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1st Test of The Frank Worrell Trophy, 2024 has Australia taking on West Indies at the Adelaide Oval, Adelaide on 17th January at 05:00 AM IST.

AUS vs WI (Australia vs West Indies), 1st Test - Match Information

Match: Australia vs West Indies, 1st Test
Date: 17th January, 2024
Time: 05:00 AM IST
Venue: Adelaide Oval, Adelaide

AUS vs WI (Australia vs West Indies), 1st Test Preview

In their last 5 games, West Indies have won 1 game and lost 3. In their last 5 games, Australia have won 3 games and lost 1.

Both teams last played against each other in the 2nd Test of the West Indies in Australia, 2 Test Series, 2022 where Travis Head scored the highest fantasy points for Australia with 251 match fantasy points while Roston Chase topped the fantasy points leaderboard for West Indies with 107 match fantasy points.

AUS vs WI, Adelaide Oval, Adelaide Pitch Report and Weather Conditions

The pitch at the Adelaide Oval, Adelaide will allow for good stroke play and the batters will find it easy to bat on the surface. The surface will not allow a lot of assistance to the bowlers and wicket-taking is not going to be easy. The average 1st innings score at this venue in the last 20 matches is 325 runs. The team winning the toss should look to bat first as the majority of the games played on this ground have been won by the team batting first.

Weather Report for Adelaide Oval, Adelaide

The temperature is expected to be around 19°C with 52% humidity. 4.47 m/s winds are expected.

Pace or Spin?

The pacers have been very successful at this venue. They have taken 88% of the total wickets at this venue. We would suggest that you pick as many pace bowlers as possible in your team. 

AUS vs WI, Head-to-Head

In the 118 matches played between these 2 teams, the batters of both teams have earned the most fantasy points for their respective teams so far.

AUS vs WI Dream11 Prediction: Top Batter and Wicket-Keeper Picks

M - Matches Played, R - Runs, Avg R - Average Runs, W - Wickets, Avg W - Average Wickets, RR - Recent Scores, RW - Recent Wickets

Player M R Avg R W Avg W RR RW
Alick Athanaze 3 52 10.4 1 0.2 0, 15, 0, 37, 47 0, 0, 0, 0, 0
Usman Khawaja 3 130 26 0 0 47, 0, 42, 0, 41 -
Travis Head 2 27 5.4 1 0.2 0, 0, 10, 17, 0 1, 0, 0, 0, 0
  1. Alick Athanaze

    Alick Athanaze is a batter with an average of 87 match fantasy points in the last 2 games, a fantasy rating of 8.5 and is a fairly consistent player in terms of fantasy points. He is a top-order batter who bats left-handed. In the recent 3 matches, this player has scored 0, 15, 0, 37 and 47 runs averaging 10.4 per match.

  2. Usman Tariq Khawaja

    Usman Khawaja is a batter with an average of 93 match fantasy points in the last 10 games, a fantasy rating of 8.4 and is a safe bet for your Dream11 Fantasy Team. Usman Khawaja is a top-order batter who bats left-handed. In the last 3 matches, he has scored 130 runs at an average of 26 per match.

  3. Travis Michael Head

    Travis Head is a batter with an average of 104 match fantasy points in the last 10 games, a fantasy rating of 8.1 and is a very consistent player in terms of fantasy points. This player is a batter who bats left-handed. In the last 2 matches, Travis Head has scored 27 runs at an average of 5.4 per match.

AUS vs WI Dream11 Prediction: Top Bowler Picks

M - Matches Played, R - Runs, Avg R - Average Runs, W - Wickets, Avg W - Average Wickets, RR - Recent Scores, RW - Recent Wickets

Player M R Avg R W Avg W RR RW
Mitchell Starc 2 10 2 3 0.6 0, 1, 0, 9, 0 2, 0, 1, 0, 0
Nathan Lyon 2 13 2.6 8 1.6 0, 5, 0, 0, 11 1, 0, 3, 4, 0
Kemar Roach 2 11 2.2 5 1 0, 0, 0, 0, 0 2, 0, 0, 0, 3
  1. Mitchell Aaron Starc

    Mitchell Starc is a very consistent player in terms of fantasy points. He has an average of 101 match fantasy points in the last 10 games and a fantasy rating of 7.9. This player is a left-arm fast bowler and in the recently played 2 matches, Mitchell Starc has taken 3 wickets at an average of 0.6.

  2. Nathan Michael Lyon

    Nathan Lyon is a bowler with an average of 86 match fantasy points in the last 10 games, a fantasy rating of 7.6 and is a safe bet for your Dream11 Fantasy Team. He bowls off-break and in the recent 2 matches, this player has taken 8 wickets at an average of 1.6.

