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ICC World Cup 2019: England vs Windies, Rose Bowl — Windies’ Predicted Playing XI 

ICC World Cup 2019: England vs Windies, Rose Bowl — Windies’ Predicted Playing XI

In the game number 19 of the ICC World Cup 2019, England will wrestle with unpredictable Windies which offers a lot for the fans of both the teams. Well, England vs Windies match could spring a surprise or so given to the ability of Windies camp. Ahead of the Windies’ predicted playing XI, there is plenty to talk about.

Furthermore, Eoin Morgan-led side won’t show any complacency against the Caribbean team after losing a game to Pakistan by 14 runs.

Well, the Three Lions have maintained the third spot with two wins in three games. Whereas, Windies are listed sixth with a solitary win in three matches.

Moreover, Windies’ previous game against South Africa ended up on distributing a point each due to bad weather.

Overall, it’s going to be an exciting contest.

Here’s Windies’ predicted playing XI for the ICC World Cup 2019 clash against England:

Chris Gayle:

Chris Gayle
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Chris Gayle, who is known for playing an effortless strokes, will hold a key for the Windies in a bid to dominate English bowlers. Gayle, who takes his time to began for his onslaught, poses a threat for any of the top-notch team on his day.

Evin Lewis:

Evin Lewis
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The stroke-maker in the form of Evin Lewis is following the footsteps of his senior opening partner, Gayle. Lewis might have had struggled, but he could be an X-factor.

Lewis has a knack of going after the bowlers early on which could boost the middle-order batsmen.

Shai Hope:

Shai Hope
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The talented cricketer Shai Hope brings in a lot of hope for the Caribbean team in the quadrennial event. He is in good stead following a good knock against Australia.

The top-order batsman is capable of playing long innings, which could eventually help his team to post a good total or provide impetus in pursuit of chasing a target.

Nicolas Pooran:

Nicolas Pooran
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The wicketkeeper-batsman Nicolas Pooran has a reasonable conversion rate.

Moreover, in the middle-order line-up, he brings in a lot of variety given to his ability to rotate the strike-rate and subsequently to change the gear in a bid to put pressure on the opposition.

Pooran is patient enough to deliver according to the circumstances.

Shimron Hetmyer:

Shimron Hetmyer
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Shimron Hetmyer is another prospect who charges against the bowlers. Hetmyer might have been unfortunate while finding himself short of his crease against Australia, but he is a quick learner of the game.

All in all, Hetmyer would want to deliver for his team.

Jason Holder:

Jason Holder, ICC World Cup 2019
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Jason Holder has done an outstanding job for the Windies team in the recent past. Known for his hitting prowess, Holder has also done a fair job with a ball in his hand.

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After playing his captain’s knock against Australia, Holder would be keen to contribute in the middle-overs apart from marshalling his troops.

Andre Russell:

Andre Russell
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Andre Russell is a kind of batsman who could change the course of the game in a couple of overs.

Remarkable on the field, Russell is equally good with the ball. The three-dimensional player like Russell adds plenty to the team.

Russell is a player to watch out for the Windies against top-notch England.

Carlos Brathwaite:

Carlos Brathwaite
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Carlos Brathwaite who had a mixed show in the recent past. He needs to back his strength to deliver for the team’s cause. Known for playing cameos, Brathwaite could further play a major role with his medium pace bowling.

Brathwaite would want to excel in a much-awaited clash.

Ashley Nurse:

Ashley Nurse
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The 30-year-old off-spinner Ashley Nurse is shouldering the responsibility in the spin department. The experienced campaigner has a chance to improve his average who has so far bagged 49 wickets in 53 ODIs since 2016.

The wily customer Nurse could trouble English batters with his variety.

Sheldon Cottrell:

Sheldon Cottrell, Trevor Bayliss, Salute, ICC World Cup 2019, England
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So far, in three matches, the Jamaican-born medium pacer Sheldon Cottrell has bagged five wickets. The left-arm pacer would want to generate the angle to challenge England’s explosive openers.

However, he has been creating a buzz with his Sheldon salute.

Oshane Thomas:

Oshane Thomas
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In his short international stint, Oshane Thomas has impressed one and all.

The 22-year-old pacer has peppered Pakistan with short-pitch stuff in Nottingham, before bagging two wickets against Australia at the same venue.

Thomas has made good use of English conditions, and he will hold a key for the Windies with the new ball.

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