ENG vs WI 2024, 1st Test: Match Prediction & Fantasy Tips

ENG vs WI 2024, 1st Test: Match Prediction & Fantasy Tips

England are set to kick off their men’s Test season with a three-match series against the West Indies, starting at the renowned Lord’s Cricket Ground on Wednesday, July 10. This series marks a significant occasion, particularly for English cricket fans, as it will be the final appearance of James Anderson, one of the game’s greatest fast bowlers.

England will be aiming for a victory to honour Anderson’s illustrious career and provide him with a fitting send-off. The team hopes to leverage this emotional boost to secure a memorable win.

The West Indies, meanwhile, come into the series with a sense of confidence, particularly in their bowling attack. They have shown impressive performances in recent matches, such as their notable display at the Gabba. This confidence could prove crucial as they aim to challenge England on their home turf.

West Indies’ tour of England 2024, 1st Test:

  • Start Date and Time: July 10: 10:00 am GMT/ 11:00 am local/ 03:30 pm IST
  • Venue: Lord’s, London

Lord’s Pitch Report:

The pitch at Lord’s Cricket Ground tends to present an excellent batting surface, ensuring a rewarding experience for batters. The fast outfield further enhances their advantage. However, fast bowlers won’t be disappointed, as the new ball is expected to offer early swing and good bounce. Lord’s provides a well-balanced stage for both batters and bowlers, promising an exhilarating contest that will keep spectators thoroughly engaged.

ENG vs WI Dream11 Prediction Picks:

  • Wicketkeeper: Ollie Pope
  • Batters: Zak Crawley, Kraigg Brathwaite, Joe Root
  • All-rounders: Ben Stokes, Jason Holder, Chris Woakes
  • Bowlers: James Anderson, Alzarri Joseph, Shamar Joseph, Gudakesh Motie

ENG vs WI Dream11 Prediction Captain and Vice-Captain:

Choice 1: Joe Root (c), James Anderson (vc)
Choice 2: Ben Stokes (c), Jason Holder (vc)

Also READ: ENG vs WI 2024, Test Series: Broadcast, live streaming details – When and Where to watch in India, US, UK, Australia & other countries

ENG vs WI Dream11 Prediction Backups:

Ben Duckett, Gus Atkinson, Kirk McKenzie, Alick Athanaze

ENG vs WI Dream11 Team for today’s match (July 10, 10:00 am GMT):

(Screengrab: Dream11)

Squads:

England: Zak Crawley, Ben Duckett, Ollie Pope, Joe Root, Harry Brook, Ben Stokes (c), Jamie Smith (wk), Chris Woakes, Gus Atkinson, Shoaib Bashir, James Anderson, Daniel Lawrence, Matthew Potts, Dillon Pennington

West Indies: Kraigg Brathwaite (c), Mikyle Louis, Kirk McKenzie, Alick Athanaze, Kavem Hodge, Joshua Da Silva (wk), Jason Holder, Kevin Sinclair, Alzarri Joseph, Gudakesh Motie, Shamar Joseph, Tevin Imlach, Jeremiah Louis, Jayden Seales, Zachary McCaskie

Also READ: ENG vs WI: England unveils their playing XI for James Anderson’s farewell Test

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