AUS vs WI Match Preview, Match Details, Pitch Report, Probable Playing XI, Match Predictions for 2nd T20 of West Indies tour of Australia 2022

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AUS vs WI: The second and final T20 international of the West Indies tour of Australia 2022 will take place on the 7th of October 2022 at the infamous Gabba cricket stadium. The 2-match T20 series is being led by Australia by 1-0. Both teams will play their last T20 game before heading to the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2022. 

Australia defeated West Indies in the first match by 3 wickets. The Australian bowlers did a great job by restricting the Windies to a total of 145. However, the game went to the wire. Australia needed 11 runs off the 20th over. West Indies lost their nerves and dropped 2 easy catches. Mitchell Starc finished off and Australia won the game in the penultimate delivery of the match. 

The last game will be a great contest as both teams will look to end the series on a high and create good momentum going forward in the main ICC event. Also, West Indies has announced the replacement of Shimron Hetmyer. Shamarh Brook has been added to the squad. 

Match Details for AUS vs WI

Series: West Indies tour of Australia 2022

Date: 7th October 2022 (Friday)

Time: 1:40 PM IST

Venue: The Gabba, Brisbane

Live Streaming: Sony Sports, Sonyliv

Pitch Report for AUS vs WI

The pitch surface of Gabba has been bowling-friendly. The pacers will have a gala time in the middle. The surface will remain the same throughout. Bowling first would be the preferred choice for the captains. Anything around 150 would be a par score on this pitch. 

Probable Playing XI


David Warner, Cameron Green, Mitchell Marsh, Aaron Finch (captain), Glenn Maxwell, Tim David, Matthew Wade (wicket-keeper), Mitchell Starc, Pat Cummins, Adam Zampa, Josh Hazlewood

West Indies

Brandon King, Johnson Charles (wicket-keeper), Kyle Mayers, Nicholas Pooran (captain), Rovman Powell, Jason Holder, Odean Smith, Raymon Reifer, Yannic Cariah, Alzarri Joseph, Sheldon Cottrell

Match Predictions for AUS vs WI

Australia is the probable winner of this game and the series. They are a better unit as their star players returned in this series. However, West Indies showed good fighting spirit in the previous game. Their bowling performance has been the biggest positive for them. They would want to win this and head to the T20 World Cup on a positive note. Overall, another thriller game is on the cards for sure.

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