UAE vs WI – 2nd ODI Prediction 06 Jun 2023
United Arab Emirates
- Date: 2023-06-06
- Start Time: 12:30
- Location: Sharjah Cricket Stadium, Sharjah
- Tournament: ODI Series
- Format: One Day International
- Prediction By: Malcolm Richards
The second ODI of the West Indies’ tour of the United Arab Emirates is scheduled to take place at the Sharjah Cricket Stadium on June 6, 2023.
- Ahead of the ICC World Cup Qualifiers, this series against the West Indies holds significant importance as valuable preparation for both teams.
- The West Indies team is entering a new phase under the guidance of a new coach and captain as they gear up for the upcoming ICC World Cup Qualifiers.
- In the opening ODI, West Indies secured a convincing 7-wicket victory over the UAE, taking a 1-0 lead in the three-match series.
UAE vs WI – 2nd ODI – Venue Details
Venue: Sharjah Cricket Stadium, Sharjah
Date: June 6th 2023
Time: 12:30 (local)
UAE vs WI – 2nd ODI – Team Previews
United Arab Emirates
In the first ODI, the UAE chose to bat but faced early setbacks as they lost their opening batsmen quickly. Vriitya Aravind, known for his proficiency in ODIs but taking time to stabilize the innings, scored 40 runs off 70 balls on a surface with uneven bounce in humid conditions. After reaching 100 for 2 at one point, the UAE experienced a collapse, losing four wickets for 29 runs. Despite the middle-order collapse, the UAE managed to post a total of 202 on the scoreboard, thanks to an impressive fifty from newcomer Ali Naseer.
In the upcoming match, Muhammad Waseem and Aryansh Sharma will be crucial in providing a solid start for the team. Waseem, being the most experienced batter, will be relied upon to counter the opposition bowling. The middle order, comprising Vriitya Aravind, Rameez Shehzad, and Asif Khan, will play a significant role during the middle overs.
Although the UAE showed promise with some of their younger players, they were disappointed with their performance in the previous match. To pose a challenge to West Indies in this ODI, they will need to perform at their highest level and deliver a top-notch performance.
Keemo Paul emerged as the standout performer with the ball, playing a crucial role in restricting the UAE to a low score by taking early wickets. He finished with an impressive tally of 3 wickets in 7 overs. Brandon King showcased his talent by scoring his maiden ODI century from 107 deliveries. His partnership of 91 runs with Shamarh Brooks for the second wicket was instrumental in the West Indies’ emphatic victory over UAE. This win has boosted the West Indies’ confidence as they prepare for the ODI World Cup qualification in Zimbabwe later this month.
The West Indies boast a formidable seam attack comprising Keemo Paul, Drakes, and Odean Smith, who exhibited excellent bowling performances in the previous match, collectively claiming 7 wickets. They will relish the favorable pace and bounce offered by the pitch once again. The spin department is reinforced by Chase and Cariah, who will aim to contain the opposition batsmen during the middle overs.
The West Indies demonstrated their superior depth compared to UAE in the previous match and displayed a dominant performance throughout. With such confidence, they will approach the upcoming match with a strong belief in securing a 2-0 lead in the series.
UAE vs WI – 2nd ODI – Probable Playing XI’s
United Arab Emirates: Waseem Muhammad (Cap), Asif Khan, R Shahzad, R Mustafa, A Naseer, V Aravind, Aryansh Sharma (wk), Aayan Khan, K Meiyappan, J Siddique, Zahoor Khan
West Indies: S Brooks, B King, Keacy Carty, R Chase, Keemo Paul, KA Hodge, Shai Hope (Cap and wk), J Charles, Y Cariah, Odean Smith, D Drakes
UAE vs WI – 2nd ODI – Pitch Report and Toss Prediction
The pitch at this venue has proven to be favourable for batting, as evidenced by West Indies’ impressive total of 206-3 from 35.2 overs in their previous match. Considering the conditions and the teams’ performance, we believe a competitive score for this match would be around 300 runs.
UAE vs WI – 2nd ODI – Win Prediction
West Indies should have no problems in dispatching the UAE and taking the series.