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WI vs IND, 4th T20I Match Preview and Fantasy Prediction

By Real11 - Aug 5 2022 1341 Views
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India tour of West Indies 

WI vs IND, 4th T20I

Preview 

After a convincing win in the third T20I, team India will look to carry forward the winning momentum and gain an unassailable 3-1 lead. West Indies on the other hand would try to keep the series alive. The fourth T20I of the five match series will be played on Saturday, August 6 at the Central Broward Regional Park Stadium Turf Ground, Lauderhill, Florida. 

West Indies have struggled to maintain consistency in the series thus far. They have played well in patches but have failed to click as a unit. When their batting has flourished, bowlers have been unsuccessful in backing them up and when their batters have been up to the task, their bowlers have let them down. In the last game, batting first West Indies did a decent job in posting a competitive total. Kyle Myres (73) was Windies top scorer. The 29 year old swashbuckler smashed 8 fours and 4 sixes during his 50 ball knock. The visitors in reply easily chased down the target with 5 balls to spare. West Indies pace attack hardly asked questions from the opposition batters. They were poor with their line, length and pace variations. The likes of Obed McCoy, Alzarri Joseph, Jason Holder and Dominic Drakes were just not good enough on the day and eventually paid the price. 

Barring the second game, India have mostly dominated the series thus far. High on batting firepower, the visitors pack quite a punch. The likes of Rohit Sharma, Suryakumar Yadav and Rishabh Pant have been in sumptuous touch with bat in hand. Shreyas Iyer at three has looked a little unsettled but apart from him the batting unit looks potent. In the bowling prowess Bhuveneshwar Kumar has been their standout bowler. The ace seamer has picked wickets at regular intervals and has shown nerves of steel at crunch times. His ability to move the new ball and vary his pace during the death overs makes him a T20 specialist. Arshdeep Singh is the other pacer who has impressed one and all with his impeccable toe crushers and clever change in pace. He is the other bowler to keep a close eye on. 

In the spin bowling department India have R.Ashwin who has had a hot and cold series so far. Ahead of the key clash, let us have a look at how these two sides will fare out in Saturday’s match

 

Match Details

Match: WI vs IND, 4th T20I, India tour of West Indies, 2022

Date: Saturday, August 06, 2022

Time: 8:00 PM

Venue: Central Broward Regional Park Stadium Turf Ground, Lauderhill, Florida

 

Pitch Report

The pitch at Florida is good for slow bowlers as the short boundaries may entice the batters to go after them. Last time India played on this ground the spin duo of Washington Sundar and Krunal Pandya enjoyed success on the wicket. Batting second/Chasing has been the more preferred option at this venue. 

 

WI vs IND Squads   

WI: Nicholas Pooran (c), Devon Thomas (wk), Brandon King, Kyle Mayers, Shimron Hetmyer, Rovman Powell, Odean Smith, Jason Holder, Akeal Hosein, Alzarri Joseph, Obed McCoy, Keemo Paul, Shamarh Brooks, Romario Shepherd, Dominic Drakes, Hayden Walsh

IND: Rohit Sharma (c), Rishabh Pant (wk), Suryakumar Yadav, Shreyas Iyer, Hardik Pandya, Ravindra Jadeja, Dinesh Karthik, Ravichandran Ashwin, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Avesh Khan, Arshdeep Singh, Ravi Bishnoi, Ishan Kishan, Axar Patel, Kuldeep Yadav, Sanju Samson, Harshal Patel, Deepak Hooda

 

WI vs IND Probable Playing XIs

WI: Kyle Mayers, Brandon King, Nicholas Pooran (c), Shimron Hetmyer, Rovman Powell, Devon Thomas (wk), Jason Holder, Akeal Hosein, Odean Smith/ Dominic Drakes, Alzarri Joseph, Obed McCoy

IND: Rohit Sharma (c) / Ishan Kishan, Suryakumar Yadav, Shreyas Iyer/  Ravinder Jadeja, Rishabh Pant (wk), Hardik Pandya, Deepak Hooda, Dinesh Karthik, Ravichandran Ashwin/ Ravi Bishnoi, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Avesh Khan/ Harshal Patel, Arshdeep Singh

 

Match Prediction

India are in red hot form at the moment. We predict them to win this encounter and go 3-1 up and clinch the series. 



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