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West Indies (WI) will lock horns with England (ENG) in the 5th game of the England in West Indies, 5 T20I Series, 2023. The match will be played at the Brian Lara Stadium, Tarouba, Trinidad on 22nd December at 01:30 AM IST.

WI vs ENG (West Indies vs England), 5th T20I - Match Information

Match: West Indies vs England, 5th T20I
Date: 22nd December, 2023
Time: 01:30 AM IST
Venue: Brian Lara Stadium, Tarouba, Trinidad

WI vs ENG (West Indies vs England), 5th T20I Preview

West Indies and England have played 4 matches in the series, with both teams winning 2 matches each.

In their previous encounter in this series, Phil Salt was the Man of the Match and Andre Russell scored the highest fantasy points for West Indies with 109 match fantasy points while Phil Salt topped the fantasy points leaderboard for England with 180 match fantasy points.

WI vs ENG, Brian Lara Stadium, Tarouba, Trinidad Pitch Report and Weather Conditions

The pitch at the Brian Lara Stadium, Tarouba, Trinidad 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 going to be difficult. The average 1st innings score at this venue in the last 20 matches is 113 runs. The pitch at the Brian Lara Stadium, Tarouba, Trinidad is a sporting one with decent assistance for both batters and bowlers on offer. The team winning the toss may decide to bat or bowl depending on the ground conditions today.

Weather Report for Brian Lara Stadium, Tarouba, Trinidad

The temperature will hover around 29°C with 74% humidity. Winds at a speed of 5.24 m/s are expected. There is light rain expected which may affect playing conditions.

Pace or Spin?

The pacers have taken 67% of the total wickets at this venue. Hence picking up pacers for your fantasy team should be a good idea. Based on the stats available, we predict that the pitch will continue to assist the pacers.

WI vs ENG, Head-to-Head

In the 28 matches played between these 2 teams, England's wicket-keepers have earned the most fantasy points for their team, while the all-rounders have earned the most fantasy points for West Indies.

WI vs ENG 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
Jos Buttler 5 190 38 0 0 55, 51, 5, 39, 40 -
Phil Salt 5 318 63.6 0 0 119, 109, 25, 40, 25 -
Nicholas Pooran 5 154 30.8 0 0 39, 82, 5, 13, 15 -
  1. Joseph Charles Buttler

    Jos Buttler is a wicket-keeper with an average of 59 match fantasy points in the last 10 games, a fantasy rating of 10 and is a safe bet for your Dream11 Fantasy Team. He is a top-order, right-handed batter and also keeps wickets. In the recent 5 matches, this player has scored 190 runs at an average of 38 per match.

  2. Philip Dean Salt

    Phil Salt is a wicket-keeper with an average of 75 match fantasy points in the last 10 games, a fantasy rating of 8.5 and is a very inconsistent player in terms of fantasy points and can be a high-risk, high-returns pick in your team. Phil Salt is a top-order, right-handed batter and also keeps wickets. In the recently played 5 matches, he has scored 318 runs averaging 63.6 per match.

  3. Nicholas Pooran

    Nicholas Pooran can be a good pick for your Dream11 Team. This player has an average of 52 match fantasy points in the last 10 games and a fantasy rating of 8.5. Nicholas Pooran is a top-order batter who bats left-handed and also keeps wickets. In the recently played 5 matches, he has scored 154 runs averaging 30.8 per match.

WI vs ENG 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
Akeal Hosein 4 15 3 4 0.8 0, 15, 0, 0, 0 1, 0, 0, 2, 1
Reece Topley 4 11 2.2 5 1 0, 0, 0, 0, 11 3, 1, 0, 1, 0
Rehan Ahmed 3 11 2.2 6 1.2 0, 10, 0, 1, 0 2, 0, 1, 0, 3
  1. Akeal Jerome Hosein

    Akeal Hosein is a bowler with an average of 56 match fantasy points in the last 10 games, a fantasy rating of 8.2 and is a high-risk, high-returns player for your Fantasy Team. This player is a slow left-arm orthodox bowler and in the last 4 matches, Akeal Hosein has taken 4 wickets at an average of 0.8.

  2. Reece James William Topley

    Reece Topley is a bowler with an average of 56 match fantasy points in the last 10 games, a fantasy rating of 7.9 and is a fairly consistent player in terms of fantasy points. He bowls left-arm fast medium and in the recent 4 matches, this player has taken 5 wickets at an average of 1.

  3. Rehan Ahmed

    Rehan Ahmed can be a good pick for your Dream11 Team. Rehan Ahmed has an average of 51 match fantasy points in the last 6 games and a fantasy rating of 7.7. He bowls leg break googly and in the recent 3 matches, this player has taken 2, 0, 1, 0 and 3 wickets at an average of 1.2. Rehan Ahmed has done very well against this opposition, taking 2, 1, 0, 0 and 3 wickets in recent matches.

WI vs ENG 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
Jason Holder 3 18 3.6 2 0.4 0, 0, 18, 0, 0 1, 0, 0, 1, 0
Andre Russell 3 73 14.6 2 0.4 0, 51, 8, 0, 14 1, 0, 0, 1, 0
Liam Livingstone 4 128 25.6 0 0 54, 0, 30, 17, 27 0, 0, 0, 0, 0
  1. Jason Omar Holder

    Jason Holder is an all-rounder with an average of 58 match fantasy points in the last 10 games, a fantasy rating of 8.5 and is a good-to-have player for your Fantasy Team. He is a right-arm medium-fast bowler and in the last 3 matches, this player has taken 2 wickets at an average of 0.4.

