Pakistan will take on West Indies in the first ODI match of the three-match series at the Providence Stadium, Guyana. The match begins at 9:30 local time (18:30 PKT). After a 3-1 victory over World Champion West Indies, Men in Green is all set for 50 over cricket. The match will be telecast on TEN 1 HD and TEN 3 on TV. You can also watch Pakistan vs West Indies 1st ODI live streaming online through PTV Sports and Sony LIV.
This match is expected to be an interesting one as both the team looks well balanced. Pakistan have dominated the tour so far and outplayed Windies in all the departments. West Indies team are missing some key players who are out due to injury. Also, some of the key players of West Indies squad have preferred IPL over the international cricket which will the concern for the team management.
This match will be special for Pakistan side as their one of the most successful player Misbah-ul-Haq has decided to say goodbye to the game of cricket. He has already announced that the series against the West Indies will be his last one. He also already said goodbye to the one day format. Pakistan team will be led by Sarfaraz Ahmed who would be playing his first series as an ODI skipper.
This match will be tough for both the side as it was in the t20 matches. Pakistan will be high on confidence after winning the t20 series by 3-1. They would take the one-day trophy home also. The main benefit for the Pakistan team s that none of their players are playing in the IPL, so they will have a full strength and are more likely to dominate the match.
Pakistan batting unit looks solid and ready to go. Pakistan bowling is much stronger and there are many quality seam and spin bowlers that could create some problem for the West Indies squad.
On the other hand, WestIndies will have some young players to depend upon as their experience players are busy in playing cash-rich IPL. Still, they have some Quality bowlers and batsman that could help the team to win the match. The main concern for the West Indies team will be the absence of their captain Carlos Braithwaite who is busy in IPL with Delhi team.
Pakistan team ranks no 8 in the world and the West Indies are ranked no9 with just 5 ranking points separating them. West Indies would love to win the series and go above Pakistan in the ranking. Both the team has many young talents that would try to impress the fans to make a permanent place in the side.
Pakistan vs West Indies 1st ODI LIVE Streaming Info
Here is the live streaming and TV options to watch Pakistan vs West Indies 1st ODI match.
India – TV: Ten 1 HD, Ten 3.
Pakistan: TV: PTV Sports. Live streaming: PTV Sports live
UK: TV: Sky Sports Mix. Live Streaming: Sky Go