T20 World Cup 2021, Match 14, England vs West Indies: Probable XIs, match prediction, live streaming, weather forecast, and pitch report

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T20 WC 2021, England vs West Indies: England will lock horns with West Indies in the second clash of the Group A fixtures of the Super 12s stage today at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium.

England will head into this clash on the back of losses & wins in their warm-up matches while West Indies will head into this clash riding on the back of two consecutive losses in their warm-up matches. England locked horns with India in their first warm-up match which India managed to win by seven wickets. They were successful in scoring a decent total of 188-5 in their allotted twenty overs. Batters like Jonny Bairstow, Moeen Ali, and Liam Livingstone contributed to the team’s total. However, in reply, India chased down the total with seven wickets & six balls to spare.

England then came into a face-off with New Zealand in their second warm-up match. England posted a decent total of 163-6 for the New Zealanders, thanks to a stunning 73 runs knock from their opener batter Jos Buttler. England’s heroics with the ball helped them to wrap up Kwis innings for 150 runs in 19.2 overs. Bowlers like Mark Wood & Adil Rashid starred with the ball for the Three Lions squad. Mark Wood picked up four wickets for 23 runs in his four overs, while Adil Rashid struck thrice in three overs.

On the other hand, West Indies had a start to forget in the ICC T20 World Cup 2021. The windies team faced loss in both of their warm-up clashes. West Indies lost their first warm-up match against Pakistan by seven wickets while succumbing to a poor 56 runs defeat against Afghanistan.

Considering the results of the warm-up matches, England has a clear edge over West Indies as they will carry their winning momentum in today’s crucial clash while West Indies will look forward to turning all their wrong into rights by winning the opener match of the tournament.

Two-time T20 World Cup title winners West Indies will look ahead to make their count to three by winning the ongoing edition of the T20 World Cup 2021. England on the other hand is the winner of the T20 World Cup 2010 they will look ahead to repeat history by winning this year’s World Cup title. With two of the best teams into a face-off expect a crackling contest today at Dubai Cricket Stadium.

Match Details

Match: T20 WC 2021, England vs West Indies.

Date & Time: 23rd October 2021; 7:30 PM.

Venue: Dubai International Cricket Stadium, Dubai.

Pitch Report

The wicket in Dubai is good to bat with the average first innings score being 170-180. The pitch would offer extra pace & swing to the pacers bowling early on this track. With the bowlers getting assistance early on, both teams will look to bowl first on winning the toss.

Weather Forecast

We should have a clear day on the cards, with the temperature expected to be around 31 degrees Celsius during the game.

Probable XIs

England: Jason Roy, Jos Buttler (wk), Moeen Ali, Jonny Bairstow, Liam Livingstone, Eoin Morgan (c), Chris Woakes, Chris Jordan, Adil Rashid, Mark Wood, Tymal Mills.

West Indies: Evin Lewis, Lendl Simmons, Chris Gayle, Nicholas Pooran (wk), Roston Chase, Shimron Hetmyer, Kieron Pollard (c), Andre Russell, Dwayne Bravo, Hayden Walsh Jr, Obed McCoy.

Match Prediction

England will head into this clash with the confidence of their previous win against New Zealand in their warm-up match. Meanwhile, the defending champions will have to find the right combination in the game if they wish to beat the three lions squad, who will start this game as the favorites.

Prediction: England to start their campaign with a victory.

TV and live streaming details

TV: Star Sports Network.

Live Streaming: Disney+ Hotstar.

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