI series, the surface looked a challenging one to bat on.
Probable Playing XIs for WI vs PAK 11Wickets Fantasy Cricket
Lendl Simmons, Evin Lewis, Chris Gayle, Nicholas Pooran (WK), Kieron Pollard (C), Andre Russell, Fabian Allen, Dwayne Bravo, Hayden Walsh Jr, Fidel Edwards, Obed McCoy
Babar Azam (C), Mohammad Rizwan (WK), Fakhar Zaman, Mohammad Hafeez, Sohaib Maqsood, Azam Khan, Imad Wasim, Faheem Ashraf, Shadab Khan, Hasan Ali, Shaheen Shah Afridi
Top Picks for WI vs PAK 11Wickets Fantasy Cricket
Babar Azam has started the T20I series against England on a good note as he chipped in 85 runs in the match. He has been in decent form and his contributions with the willow will be vital for the team. Against the West Indies, he has so far scored 403 runs from 10 matches at an average of 57.57.
Hayden Walsh has been extremely pivotal for the West Indies. He has picked up a total of 11 wickets against Australia in the T20I series and proved to be economical. He can be a good pick for this match.
Chris Gayle is the T20 batting maestro and can be lethal once he gets going. The exclusive batter recently reached the mark of 14000 T20 runs and would be keen to put up a good show with the bat.
Suggested Playing XI No.1 for WI vs PAK 11Wickets Fantasy Cricket
Mohammad Rizwan, Kieron Pollard, Evin Lewis, Babar Azam (c ), Sohaib Maqsood, Mohammad Hafeez, Dwayne Bravo, Andre Russell, Hayden Walsh Jr (vc), Fidel Edwards, Shaheen Afridi
Suggested Playing XI No.2 for WI vs PAK 11Wickets Fantasy Cricket
Nicholas Pooran, Mohammad Rizwan, Chris Gayle ( c), Evin Lewis, Babar Azam, Mohammad Hafeez, Dwayne Bravo, Shadab Khan, Obed McCoy (vc), Shaheen Shah Afridi, Hayden Walsh Jr
Captain and Vice-Captain Options:
Captain Options: Babar Azam and Chris Gayle
Vice-Captain Options: Hayden Walsh Jr and Obed McCoy
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