After the thrilling end to the T20 World Cup, all the teams have gone their own way and now we will witness some of the interesting fixtures in the ODI and the Test format as December starts, the first Test of Australia vs West Indies is all set to begin. After an unexpected exit from the group stage, Australia and West Indies will lock horns in a two-match test series. The first fixture is scheduled to start on 30th November.
The Australian squad is coming for this series after scoring a series win against England by 3-0. It was a dominating performance by the hosts and they suddenly revived their quality of cricket after a disappointing performance in the T20 World Cup. Pat Cummins and his men will be confident enough to wipe out the visitors in the Test format as well.
West Indies cricket is going through a major dip in the quality of the game after the sudden absence of some legendary players. It was a shock to see the two-time champions exiting from the T20 World Cup on the group stage.
Australia Team News
Pat Cummins and his men will be proud of themselves by defeating the T20 Champions in all three ODI games. Australia vs West Indies will be an easy game as the visitors are not in their top-class game. In 2022, Aussies played 8 Test matches and they won 50% of them. The ratio clearly defines the quality of the player in the longest format and their discipline to play with patience. David Warner and Usman Khawaja will be opening the game and Marnus Labuschagne, Steve Smith, and Travis Head will be part of the middle order. Aussies have a good depth in their bowling where Pat Cummins, Josh Hazlewood, Nathan Lyon, and Mitchell Starc will responsible to do a good job.
West Indies Team News
West Indies named their Test squad against Australia in October and after the T20 World Cup debacle, the selection committee was expected to do some major changes. Tagenarine Chanderpaul, son of the legendary West Indies player Shivnarine Chanderpaul, has been named to the senior team. He is expected to make his appearance in one of the Tests. His domestic stats have been commendable and is expected to help the senior team in near future. Under the captaincy of Kraigg Brathwaite, West Indies will start their new season and with that a new chapter.
Australia vs West Indies – 1st Test- Prediction
Because Australia has not made some major changes to their Test squad and West Indies players are still struggling to leave their mark in international cricket, we predict that the Australian team will win the first test.
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