1st ODI- Pakistan Vs West Indies-30 Sep- Predictions- Who Will Win

West Indies must be planning to come back strongly against Pakistan in 1st ODI (3x ODI series) at Sharjah on 30 Sep 2015.

Earlier, West Indies had lost 3 match T20 series to Pakistan 0-3. Can WI beat Pakistan? Just wait and watch.

Analysis

Pakistan

  • Recently lost ODI series to England 1-4.
  • Unpredictable batting line up.
  • No big scorers except A Ali and S Ahmed.
  • capability to score- around 250 runs.
  • Strong bowling side. Average batting.
  • Azhar Ali- 65, Shajeel Khan- 25, B Azam- 30, S Malik- 25.
  • Sarfraz Ahmed- 55, U Akmal- 40, I Wasim- 15.
  • Wicket takers- M Amir, Yasir Shah, Hasan Ali, W Riaz.

West Indies

  • Experienced side with big hitters.
  • Erratic performance in ODIs.
  • Learnt their lessons well during Tri series in Ju-Jul 2016 (SA, WI, Aus)
  • Average pacers, good spinners.
  • J Charles- 25, A Fletcher- 30, M Samuels- 65, D Bravo-85, K Pollard- 40, C Braithwait- 25, J Holder- 15
  • Wicket takers –  S Narine,  S Benn/A Nurse,  J Holder,  S Gabriel/ A Joseph.

Comparison

  • Both sides erratic in performance.
  • WI batsmen are more experienced and hard hitters.
  • WI has better All rounders.
  • Pakistan has an edge in pace bowling due to accurate  pacers. Spknners of WI are better.
  • Overall,  WI has an edge.

Likely Winner- West Indies

 

 

 

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