England Legends vs West Indies Legends, Road Safety World Series 2021, Match 16, Match Prediction- Who will win today’s match?
The Caribbean team needs to win to stay live in the tournament.
Updated - Mar 15, 2021 3:56 pm
England Legends are in a bit of strife after losing their last two games in the tournament. The defeats against South Africa Legends and Sri Lankans haven’t helped their cause after wins in their first two matches. In their previous game, the Proteas suffered a massive batting collapse after TM Dilshan’s four-wicket haul. A victory in their next match would take them through to the semi-final stage.
Their next game is against West Indies Legends on Tuesday, March 16 at the Shaheed Veer Narayan Stadium in Raipur. The Caribbean team, on the other hand, need a win to have any chance of progressing to the next round. The fact that they have a better net run rate than England is also in their favour. Having beaten Bangladesh Legends, West Indies must be brimming with confidence.
Pitch and Conditions
The pitch in Raipur has been a decent one for batting. It has helped the spinners to some extent of late. The job for the batters may not be all that easy. Chasing should be the way forward. There are no chances of a downpour with the temperature around 31 degrees Celsius. The humidity will mostly be in the low-30s.
Probable Playing XI
Phil Mustard (wk), Kevin Pietersen (C), Usman Afzal, Owais Shah, Darren Maddy, James Troughton, Chris Schofield, Chris Tremlett, James Tredwell, Matthew Hoggard, Monty Panesar
Bench: Kabir Ali, Ryan Sidebottom, Gavin Hamilton, Sajid Mahmood, Jonathan Trott, James Tindall
West Indies Legends
William Perkins, Ridley Jacobs (wk), Dwayne Smith, Kirk Edwards, Brian Lara (C), Tino Best, Mahendra Nagamootoo, Suleiman Benn, Dinanath Ramnarine, Adam Sanford, Ryan Austin
Bench: Carl Hooper, Renford Pinnock, Pedro Collins, Narsingh Deonarine
Probable top performers for ENGL vs WIL
Monty Panesar– England Legends
Monty Panesar has been outstanding for England in the tournament. The left-arm spinner has played four games and has picked up eight wickets. The fact that he picked up four wickets in the last game should give him confidence. Moreover, the tweaker has bowled at an economy of 4.73.
Brian Lara– West Indies Legends
Brian Lara was a legendary player of his generation and he hasn’t run out of gas by any means. He is currently the leading run-scorer for his team with 105 runs at an average and strike-rate of 52.50 and 110.52 respectively. England need to see his back at the earliest to go to safer shores in the event.
Broadcast Details for ENGL vs WIL
Match Timings: 07:00 PM IST
TV and Live Streaming: Colors Cineplex, Rishtey Cineplex, Colours Kannada Cinema, and also on Voot.
Today’s match prediction: England Legends will win the match.