West Indies and United Arab Emirates are set to play in Match No.1 of the T20 World Cup 2022 warm-ups. The match is scheduled to be played on Monday (October 10) at Junction Oval in Melbourne.
West Indies aren’t in the best of form, but beating UAE shouldn’t be a tough task for them. Pooran and Co. are firm favorites to win the warm-up match.
West Indies, led by Nicholas Pooran, haven’t had the best of times of late. Being a two-time champion, the Caribbean team is expected to punch above its weight.
On October 17, West Indies take on Scotland in their opening encounter of the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2022. There are two more teams in the West Indies group. Zimbabwe and Ireland. Group B’s top two teams will advance to the Super 12.
West Indies Probable XI for T20 World Cup 2022:
Brandon King, Nicholas Pooran (c), Rovman Powell (vc), Kyle Mayers, Odean Smith, Evin Lewis, Jason Holder, Alzarri Joseph, Akeal Hosein, Sheldon Cottrell, Yannic Cariah
But Since it’s a warm-up match, all members of the squad can take part
UAE Probable XI for T20 World Cup 2022:
The UAE, captained by CP Rizwan, on the other hand, will go into the tournament after losing 0-2 to Bangladesh in a bilateral series last month.
The onus will be on the likes of Chirag Suri, Muhammad Waseem and other experienced members to guide the UAE to right direction in the World Cup.
West Indies vs UAE Squads
Nicholas Pooran (c), Rovman Powell, Yannic Cariah, Johnson Charles, Sheldon Cottrell, Jason Holder, Akeal Hosein, Alzarri Joseph, Brandon King, Evin Lewis, Kyle Mayers, Obed Mccoy, Raymon Reifer, Odean Smith, Shamarh Brooks.
C P Rizwan (c), Vriitya Aravind, Chirag Suri, Muhammad Waseem, Basil Hameed, Aryan Lakra, Zawar Farid, Kashif Daud, Karthik Meiyappan, Ahmed Raza, Zahoor Khan, Junaid Siddique, Sabir Ali, Alishan Sharafu, Aayan Khan.