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England vs West Indies ICC Men's T20 World Cup Match Prediction

The 2nd game of the T20 World Cup Super 8 will be played between 2 times former champions of the T20 World Cup, England vs West Indies.

England vs West Indies Mens T20 - Shutterstock
England vs West Indies Mens T20 - Shutterstock

Both teams have done an excellent job getting their place in the top 8. West Indies trashed Afghanistan with a huge margin of 104 runs. On the other hand, England's start was very odd compared to the West Indies, but eventually, it got a place in the top 8 teams of the T20 World Cup in 2024.

Match Preview

Both teams are in really good form to become the winner on match day. But looking at the best out of them, West Indies is coming as the topper of Group C after beating Uganda, Afghanistan, Papua New Gunia, and Hot favourites of T20 World Cup 2024, New Zealand. And England did not start to its full expectations. After the first match washed out, England lost its 2ndgame against Australia. But after that, there was no stopping for England. England thrashed Oman after chasing the winning total in 3.1 overs of the game and got a one-sided victory against Namibia.

Both teams have strong lineups to tackle dangerous bowling and batting. The West Indies batter showed excellent form in the last game against Afghanistan, where it made the most runs in powerplay in the history of the T20 World Cup. Also, the West Indies' bowling was top-notch throughout the T20 World Cup 2024 group stages. Akeal Hosain and Alzarri Joseph are in the second and third spots on the Best bowling list, whereas Nicolas Pooran is on the second-highest run-getter list of the T20 World Cup.

England's batting lineup could have shown better skills in this World Cup. In the last game, Bairstow and Harry Brook showed great effort to get a decent total against Namibia. Phil Salt and Captain Jos Buttler must show up to get England into the top four of the T20 World Cup 2024. England should have given satisfying performances as a bowling unit in that World Cup.

England Pace Battery has good skills to show. Jofra Archer and Reece Topley are both in excellent form, which will benefit them in ending part of the T20 World Cup 2024. Spin bowling has to be good, as experienced Adil Rashid and Moeen Ali have to take it in the middle of the game.

Head to Head

West Indies has the upper hand on England in T20. The West Indian record against England was included in the 2016 T20 World Cup final winning effort.

  • Total = 29
  • West Indies = 17
  • England = 12

Pitch Report

The match between England and the West Indies will be played at Beausejour Stadium. The pitch offers reasonable conditions for both batting and bowling. Strategies like bowling in the right area and making the most of the conditions can make a difference in the game's final results.

Weather Report

The weather predictors show perfect conditions for cricket games on matchdays. There is a lesser chance of rain than on other days of the week.

  • Precipitation: 20%
  • Humidity: 70%
  • Wind: 29 km/h
  • Chance of Rain = 30%

Key Players

Both teams include many key players who can win the game for their team in any situation.

West Indies

West Indies comes up with a tradition in the ICC tournament. This team is always full of match-winners, and every player can play for the team in any situation. Looking at the current squad of West Indies, Nicolas Pooran has to be picked as West Indian's best Batsman in that World Cup. Pooran scored 164 with a healthy average of 41, making Nicolas the 2nd best Batsman of the T20 World Cup in 2024. With him, Charlas, Powell, Russell, and Rutherford can play crucial knocks in any game situation for West Indies.

In Bowling, West Indies has Alzarri Joseph and Akeal Hosain, who can take wickets in every game. Both bowlers have nine wickets and occupy the number 2 and 3 spots of the best bowlers of the T20 World Cup 2024 list.

England

Like the West Indies, England also has a good mixture of players who can win the game in every situation. Starting from Captain Jos, Jos Buttler can take the game for the opposition in no time. He fulfilled these responsibilities for England for the past ten years. Phil Salt is also a skilful choice with him in taking the game from the opposition. If both batters stay at the crease for the powerplay, winning the game against England becomes difficult.

England has Jonny Bairstow, Harry Brook, and Moeen Ali in the middle order, making England an excellent team in Group B of the top 8. England has the services of Jofra Archer and Reece Topley in bowling, who can be very effective in the early overs of the game. With him, Mark Wood, Adil Rashid, and Moeen Ali make a great bowling attack for England. England has to bring its A-game to book their spot in the T20 World Cup 2024 semi-finals.

England vs West Indie Odds.

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  • West Indies: 1/1
  • England: 4/5
  • Rain: 9/1

Winning Predictions

Looking at the squad, both teams have shown excellent performances, which makes it tough to decide who will win the second game of the Super 8 of Group B. But looking at both teams' recent performances, it looks like the West Indies will dominate against England in that particular game. The West Indies have shown excellent performances and have become a top team in Group C in group matches of the T20 World Cup 2024.

West Indies is looking to take one more step closer to the T20 World Cup 2024 title. But winning that game will be challenging for West Indies. England will give the West Indies a tough time, increasing the game's intensity. Both teams have to bring their A-game to win that game.