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West Indies vs New Zealand 3rd ODI - Cricket Match Prediction, Fantasy XI Tips & Probable XI

West Indies will clash against New Zealand in the decider ODI at Barbados to win the 3-match ODI series.

Rishabh Gautam
By Rishabh Gautam August 20, 2022 • 14:21 PM

West Indies will clash against New Zealand in the decider ODI at Barbados to win the 3-match ODI series.

WI vs NZ: Match Details


  • Date – Sunday, August 21, 2022
  • Time – 11:30 PM IST
  • Venue – Kensington Oval, Bridgetown, Barbados

WI vs NZ: Match Preview:

While West Indies won the first match by 5 wickets, visitors Kiwis made a comeback in the rain-affected 2nd ODI, winning the match by 50 runs D/L method. Shamarh Brooks has been the top scorer this series for West Indies with 79 runs in 2 matches. 

Jason Holder & Akeal Hosein have been the highest wicket-taker for West Indies in 2 ODIs against New Zealand with 5 wickets in 2 matches. Kevin Sinclair has also grabbed 5 wickets in 3 matches. 

New Zealand batting looks strong where Finn Allen has been the top scorer with 121 runs in 2 matches. Daryl Mitchell has also scored 61 runs in 2 matches and the Kiwis would be eyeing a win in the decider to win the series. 

Tim Southee is the leading wicket-taker in the ongoing series with 6 wickets to his name in 2 matches. While his veteran bowling partner Trent Boult has picked up 5 wickets in 2 matches. 

Match Prediction: Who Will Win Today Cricket Match? WI vs NZ

Even though the series is levelled at 1-1, New Zealand will start as favourites to win the 3rd ODI and win the series due to a better batting-bowling combination. 

WI vs NZ Head-to-Head:

  • Total – 67
  • West Indies – 31
  • New Zealand – 29
  • Tied – 00
  • No result – 07

WI vs NZ Team News:

  • New Zealand - Skipper Kane Williamson missed the 2nd ODI due to a quad injury and his inclusion in the third ODI is doubtful. 

WI vs NZ Probable Playing XI:

  • West Indies - Shai Hope (w), Brandon King, Kyle Mayers, Shamarh Brooks, Keacy Carty, Nicholas Pooran (c), Jason Holder, Akeal Hosein, Yannic Cariah, Alzarri Joseph, Kevin Sinclair
  • New Zealand - Martin Guptill, Finn Allen, Devon Conway, Tom Latham (wk), Daryl Mitchell, Kane Williamson (c)/Glenn Phillips, James Neesham/Ish Sodhi, Michael Bracewell, Mitchell Santner, Tim Southee, Trent Boult

Also Read: Scorecard

WI vs NZ Fantasy XI:

  • Wicket-keeper – Shai Hope, Finn Allen
  • Batters – Shamarh Brooks, Kane Williamson/Keacy Carty, Devon Conway
  • All-rounders – Jason Holder, Mitchell Santner, Daryl Mitchell
  • Bowlers – Trent Boult, Tim Southee, Alzarri Joseph