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IND vs WI 1st ODI: Fantasy Tips, Predicted XI, Pitch Report

IND vs WI 1st ODI: Fantasy Tips, Predicted XI, Pitch Report
India versus WI ODI Series 2023

The Indian Cricket Team will face West Indies in the first One-day international match played at Bridgetown, Barbados on 27th July 2023. It would serve as great preparation for Men in Blue for the 2023 World Cup.

Rohit Sharma, Shubman Gill, Virat Kohli, Suryakumar Yadav, Ruturaj Gaikwad, Ravindra Jadeja and Hardik Pandya comprise batters. Either Ishan Kishan or Sanju Samson would get a chance to keep the wickets keeping in mind World Cup 2023.

Mohammed Siraj, Jaydev Unadkat, Shardul Thakur, and Umran Malik comprise pace bowling options. Mukesh Kumar has been called into the ODI squad. The Indian team has Yuzvendra Chahal, Kuldeep Yadav, Axar Patel and Ravindra Jadeja as spinners for this series.

On the other hand, West Indies would look to make a comeback after failing to qualify for the World Cup 2023. They have recalled Shimron Hetymer and Oshane Thomas. Shai Hope and Co would look to give a tough fight to the Indians with decent batting order.

Match Details

Details– India vs WI, 1st One-Day International

Venue– Bridgetown, Barbados

Date and Time– 27th July, 7.00 PM

Pitch Report

The pitch at Bridgetown, Barbados has something for everybody. A total of 44 ODI matches have been played on this venue with the team batting first winning 19 times and the team batting second winning 25 times.

England chased down 361 runs against West Indies on February 2019. The last One-day international match at this venue was between West Indies and New Zealand on 21 August 2022. It was a high-scoring affair as the hosts scored 301 for 7. Thanks to contributions by Martin Guptill, Devon Conway, Tom Latham and Daryl Mitchell, New Zealand chased down the target by 5 wickets.

West Indies (WI) vs India (Ind) – Predicted Playing XI


Rohit Sharma (C), Shubman Gill, Virat Kohli, Suryakumar Yadav, Hardik Pandya, Sanju Samson/Ishan Kishan, Ravindra Jadeja, Shardul Thakur, Mohammed Siraj, Umran Malik, Kuldeep Yadav/Yuzvendra Chahal.

West Indies

Kyle Mayers, Brandon King, Shai Hope (C, WK), Alick Athanze, Rovman Powell, Shimron Hetymer, Romario Shepard, Yannic Cariah, Alzarri Joseph, Oshane Thomas, Kevin Sinclair.

Fantasy Team Selection – WI vs Ind

Team 1– Rohit Sharma (C), Shubman Gill, Kyle Mayers, Shai Hope (VC), Hardik Pandya, Rovman Powell, Ravindra Jadeja, Romario Shepard, Mohammed Siraj, Oshane Thomas, Umran Malik, Alzarri Joseph.

Team 2– Virat Kohli (C),  Brandon King (VC), Surykumar Yadav, Sanju Samson, Alick Athanaze, Shimron Hetymer, Hardik Pandya, Yannic Cariah, Shardul Thakur, Kevin Sinclair, Yuzvendra Chahal.

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