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Cricket Betting Tips and Fantasy Cricket Match Predictions: West Indies vs Australia 2021 - 3rd T20I

Can Aaron Finch turn round Australia's fortune?
Can Aaron Finch turn round Australia's fortune?
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The 3rd T20I of the five-match series between West Indies and Australia will be played at Daren Sammy National Cricket Stadium, Gros Islet, St Lucia.

Live Scores and Stats - West Indies vs Australia 2021 - 3rd T20I



After a spectacular come from behind victory in the series opener, West Indies walloped Australia by 56 runs in the second match.

Kieron Pollard might return for the 3rd T20I after recovering from a hamstring niggle. Obed McCoy will return in place of the injured Fidel Edwards.

Shimron Hetmyer is the top run-scorer for West Indies with 81 runs at a strike rate of 132. He has struck 3 fours and 4 sixes. Andre Russell has also made 75 runs at a strike rate of 208.

Hayden Walsh has been the best bowler for West Indies and has picked up 6 wickets while bowling at an average of 8 and an economy rate of 6.50.

Mitchell Marsh is the top run-scorer for Australia with 105 runs at a strike rate of 143. He has struck 10 fours and 3 sixes. Matthew Wade has also made 33 runs at a strike rate of 206.

Josh Hazlewood has been the best bowler for Australia and has picked up 4 wickets while bowling at an average of 12 and an economy rate of 6.37.

Australia are likely to replace Ben McDermott with Ashton Turner and Mitchell Starc with Riley Meredith.

Let's have a look at the probable playing XIs:

West Indies - Lendl Simmons, Chris Gayle, Shimron Hetmyer, Nicholas Pooran (wk), Kieron Pollard (c), Andre Russell, Dwayne Bravo, Fabian Allen, Hayden Walsh, Obed McCoy, Sheldon Cottrell

Australia - Aaron Finch (c), Matthew Wade (wk), Mitchell Marsh, Josh Philippe, Moises Henriques, Ashton Turner, Daniel Christian, Ashton Agar, Riley Meredith, Adam Zampa, Josh Hazlewood

 

Cricket Betting Tips and Match Predictions*

Who will win the toss? - West Indies

Who will win? – West Indies

Top Batsman (Runs Scored) – Shimron Hetmyer (West Indies), Aaron Finch (Australia)

Top Bowler (Wickets taken) – Obed McCoy (West Indies), Josh Hazlewood (Australia)

Most Sixes – Andre Russell (West Indies), Matthew Wade (Australia)

Player of the Match –  Shimron Hetmyer

Team Scores Batting first - West Indies 190+, Australia 170+

Match Handicap West Indies

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*NB these predictions may be changed nearer the start of the match once the final starting teams have been announced and we will be running ‘In–Play’ features, so stay tuned.

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