On the whole west Indies batsmen have scored 36 so far which is the highest of the tournament. England following Windies have scored 34 so far. no other team even managed to scored 3o sixes. Both aggressive teams will play for the championship. No shortage of entertainment is expected for the crowd as both teams are filled with destructive batsmen and either of the teams wont step down the gear even wickets fall. England has scored runs at brisk pace of in excess of 9 throughout the tournament ,Where as Windies have scored at runs around seven per over. This difference might be because England has played two matches at Whankade which are absolute batting rippers.
Earlier in the tournament. Both teams started their campaign against each other which was won by Windies in a high scoring game. Gayle scored a century to take Windies home. Eden gardens pitch which is known for its unpredictability will host the final .Whichever team wins the team won’t hesitate to chase down. Both teams are weak in their bowling department and dew will later on make worse.
England are playing final at final at Kolkata for the second time. When they played earlier at Kolkata in 1987 final, they had bitter experience. England lost to Australia by a huge margin. But it’s a game happened in a different era
If you look at the squads ,England are stronger. But Experience of West Indies players in India will make them favorites. Kolkata is known to be friendly for spinners than Windies. Windies have the best spinner of the tournament in the name of Samuel Badree will play key role in match. But England has two decent spinner in the form of Adil Rashid and Moen Ali from whom England grab eight over’s.
Top bowler Windies – Samuel Badree
Top scorer England-Joe root
Top Batsmen West Indies- Marlon Samuels
Back team batting second