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West Indies vs India (1st ODI) – Probable XI And Fantasy XI Predictions
By CricShots - Jul 27, 2023 11:22 am
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The India Tour of West Indies commenced with an exhilarating two-match Test series where India emerged victorious by a scoreline of 1-0. Now, the two cricketing giants are set to lock horns in a thrilling three-match ODI series, commencing on July 27. As the teams gear up for the limited-overs battle, let’s analyze their recent performances and head-to-head records.

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India vs West Indies

In their last five ODI matches, India secured victories in three encounters, showcasing their formidable form. On the other hand, West Indies managed to win only one game out of their last five ODIs, seeking a resurgence in the upcoming series.

As both sides prepare for the ODI showdown, the head-to-head record adds to the excitement. So far, India and West Indies have faced each other 139 times in this format, with India clinching 70 victories and West Indies securing 63 wins, making it a closely contested rivalry.

The Kensington Oval, the venue for the ODI series, provides a neutral wicket, offering assistance to both batting and bowling departments. The spinners are expected to play a vital role during the middle overs, while pacers will remain crucial throughout the matches.

West Indies

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West Indies

As we delve into the team analysis, West Indies will welcome back the talented Shimron Hetmyer, bolstering their XI. However, they will miss the services of Jason Holder and Nicholas Pooran for this series.

Probable XI: Brandon King, Kyle Mayers, Keacy Carty, Shai Hope (C & wk), Shimron Hetmyer, Rovman Powell, Romario Shepherd, Kevin Sinclair, Alzarri Joseph, Oshane Thomas, Jayden Seales/Yannic Cariah


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Team India

For India, Suryakumar Yadav, who endured a challenging time in the recent ODI series, is likely to receive more opportunities in the absence of Shreyas Iyer. The team management faces a decision regarding the wicketkeeper’s role, with Sanju Samson and Ishan Kishan contending for the middle-order berth. Additionally, India has an array of five pace options to choose from, adding depth to their XI.

Probable XI: Rohit Sharma (C), Shubman Gill, Virat Kohli, Ishan Kishan/Sanju Samson (wk), Hardik Pandya, Suryakumar Yadav, Ravindra Jadeja, Kuldeep Yadav, Umran Malik, Mohammed Siraj, Jaydev Unadkat/Mukesh Kumar


Fantasy XI Suggestion 1:

Shai Hope, Ishan Kishan, Rohit Sharma, Virat Kohli (c), Shubman Gill (vc), Ravindra Jadeja, Hardik Pandya, Kyle Mayers, Yuzvendra Chahal, Mohammad Siraj, Alzaari Joseph

Fantasy XI Suggestion 2:

Shai Hope, Rohit Sharma (vc), Virat Kohli, Shubman Gill (c), Brandon King, Ravindra Jadeja, Hardik Pandya, Kyle Mayers, Yuzvendra Chahal, Mohammad Siraj, Alzaari Joseph