West Indies and England are set to collide against each other in the fourth ODI at National Cricket Stadium, St George’s, Grenada. After the third game was abandoned due to rain, both the side would be eyeing to emerge victorious in this match to take an unassailable lead in this five-match ODI series. Currently, the series is beautifully poised at 1-1 with only two games remaining to decide who will clinch this ODI series.
England has not been at their best since arriving in the Carribean earlier this year. Having lost the test series, England will be desperate to perform well in the last two matches. Eoin Morgan would be hoping to lead his team to another series win under his leadership. The visitors look hot favourites in the ODI series as they have played some unbelievable cricket in the past year. After chasing 360 runs in the first ODI, they looked well course to seal this series. However, their celebration was cut short in the second ODI as the hosts defeated them by 26 runs. The World No. 1 ICC ODI team must be eager to make a statement heading into the final two games of this ODI series.
West Indies, on the other hand, are riding high after their dominant performance in the second ODI. After being hammered in the first ODI, the home side made a terrific comeback to level the series. Under the leadership of Jason Holder, West Indies are becoming a force to reckon with in the ODI format. Winning this series will do a lot of good for the series ahead of the 2019 ICC World Cup. With the arrival of Chris Gayle, their batting will get an immense boost while the bowling lineup will be led by Kemar Roach in the upcoming ICC World Cup. Trevor Bayliss, the English head coach stated in a recent interview, “With the size of their batters and the way some of them hit the ball, there can be a chance of winning that World Cup.”
Date: Wednesday, February 27, 2019
Time: 7 PM IST
Venue: National Cricket Stadium, St George’s, Grenada
League: England tour of West Indies
Live Telecast: Sony Network
Online Streaming: Sonyliv.com
Ground Stats ODI
|Matches won batting first||8|
|Matches won bowling first||13|
|Average 1st Inns scores||237|
|Average 2nd Inns scores||196|
|Highest total recorded||356/4 (50 Ov) by RSA vs WI|
|Lowest total recorded||70/10 (24.4 Ov) by BAN vs WI|
|Highest score chased||274/3 (49 Ov) by WI vs ZIM|
|Lowest score defended||248/6 (50 Ov) by WI vs PAK|
Head-to-head (last five ODIs )
Windies – 1, England – 3, No Result – 1
Windies – NR W L L W
England – NR L W L W
All-rounder Andre Russell is set to return to the Windies squad. He can come in to replace Carlos Brathwaite.
Kemar Roach has been forced out of the ODI series through a back injury.
Ben Stokes is still doubtful for the 4th ODI following an ankle injury.
Chris Woakes can return to the playing XI to replace Moeen Ali or Tom Curran.
Eoin Morgan (c), Chris Woakes, Joe Denly, David Willey, Tom Curran, Liam Plunkett, Alex Hales, Jason Roy, Joe Root, Jonny Bairstow, Jos Buttler, Ben Stokes, Moeen Ali, Adil Rashid, Mark Wood,
Jason Holder (c), Fabian Allen, Devendra Bishoo, Carlos Brathwaite, Darren Bravo, John Campbell, Sheldon Cottrell, Chris Gayle, Shimron Hetmyer, Shai Hope, Ashley Nurse, Nicholas Pooran, Kemar Roach and Oshane Thomas
- Jason Roy
- Joe Root
- Ben Stokes
- Chris Gayle
- Shimron Hetmeyer
- Jason Holder
Probable Playing 11
Jos Buttler, Eoin Morgan, Jason Roy, Joe Root, Jonny Bairstow, Chris Woakes, Liam Plunkett, Adil Rashid, Mark Wood, Moeen Ali
Chris Gayle, John Campbell, Shai Hope (wk), Darren Bravo, Shimron Hetmyer, Jason Holder (c), Andre Rusell, Ashley Nurse, Devendra Bishoo, Sheldon Cottrell, Oshane Thomas
FUNTUSH SAFE XI