WI vs ENG Dream11 Prediction for England tour of West Indies 2023 1st T20I, Playing XI, and Captain and Vice-Captain Picks

Find out today's Dream11 prediction for the West Indies vs. England match, including fantasy team suggestions, anticipated playing 11, pitch conditions, and injury updates for the 1st T20I in the England tour of West Indies.

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Rovman Powell's West Indies will lock horns with Jos Buttler's England in the highly anticipated first T20I of the three-match series on December 13th at Kensington Oval, Bridgetown. Riding the momentum of their recent 2-1 ODI series victory over England, the Windies are brimming with confidence and eager to replicate their dominant performance in the shortest format.

Meanwhile, England, still reeling from their disappointing ODI World Cup campaign and the subsequent series loss to West Indies, are desperate to turn the tide and register a convincing win. This encounter presents a crucial opportunity for them to regain their lost form and set the tone for the rest of the T20I series.

Historically, the West Indies have enjoyed a slight edge over England in T20I clashes, winning 14 out of a total of 24 encounters. The average first-innings score at the Kensington Oval stands at 166, suggesting that setting a strong total first could be a key factor in securing victory.

WI vs ENG: Match Details

Match: West Indies vs. England, 1st T20

Venue: Kensington Oval, Bridgetown, Barbados

Date & Time: 13th December, 03:30 A.M IST

Live Streaming Details: FanCode

Pitch and Playing Conditions

The wicket at Kensington Oval is expected to be a batting track. Although the pitches in West Indies are a bit on the slower side and spinners will have a role as the innings progresses it is expected to be a high-scoring affair.

As per the weather forecast, the temperature at the Kensington Oval is expected to be around 27 degrees Celsius with 73% humidity, providing ideal conditions for an exciting T20I contest. With both teams boasting talented players and determined to prove their mettle, the stage is set for a thrilling battle for supremacy in Bridgetown.

Probable Playing XI

West Indies  

Kyle Mayers, Shai Hope, Nicholas Pooran, Shimron Hetmyer, Rovman Powell (C), Andre Russell, Sherfane Rutherford, Romario Shepherd, Akeal Hosein, Gudakesh Motie, Alzaari Joseph


Jos Buttler (C), Phil Salt, Ben Duckett, Will Jacks, Harry Brook, Liam Livingstone, Moeen Ali, Chris Woakes, Sam Curran, Reece Topley, Adil Rashid

Grand League Team

Wicketkeepers: Joss Buttler, Nicholas Pooran, Phil Salt

Batters: Harry Brook (VC), Kyle Mayers, Brandon King

All-Rounders: Sam Curran (C), Liam Livingstone, Romario Shephard

Bowlers: Reece Topley, Alzarri Joseph


Head-to-Head Team

Wicketkeepers: Joss Buttler, Nicholas Pooran (VC)

Batters: Harry Brook, Kyle Mayers, Brandon King, Will Jacks

All-Rounders: Sam Curran (C), Liam Livingstone, Romario Shephard

Bowlers: Reece Topley, Alzarri Joseph


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