LWI vs WIE Match Preview

The last match for the Leeward Islands had to be abandoned because of rain. However, they are still leading the points table in Zone B with 10 points from their first 3 games in the competition. The West Indies Emerging team, on the other hand, recorded a stunning 12 runs win over Jamaica in their last match. However, they are still lying at the bottom of the points table with only 4 points from their 3 opening games thus far. When posted a total of 182 runs on the board in their last game as Kevin Wickham scored 46 runs while Kevlon Anderson contributed 33 runs against Jamaica. Ashmead Nedd and Joshua James picked up 3 wickets apiece in their bowling effort to bundle out the Jamaican side for a score of 170 runs as they recorded the first win of the season. 

Weather Report

The weather forecast during this match at the Antigua venue is that of temperatures around 28 degrees. We may get winds of between 30 km/hr to 48 km/hr during the match. We are likely to have a cloudy day on offer at the venue. The relative humidity during this match will be close to 74%. There are not many chances of rain coming down during the match. 

Pitch Report

The overcast conditions might help the quick bowlers in the match. In their last game at this venue, the West Indies Academy nearly defended a total of 190 runs. However, scores of close to 270 runs should be considered to be adequate on this ground. Spinners are likely to come into the picture at some stage in this match.

Notable stats

Leeward Islands leads the head-to-head between the two teams.

Leeward Islands cricket team managed to win the only match played between these two sides earlier. This game was played during the league stage of the competition this year itself. The Leeward Islands won the match with 3 wickets and 66 balls to spare.

Leeward Islands has a better recent record.

If you look at the recent performances of these two teams, you will find that the Leeward Islands has won 3 matches out of their last 5 and one games ended with no result. The West Indies Emerging, on the other hand, has lost 2 matches from their last 3. They are going into this game with a win in their last match though.

Team News

There are no major injury worries reported for this game so far.

LWI vs WIE Probable 11

LWI Playing 11

  • Devon Thomas (Wk)
  • Kieran Powell
  • Keacy Carty
  • Rahkeem Cornwall
  • Terrence Warde
  • Jahmar Hamilton (C)
  • Hayden Walsh
  • Colin Archibald
  • Kofi James
  • Karima Gore
  • Sheeno Berridge

WIE Playing 11

  • Teddy Bishop
  • Leonardo Julien (Wk)
  • Keagan Simmons
  • Kevin Wickham
  • Kevlon Anderson
  • Ackeem Auguste
  • Nyeem Young (C)
  • Ashmead Nedd
  • Joshua Bishop
  • McKenny Clarke
  • Joshua James
This is not the official playing 11 for the match. This is a prediction of the expected playing 11 for each team based on the writers analysis.

Dream11 Prediction

As spinners are likely to play a significant role in the match at the North Sound venue, the likes of Rahkeem Cornwall, Kofi James, Hayden Walsh, and Kevin Wickham will be licking their lips to have a go at the opposition batting in this game. But we expect Leeward Islands to do well in this match and win it to consolidate their position at the top of the points table in Zone B of the competition.

Top Picks

Kevin Wickham: Kevin Wickham is a talented 19-year-old all-rounder for the West Indies Emerging side. He was in top form in the match against Jamaica scoring 46 runs from 55 balls with the bat. He also picked up a couple of wickets when his team bowled later conceding 33 runs in the process. He is a leader in scoring charts for his side with 142 runs from his 3 innings.

Rahkeem Cornwall: Rahkeem Cornwall is a star batter for West Indies. He is a big man and a big hitter. Unfortunately, he was bowled for a duck in the last match of the Leeward Islands against Barbados. But he hit a brilliant 81 from 72 balls against Jamaica. He also picked up a wicket against the Jamaican outfit while conceding 22 runs in the game.

Keacy Carty: Keacy Carty is a star West Indian batsman. He scored 59 runs for the Leeward Islands in the game against Barbados. This was after a 103-run effort from 120 balls against West Indies Emerging earlier. It was during the first game of the competition in group stages.

Devon Thomas: Devon Thomas is an experienced wicketkeeper. He scored a good total of 94 runs from 98 balls in this game against Barbados. But this match against Barbados had to be abandoned due to rain. In the earlier game against Jamaica, he put together 38 runs from 56 balls.

LWI vs WIE Dream11 Team 1

Keeper: D. Thomas

Batters: K. Powell, K. Carty, K. Simmons, T. Warde

All-rounders: R. Cornwall (C), K. Wickham (VC)

Bowlers: H. Walsh, J. Bishop, J. James, K. James

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