After 0-2 loss in 2 matches test series in New Zealand, West Indies will now look to snatch a win in the first of 3 ODI matches series scheduled to begin from tomorrow. The first ODI will be played in Cobham, Oval tomorrow at 11:00 AM local. While West Indies is already suffering from the loss of test series, the injuries of multiple players come as a big blow to the visitors ahead of the ODI series. The key players Marlon Samuels, Sunil Narine, Sunil Ambris and Alzarri Joseph have been ruled out of the ODI series due to injuries and personal reasons. Now, it will be even tougher for the visitors to mark their first win in the home conditions of Blackcaps. Moreover, nothing concrete can be said at this moment. The West Indies vs New Zealand 1st ODI match prediction is listed below.
Series- West Indies Tour of New Zealand
Venue- Cobham Oval, Whangarei
Date and time- December 20; 11:00 AM Local
The Cobham Oval pitch is expected to favor both the batsmen and bowlers alike. The wicket provides aid to fast bowlers in early overs. The team batting first should look to score at least 320+ to defend.
Avg 1st inn score:372
Avg 2nd inn score:231
Highest Total:372/6 (50 Ov) by NZ vs ZIM
Lowest Defended:372/6 (50 Ov) by NZ vs ZIM
Jason Holder (c), Ronsford Beaton, Kyle Hope, Shai Hope (wk), Jason Mohammed, Shimron Hetmyer, Chris Gayle, Rovman Powell, Chadwick Walton, Sheldon Cottrell, Kesrick Williams, Shannon Gabriel, Evin Lewis, Nikita Miller, Ashley Nurse.
Tom Latham (wk), Kane Williamson (c), Henry Nicholls, Todd Astle, Lockie Ferguson, Matt Henry, Tim Southee, Colin Munro, Ross Taylor, George Worker, Adam Milne, Trent Boult, Doug Bracewell
Jason Holder (c), Kyle Hope, Shai Hope/Shimron Hetmyer (wk), Chris Gayle, Rovman Powell, Chadwick Walton, Kesrick Williams, Sheldon Cottrell, Ashley Nurse, Ronsford Beaton/Nikita Miller, Shannon Gabriel
Tom Latham/Henry Nicholls(wk), Kane Williamson (c), Todd Astle, Lockie Ferguson, Tim Southee, Colin Munro, Ross Taylor, George Worker, Adam Milne, Trent Boult, Doug Bracewell/Matt Henry
As this is the first match of the ODI series nothing concrete can be said about who will play. Management can take any decision at the last moment. The WI Vs NZ match prediction listed here is based on our research and understanding. Please choose your own playing 11.
West Indies players have failed to perform well.Try to choose more New Zealand players in your playing 11.
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