Defending champions West Indies will open the main draw of the T20 World Cup with their Group 1 clash against England at the Dubai International Stadium on Saturday evening.
West Indies Cricket Team Betting Tips
Neo.bet Cricket Betting Odds: 2.20
The Windies did not have the best preparation for the tournament after losing both their warm-up encounters earlier this week. Some key players are not in the best of form and searching for full fitness.
Evin Lewis and Lendl Simmons will possibly open the innings for the West Indies although none of their openers are in good knick.
Chris Gayle might get the opportunity at no.3 despite his lacklustre form. Roston Chase will act as the anchor of the batting-card with Shimron Hetmyer, Nicholas Pooran and Kieron Pollard as the big-hitters down below.
Ravi Rampaul and Obed McCoy will probably be the two leading seamers of the team. Akeal Hosein and Roston Chase are going to be the two spin-bowlers.
The Windies have various all-rounders to fill the bowling slots like Dwayne Bravo and Andre Russell. If they want more spinners they can pick Hayden Walsh.
England’s Cricket Team Betting Tips
Neo.bet Cricket Betting Odds: 1.66
England may be in for a difficult T20 World Cup due to the conditions and the lack of recent game-time for the star players. They have lost against India but won against New Zealand in the warm up matches.
Jason Roy and Jos Buttler will open the batting and consistency from the latter will be crucial for England. Jos Buttler looked in very good touch in both the games and can expect him to be amongst the runs again.
Dawid Malan will bat at no.3 followed by Jonny Bairstow, Liam Livingstone, Eoin Morgan and Moeen Ali.
Chris Woakes and Mark Wood will be the frontline seamers for England. Chris Jordan is likely to be the 3rd fast-bowler.
Moeen Ali and Adil Rashid are the two main spinners of the side.
T20 Cricket World Cup Betting Tips & Predictions
Evin Lewis Total Runs: Over 22.5
Evin Lewis has been in pretty good form this year and looked in decent knick in the IPL a few weeks back. The left-handed opener could have a big tournament for the Windies and he will be looking for a good start.
Jos Buttler Total Runs: Over 24.5
Jos Buttler will be a key batsman for England in this T20 World Cup especially in these slower pitches in the UAE. He will head into this clash with a fine half-century in the final warm-up fixture for England.
Jason Roy Total Runs: Under 21.5
Jason Roy can be one of the most devastating batters in the shortest format but he is not in great form at the moment.
Extra Cricket Betting Tips
Top West Indies Bowler: Dwayne Bravo To Score a fifty: Jos Buttler
Cricket Betting Predictions
England is the hefty favourite with the bookies as they have the better squad on paper. West Indies on the other side have been poor in both the warm up matches and their bowling was wayward as well.
England to win at 1.66 on Neo.bet
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