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IND vs WI 3rd T20I Match Preview and Fantasy Prediction

By Real11 - Feb 20 2022 207 Views
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West Indies tour of India

3rd T20: IND vs WI 

Preview 

After clinching the T20I series against West Indies in the 2nd T20 International of the series, India will look forward to whitewash the Caribbeans at Eden Gardens. West Indies on the other hand delivered a great performance in the last match but fell short of just 8 runs. Expect them to come hard in the final T20I so that they get something out of their India tour.

Virat Kohli and Rishabh Pant have left the bubble and will be unavailable for the third T20I. Thus, expect some new names in the middle order. Other than that, Captain Rohit Sharma is also expected to make a lot of changes and give some other cricketers a chance as the T20 World Series is just around the corner. Shreyas Iyer, the newly appointed captain of the Kolkata franchise in the Indian T20 League is very likely to make his return to the squad. Rituraj Gaikwad is also expected to play his first game under the new game with Ishan Kishan batting at number three. Avesh Khan who was brilliant in the Indian T20 League last season deserves a call-up while Shardul is very likely to replace Deepak Chahar in the playing XI. Kuldeep Yadav might also make his return in place of Yuzvendra Chahal.

West Indies will not look to change their squad. Nicolas Pooran is in great form and he will hope to continue his momentum to bring some glory for the West Indies. Rovman Powell was brilliant in the last match and a lot depends on him for the success of the team. Jason Holder needs to step up. He was very poor in the second T20I and his form matters as he is a very key player for the West Indies team.

Match Details

Match: IND vs WI, 3rd T20, West Indies tour of India, 2022

Date: Sunday, February 20, 2022

Time: 7:00 PM

Venue: Eden Gardens, Kolkata

Pitch Report

The dew played a huge role once again and bowling first will be ideal.

IND vs WI Squads

IND: Rohit Sharma (c), Suryakumar Yadav, Deepak Hooda, Rituraj Gaikwad, Shardul Thakur, Mohammed Siraj, Yuzvendra Chahal, Venkatesh Iyer, Avesh Khan, Ravi Bishnoi, Deepak Chahar, Kuldeep Yadav, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Ishan Kishan (WK), Shreyas Iyer, Harshal Patel

WI: Kieron Pollard (c), Fabian Allen, Darren Bravo, Jason Holder, Shai Hope, Akeal Hosein, Brandon King, Nicholas Pooran, Romario Shepherd, Odean Smith, Hayden Walsh, Rovman Powell, Roston Chase, Kyle Mayers, Sheldon Cottrell, Dominic Drakes

IND vs WI Probable XIs

IND: Rohit Sharma (C), Rituraj Gaikwad, Ishan Kishan (WK) , Shreyas Iyer, Suryakumar Yadav, Venkatesh Iyer, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Shardul Thakur, Yuzvendra Chahal/Kuldeep Yadav, Ravi Bishnoi, Harshal Patel

WI: Brandon King, Kyle Mayers, Nicholas Pooran (WK), Rovman Powell, Kieron Pollard (c), Jason Holder, Fabian Allen, Romario Shepherd, Odean Smith, Akeal Hosein, Sheldon Cottrell/Dominic Drakes.

Match Prediction

Toss normally plays a big role but Team India is ready to win it even if it is against them. They have got a fantastic squad and nothing should stop them from whitewashing the West Indies.

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