WEST INDIES VS AUSTRALIA T20 World Cup Warm-up 2024

Welcome to TodayMatchPrediction.info! The ICC T20I World Cup 2024, the premier event in the cricketing fraternity, is here with 20 teams competing across the USA and West Indies. As two-time champions, the West Indies will look to reclaim their former glory, while Australia, aiming to add another trophy to their collection, will vie for victory.

Teams Preview

West Indies Preview

Led by Rovman Powell, the West Indies team is gearing up for a strong showing. Brandon King and Jonathan Charles are anticipated to open the batting, with Shai Hope as a backup option. The middle order is robust with Nicholas Pooran, Roston Chase, Shimron Hetmyer, and Rovman Powell. In the pace department, Obed McCoy, Alzarri Joseph, Sherfane Rutherford, and Romario Shepherd are expected to lead the charge, supported by newcomer Shamar Joseph. Gudakesh Motie and Akeal Hossain will handle the spin bowling, with Roston Chase providing additional spin options.


West indies vs Australia


Key Players: Brandon King, Gudakesh Motie, Nicholas Pooran

Predicted Playing XI:

  • Rovman Powell (C)
  • Brandon King
  • Jonathan Charles
  • Nicholas Pooran
  • Roston Chase
  • Shimron Hetmyer
  • Obed McCoy
  • Alzarri Joseph
  • Romario Shepherd
  • Shamar Joseph
  • Gudakesh Motie
  • Akeal Hossain
  • Shai Hope
  • Sherfane Rutherford

Australia Preview

Australia faces challenges in this practice game with only nine available squad members. Skipper Mitchell Marsh will play as a batter due to fitness concerns. David Warner and Josh Inglis are set to open the batting, with Mitchell Marsh, Tim David, and Mathew Wade bolstering the middle order. Reserves Jake Fraser McGurk and Mathew Short will fill in the gaps.

In the pace department, Josh Hazlewood will pair with Nathan Ellis, with Mitchell Starc and Pat Cummins yet to join. Ashton Agar and Adam Zampa will lead the spin attack, with Mathew Short as a third spinner. Batsmen might also contribute with the ball for practice.

Key Players: Mitchell Marsh, Adam Zampa, Tim David

Weather Conditions

Port of Spain is expected to have bright and sunny weather, perfect for cricket with no interruptions forecasted.

Pitch Report

The pitch at Port of Spain tends to be slightly slow, making run-scoring a challenge unless batters settle in. The average scores are anticipated to be between 160-170 runs.

Toss: To Bowl

Both teams are likely to prefer bowling first, a common strategy in T20Is to chase down the target.

Winning Prediction

Both teams will prioritize finding their optimal combinations rather than winning at all costs. The West Indies, benefiting from home advantage, will look to finalize their playing XI, while Australia will aim to adapt to the conditions despite their squad limitations. Given these factors, we predict that the West Indies will win the match.

Prediction: West Indies to win the match.

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