West Indies vs Australia ODI series 2021 – 3rd ODI

West Indies vs Australia ODI series 2021

3rd ODI:

Third and last but deciding ODI of the series of 3 ODI matches between West Indies and Australia is going to be played at Kensington Oval, Bridgetown, Barbados on July 26th 2021.

West Indies  vs Australia History:

Overall:

Series:

This is going to be the twelfth bilateral series between the teams, The host won twice. The visiting team won 6 times. 3 series were concluded as a draw.

The longest streak without a draw between the teams is 3 series in a span of 15 years, between 1983-84 to 1998-99, where West Indies won 2 times and Australia won once, and in span of 8 years from 2003 to 2011-12, where West Indies won 0 times and Australia won all 3 times.

The most consecutive winning streak for West Indies against Australia was 1 series in 1983-84 and 1994-95.

The longest unbeaten streak for West Indies against Australia was 2 series from 1977-78 to 1990-91 and from 1994-95 to 2003.

The most consecutive winning streak for Australia against West Indies was 3 series from 2003 to 2011-12.

The longest unbeaten streak for Australia against West Indies was 6 series from 1998-99 to present.

Australia never lost the series against the West Indies after 1994-95.

Last 5 (completed) series results of West Indies against Australia are LDLLL.

Matches:

The teams completed 142 meetings in the longest format of limited overs cricket, till date. The host won 61 times, whereas the opponent won 75 times. 3 matches resulted in a tie and 3 matches were concluded without any result. 

The most consecutive winning streak for West Indies against Australia was 7 ODIs from 1982 to 1984 and from 1984 to 1985.

The longest unbeaten streak for West Indies against Australia was 7 ODIs from 1982 to 1984 and from 1984 to 1985.

The most consecutive winning streak for Australia against West Indies was 11 ODIs between 1999 to 2003.

The longest unbeaten streak for Australia against West Indies was 14 ODIs between 2006 to 2012.

Last 5 (completed) match results of West Indies against Australia are WLLLL.

West Indies Backyard:

Series:

When touring West Indies by Australia, the teams met to play bilateral series 8 times, out of them, the host won the series twice and the visitors won thrice. 3 series resulted in a draw.

The longest streak without a draw between the teams is 3 series in 1977-78 to 1998-99, where the West Indies won twice and Australia won once.

The most consecutive winning streak for West Indies against Australia in West Indies was 1 series in 1983-84 and 1994-95.

The longest unbeaten streak for West Indies against Australia in West Indies was 2 series from 1977-78 to 1990-91 and from 1994-95 to 2003.

The most consecutive winning streak for Australia against West Indies in West Indies was 2 series from 2003 to 2011-12.

The longest unbeaten streak for Australia against West Indies in West Indies was 4 series from 1998-99 to present.

Last 5 (completed) series results of West Indies against Australia in West Indies are DLLDW.

Matches:

On the soil of West Indies, the teams faced each other 47 times. Out of them, West Indies received victory 19 times and defeated 26 times with 2 ties.

The most consecutive winning streak for West Indies against Australia in West Indies was 4 ODIs from 1995 to 1999.

The longest unbeaten streak for West Indies against Australia in West Indies was 4 ODIs from 1995 to 1999.

The most consecutive winning streak for Australia against West Indies in West Indies was 7 ODIs from 2007 to 2012.

The longest unbeaten streak for Australia against West Indies in West Indies was 7 ODIs from 2007 to 2012.

Last 5 (completed) match results of West Indies against Australia in West Indies are WLLLW.

West Indies vs Australia ODI series 2021 – 2nd ODI

Points and Rankings:

The series is the comparison between the eighth rank (West Indies) and third rank (Australia) teams. The host is 30 points behind the visitors.

The Home Team:

In case, the host will win the series by 3-nil, then the host will earn 9 points and stay at the eighth position, but in case of losing the series with 3 defeats, then the team will lose the 1 point without impact in the position. 

If the team will lose the series with the margin of 2 defeats, then the team will lose 1 point and have no impact in the position. In case of winning the series with the winning margin of 2, the team will earn 6 points and stay at the eighth position in the rankings.

If the team will lose the series with the margin of 1 defeat, then the team will earn 0 to 2 points without impact in the position. In case of winning the series with the winning margin of 1, the team will  earn 3 to 5 points and stay at the current rank in the table. 

Drawing the series will help the team to earn 3 points with no impact in the position.

Last 5 (completed) match results of West Indies are WLWWW.

The Visiting Team:

In case, the visiting team will win the series by 3-nil, then the team will earn 1 points and come to the second position in the ranking table, but in case of losing the series with 3 defeats, then the team will lose 9 points with losing 1 rank in the position. 

