The second match of the Cricket World Cup will see the West Indies take on Pakistan in a mouth-watering clash at the Trent Bridge. We take a look at the players who could play a key role in the fixture.
Chris Gayle –
Everyone’s eyes would be on the Universe Boss Chris Gayle as he will open up against Pakistan in the first Match. The Carribbean Powerhouse is capable of very big innings. He scored an Double Hundred against Zimbabwe in last world cup in 2015.
The Windies Pacer Kemar Roach who is capable of producing very good speed will be the second best player to watchout for. As in the swinging conditions he would deliver the ball well against the opponent. The pacer has 117 wickets with 6 for 27 being his best which is again his one of the World Cup performance.
The 19 year old tall fast bowler Shaheen Afridi can generate a good pace and will be player to watchout for following this match. He has bagged 24 wickets in just 14 matches at an economy rate of 5.73.
When its a big event its impossible to forget this man. Andre Russell who has been in an very good form in IPL with bat and ball is ready for the world cup. In one day internations the big man has scored 998 runs and has 65 wickets.
Mohammad Amir has been called up in the squad in the second change. The pacer would be important for his side as he has an ability to swing the ball well and has been good long back.
It will be interesting to see how these players end up impacting the game. Pakistan and West Indies are two sides that are highly unpredictable on any day and can churn out the most unexpected performances.