AUS vs WI, 1st T20I: Bellerive Oval Pitch Report, Hobart Weather Forecast, T20I Stats & Records | Australia vs West Indies 2024


After an exhilarating One Day International (ODI) series, cricket fans are eagerly awaiting the upcoming T20 International (T20I) series between Australia and West Indies. The showdown is scheduled to kick off on February 9 at the iconic Bellerive Oval in Hobart, promising another thrilling display of cricketing prowess.

In this shorter format of the game, Mitchell Marsh is set to lead the Australian squad, bringing his experience and formidable skills to the forefront. On the opposing side, Rovman Powell will take charge as the captain of the West Indies team. With his dynamic style of play and strategic acumen, Powell aims to rally his teammates.

T20I Stats and Records at the Bellerive Oval:

  • Total matches: 18
  • Matches won batting first: 8
  • Matches won bowling first: 9
  • Average 1st Inns scores: 145
  • Average 2nd Inns scores: 135
  • Highest total recorded: 213/4 (20 Ov) by Australia vs England
  • Lowest total recorded: 118/10 (18.3 Ov) by West Indies vs Scotland
  • Highest score chased: 180/4 (19 Ov) by Ireland vs Scotland
  • Lowest score defended: 117/7 (20 Ov) by New Zealand Women vs Australia Women

Bellerive Oval pitch report:

Matches held at this venue provide a balanced and unbiased environment for both batters and bowlers. Extensive modifications to the playing surface have promoted a fairer competition, catering to the needs of both batting and bowling.

Hobart Weather Forecast:

Despite the cloudy weather forecast, there’s a comforting anticipation that the highly anticipated match will proceed smoothly, ensuring an uninterrupted and captivating sporting event. The temperature is expected to be approximately 22 degrees Celsius, accompanied by a gentle breeze of 18 km/hr. Additionally, atmospheric humidity is forecasted to remain moderate at 48%.

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AUS vs WI, Probable Playing XIs:

Australia: David Warner, Mitchell Marsh (c), Josh Inglis (wk), Aaron Hardie, Glenn Maxwell, Marcus Stoinis, Tim David, Sean Abbott, Josh Hazlewood, Spencer Johnson, Adam Zampa

West Indies: Johnson Charles, Brandon King, Shai Hope, Kyle Mayers, Nicholas Pooran (wk), Rovman Powell (c), Andre Russell, Romario Shepherd, Akeal Hosein, Gudakesh Motie, Alzarri Joseph

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