IND vs WI Dream11 Team Prediction, Playing XI & Key Players: 1st T20I

IND vs WI Dream11 Team Prediction, Preview: 1st T20

India and West Indies will face off in the first T20I at Lauderhill in Florida to commence the tour. We will provide IND vs WI  Dream11 Team Prediction, Preview and Probable Playing XI for the match.

After a disappointing end to World Cup campaign in semi-finale, Team India will lock horns with Windies. India has rested regular players like Hardik, Bumrah, Chahal, and Kuldeep and has given a chance to some potential debutants like Rahul Chahar and Navdeep Saini. Manish Pandey and Shreyas Iyer also get another opportunity in the middle order. Along with that, Shikhar Dhawan also returns from World Cup injury. India will hope to get some early momentum in the tour defeating West Indies in the first T20I.

West Indies will miss the services of their key players such as Chris Gayle and Andre Russell with the latter ruled out for first two matches due to injury. The onus will be on Evin Lewis, Pollard, Pooran and Hetmyer to score plenty of runs for the team. Brathwaite, Narine, Cottrell, and Thomas will lead the bowling attack of Windies against the mighty Indian side. They will hope to exploit the small dimensions of the ground at Lauderhill and give a tough challenge to India.

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When and Where:

IND vs WI, 1st T20I, India tour of West Indies 2019.
Central Broward Regional Park Stadium Turf Ground, Lauderhill, Florida
3rd August 2019, 8:00 PM.
Live Score

Venue Stats:

Matches won batting first: 6
Matches won bowling first: 1

Average 1st innings score: 166
Average 2nd innings score: 125

Both sides can expect a big total due to small ground dimensions.

There is a slight chance of rain to hinder match progress.

Squads:

IND:
Virat Kohli (c), Rohit Sharma (vc), Shikhar Dhawan, KL Rahul, Shreyas Iyer, Manish Pandey, Rishabh Pant (wk), Krunal Pandya, Ravindra Jadeja, Washington Sundar, Rahul Chahar, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Khaleel Ahmed, Deepak Chahar, Navdeep Saini.

WI (for first two T20Is):
Carlos Brathwaite (c), Anthony Bramble, John Campbell, Sheldon Cottrell, