West Indies Playing 11 vs PNG- ICC T20 World Cup 2024

Published - 02 Jun 2024, 11:52 AM | Updated - 02 Jun 2024, 11:53 AM

West Indies, PNG, Papua New Guinea
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West Indies will take on Papua New Guinea in their opening game of the ICC T20 World Cup 2024. West Indies vs PNG, match 2 of IPL 2024, takes place on Sunday, June 2 at Providence Stadium Guyana. 

Rovman Powell leads West Indies in ICC T20 World Cup 2024. West Indies are the hosts of the tournament. They bagged a stunning 3-0 victory in a recent T20I series against South Africa at home. Below is West Indies predicted playing 11 vs PNG. 

West Indies Playing 11 vs PNG- ICC T20 World Cup 2024

Johnson Charles

Johnson Charles will be the opening batter for West Indies in the match. In the series T20I series against South Africa, he showed good form by hitting 77 runs at a strike rate of 192+. 

Brandon King

Brandon King will be the other opener for West Indies in the match against PNG. The right-handed batter showed wonderful form in the previous series, hitting 159 runs across 3 games. 

Rovman Powell (C)

Rovman Powell is the captain of the West Indies in the ICC T20 World Cup 2024 and will lead the side in the tournament. He recently played in IPL 2024 for Rajasthan Royals. 

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Shimron Hetmyer

Shimron Hetmyer was another member of Rajasthan Royals in IPL 2024 and also showed good form. Hetmyer is a powerful batter in the middle order. 

Nicholas Pooran (WK)

Nicholas Pooran will be the wicketkeeper and lower-order batsman for the side. He was also part of IPL 2024 recently and shattered some powerful knocks for LSG. 

Andre Russell

Andre Russell will be a crucial all-rounder for West Indies in ICC T20 World Cup 2024. The right-handed batsman showed wonderful form with the bat and ball for his team Kolkata Knight Riders in IPL 2024. Russell also played a big role in leading the team to a title. 

Akeal Hosein

Akeal Hosein is a powerful spinner and was part of the recent T20I series vs South Africa. He picked 1 wicket in 3 games. Providence Stadium offers support to spinners due to slow pitch and Hosein will be a key bowler. 

Gudakesh Motie

Gudakesh Motie showed a wonderful form in the recent series against Proteas where clinched a total of 8 wickets in 3 games at an economy of 6.18. 

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Obed McCoy

Obed McCoy has replaced Jason Holder in the ICC T20 World Cup 2024. He gave a wonderful show in the recent T20I series, getting 5 wickets in 3 games. 

Alzarri Joseph

Alzarri Joseph will lead the pace attack for West Indies in the ICC T20 World Cup 2024. He is the most crucial and experienced pacer for the side, who recently featured in IPL 2024 for RCB. 

Romario Shepherd

Romario Shepherd is another crucial pacer for the side. He played 1 game in the previous series against South Africa and also got 1 wicket. He was part of IPL 2024 too. 

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