After winning test match series against New Zealand at home grounds, now Team Australia will host West Indies for three match test series at home. The 1st Test Australia vs West Indies Today Match Prediction Who Will Win, we will tell some facts and figures from the previous matches played between both the sides that will make it easy to predict who will win this series. We also offer you 1st Test Australia vs West Indies Today Match Live Score Ball By Ball as match will start on Thursday, 10 December 2015 at Bellerive Oval, Hobart.
1st Test Australia vs West Indies Today Match Prediction Preview Analysis
The Australian team coming into this test match series right after they have won the series against neighbors New Zealand. On the other side West Indians were last played in Test match cricket back in October where they lose both Test matches in Sri Lanka. Both the teams last played for the Frank Worrell Trophy in West Indies earlier this year, Australia had won both matches quite easily. 1st Test Australia vs West Indies Today Match Prediction, However, the side has seen a raft of retirements since with Michael Clarke, Phil Hughes, and Mitchell Johnson among the most influential players who have called it a day.
Steve Smith, who skippered Australia in both T20s and ODIs following the World Cup earlier this year, took over from Clarke and the transition has been smooth so far. Usman Khawajah has taken Clarke’s slot in the batting lineup. Khawaja is injured for the first Test against West Indies but should be available for the Boxing Day Test in Melbourne, 1st Test Australia vs West Indies Today Match Prediction.
Joe Burns has formed a very good partnership with vice-captain David Warner at the top of the lineup while Josh Hazlewood has emerged as one of Australia’s best talents in the fast-bowling department in recent times. Hazlewood’s emergence will help soothe the vacuum left by Johnson. 1st Test Australia vs West Indies Today Match Prediction.
Hazlewood will be supported by James Pattinson, Peter Siddle, and Nathan Coulter-Nile with the ball. All-rounder Mitchell Marsh also appeared to be on top of his game in the bygone series against New Zealand and he will be looking to build his reputation even further. 1st Test Australia vs West Indies Today Match Prediction.
West Indies continue to be without their best batsman as Chris Gayle will turn out for the Barisal Bulls in the Bangladesh Premier League rather than pull on the all-whites with no peace treaty imminent between player and the administrators. Jason Holder will skipper a side which consists of Darren Bravo, Denesh Ramdin, Marlon Samuels, Kemar Roach, and Jerome Taylor among experienced pros. 1st Test Australia vs West Indies Today Match Prediction, The faster bowlers can cause some problems for the opposition and Holder talked up the possibility of unleashing them on the opposition ahead of Thursday’s game.
Curtly Ambrose, their bowling consultant said “The likes of Jerome Taylor, Kemar Roach and Shannon Gabriel have to deal with the largely slow, unresponsive pitches prepared in the Caribbean when they’re at home and are understandably more excited about the prospect of a more lively surface in Tasmania. 1st Test Australia vs West Indies Today Match Prediction.”
1st Test Australia vs West Indies Today Match Prediction Team Squad
Australia Test Team Squad: Steven Smith (c), Peter Nevill (wk), David Warner, Joe Burns, Adam Voges, Shaun Marsh, Mitchell Marsh, Peter Siddle, James Pattinson, Josh Hazlewood, Nathan Lyon, Nathan Coulter-Nile
West Indies Test Team Squad: Denesh Ramdin (wk), Jason Holder (c), Kraigg Brathwaite, Shai Hope, Darren Bravo, Marlon Samuels, Jermaine Blackwood, Kemar Roach, Jerome Taylor, Devendra Bishoo, Shannon Gabriel, Carlos Brathwaite, Rajendra Chandrika, Jomel Warrican, Shane Dowrich
1st Test Australia vs West Indies Today Match Prediction Who Will Win
West Indies 20%