West Indies touring Australia for a 02 test match series and so much of limited overs cricket extravaganza focus is now back to the oldest form of cricket. As per schedule of the series announced both sides will start at Perth. Check built-up for the Australia vs West Indies today match below.
Australia vs West Indies Today Match Preview
With victory in 1st test match of the series means Australia will retain the Frank Worrell Trophy which has been in their custody since 1992. Although West Indies showed some fight but Australian batters batted them out of the test match by scoring big.
Despite having a pace battery West Indian bowlers lost the plot which showed early in the match and its all Australia after the first few sessions. There are few positives in captain Kraig Braithwaite leading from the front and young Tagnaraine Chanderpaul batting long in his debut test.
On the hand Australians will be without their regular captain Pat Cummins who sustained an injury during the first test and didn’t bowl in the second innings. In his absence Steven Smith will lead the side.
Aus vs WI today Match Venue
1st test match of the series will take place at Perth.
Australia vs West Indies Playing 11
Australia playing 11 vs West indies
Fast bowler Scott Boland will return to the side in place of captain. Boland has taken 18 wickets in 3 test matches at an astonishing bowling average of 9.25 and strike rate of 27 balls per wicket. Davis Warner missed out in first test match and will be looking to make this opportunity count.
1 David Warner, 2 Usman Khawaja, 3 Marnus Labuschagne, 4 Steven Smith (capt), 5 Travis Head, 6 Cameron Green, 7 Alex Carey (wk), 8 Mitchell Starc, 9 Nathan Lyon, 10 Josh Hazlewood, 11 Scott Boland
West Indies Playing 11 vs Australia
On the other hand West Indies are also facing some injury concerns and there’s are more scary as two of their frontline seamers Kemar Roach and Jayden Seales are not fully fit and that could provide a chance to two another young quick’s in the from of Anderson Phillips and Marquino Mindley. Philip has one test cap to his name whereas Marquino Mindley is still untested at top level.
1 Kraigg Brathwaite (capt), 2 Tagenarine Chanderpaul, 3 Shamarh Brooks, 4 Kyle Mayers, 5 Jermaine Blackwood, 6 Jason Holder, 7 Joshua Da Silva (wk), 8 Roston Chase, 9 Alzarri Joseph, 10 Kemar Roach/Anderson Phillip, 11 Jayden Seales/Marquino Mindley
Live Telecast of Today West Indies vs Australia Match
How to watch Australia vs West Indies live:
- Kayo Sports in Australia
- Willow TV in USA & Canada
- Sony Live in India, the United States, Canada, Australia, and New Zealand
- Sky Sports in United Kingdom
- Webcric, Smart Cric, TouchCric for free live streaming.