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West Indies vs Pakistan, WI vs PAK, Today Match Prediction

01 August 2021 | 20:30 | Providence Stadium, Guyana, West Indies
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Toss Winner - West Indies won the toss and chose to bat first

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Host West Indies aim to level the T20I series against Pakistan

  • Babar Azam, Mohammad Rizwan and Jason Holder delivered match-winning performances for Pakistan in the previous game.
  • Pakistan registered a narrow win over West Indies in the second game of the T20I series.
  • Evin Lewis, Jason Holder and Nicholas Pooran delivered credible performances for West Indies in a losing cause.

Expect West Indies to register a comfortable win over Pakistan on Sunday.

  • Tournament: Pakistan tour of West Indies, 2021
  • Format: T20
  • Venue: Providence Stadium, Guyana, West Indies
  • Toss: To Bowl

wi vs pak Match Prediction & Analysis

Host West Indies and Pakistan will battle it out in the third game of the T20I series played at Providence Cricket Stadium in Guyana on Sunday.

West Indies struggled to find momentum in their innings and fell seven-runs short of the target. The hosts might change their playing combination for this must-win game.

On the other hand, Pakistan registered a seven-run win over West Indies, courtesy excellent performances from spin duo of Mohammad Hafeez and Shadab Khan. The side will have concerns going into this game as the batting unit once again to accelerate in the latter stages of the innings.

Teams Preview

West Indies Preview

The home side will be hoping that side can bring their best cricket to the fore in the third game of the T20I series.

In the 2nd T20I, West Indies won the toss and opted to bowl first. medium pacer Jason Holder (4 for 26) and Dwayne Bravo (2 for 24) delivered splendid performances to restrict Pakistan to a modest total of 157 runs in their allotted 20 overs.

Chasing 158 runs for victory, Mohammad Hafeez dismissed Andre Fletcher for a duck in the opening over of the innings. Pacer Hasan Ali bowled well and executed a perfect plan to get rid of dangerous Chris Gayle, who perished after scoring 16 runs.

For West Indies, Nicholas Pooran continued his excellent form in this game as well. The left-hander was the top-scorer for the side with 62 runs with the help of four boundaries and six sixes.

West Indies Predicted Playing XI:

Evin Lewis, Andre Fletcher, Chris Gayle, Nicholas Pooran (wk), Kieron Pollard (c), Andre Russell, Jason Holder, Dwayne Bravo, Fabian Allen/Hayden Walsh Jr., Obed McCoy, Akeal Hosein.

West Indies Key Players From Previous Game Of Pakistan tour of West Indies, 2021

Batsmen R B 4s 6s SR
N Pooran 62 33 4 6 187.88
E Lewis 35 33 2 2 106.06
S Hetmyer 17 18 1 0 94.44
Bowlers O M R W Econ
J Holder 4.0 0 26 4 6.5
D Bravo 4.0 0 24 2 6
A Hosein 4.0 0 30 0 7.5
Bowlers O M R W Econ
J Holder 4.0 0 26 4 6.5
D Bravo 4.0 0 24 2 6
A Hosein 4.0 0 30 0 7.5

West Indies Actual Playing XI:

Kieron Pollard, Dwayne Bravo, Shimron Hetmyer, Akeal Hosein, Nicholas Pooran, Romario Shepherd, ADS Fletcher, Hayden Walsh, Jason Holder, Chris Gayle, Andre Russell

Pakistan Preview

The lack of crucial contributions from the middle and lower order has been a problem for Pakistan in the T20 format this season. 

The visitors managed to post a decent total on the board, courtesy decent contributions from Babar Azam, Mohammad Rizwan and Sharjeel Khan.

Babar Azam showed fight and determination with the bat against West Indies. He played well and finished the innings with the top-score of 51 runs off 40 balls.

Rizwan also continued this merry ways with the bat and scored 46 runs off 36 balls, whereas opener Sharjeel Khan chipped in with 20 runs off 16 balls with the help of two fours and one six.

In the bowling department, the onus will be on the likes of Mohammad Hafeez, Shaheen Shah Afridi, Shadab Khan and Hasan Ali to provide timely breakthroughs.

Pakistan Predicted Playing XI:

Sharjeel Khan, Mohammad Rizwan (wk), Babar Azam (c), Mohammad Hafeez, Fakhar Zaman, Sohaib Maqsood, Shadab Khan, Hasan Ali, Mohammad Wasim Jr, Shaheen Afridi, Usman Qadir

Pakistan Key Players From Previous Game Of Pakistan tour of West Indies, 2021

Batsmen R B 4s 6s SR
B Azam 51 40 4 2 127.5
M Rizwan 46 36 2 2 127.78
S Khan 20 16 2 1 125
Bowlers O M R W Econ
M Hafeez 4.0 1 6 1 1.5
S Afridi 4.0 0 44 1 11
H Ali 4.0 0 32 1 8
Bowlers O M R W Econ
M Hafeez 4.0 1 6 1 1.5
S Afridi 4.0 0 44 1 11
H Ali 4.0 0 32 1 8

Pakistan Actual Playing XI:

Sharjeel Khan, Usman Qadir, Mohammad Rizwan, Babar Azam, Fakhar Zaman, Hasan Ali, Haris Rauf, Mohammad Wasim Jr, Mohammad Hafeez, Shadab Khan, Sohaib Maqsood

Pitch And Weather Conditions

Hr Temp Rain W. speed W. direction Clouds
00h 23 2.31 mm. 0.24 k/h From: NW 76%
03h 22 0.25 mm. 0.23 k/h From: NNW 83%
06h 22 3.88 mm. 0.16 k/h From: E 91%
09h 21 5.06 mm. 0.36 k/h From: SSW 100%
12h 23 1.44 mm. 0.74 k/h From: SSE 100%
15h 27 3.69 mm. 1.14 k/h From: S 47%
18h 28 0.69 mm. 1.19 k/h From: SE 53%
21h 26 2.13 mm. 1.05 k/h From: SE 49%

Weather Conditions

There is definitely help for the spinners in the previous game played at Guyana. The batsmen will need to spend time in the middle-order to get a big score under their belt.

Venue Details

Providence Cricket Stadium in Guyana is going to host the 3rd T20I between West Indies and Pakistan.

Toss: To Bowl

Both the teams will be keen to bowl first and restrict the opposition to less than 160 runs. The previous match was played at Guyana was won by side batting first.

WI vs PAK Winning Prediction

Based on recent performances, Host West Indies are favorites to win this contest. The home side might field another spinner to exploit Pakistan struggles against slower bowlers.

Expect West Indies to register a comfortable win over Pakistan on Sunday.

Author: Shoaib Z.