West Indies and Pakistan were originally supposed to play a five-match T20 series but the cancellation of one match and the rain ruining another has made the series a three-match one. Pakistan won the first T20 after a close encounter where it managed to prevail by 7 runs.
West Indies vs Pakistan 3rd T20 2021
It is difficult to predict which team the West Indies will pick. They dropped Andre Russell, Fabian Allen, and Obed McCoy for the previous match. They could bring them back for this match but we will only come to know at the time of the toss.
Likely Playing XI of West Indies
Andre Fletcher, Evin Lewis, Chris Gayle, Shimron Hetmyer, Nicholas Pooran (wk), Kieron Pollard (c), Fabian Allen, Jason Holder, Dwayne Bravo, Hayden Walsh, Akeal Hosein
Pakistan won the first match with ease and is unlikely to make any major changes to its team. As a team, they are much more dependable in terms of selection than the West Indies. That could also be because of a lack of choices.
Likely Playing XI of Pakistan
Sharjeel Khan, Mohammad Rizwan (wk), Babar Azam (c), Mohammad Hafeez, Fakhar Zaman, Sohaib Maqsood, Shadab Khan, Hasan Ali, Mohammad Wasim Jr, Shaheen Afridi, Usman Qadir
Pitch and Weather Conditions
The weather in Guyana is predicted to oscillate between thunderstorms and sunshine. It is a matter of luck about when the thunderstorms will strike. The hope is that the rain will be short-lived even if it does cause an interruption with the match.
West Indies vs Pakistan 3rd T20 2021 Betting Predictions
Match Result Prediction
The West Indies did not play anything close to its best in the previous match but still managed to come within seven runs of winning. It knows the conditions better than Pakistan and will be better prepared for this match. It is also highly likely that the West Indies is going to bring back its big guns for this match once more. The chances of the West Indies winning this match are excellent.
Winner: West Indies (1.72)
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First Ball Dot or Not
The slow pitch at Guyana means that batsmen take a couple of deliveries to find the right pace. Pakistan has also started with spin against whom the West Indies has been a bit more cautious.
First Ball Dot or Not – Yes (1.61)
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Highest Score After One Over
The West Indian batsmen are much more powerful than Pakistan. They are more likely to hit sixes and get boundaries at the start.
Highest Score After One Over – West Indies (2.10)
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Babar Azam Total Runs
Babar Azam is quite dependable when it comes to T20 cricket. He scored a fifty in the previous match but generally goes through one or two innings without scoring afterward. This is the right time to bet against him and make some money from an early dismissal.
Babar Azam Total Runs – Under 26.5 (1.83)
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Total Run Outs in Match
West Indies and Pakistan are two of the most notorious teams when it comes to running between the wickets. There was no run out in the previous match but there were some close calls. This could be the match where it finally happens!
Total Run Outs in Match – Over 1.5 (3.20)
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