If the team will lose the series with the margin of 2 defeats, then the team will lose 6 points while losing 1 rank in the rankings. In case of winning the series with the winning margin of 2, the team will earn 1 point and come to the second position in the ranking table. 

If the team will lose the series with the margin of 1 defeat, then the team will lose 3 to 6 points with losing 1 rank in the position. In case of winning the series with the winning margin of 1, the team will lose 0 to 2 points and either stay at the current rank or lose 1 rank in the rankings. 

Drawing the series will cause the team to lose 3 points with 1 rank in the ranking.

Last 5 (completed) match results of Australia are LWLWW.

The Third Outing:

The result of the match will impact the team’s points, as if the result will go in favor of the host then the home team will gain 2 points and no impact in the ranks, whereas, the visiting team will lose 3 points with 1 rank in the rankings. On the other hand, in case of a reverse result, the visiting team will gain a (1) point with no impact in the position table, whereas, the home side will lose a (1) point without having an impact in the rankings.

Venue Weather:

Weather forecast of Barbados shows the showers would be mostly cloudy in the first quarter of the game and then partly cloudy till the end of the match. There is a very less chance of rain during the play, as the precipitation percentage would be between 3% to 14%. The temperature would be between 27-30 Celsius. The wind would be between 19 – 27 km/h. The wind would fluctuate and the temperature would decrease gradually.

Kensington Oval, Bridgetown, Barbados

Toss and Pitch:

Teams preferred to field first after winning the toss, which happened 25 times out of 41 played games, and the selection favored the teams, as the teams won 14 times and lost 10 times. 1 match concluded without any result.

Last 5 (completed) match results at the venue, when the team chose to field first, are LLLWW.

On the other hand, the teams who chose to bat first, won 8 times and lost 8 times, also.

Last 5 (completed) match results at the venue, when the team chose to bat first, are LWLLL.

Overall, 22 times the teams won the toss, won the matches and lost 18 times.

Last 5 (completed) match results at the venue, while winning the toss, are LWLLL.

Particularly, for West Indies, the team won the toss 13 times in the 35 games and won 6 times the games and lost 7 times.

Last 5 (completed) match results of West Indies at the venue, while winning the toss, are LLWWL.

The home team has never won the match, after winning the toss, since 2011.

Last 5 (completed) match results of West Indies at the venue, while losing the toss, are WLWWW.

The first batting team won the match 18 times. Whereas, the teams, who batted second, won the match 22 times.

Last 5 (completed) match results at the venue, while the team bat first, are LWLLW.

Score:

The lowest defended total was 197 runs in 2000, and the highest successful chase was 361 runs in 2019.

The first innings lowest total was 91 runs (completed innings) in 2007 and the highest total was 360 runs in 2019. For the second innings, the lowest total was 114 runs (completed innings) in 1986 and the highest was 364 runs in 2019.

The batting average of the first innings is 30.29 and 30.00 is for the second innings.

ODI History Between the Teams at the Venue:

Both the teams faced each other 8 times at the venue. The host won thrice and lost 5 times.

Last 5 (completed) match results of West Indies against Australia at the venue are WLLLW.

The host won a match against the opponent for the first time since 1999.

Teams’ ODI History at Venue:

The home side has a below average record at the venue, and won 16 times with 19 losses out of 35 games. Whereas, the visiting team has an excellent record, as the team won 7 times and lost thrice with 1 without any result.

Last 5 (completed) match results of West Indies at the venue are WLWWW.

Last 5 (completed) match results of Australia at the venue are LWWWW.

The visiting team had the first defeat since 1999.

Tentative XI for both the Teams:

West Indies:

The home side would go with the winning combination.

West Indies Eleven: E. Lewis, S. Hope, D. Bravo, J. Mohammed, N. Pooran, K. Pollard, J. Holder, H. Walsh, S. Cottrell, A. Joseph, A. Hosein

Australia:

The visiting team may face a forced change of B. McDermott, if he will not be available, then the team will look towards D. Christian and ask M. Wade to open. The team also would go with a second spinner and try A. Agar in place of W. Agar. J. Hazlewood may come in place of R. Meredith

Australia Eleven: J. Philippe, B. McDermott, M. Marsh, M. Henriques, A. Carry, A. Turner, M. Wade, M. Starc, A. Agar, A. Zampa, J. Hazlewood

*Notes: the result of the most recent match is at the left.

*Notes: D means draw in “last five series results”.

*Notes: T means tie in “last five match results”.

*Notes: “*” means the match was tied but the match was resulted through one over eliminator.