Pakistan vs West Indies, 1st ODI – Cricket Match Prediction, Fantasy XI Tips & Probable XI
Check out today's match prediction - Pakistan vs West Indies, 1st ODI - PAK vs WI match prediction, fantasy XI, and Probable Playing XI.
West Indies will take on Pakistan in the first of the three-match ODI series, which begins today in Multan. The series was earlier scheduled to be played in December 2021 but due to covid-outbreak, it got postponed.
PAK vs WI: Match Details
- Date – Wednesday, June 08, 2022
- Time – 4:30 PM IST
- Venue – Multan Cricket Stadium, Multan
PAK vs WI Match Preview:
Pakistan will be back playing international cricket after more than a month's break. Babar Azam, Mohammad Rizwan, Imam-ul-Haq, and Fakhar Zaman are likely to make up the top order and will be rearing to go. Shadab Khan will be back in the playing XI after an injury.
Mohammad Wasim Jr, Shaheen Afridi, Haris Rauf, and Hasan Ali make up a solid bowling lineup. Afridi's opening spell will be crucial.
West Indies are coming on the back of a dominating series win over the Netherlands. Shai Hope (wk), Shamarh Brooks, and Brandon King all had a good series with the bat. However, they would more from the newly appointed captain, Nicholas Pooran, to do his magic against a solid Pakistan side.
There is a good variety in the bowling lineup. Alzarri Joseph has been in great touch lately, and Akeal Hosein has been a great asset to the limited-overs team.
Today's Match Prediction: Who Will Win Today's Match? PAK vs WI
There is no doubt that Pakistan will start this series as favorites given their near full-strength squad and home advantage. However, it wouldn't be a walk in the park as West Indies do have quality players that could change the game.
PAK vs WI Head-to-Head:
- Total – 134
- Pakistan – 60
- West Indies – 71
- Tied - 3
PAK vs WI Team News:
All the players are available for selection as of now.
PAK vs WI Probable Playing XI:
- Pakistan - Fakhar Zaman, Imam-ul-Haq, Babar Azam (c), Mohammad Rizwan (wk), Abdullah Shafique, Iftikhar Ahmed, Shadab Khan, Mohammad Wasim Jr, Shaheen Afridi, Haris Rauf, Hasan Ali
- West Indies - Shai Hope (wk), Shamarh Brooks, Nkrumah Bonner, Nicholas Pooran (c), Brandon King, Kyle Mayers, Keacy Carty/ Romario Shepherd, Akeal Hosein, Alzarri Joseph, Jayden Seales, Hayden Walsh
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PAK vs WI Fantasy XI:
- Wicket-keepers - Mohammad Rizwan, Shai Hope, Nicholas Pooran
- Batters - Babar Azam, Fakhar Zaman, Brandon King
- All-rounders - Shadab Khan
- Bowlers - Hasan Ali, Shaheen Afridi, Alzarri Joseph, Akeal Hosein