Cricket Betting Tips and Match Predictions: West Indies v New Zealand Tour 3rd ODI - 21st August, 2022
The 3rd ODI of the New Zealand Tour of West Indies 2022 will take place between West Indies and New Zealand on the 21st of August, 2022 at the Kensington Oval, Bridgetown.
Current ODI Form West Indies and New Zealand:
New Zealand have beaten West Indies by 50 runs (DLS method) in the second ODI to draw the series level at 1-1. The third ODI of the series will serve as the decider.
New Zealand batted first in the second ODI and posted a modest total of 212 before being bowled out. They got off to a terrible start and lost 3 wickets for just 31 runs, including big wickets of Martin Guptill, Devon Conway and Tom Latham. Finn Allen and Daryl Mitchell revived the innings with their stand of 84 runs for the 4th wicket. Once Mitchell was dismissed, wickets started falling at regular intervals. Finn Allen was dismissed by Jason Holder as he got out after scoring a brilliant 96 in 117 balls. After his dismissal, New Zealand innings went nowhere and they were bowled out for 212 in the 49th over.
During the chase, West Indies lost 5 early wickets for just 26 runs. West Indies looked down and out right from the beginning. None of their middle or top order batters showed any resistance to the tight bowling by Trent Boult and Tim Southee. Southee picked up 4 wickets for just 22 runs. Alzarri Joseph and Yannic Carriah tried to revive the innings with their knocks of 49 and 52 respectively but they failed to rescue their team as West Indies fell short by 50 runs in the end.
Let’s have a look at the squads:
West Indies (ODI Squad): Nicholas Pooran (captain), Shai Hope (vice-captain), Shamarh Brooks, Keacy Carty, Shimron Hetmyer, Jason Holder, Akeal Hosein, Alzarri Joseph, Brandon King, Kyle Mayers, Gudakesh Motie (subject to fitness), Keemo Paul, Jayden Seales, Kevin Sinclair.
New Zealand (ODI Squad): Kane Williamson (capt), Finn Allen, Trent Boult, Michael Bracewell, Devon Conway, Lockie Ferguson, Martin Guptill, Matt Henry, Tom Latham, Daryl Mitchell, Jimmy Neesham, Glenn Phillips, Mitchell Santner, Ish Sodhi, Tim Southee
Cricket Betting Tips and Match Predictions* - PrePlay
Who will win the toss?– New Zealand
Who will win? New Zealand
Top Batsman (Runs Scored) – Martin Guptill (New Zealand), Shamarh Brooks (West Indies)
Top Bowler (Wickets taken) – Trent Boult (New Zealand), Alzarri Joseph (West Indies)
Most Sixes – Martin Guptill (New Zealand), Shamarh Brooks (West Indies)
Player of the Match- Martin Guptill (New Zealand)
Team Scores Batting first – New Zealand 240+, West Indies 220+
Match Handicap: New Zealand
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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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