  2. Andre Dwayne Russell

    Andre Russell is an all-rounder with an average of 62 match fantasy points in the last 10 games, a fantasy rating of 8.1 and is a fairly consistent player in terms of fantasy points. Andre Russell is a right-arm fast bowler and in the last 3 matches, he has taken 2 wickets at an average of 0.4.

  3. Liam Stephen Livingstone

    Liam Livingstone is an all-rounder with an average of 43 match fantasy points in the last 10 games, a fantasy rating of 7.6 and is a safe bet for your Dream11 Fantasy Team. This player is a top-order, right-handed batter. In the recent 4 matches, Liam Livingstone has scored 54, 0, 30, 17 and 27 runs at an average of 25.6 per match.

WI vs ENG Dream11 Prediction: Top Players of the Last Match

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
Phil Salt 5 318 63.6 0 0 119, 109, 25, 40, 25 -
Andre Russell 3 73 14.6 2 0.4 0, 51, 8, 0, 14 1, 0, 0, 1, 0
Jos Buttler 5 190 38 0 0 55, 51, 5, 39, 40 -
Liam Livingstone 4 128 25.6 0 0 54, 0, 30, 17, 27 0, 0, 0, 0, 0
Nicholas Pooran 5 154 30.8 0 0 39, 82, 5, 13, 15 -
Akeal Hosein 4 15 3 4 0.8 0, 15, 0, 0, 0 1, 0, 0, 2, 1

The top point-getters for West Indies are Andre Russell with 109 match fantasy points, Nicholas Pooran with 64 match fantasy points and Akeal Hosein with 55 match fantasy points.

The top point-getters for England are Phil Salt with 180 match fantasy points, Jos Buttler with 93 match fantasy points and Liam Livingstone with 84 match fantasy points.

WI vs ENG 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
Jos Buttler 5 190 38 0 0 55, 51, 5, 39, 40 -
Phil Salt 5 318 63.6 0 0 119, 109, 25, 40, 25 -
Nicholas Pooran 5 154 30.8 0 0 39, 82, 5, 13, 15 -
Jason Holder 3 18 3.6 2 0.4 0, 0, 18, 0, 0 1, 0, 0, 1, 0
Akeal Hosein 4 15 3 4 0.8 0, 15, 0, 0, 0 1, 0, 0, 2, 1
  1. Joseph Charles Buttler

    Jos Buttler is a wicket-keeper with an average of 59 match fantasy points in the last 10 games, a fantasy rating of 10 and is a very consistent player in terms of fantasy points. He is a top-order, right-handed batter and also keeps wickets. In the last 5 matches, this player has scored 190 runs at an average of 38 per match.

  2. Philip Dean Salt

    Phil Salt is a very inconsistent player in terms of fantasy points and can be a differential pick in your team. Phil Salt has an average of 75 match fantasy points in the last 10 games and a fantasy rating of 8.5. He is a top-order, right-handed batter and also keeps wickets. In the last 5 matches, this player has scored 318 runs averaging 63.6 per match.

  3. Nicholas Pooran

    Nicholas Pooran is a wicket-keeper with an average of 52 match fantasy points in the last 10 games, a fantasy rating of 8.5 and is a good-to-have player for your Fantasy Team. Nicholas Pooran is a top-order batter who bats left-handed and also keeps wickets. In the recently played 5 matches, he has scored 39, 82, 5, 13 and 15 runs at an average of 30.8 per match.

  4. Jason Omar Holder

    Jason Holder is a fairly consistent player in terms of fantasy points. This player has an average of 58 match fantasy points in the last 10 games and a fantasy rating of 8.5. Jason Holder bowls right-arm medium-fast and in the recently played 3 matches, he has taken 1, 0, 0, 1 and 0 wickets at an average of 0.4.

  5. Akeal Jerome Hosein

    Akeal Hosein is a bowler with an average of 56 match fantasy points in the last 10 games, a fantasy rating of 8.2 and is a very inconsistent player in terms of fantasy points and can be a punt pick in your team. This player is a slow left-arm orthodox bowler and in the recent 4 matches, Akeal Hosein has taken 1, 0, 0, 2 and 1 wickets at an average of 0.8.

WI vs ENG Squad Information

England (ENG) Squad: Chris Woakes, Adil Rashid, Moeen Ali, Jos Buttler, Reece Topley, Tymal Mills, Ben Duckett, Liam Livingstone, Sam Curran, Phil Salt, Harry Brook, Will Jacks, Gus Atkinson, Rehan Ahmed and John Turner.

West Indies (WI) Squad: Jason Holder, Andre Russell, Johnson Charles, Akeal Hosein, Kyle Mayers, Roston Chase, Nicholas Pooran, Shai Hope, Gudakesh Motie, Brandon King, Rovman Powell, Romario Shepherd, Oshane Thomas, Sherfane Rutherford and Matthew Forde.

WI vs ENG Possible Playing XI

England (ENG) Possible Playing XI: Phil Salt, Jos Buttler, Harry Brook, Will Jacks, Reece Topley, Rehan Ahmed, Adil Rashid, Moeen Ali, Liam Livingstone, Sam Curran and Chris Woakes.

West Indies (WI) Possible Playing XI: Shai Hope, Nicholas Pooran, Rovman Powell, Sherfane Rutherford, Brandon King, Kyle Mayers, Akeal Hosein, Matthew Forde, Gudakesh Motie, Andre Russell and Jason Holder.

WI vs ENG Dream11 Team Today

Wicket-Keepers: Jos Buttler, Nicholas Pooran and Phil Salt

Batter: Brandon King

All-Rounders: Jason Holder, Andre Russell and Sam Curran

Bowlers: Akeal Hosein, Reece Topley, Adil Rashid and Gudakesh Motie

Captain: Jos Buttler

Vice-Captain: Andre Russell

​​​​​​​Photo credit: Alamy

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