Last Update on: September 26th, 2019 at 01:04 pm
Recently updated on September 26th, 2019 at 01:04 pm
The Windies and Pakistan will begin their World Cup campaign at Trent Bridge, Nottingham in the second match of the ICC World Cup 2019. Jason Holder-led side had a fine warm-up against New Zealand as they had won by 95 runs. The Windies had posted a gargantuan score of 441 runs and they are going to rely on their strong batting unit to deliver the goods for them. We take a look at the Match Prediction for the second match of the ICC World Cup 2019.
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On the other hand, Pakistan had lost their warm-up match against Afghanistan by three wickets. However, Pakistan will like to get off to a winning start in the ODI showpiece. Pakistan can surprise any team on their given day as they can be unpredictable with their performance. In fact, there is no doubt that the bowling line-up is going to be the strong point of the Pakistan side.
Both teams will like to get off to a winning start.
Meanwhile, Chris Gayle is in fine form for the Windies. Gayle is going to hold the key for the Carribean nation as he has all the experience under his belt. The southpaw batsman can be a nightmare for the bowlers and he can demolish any attack on his day. Gayle had scored 424 runs in the bilateral series against England and he would like to continue his good form going in the World Cup.
Furthermore, Andre Russell is going to be another big player for the Windies. Russell is in great form and he would like to bring his best to the table.
On the other side, Babar Azam and Shoaib Malik will be the pivotal batsmen for Pakistan. Malik has the experience on his side whereas Babar Azam has come up with consistent performances. Furthermore, Pakistan’s bowling is going to be their forte.
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Pakistan will start the match as favourites, however, they will need to be on their toes against the potent batting line-up of the Windies. Sarfraz Ahmed-led side had lost the recent bilateral series against Australia and they would like to turn the tables.
Pakistan was the first team to arrive in England and they must have got acclimatise to the English conditions. Hence, they will like to take advantage of the same.