T20 World Cup 2024 Match18 West Indies vs Uganda Preview

T20 World Cup Match18 West Indies vs Uganda Preview

In the 2024 ICC Men T20 World Cup, joint-tournament hosts West Indies are gearing up to face Uganda in what promises to be an exhilarating encounter at the Guyana National Stadium. Let’s delve into the details of this highly anticipated match

As the hosts of the tournament, West Indies carry the weight of expectations from their passionate fan base. With a rich history in T20 cricket, including two ICC T20 World Cup titles in 2012 and 2016, the West Indian team enters the contest with confidence and determination. Led by a dynamic squad of seasoned players and emerging talents, they aim to assert their dominance on home soil and make a strong statement early in the tournament.

Match Detail

Date & TimeSaturday, June 8, 2024
USA (WST)05:30pm
USA (CST)07:30pm
USA (EST)08:30pm
Sunday, June 9, 2024UK – 01:30am / India – 06:00am / South Africa – 02:30am / Pakistan – 06:00am / Australia – 10:30am / Uganda – 06:30am
VenueGuyana National Stadium, Providence, Guyana, West Indies
WeatherCloudy but dry weather expected with a light wind and temperatures around 26°C.

Pitch Report

The pitch at Guyana National Stadium typically offers assistance to both batsmen and bowlers. It tends to be conducive to stroke play, but there might be some assistance for spinners as the match progresses.


How to Watch on TV

Willow TV (USA), ESPN Caribbean (West Indies), Sky Sports (UK), SuperSport (South Africa), PTV Sports & TEN Sports (Pakistan), Star Sports (India), Disney Star (Bangladesh).

How to Watch Online

Willow TV website (USA), ESPN Play Caribbean app (West Indies), Sky Go (UK), SuperSport app (South Africa), Myco & Tamasha (Pakistan), Disney+Hotstar (India & Bangladesh), Amazon Prime Video (Australia).

West Indies Form Chase Guides Windies to Five-in-a-Row

In their previous match against Papua New Guinea, West Indies faced a challenging chase of 137 runs. Despite losing wickets and being at 97/5, Roston Chase showcased remarkable resilience with a match-winning 42 runs from 27 balls, steering the Windies to a five-wicket victory and extending their winning streak.

Uganda Form Masaba Men on the Back of Historic Win

Uganda, after suffering a defeat against Afghanistan, bounced back strongly with a historic victory over Papua New Guinea. This win marked their first ever victory at an ICC T20 World Cup tournament, injecting renewed vigor into their group stage campaign.

Match Overview

West Indies Form

West Indies secured a victory against Papua New Guinea in their previous match, with Roston Chase unbeaten 42 guiding them to a five-wicket win.

They are currently on a winning streak, having won their last five matches.

Uganda Form

Uganda registered their first-ever victory in an ICC T20 World Cup tournament by defeating Papua New Guinea.

They aim to carry the momentum from their historic win into the match against West Indies.

West Indies Betting Analysis

Brandon King and Roston Chase emerge as standout players for West Indies, especially after their stellar performances in the recent series against South Africa. Consider investing in both players in various market options, such as ‘Team – Top Batter’ and ‘Batter Milestones’.

Uganda Betting Analysis

Simon Ssesazi holds the key for Uganda’s batting prowess, while Cosmas Kyewuta’s bowling prowess adds depth to their lineup. Backing Ssesazi as the top scorer for Uganda and Kyewuta to take wickets can prove to be prudent betting strategies.

Probable XI

West Indies

Evin Lewis, Andre Fletcher, Shimron Hetmyer, Roston Chase, Nicholas Pooran (wk), Kieron Pollard (c), Andre Russell, Fabian Allen, Sheldon Cottrell, Obed McCoy, Fidel Edwards.


Roger Mukasa (c), Arnold Otwani (wk), Zephania Arinaitwe, Kenneth Waiswa, Ronak Patel, Dinesh Nakrani, Frank Akankwasa, Charles Waiswa, Riazat Ali Shah, Cosmas Kyewuta, Simon Ssesazi.

Expert Prediction

While Uganda recent win has boosted their confidence, West Indies’ strong form and superior skills make them the favorites in this encounter. Barring any weather disruptions, expect West Indies to dominate and emerge victorious over Uganda, continuing their winning streak in the tournament.

Top Tip: West Indies to Win

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