February 28, 2024
England tour of West Indies 2023-24 T20I Series

England tour of West Indies 2023-24 — 1st T20I

West Indies vs England T20I series 2023-24

1st T20I:

First T20I of the series of 5 T20I matches between West Indies and England is going to be played at the Kensington Oval, Bridgetown, Barbados on December 12th 2023.

West Indies  vs England History:

Overall:

Series:

This is going to be the ninth bilateral series between the teams. The home side won 4 times and the visiting side won 2 times. A couple (2) of series resulted in a draw.

The longest streak without a draw between the teams is 5 series in the span of 11 years from 2012 to present, where West Indies won thrice and England won twice.

The consecutive winning streak for West Indies against England was 2 series from 2013-14 to 2018-19.

The longest undefeated streak for West Indies against England was 3 series from 2007 to 2012.

The consecutive winning streak for England against West Indies was 1 series (twice) in 2012 and in 2018-19.

The longest undefeated streak for England against West Indies was 2 series from 2011 to 2013-14.

Last 5 (completed) series results of West Indies against England are WLWWL.

https://ibandhu.com/2022/01/22/england-tour-of-west-indies-2021-22-t20i-series-1st-t20i/

Matches:

The teams completed 24 meetings in the longest format of cricket, till date. The host won 14 times, whereas the opponent won 10 times.

The consecutive winning streak for West Indies against England was 3 matches (thrice) from 2009 to 2011, from 2012 to 2014 and from 2016 to 2019.

The longest undefeated streak for West Indies against England was 3 matches (thrice) from 2009 to 2011, from 2012 to 2014 and from 2016 to 2019.

The consecutive winning streak for England against West Indies was 4 matches from 2019 to 2022.

The longest undefeated streak for England against West Indies was 4 matches from 2019 to 2022.

Last 5 (completed) series results of West Indies against England are WLWLW.

https://ibandhu.com/2022/01/30/england-tour-of-west-indies-2021-22-t20i-series-5th-t20i/

@ Caribbean Backyard:

Series:

This is going to be the fifth bilateral series between the teams. The home side won 3 times and the visiting side won 1 time.

The longest streak without a draw between the teams is 4 series in the span of 15 years from 2008-09 to present, where the home side won thrice and the foreign team won once.

The consecutive winning streak for West Indies against England was 2 series from 2008-09 to 2018-19.

The longest undefeated streak for West Indies against England was 2 series from 2008-09 to 2018-19.

The consecutive winning streak for England against West Indies was 1 series in 2018-19.

The longest undefeated streak for England against West Indies was 1 series in 2018-19.

Last 5 (completed) series results of West Indies against England are WLWW -.

Matches:

The teams completed 13 meetings in the longest format of cricket, till date. The host won 7 times, whereas the opponent won 6 times.

The consecutive winning streak for West Indies against England was 4 matches from 2009 to 2014.

The longest undefeated streak for West Indies against England was 4 matches from 2009 to 2014.

The consecutive winning streak for England against West Indies was 4 matches from 2014 to 2022.

The longest undefeated streak for England against West Indies was 4 matches from 2014 to 2022.

Last 5 (completed) series results of West Indies against England are WLWLW.

Points and Rankings:

The series is the comparison between the seventh rank (West Indies (243)) and second rank (England (259)) teams. The host is 16 points behind the visitors.

The Home Team (West Indies):

The team completed 184 matches in the format. Out of them, the team won 78 times including a couple (2) of wins in a tied outing and lost 96 times including a (1) defeat in a tied outing. 10 times, the plays were called off without any result (No Result).

Last 5 (completed) series results of West Indies are WWLLL.

https://ibandhu.com/2023/08/02/india-tour-of-west-indies-2023-1st-t20i/

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

https://ibandhu.com/2023/08/13/india-tour-of-west-indies-2023-5th-t20i/

Last 5 (completed) home series results of West Indies are WLWWL.

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

The Visiting Team (England):

The team completed 177 matches in the format. Out of them, the team won 94 times including a couple (2) of wins in a tied outing and lost 77 times. 6 times, the plays were called off without any result (No Result).

