SWOT Analysis – West Indies (ICC Cricket World Cup 2019)

Find out the Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities and Threats of the teams participating in ICC World Cup Cricket 2019. Sportzhub analyses West Indies Cricket team.

 

Strengths Weaknesses
Explosive Batting – Top Order averaging 65.45 in 2019, the best for any side. The presence of Gayle, Russell & Hetmyer can change the course of the game very quickly.

 

Tearaway Fast Bowlers: West Indies have fast bowlers capable of hitting 150 kph regularly who can destroy the opposition on their day.

Poor Spin OptionsAshley Nurse, their lead spinner has a bowling average of 41.6 & poor SR of 46.9. Fabian Allen has just 1 wicket in 7 ODIs that he has played.

 

 

Lack of Experience in Middle Order: West Indies have talented batsman but lack some one capable of a calm head in the middle order who can play spin well. This means they can get stuck in the middle overs.

 

Opportunities Threats
Shai Hope: Chance for Shai Hope to announce his talent on the biggest stage – Only Virat Kohli (59.57) & Babar Azam (51.67) have better Batting Avg. among active ODI players than Hope (51.06). (Min 50 innings).

Russell: Andre Russell comes into the World Cup with a stunning IPL campaign and will look to continue the form in the World Cup.

Unpredictable batting – Average just 27.15 post CWC 2015, with 71 50+ scores, the least for any World Cup side.

 

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