England and West Indies are set to lock horns in the 3rd test of the Wisden Trophy at the Old Trafford Cricket Ground in Manchester. The stakes are huge for the match since it will be the decider test to determine who wins the Wisden Trophy.
After the Windies had outclassed the home side England in the first test, the Englishmen bounced back to win the second test and set up a mouth-watering decider in the third.
We take a look at six crucial players who will have a major impact on the result of the match.
Ben Stokes – England
England All-rounder Ben Stokes scored very important runs in both the innings and was very keen to show his aggressive side of batting which gave his team the victory. This time around his batting under pressure will be important.
Shamarh Brooks – West Indies
The 31-year-old middle-order batsmen from Barbados, Shamarh Brooks was impressive in both the innings but was unfortunate to not help his side to draw the game. But His caliber tells that he can give his best in the final test.
Dom Sibley – England
Dom Sibley has been very good for England in terms of opening the batting. His century in the first innings helped his side to score a huge total and then go on to win the second test. So his technical batting will be an important asset for the home side ahead of the final test.
Roston Chase – West Indies
As in the role of the Allrounder, Roston Chase has been pretty good in both the test matches but more is yet to come from him as they say. He would be looking to deliver big ahead of the final test match.
Stuart Broad – England
England pacer Stuart Broad was very impressive in the second test picking up 6 wickets. His swinging ability has been witnessed after the new ball comes. His experience is enough to give his side the series win in the Wisden Trophy.
In a very important 3rd test it will be captain Jason Holder who will be looking to deliver his best ahead. He is that Ideal player who is suited in the English conditions where the pitches support the swing bowling. As the 3rd test will be also played in the same venue but there can be a little different to the pitch.