Photo by Randy Brooks / AFP
Photo by Randy Brooks / AFP

After a rain-curtailed 3rd ODI between West Indies and England, both the side will meet again at the same ground, aiming to take an upper hand in the 5-match ODI series. The 3rd ODI was abandoned without a ball being bowled as rainfall prevented the match. The Caribbean side had impressively levelled the series at 1-1 with a win in the second ODI by 26 runs. The Windies’ performances in their opening two matches and their preceding 2-1 Test series victory have raised hopes that they could be surprised title challengers at the World Cup.

The England side hasn’t performed badly against one of the powerful team. The side has a heavy batting-order but needs to take wickets at regular intervals. Both the sides are looking to confirm their World Cup squad, hence the upcoming matches between the two will be more intense and entertaining. Here are the probable playing XI and dream 11 predictions for West Indies and England:

West Indies probable playing XI: Chris Gayle, John Campbell, Shai Hope (WK), Shimron Hetmyer, Darren Bravo, Jason Holder (C), Andre Russell, Ashley Nurse, Devendra Bishoo, Oshane Thomas and Sheldon Cottrell.

England probable playing XI: Jonny Bairstow, Jason Roy, Joe Root, Alex Hales, Eoin Morgan(C), Jos Buttler (WK), Chirs Woakes, Moeen Ali, Adil Rashid, Liam Plunkett and Mark Wood.

FPJ’s dream 11 prediction: Jos Buttler (WK), Joe Root, Jonny Bairstow, Shimron Hetmyer, Chris Gayle, Jason Holder, Chris Woakes, Adil Rashid, Liam Plunkett, Sheldon Cottrell and Devendra Bishoo.

With ANI inputs.

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