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ICC World Cup Prediction: West Indies vs Pakistan

West Indies has won the first two editions of the World Cup in 1975 and 1979 while Pakistan, under the leadership of Imran Khan lifted the 1992 World Cup trophy. Although their performance has gone down after these achievements, but both the teams have something with them to cheer for. West Indies will enter the match with great spirit, having smashed 421 runs against New Zealand in the warm-up match. On the other hand, Pakistan won the 2017 Champions trophy played in England which shall be a huge confidence booster for them. 

Pitch Conditions

Venue: Trent Bridge, Nottingham

A beautiful ground where the pitch is usually flat and is considered to be a batting paradise. Unlike other England pitches, the white ball swings less here. The pitch will play the same for the entire match so the final decision will depend on captain winning the toss. 

Weather Conditions

There is a possibility of rain and 64 percent of cloud covering will be there. The daytime temperature will be about 20 degrees Celsius which will dip down as the day will pass. The humidity will be around 80 percent. 

Team Analysis: West Indies

The West Indies team is blessed with some dangerous players in the squad who can turn the match at any moment. No injury concerns are revolving in West Indies squad. 

Full squad: Jason Holder (c), Evin Lewis, Darren Bravo, Chris Gayle, Andre Russell, Carlos Brathwaite, Nicholas Pooran, Oshane Thomas, Shai Hope (wk), Shimron Hetmyer, Fabien Allen, Sheldon Cottrell, Shannon Gabriel, Kemar Roach, Ashley Nurse

Team Analysis: Pakistan

Pakistan team has some match winners in their squad. Talking about the team combination, then, the left-arm pacer Mohammad Amir will miss out the match as he is not 100 percent fit. Other than this, no injury issues are there in the team.

Full Squad: Shoaib Malik, Mohammad Hafeez, Sarfaraz Ahmed (c & wk), Wahab Riaz, Mohammad Amir, Haris Sohail, Babar Azam, Imam-ul-Haq, Asif Ali, Imad Wasim, Fakhar Zaman, Shadab Khan, Hasan Ali, Shaheen Afridi, Mohammad Hasnain

Both team’s probable playing XI

                              West Indies


Jason Holder (c)

Sarfaraz Ahmed (c & wk)

Darren Bravo

Mohammad Hafeez

Chris Gayle

Shoaib Malik

Evin Lewis

Babar Azam

Shimron Hetmyer


Shai Hope (wk)

Fakhar Zaman

Andre Russell

Shadab Khan

Oshane Thomas

Imad Wasim

Kemar Roach

Hasan Ali

Ashley Nurse

Shaheen Afridi

Shannon Gabriel

Wahab Riaz

Player to vouch for:

West IndiesChris Gayle

PakistanWahab Riaz

Standings in ICC ODI points table

West Indies – Eighth spot with 77 points

Pakistan – Sixth spot with 94 points 

Head to Head in World Cup

Total matches played-10

West Indies win-7

Pakistan win-3

West Indies players are known for their extra-ordinary power hitting while Pakistan bowling attack is quite fierce that can destroy even the best batting line up any time. It is expected to turn out a great match between the Caribbean Giants and shrewd Pakistan bowlers. Rest the time will tell. 

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