We have opted for fantasy cricket teams on basis of probable XIs, recent performances, overall impact, and credit points.
United Arab Emirates: Muhammad Waseem (c), Aryansh Sharma (wk), Vriitya Aravind, Rameez Shahzad, Asif Khan, Rohan Mustafa, Basil Hameed, Aayan Afzal Khan, Karthik Meiyappan, Junaid Siddique, Zahoor Khan
West Indies: Johnson Charles, Brandon King, Shamarh Brooks, Shai Hope (c & wk), Alick Athanaze, Raymon Reifer, Roston Chase, Keemo Paul, Odean Smith, Dominic Drakes, Yannic Cariah
(Based on the last three games in Sharjah)
1st innings avg. score: 243/6
2nd innings avg. score: 239/7
Batting 1st: 33%
Batting 2nd: 67%
Pacers took 59% of the wickets, with 23 of 39 wickets falling between overs 30 and 50. Meanwhile, openers scored two centuries and a half-century.
Fantasy Tips of The Day
Rameez Shahzad smashed 112* the only time he faced West Indies.
Only Shai Hope (853 runs at 40) has scored more runs for West Indies than Shamarh Brooks (712 at 32) since the latter’s debut last year.
Away from home, Keemo Paul has rewarded fantasy players one way or the other, scoring 210 runs and bagging 17 wickets in 12 matches in his career.
Roston Chase (155 runs and eight wickets) and Aayan Khan (89 runs and 12 wickets) featured in the Best11 in four of their last five 50-over matches.
Only Gerhard Erasmus (1,367) has scored more ODI runs than Vriitya Aravind (1,270 at 36) since 2022.
During the same period, Zahoor Khan has picked 50 wickets – third most in the world.