WI-U19 vs AU-U19: The 14th edition of the U-19 World Cup will kick off from the 14th of January and the final is scheduled to be played on the 5th of February.
A total of 16 nations are participating in the marquee event, with 4 teams divided into 4 groups.
Group A includes Bangladesh, Canada, England, and the United Arab Emirates while Group B has India, Ireland, South Africa, and Uganda.
Group C has Afghanistan, Pakistan, Papua New Guinea, and Zimbabwe and Group D includes Australia, Scotland, Sri Lanka, and West Indies. There will be a total of 48 matches in the tournament.
Meanwhile, the first match of the tournament will be played between West Indies U19 and Australia U19.
Ackeem Auguste will lead the Windies’ side, which has got some power-packed players. Onaje Amory, Teddy Bishop, Jaden Carmichael are some key players to look out for.
Australia Under 19, on the other hand, will be led by wicketkeeper-batter Cooper Connolly. They will be looking for a fourth title.
Here are the match details, pitch report, probable playing 11, squads, player records/stats and dream11 fantasy team predictions for Match 1 of the ICC Under 19 World Cup, 2021/22 between West Indies Under 19 and Australia Under 19.
WI-U19 vs AU-U19 Match Details
- Match: West Indies Under 19 vs Australia Under 19, Match 1
- Date: Friday, January 14, 2022
- Time: 7:30 PM (IST)
- Venue: Providence Stadium, Guyana
The wicket at this venue is slightly on the slower side and the ball will be gripping for the spinners, which will make it hard for them to tackle it. Varying the pace is always a key on this track.
WI-U19 vs AU-U19 Probable Playing XI
West Indies Under 19 Playing XI
Ackeem Auguste (C), Rivaldo Clarke / Carlon Bowen-Tuckett (WK), Matthew Nandu, Anderson Mahase, Johann Layne, McKenny Clarke, Jaden Carmichael, Shaqkere Parris, Teddy Bishop, Giovonte Depeiza, Isai Thorne.
Australia Under 19 Playing XI
Cooper Connolly (C & WK), Joshua Garner, Campbell Kellaway, Teague Wyllie, Nivethan Radhakrishnan, William Salzmann, Tobias Snell, Aidan Cahill, Jack Nisbet, Corey Miller, Tom Whitney.
West Indies Under 19 & West Indies Under 19 Last 5 Matches Stats
WI-U19 vs AU-U19 Player Record/Stats (Top 5)
|Cooper Connolly||117 Runs|
|Matthew Nandu||71 Runs & 1 Wicket|
|Ackeem Auguste||52 Runs|
|Tobias Snell||35 Runs|
|Giovonte Depeiza||10 Runs|
WI-U19 vs AU-U19 Captaincy Picks
- Cooper Connolly
- Matthew Nandu
- Ackeem Auguste
WI-U19 vs AU-U19 Dream11 Fantasy Team Prediction
Fantasy Team Suggestion 1
- Wicket-Keeper: Tobias Snell
- Batsmen: Cooper Connolly, Ackeem Auguste, Giovonte Depeiza, Campbell Kellaway
- All-Rounders: Nivethan Radhakrishnan, Matthew Nandu, Johann Layne
- Bowlers: McKenny Clarke, Jack Nisbet, Jaden Carmichael
- Captain: Cooper Connolly
- Vice-Captain: Ackeem Auguste
Fantasy Team Suggestion 2
- Wicket-Keeper: Tobias Snell
- Batsmen: Cooper Connolly, Ackeem Auguste, Teddy Bishop, Giovonte Depeiza, Campbell Kellaway
- All-Rounders: Matthew Nandu, William Salzmann
- Bowlers: McKenny Clarke, Jaden Carmichael, Tom Whitney
- Captain: Matthew Nandu
- Vice-Captain: Tobias Snell
Probable Winner Of The Match
Australia Under 19 is expected to win this match.
Disclaimer: This team is based on the understanding, analysis, and instinct of the author. While selecting your team for the fantasy game please consider the points mentioned and make your own decision at the time of making your team.