England’s tour of the Caribbean now shifts to white ball cricket. Windies put in an overwhelming performance in the Test series as they defeated the visitors 2-1. It indeed was a historic win as England has been one of the best touring sides of late. But the scenario could be a little different as the English team is ranked No. 1 in ODIs. Keep reading to find out Windies vs England 1st ODI Match Prediction.
The first ODI of the 5-match series will be played at the Kensington Oval, Bridgetown, Barbados on Wednesday. As the World Cup is fast nearing, this series is going to be very important for both the teams. England, which is being termed as the top contender for the tournament back home, would look to settle a core line-up.
On the other hand, Windies has seen lots of chopping and changing in recent times. With the World Cup just a few months away, they would hope to figure out a combination that would work for them. But it’s going to be tricky against the line-up that has been in a terrific form in the 50-over format.
Here is our Windies vs England 1st ODI Match Prediction
Case1: If Windies bats first
First Innings score prediction: 260-270
Result prediction: England will win the match by 5 wickets
Case2: If England bats first
First Innings score prediction: 300-310
Result prediction: England will win the match by 40-50 runs
Head to head in ODIs
Total ODIs: 102, Windies won: 42, England won: 49, No Result/Abandoned: 11
Chris Gayle, Shai Hope (wk), Darren Bravo, John Campbell, Shimron Hetmeyer, Jason Holder (c), Carlos Brathwaite, Devendra Bishoo, Kemar Roach, Oshane Thomas, Fabian Allen
Jonny Bairstow (wk), Jason Roy, Joe Root, Eoin Morgan (c), Jos Buttler, Ben Stokes, Moeen Ali, Chris Woakes, Liam Plunkett, Adil Rashid, Mark Wood
Windies vs England 1st ODI Match Prediction: The historic Test series victory of the Windies is now a thing in the past. As the format changes, the whole look of English team changes. The visitors begin favorites to get off to a winning start.
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