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Australia, West Indies Gear up For Game 1 of Frank Worrell Trophy

Australia, West Indies Gear up For Game 1 of Frank Worrell Trophy

December 09
12:23 2015

west indiesNew Delhi, Wednesday, December 9 – Game 1 of the Frank Worrell Trophy is to start tomorrow at Bellerive Oval in Hobart between Australia and West Indies. Truth is hard to digest but Australians are stronger than the tourists in more than a few departments. The Aussies play with sheer devotion whenever given chance to arrive on the pitch. They play as a unit while defending the target or when it is a question of putting a ceiling on the pace of scoring runs by the rivals, who elect or get invitation to bat first.

However, anything can happen at any point of time in this sport. And what could be a better example to cite herein other than the play between India and South Africa in Delhi Test. The home side looked winning it easily till Day 3 but South African Captain Hashim Amla and AB de Villiers gave it clear indication that they wouldn’t let India win the game easily to log a humiliating defeat. But a breakthrough by Ravindra Jadeja on last day of the contest once again brought the match in India’s grip.

Even though Australia have the advantage of playing in familiar conditions, potential of West Indies cricketers can’t be kept in a side. Most of them are talented enough to change the game from their end. Individual performances do matter but at the same time collective efforts are pivotal to be outstanding and putting pressure on the opponents. Australia’s pace attack will be a key thing to be noticed by the rivals. Australian bowling lineup makes sure on several occasions to maintain line and length reducing the probability of making any mistake, which could be capitalized by the challenging team later on.

Toss will be of huge significance as this will let one of the skippers much sought opportunity to make a decision either to bat or field first. With less than a day time left for the contest to begin, preparations are almost done in the stadium to successfully host the match. Remaining two matches will be played at Melbourne Cricket Ground in Melbourne on December 26 and Sydney Cricket Ground in Sydney on January 3.

Focus of both teams would be to kick off the tournament with a win, which will provide them the lead. Moving ahead in the contest with confidence is imperative if objective is to seal series with terrific show on the field. Attention of both teams will be on starting the competition on a positive note, taking into account their strengths. Those who work on their weaknesses are able to pull off at the end as compared to those who do not realize the importance of rectifying it on the dot. The ground is likely to get jam-packed and support for Australia is probable to be huge. Amid loud cheers, West Indies cricketers and Australian camp are expected to stick to the strategies they made in order to be excellently well in all regards.

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