Last 5 (completed) series results of England are DLWWL.

https://ibandhu.com/2023/08/29/new-zealand-tour-of-england-2023-1st-t20i/

Last 5 (completed) match results of England are LLWWL.

https://ibandhu.com/2023/09/05/new-zealand-tour-of-england-2023-4th-t20i/

Last 5 (completed) away series results of England are LWWLL.

https://ibandhu.com/2023/03/09/england-tour-of-bangladesh-2022-23-1st-t20i/

Last 5 (completed) away match results of England are LLLWW.

https://ibandhu.com/2023/03/14/england-tour-of-bangladesh-2022-23-3rd-t20i/

The First 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 side will gain a (1) point without any impact in the ranking, whereas the opponent will lose a couple (2) of points without any impact in the ranking. On the other hand, in case of a reverse result, the visiting team will gain a (1) point without any impact in the ranking and the home team will lose a (1) point without any impact in the ranking. In case of tie, both the teams will neither gain nor lose either the points or the ranking.

Venue Weather:

Weather forecast of Bridgetown, Barbados shows few showers would be expected in the first couple of hours and then the weather would be partly cloudy till the end of the match. There will be mid chances of rain in the showery phase, as the precipitation percentage would be 31%, whereas there will be less chances of rain in the non-showery phase, as the precipitation percentage would be between 22% to 23%. The temperature would be between 26 to 27 Celsius. The wind would be between 23 – 24 km/h. The speed of wind would increase gradually and the temperature would decrease gradually.

Kensington Oval, Bridgetown, Barbados

Toss and Pitch:

Team preferred to bat first after winning the toss 10 times in 23 played games. The selection thoroughly favored the teams, as the team won 9 times and lost once, only.

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

The teams never lost any battle after choosing to bat first after winning the toss since 2014.

On the other hand, the teams, who chose to field first, won 5 times and lost 7 times. One (1) game was called off without any result (No Result).

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

https://ibandhu.com/2022/01/29/england-tour-of-west-indies-2021-22-t20i-series-4th-t20i/

The first batting team won the match 16 times. Whereas, the teams, who batted second, won 6 times.

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

The home side never lost any outing while defending the target since 2017.

Overall, 14 times the teams won the toss, won the matches and lost 8 times.

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

Home Side (West Indies):

Particularly, for West Indies, the team won the toss 7 times in 14 games, in which the team won 5 times and lost twice.

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

The home team never lost any encounter after choosing to bat first after winning the toss, till date.

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

The host never got a chance to chase the target after winning the toss since 2014.

Score:

The lowest defended total was 133 runs in 2010 and in 2018, and the highest successful chase was 153 runs in 2014.

The first innings lowest total was 103 runs (according to run rate) in 2022 and the highest total was 224 runs in 2022. For the second innings, the lowest total was 80 runs in 2010 and the highest was 204 runs in 2022.

The batting average of the first innings is 25.32 and 19.27 is for the second innings.

T20I History Between the Teams at the Venue:

Both the teams faced each other 7 times at the venue. The home team won 5 times, whereas the opponent won thrice.

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

Teams’ T20I History at Venue:

The Home Unit (West Indies):

The team has a good record at the venue, as the team won 8 times and lost 5 times in 14 played outings with a (1) game without any result (No Result).

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

The Visiting Unit (England):

The side has a good record at the venue, as the team won 6 times and lost 5 times in 11 played outings.

Last 5 (completed) match results of England at the venue are LWLWL.

Selected XI for both the Teams:

West Indies:

The home side may go with a (1) pacer and a (1) spinner, as the team would like to go with a (1) batting all-rounder, an (1) all-rounder and a couple (2) of bowling all-rounders, all with pace.

West Indies Eleven: B. King, K. Mayers, N. Pooran, S. Hope, R. Powell, S. Hetmyer, A. Russell, R. Shepherd, J. Holder, A. Hosein, A. Joseph

England:

The visiting team may go with a couple (2) of pacers and a (1) spinner, as the team would like to go with three (3) batting all-rounders, all with spin, and an (1) all-rounder with pace.

England Eleven: J. Buttler, P. Salt, W. Jacks, B. Duckett, H. Brook, L. Livingstone, M. Ali, S. Curran, T. Mills, A. Rashid, R. Topley

*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.

*Notes: Images were taken from a google search.

*Notes: https://www.thecricketer.com/Topics/wi-v-eng/west_indies_v_england_men_t20i_series_2023_all_you_need_to_know.html

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