ICC Cricket World Cup 2019: Pakistan Vs West Indies Match Preview

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The 2nd match of the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 will be played between Pakistan and West Indies on Friday, 31 May.

For the first time in years, the West Indies or the Windies as they are now known as a team which might go close to winning the tournament. However, The West Indies held the upper hand in the 1970s and 1980s, they were the powerhouses of ICC in the early years. The West Indies won the first 2 editions of World Cup in 1975 and 1979.

On the other hand, Pakistan managed to take the ICC Cricket World Cup home in 1992 under the captaincy of Pakistan current Prime Minister Imran Khan. However, Pakistan has registered their 11th consecutive defeat after they lost against Afganistan in their first warm-up match of  ICC Cricket World Cup 2019. Earlier, Pakistan had have lost their last ten ODIs.

Venue

The second match of ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 between Pakistan and West Indies will begin at 09.30am GMT at Trent Bridge, Nottingham

Squads

Pakistan: Sarfaraz Ahmed (c), Asif Ali, Fakhar Zaman, Shoaib Malik, Hasan Ali, Imam-ul-Haq, Shaheen Afridi, Mohammad Hafeez, Shadab Khan, Haris Sohail, Imad Wasim, Mohammad Amir, Mohammad Hasnain, Wahab Riaz, and Babar Azam,

West Indies: Jason Holder (c), Fabian Allen, Darren Bravo, Shannon Gabriel, Evin Lewis, Andre Russell, Sheldon Cottrell, Chris Gayle, Shai Hope, Ashley Nurse, Nicholas Pooran, Kemar Roach, Carlos Brathwaite, Oshane Thomas, and Shimron Hetmyer.

Key Players of the match

Pakistan: The Seam Bowler, Mohammad Amir has been brought with a motive to add value with his experience. Amir has all the skill to succeed in these conditions, especially if the swing is on offer, he is at his most destructive.

West Indies: Andre Russell not only severely bruise bowling attacks. But, he also does it from the lower order, means the other team can expect very little respite if they do manage to cut the rest from the top and middle order.

Live Telecast

The live TV broadcast of ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 match between Pakistan and West Indies will be available on Star Sports, Star Sports 1HD, Star Sports 1, Star Sports 1 Hindi, Star Sports 1 HD Hindi, Star Sports 1 Kannada, Star Sports 1 Tamil, Star Sports 1 Telugu and Star Sports 1 Bangla.

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