West Indies vs Sri Lanka 2021, 1st ODI: Weather Forecast And Pitch Report

West Indies vs Sri Lanka 2021, 1st ODI: Weather Forecast And Pitch Report

The three-match ODI series between the hosts West Indies and the visitors Sri Lanka will begin on Wednesday (10th March) while Sir Vivian Richards Stadium (North Sound, Antigua) will host this ODI match.

This ODI series will be a part of the 2020–23 ICC Cricket World Cup Super League. In the ongoing West Indies tour, Sri Lanka just completed the three-match T20I series against the hosts where the home team won the series by a 2-1 margin.

West Indies, Sri Lanka, 1st ODI, Weather Forecast, Pitch Report, Antigua
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West Indies vs Sri Lanka 2021, 1st ODI: Weather Forecast

This West Indies vs Sri Lanka ODI match will be played at Sir Vivian Richards Stadium (North Sound, Antigua) on Wednesday. It will begin at 09:30 AM local time.

According to the weather forecast, the sky will be cloudy for the entire day. There is some little rain threat in the morning and evening periods, but there is a very lesser rain threat in the afternoon period.

The temperature can be between 28°C and 23°C. Cricket fans are expecting a good ODI match without any frustrating interruption on Wednesday.

West Indies, Sri Lanka, 1st ODI, Weather Forecast, Pitch Report, Antigua

West Indies vs Sri Lanka 2021, 1st ODI: Pitch Report

Sir Vivian Richards Stadium (North Sound, Antigua) will host this ODI match between West Indies and Sri Lanka. Last time, this venue hosted an ODI match between West Indies and India on 2nd July 2017 where the hosts won by 11 runs.

In this ODI venue, 250+ totals are highly defendable. Batsmen need to put patience to manage big scores in this ODI venue. Pace bowlers have some good records in this ODI venue while the spinners also played some crucial effective roles in the past ODI matches at this venue.

West Indies, Sri Lanka, 1st ODI, Weather Forecast, Pitch Report, Antigua
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Venue stats (Sir Vivian Richards Stadium, North Sound, Antigua)

Average totals in overall and each ODI innings at this venue

Overall ODIs

Stats Overall 1st batting 2nd batting
Win 17 10 7
Innings average (Average run-rate) 222 (4.91) 235.59 (4.97) 208.41 (4.86)

In the last 5 ODIs

Stats Overall 1st batting 2nd batting
Win 5 4 1
Innings average (Average run-rate) 235.50 (4.91) 252.80 (5.10) 218.20 (4.71)