  3. Kemar Andre Jamal Roach

    Kemar Roach is a fairly consistent player in terms of fantasy points. Kemar Roach has an average of 69 match fantasy points in the last 10 games and a fantasy rating of 6.7. He is a right-arm fast bowler and in the recent 2 matches, this player has taken 2, 0, 0, 0 and 3 wickets at an average of 1.

AUS vs WI Dream11 Prediction: Top All-Rounder Picks

M - Matches Played, R - Runs, Avg R - Average Runs, W - Wickets, Avg W - Average Wickets, RR - Recent Scores, RW - Recent Wickets

Player M R Avg R W Avg W RR RW
Mitchell Marsh 2 191 38.2 1 0.2 0, 54, 41, 0, 96 1, 0, 0, 0, 0
  1. Mitchell Ross Marsh

    Mitchell Marsh is a very consistent player in terms of fantasy points. Mitchell Marsh has an average of 141 match fantasy points in the last 10 games and a fantasy rating of 8.4. He is a batter who bats right-handed. In the recently played 2 matches, this player has scored 0, 54, 41, 0 and 96 runs at an average of 38.2 per match.

AUS vs WI Dream11 Prediction: Top Captain and Vice-Captain Picks

M - Matches Played, R - Runs, Avg R - Average Runs, W - Wickets, Avg W - Average Wickets, RR - Recent Scores, RW - Recent Wickets

Player M R Avg R W Avg W RR RW
Alick Athanaze 3 52 10.4 1 0.2 0, 15, 0, 37, 47 0, 0, 0, 0, 0
Usman Khawaja 3 130 26 0 0 47, 0, 42, 0, 41 -
Mitchell Marsh 2 191 38.2 1 0.2 0, 54, 41, 0, 96 1, 0, 0, 0, 0
Travis Head 2 27 5.4 1 0.2 0, 0, 10, 17, 0 1, 0, 0, 0, 0
Alex Carey 4 130 26 0 0 38, 4, 53, 34, 81 -
  1. Alick Athanaze

    Alick Athanaze can be a good pick for your Dream11 Team. Alick Athanaze has an average of 87 match fantasy points in the last 2 games and a fantasy rating of 8.5. He is a top-order, left-handed batter. In the recent 3 matches, this player has scored 0, 15, 0, 37 and 47 runs averaging 10.4 per match.

  2. Usman Tariq Khawaja

    Usman Khawaja is a batter with an average of 93 match fantasy points in the last 10 games, a fantasy rating of 8.4 and is a safe bet for your Dream11 Fantasy Team. Usman Khawaja is a top-order batter who bats left-handed. In the recently played 3 matches, he has scored 47, 0, 42, 0 and 41 runs averaging 26 per match.

  3. Mitchell Ross Marsh

    Mitchell Marsh is a safe bet for your Fantasy Team. This player has an average of 141 match fantasy points in the last 10 games and a fantasy rating of 8.4. Mitchell Marsh is a batter who bats right-handed. In the last 2 matches, he has scored 191 runs averaging 38.2 per match.

  4. Travis Michael Head

    Travis Head is a very consistent player in terms of fantasy points. This player has an average of 104 match fantasy points in the last 10 games and a fantasy rating of 8.1. Travis Head is a batter who bats left-handed. In the recent 2 matches, he has scored 27 runs at an average of 5.4 per match.

  5. Alex Tyson Carey

    Alex Carey can be a good safe pick for your Dream11 Team. This player has an average of 112 match fantasy points in the last 10 games and a fantasy rating of 8.1. Alex Carey is a batter who bats left-handed and also keeps wickets. In the recent 4 matches, he has scored 38, 4, 53, 34 and 81 runs at an average of 26 per match.

AUS vs WI Squad Information

Australia (AUS) Squad: Josh Hazlewood, Steven Smith, Usman Khawaja, Mitchell Starc, Mitchell Marsh, Nathan Lyon, Pat Cummins, Scott Boland, Travis Head, Alex Carey, Matt Renshaw, Marnus Labuschagne and Cameron Green.

West Indies (WI) Squad: Kemar Roach, Kraigg Brathwaite, Justin Greaves, Kavem Hodge, Tagenarine Chanderpaul, Gudakesh Motie, Alzarri Joseph, Tevin Imlach, Alick Athanaze, Akeem Jordan, Joshua Da Silva, Zachary McCaskie, Kevin Sinclair, Kirk Mckenzie and Shamar Joseph.

AUS vs WI Dream11 Team Today

Wicket-Keepers: Alex Carey and Joshua Da Silva

Batters: Alick Athanaze, Usman Khawaja, Travis Head, Kirk Mckenzie, Marnus Labuschagne and Tagenarine Chanderpaul

All-Rounders: Mitchell Marsh and Cameron Green

Bowler: Scott Boland

Captain: Travis Head

Vice-Captain: Cameron Green

Photo credit: Alamy

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