Babar Azam is a player you can bank on for this match.
West Indies and Pakistan will battle it out against each other in the third T20I on August 1. Pakistan secured a win in the second T20I as they defended a total of 158. This would have boosted the confidence of the team and they would be keen to take the momentum further.
West Indies, however, lost the match by 7 runs and will look forward to coming back stronger. This would be a fascinating contest between the two quality teams, as West Indies find themselves in a must-win situation.
West Indies vs Pakistan, 3rd T20I
Venue: Providence Stadium
Date & Time: August 1 at 8:30 PM IST
Live Streaming: Fancode
The surface seems a decent one where both the batters and the bowlers are expected to get help. Pacers are expected to get an edge whereas spinners might make an impact as the game progresses.
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Probable Playing XIs for WI vs PAK:
Evin Lewis, Andre Fletcher, Chris Gayle, Shimron Hetmyer, Nicholas Pooran(wk), Kieron Pollard(c), Jason Holder, Dwayne Bravo, Romario Shepherd, Hayden Walsh, Akeal Hosein
Sharjeel Khan, Mohammad Rizwan(wk), Babar Azam(c), Mohammad Hafeez, Fakhar Zaman, Sohaib Maqsood, Shadab Khan, Hasan Ali, Mohammad Wasim, Shaheen Afridi, Usman Qadir
Top Picks for WI vs PAK 11Wickets Fantasy Cricket
Babar Azam is a player one can bank on. He scored a half-century in the second T20I and heading into this game would be an important asset for Pakistan, considering his healthy average against the West Indies.
Mohammad Rizwan also put up a good show in the second match. He just fell 4 runs short of his half-century. His contributions to the willow will be pivotal for Pakistan.
Jason Holder comes in handy with both the bat and the ball. In the second T20I, he scalped 4 wickets and would be keen to take the momentum further.
Nicholas Pooran hit an impressive unbeaten 62 runs for West Indies in the second match. He top-scored for the side and would be keen to perform well. He can be a good pick for this match.
Suggested Playing XI No.1 for WI vs PAK 11Wickets Fantasy Cricket
Mohammad Rizwan, Andre Fletcher, Babar Azam (c), Evin Lewis, Kieron Pollard, Mohammad Hafeez, Jason Holder (vc), Dywane Bravo, Hasan Ali, Hayden Walsh, Akeal Hosein
Suggested Playing XI No.2 for WI vs PAK 11Wickets Fantasy Cricket
Mohammad Rizwan (vc), Nicholas Pooran (c), Babar Azam, Evin Lewis, Chris Gayle, Mohammad Hafeez, Jason Holder, Dywane Bravo, Hasan Ali, Hayden Walsh, Shaheen Afridi
Captain and Vice-Captain Options:
Captain Options: Babar Azam and Nicholas Pooran
Vice-Captain Options: Mohammad Rizwan and Jason Holder
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Disclaimer: This team is based on the understanding, analysis, and instinct of the author. While selecting your team, consider the points mentioned and make your own decision.