England vs. West Indies: First T20I Preview
England vs. West Indies: First T20I Preview

West Indies brushed aside England in the fifth ODI to win by seven wickets and level the series 2-2. England will look to avenge their defeat when two teams face-off in first of three T20I on Wednesday. Windies have a strong T20I record against England they have beaten them in 11 out of 15 in this format. The swashbuckling opener Chris Gayle has returned to his prime by smashing two centuries and two fifties in four ODIs, along with Shimron Hetmyer and Carlos Brathwaite their lineup looks more stronger than England. With the likes of Oshane Thomas, Jason Holder and Sheldon Cottrell with ball would provide a great balanced team for first T20I.

On the other hand England have rested few of their key players ahead of upcoming IPL season even though England side some quick firing players who can turn the match result. Alex Hales could provide a flying start to the innings and he is much suited for T20 Cricket. With the likes of Joe Root and Eoin Morgan in middle-order give more stability in batting if quick wickets are fallen. Adil Rashid and Chris Jordan have the responsibility of picking quick wickets.

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