WI vs ENG: The first test match of England tour of West Indies, 2019 is scheduled from tomorrow. The match will start at 2:00 PM GMT, 7:30 PM IST on 23rd January 2019. The venue of the match is at Kensington Oval, Bridgetown, Barbados. This series comprised of five ODIs, three tests and three T20Is.
England has recently whitewashed Sri Lanka in their recent series match. They have won eight of their last nine Tests and would start as favorites. Hence in this first test WI vs ENG, it is predicted that England will win against the West Indies.
WI vs ENG Team News
West Indies will have debutant John Campbell at the top of the order with Kraigg Brathwaite while the other non-capped batsman in the squad, Shamarh Brooks, will likely miss out as West Indies rely on their more established middle-order players. West Indies would be worried about their batting that has let them down in the recent games.
WI vs ENG Playing XI
West Indies Playing XI: Kraigg Brathwaite, John Campbell, Darren Bravo, Shai Hope, Shimron Hetmeyer, Roston Chase, Shane Dowrich, Jason Holder, Kemar Roach, Jomel Warrican, Shannon Gabriel.
England Playing XI: Rory Burns, Keaton Jennings, Jonny Bairstow, Joe Root, Ben Stokes, Jos Buttler, Ben Foakes, Moeen Ali, Sam Curran, Stuart Broad, James Anderson.
WI vs ENG Team Squads
West Indies Team: Kraigg Brathwaite, John Campbell, Darren Bravo, Shai Hope, Shimron Hetmyer, Roston Chase, Shane Dowrich(w), Jason Holder(c), Kemar Roach, Jomel Warrican, Shannon Gabriel, Shamarh Brooks, Alzarri Joseph
England Team: Keaton Jennings, Rory Burns, Jonny Bairstow, Joe Root(c), Ben Stokes, Jos Buttler, Ben Foakes(w), Moeen Ali, Sam Curran, Stuart Broad, James Anderson, Joe Denly, Jack Leach, Adil Rashid, Chris Woakes, Mark Wood