Following their spectacular win over Proteas in T20 format in England Tour of South Africa, England plan to host a three match test series for West Indies. The 1st Test match England vs West Indies will be played at The Rose Bowl, Southampton from 8th to 12th July 2020. You can check Who will win Eng vs WI 1st Test Today Match Prediction here on this page.
England vs West Indies 1st Test Today Match Prediction
At Last International cricket is making its return back to the cricket stadium amidst Covid-19 Pandemic. It been three months since we had any international cricket match. Though, it will take much longer for cricket spectators to return back to the stadiums. But, for now we are only relying on close door games to avoid any spread of the Virus. England are ready to entertain West Indies in a three match test series. The 1st test match England vs West Indies will be held at The Rose Bowl, Southampton from 8th to 12th July 2020.
England last played a T20 series against Proteas in South Africa where they outsmarted the hosts by 2-1. Whereas, West Indies sailed for Sri Lanka for a Two match T20 series and they whitewashed the hosts by 2-0, previously. And now these two teams are preparing to face each other in the Test Format.
Jason Holder is captaining West Indies in this visit to England. He is accompanied by Kemar Roach and Shannon Gabriel as fast bowlers. Meanwhile Shai Hope is playing the role of Wicket Keeper Batsman. Apart from it, Jermaine Blackwood and Shamarh Brooks are also the part of West Indies team squad in this match against England.
England will win this match. Given the support of home crowd, England will be giving their best to win this test match. After all, this victory will boost their morale for the rest of the series against West Indies.
On the other side, West Indies will be eyeing on victory in this test match. They have so much talent in their squad and they can pretty much upset the England team by their performance. All in all, cricket fans will witness the historical test match between England and West Indies.
England Team Squad
Zak Crawley, Dominic Sibley, Ben Stokes (Captain), Joe Denly, Jofra Archer, Chris Woakes, Rory Burns, Jos Buttler, Ollie Pope, James Anderson, Dominic Bess, Stuart Broad and Mark Wood.
West Indies Team Squad
Jermaine Blackwood, Kraigg Brathwaite, Shamarh Brooks, Nkrumah Bonner, John Campbell, Jason Holder (Captain), Roston Chase, Rahkeem Cornwall, Raymon Reifer, Shane Dowrich, Shai Hope, Chemar Holder, Alzarri Joseph, Kemar Roach and Shannon Gabriel.