- Rohit Singh | October 16, 2022 | 6:49 pm
WI vs SCO, 3rd Match Preview
West Indies and Scotland meet in Pool B of the First Round of the 2022 T20 World Cup on Monday afternoon in Tasmania. West Indies came into last year’s T20 World Cup as defending champions but won only one of their five fixtures. Scotland won Pool B but then lost all five games in the Super 12 Stage. West Indies have a completely different team compared to last year’s T20 World Cup and have struggled to find consistency. That said, they should be too strong for Scotland in this match. Scotland will be delighted to be playing West Indies in their opening game and shows how far they have come that they enter the tournament at the same stage. However, it will be a very tough opening game.
WI vs SCO, 3rd Match Details
West Indies vs Scotland – 3rd Match
Venue: Bellerive Oval – Hobart
Date & Time: 17th October at 9:30 AM IST
Live Streaming: Star Sports Network
WI vs SCO, 3rd Match Pitch Report
The Bellerive Oval is renowned for offering assistance to quick bowlers. There will be pace in the wicket and a par score will be around 160. There will be rain earlier in the day but by mid-afternoon expect to see cloudy skies with a high temperature of 13 degrees.
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WI vs SCO, 3rd Match Probable Playing XIs:
Scotland Probable Playing XIs
George Munsey, Calum Macleod, Mathew Cross (wk), Richie Berrington (c), Michael Jones, Michael Leask, Chris Greaves, Mark Watt, Josh Davey, Brad Wheal, Hamza Tahir
West Indies Probable Playing XIs
Kyle Mayers, Johnson Charles, Brandon King, Nicholas Pooran (c) (wk), Jason Holder, Rovman Powell, Akeal Hosein, Odean Smith, Alzarri Joseph, Yannic Cariah, Obed McCoy
Topmost Picks for WI vs SCO Dream11 Prediction, 3rd Match:
Top Picks – Scotland
- George Munsey– The left-handed opener has a batting strike-rate of 144.72. He struggled in the 2021 T20 World Cup in the UAE but should be more successful in Australian conditions.
- Richie Berrington– The 35 year old Scottish skipper has an excellent record in this format. He has scored seven fifties and one century in IT20s.
Top Picks – West Indies
- Kyle Mayers– The left-handed opener has taken Chris Gayle’s role as the big hitting presence for West Indies. He has a top score of 73 in this format.
- Alzarri Joseph– The right arm quick bowler has impressed in this format across various tournaments and different parts of the world this year.
Suggested Playing XI N0.1 for WI vs SCO Dream11 Team:
Nicholas Pooran, Richie Berrington, Calum Macleod, Brandon King(C), George Munsey, Jason Holder, Kyle Mayers, Michael Leask, Mark Watt, Alzarri Joseph(VC), Obed McCoy
Suggested Playing XI N0.2 for WI vs SCO Dream11 Team:
Nicholas Pooran, Mathew Cross, Richie Berrington, Evin Lewis, Brandon King, George Munsey, Kyle Mayers(C), Michael Leask(VC), Mark Watt, Alzarri Joseph, Obed McCoy
Captain and Vice-Captain Options:
Captain – Kyle Mayers, Brandon King
Vice-captain – Alzarri Joseph, Michael Leask
Wicketkeeper – Nicholas Pooran
WI vs SCO 3rd Match Probable Winners:
In spite of Scotland’s successful Round 1 performance in the 2021 T20 World Cup, West Indies are very strong favourites ahead of this match.West Indies’ high profile players with bat and ball appear regularly in global T20 tournaments. Scotland’s players are relatively unknown and do not have the same level of big game experience. Scotland caused an upset in the First Round last year when they beat Bangladesh but it would be an even bigger shock if they were to defeat the 2016 T20 World Cup Winners West Indies. We expect a one-sided game with West Indies getting the victory. Considering the team combination, West Indies is expected to win this match.