The second match of the ICC Cricket World Cup (CWC) 2019 will be played between Pakistan and West Indies on May 31 at Trent Bridge Nottingham. With this encounter, both the teams will start their 2019 World Cup campaign.
PAK vs WI match is equally important for both the teams as it will be their first Match in ICC Cricket world cup 2019.
CWC 2019 Match 2: West Indies vs Pakistan Live Streaming
Watch Pakistan vs West Indies, the 2nd cricket match of CWC 2019 tournament live on TV and online via PAK vs WI live streaming.
West Indies will take on Pakistan in the second match of ICC cricket world cup 2019 on May 31. This match will be held at Trent Bridge, Nottingham. For the viewers in West Indies, ESPN will provide the live coverage of this match. Whereas, the viewers in Pakistan will be able to enjoy the Live telecasting of this Match on PTV Sports and Ten sports.
The fans from both countries can also watch the CWC 2019 Live streaming on sonyliv.com and ESPN Caribbean.
Here is the list of some other channels, available for live broadcasting in different countries.
CWC 2019 Match 2: Pak vs WI Pre Match Analysis
Here, West Indies is Leading with two ICC cricket world cup titles as they have won ICC cricket world cup twice (the First Two editions of the World cup) in 1975 and 1979.
Whereas, Pakistan did it only 1 time in the 1992 World Cup. These two Consecutive Wins in the World cup inducted many of the windies Cricketer into the ICC Hall of Fame.
West Indies Cricket has recently hosted an ODI, test and T20 series Against England. Despite persistent Humiliation in ODI and test Series Against Bangladesh, this Time, they made a comeback and crumbled the English Team in Test Series with 2-1.
Since long ago, they were chasing such victories to boost up the confidence of their Young side. As they Were undergoing from some internal problems, which brought no good gesture for them, as they had to face Humiliation against several associates Teams.
It is the first time, West Indies did not manage to qualify directly for the World cup, owing to this they had to try their Luck in the Qualifying Round but their misfortunes were still chasing them as they got defeated by Afghanistan in the Final. They were Runner-up of the qualifying Round tournament so they attained the spot in the coming World cup.
For the Last two years, Windies Cricket team have been struggling as Due to some rifts with Cricket Board, many of their Senior Players had apologized to represent the country. owing to this, their performance has fallen into the deep dwell of inconsistencies.
Recently they have drawn the ODI series against Mighty England.
Throughout this ODI series, they have shown the excellence they own and made a surprising comeback as they scored 300+ for multiple Time against the Relentless English Bowling Attack. This was not the simple and easiest task to do against the Top Bowlers of the world.
This Recent Comeback is an indication of their Great Improvement in every Department as they have successfully acquired some Match winner players including Shai Hope, Nicholas Pooran and the Calm and wise Darren Bravo alongside the return of Gayle and Pollard.
Whereas, Pakistan has also won the Title of ICC cricket world cup in 1992. Pakistan cricket team did it in the captaincy of Imran Khan. After the 1992 world cup, Pakistan did not win any of the ODI world cups yet.
In some Recent series, Pakistan has been inconsistent in ODI’s while they are doing exceptionally in the t20 format.
2 years Before Pakistan made a remarkable Comeback in ICC champions trophy 2017. In Final, Pakistan defeated India with the Huge margin of 180 runs. Once Again, ICC cricket world cup is being held in England and Wales as recently England has hosted ICC champions trophy 2017.
Although, for the past few ODI Series, Pakistan has failed to create its impact prior to the World Cup. Still, they have some promising players, as their frontline Batsman Babar Azam and imam ul Haq has contributed a lot to formidable the batting Line-up.
Apart from the Top order, the actual headache team Pakistan is facing right now is the lack of explosive lower order batsman in the side. The absence of a proper hitter can create hurdle as cricket has now become more advanced which demands aggressive batsman in the team.
This absence is one thing that the Pakistani Team will be missing in the World cup. Whereas, their Bowling line up has always been a nightmare for the opponents. The Bowlers have the potential to overcome the deficiencies of the Batting line-up.
Some key Bowlers Including amir, Hassan and Shaheen have the ability to take the Match away from the opposition single-handedly. Some former cricketers have declared the Pakistan Team as one of the Favorite Contender for the World cup title. Here are the Results of their previous encounters in ICC cricket world cup.
Pak vs WI Match Prediction – Who Is Favorite?
World Cup Year
By 1 wicket
By 43 runs
By 8 wickets
By 1 wickets
By 10 wickets
By 27 runs
By 54 runs
By 10 wickets
BY 150 runs
Here is the of preliminary Squad of Both the Teams as they did not announce the final squad yet.
the preliminary squad of 25 players is listed below:
Sarfaraz Ahmed (captain), Muhammad Hafeez, Shoaib Malik,Fakhar Zaman,Imam ul Haq,Shan Masood,Muhammad Rizwan,Haris Sohail,Umer Akmal, Babar Azam, Imad Wasim, Junaid Khan, Muhammad Amir, Asif Ali, Faheem Ashraf, Shaheen Shah Afridi, Muhammad Hussain, Usman Shinwari, AbidAlii, Muhammad Abbas, Hassan Ali, Wahab Riaz, Shan Masood, Yasir Shah, Saad Ali
West Indies Squad
Here is the List of 25 players included in the initial squad.
Jason Holder (captain), Chris Gayle, Evin Lewis, Shai Hope, Kieron Pollard, Daren Bravo, Dwayne Bravo, Andre Russell, Sunil Narine, Kamer roach, Shannon Gabriel , Shemron Hetmyer, Ashley Nurse, Carlos Brathwaite, Jhon Campbell, Nicholas Pooran, Devendra Bishu, Sheldon Cottrell, Oshane Thomas, Roston Chase, Johnson Charles, Alzari Joseph, Roston Chase, Kraig Brathwaite, Shamarh Brooks
Pak vs WI Match Timing
2nd Match of the tournament will kick off at 9:30 AM GMT / 10:30 Local time.
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