Pre-match review of West Indies vs Sri Lanka 1st ODI:-
We have created some pre-match reviews for the West Indies vs Sri Lanka 1st ODI. The match will be played on March 10, Wednesday at 7:00 PM (IST). The venue for the 1st ODI is Sir Vivian Richards Stadium, North Sound, Antigua.
West Indies team:-
West Indies team have won the T20I series against Sri Lanka by 2-1. F. Allen was the star in the T20 series decider and also a player to watch for the 1st ODI. West Indies team will be led by captain Kieron Pollard in the ODIs.
Players like Shai Hope, Nicholas Pooran can be game-changer for the batting side. Bowlers like Alzarri Joseph and Jason Holder will be the key wicket-takers for the West Indies squad.
West Indies Squad (ODI):-
Kieron Pollard (C), Shai Hope (VC), Fabian Allen, Darren Bravo, Jason Holder, Akeal Hosein, Alzarri Joseph, Evin Lewis, Kyle Mayers, Jason Mohammed, Nicholas Pooran, Romario Shepherd, Kevin Sinclair.
Sri Lanka Team:-
After losing the series by 1-2 against the home side, the Sri Lankan team is desperate to win the ODI series against West Indies. Dimuth Karunaratne will lead the Sri Lankan team in the ODIs as a captain.
Angelo Mathews and captain can be the game-changer for the batting side against West Indies. Suranga Lakmal will the Key bowler for Sri Lankan team.
Sri Lanka Squad (ODI):-
Dimuth Karunaratne (C), Dasun Shanaka, Danushka Gunathilake, Pathum Nissanka, Ashen Bandara, Oshada Fernando, Dinesh Chandimal, Angelo Mathews, Niroshan Dickwella, Thisara Perera, Kamindu Mendis, Wanindu Hasaranga, Ramesh Mendis, Nuwan Pradeep, Asitha Fernando, Dushmantha Chameera, Akila Dananajaya, Lakshan Sandakan, Dilshan Madushanka, Suranga Lakmal.
Pitch report of Antigua:-
This is a slow wicket track, and the batsman has to play by continuously rotating the strike. Captain winning the toss should opt to bowl first. Spinners can be effective in such types of tracks.
Both the team will show some competitive cricket in the 1st ODI. The team playing with full patience will be the team who is going to win the match. So this is our West Indies vs Sri Lanka 1st ODI pre-match review.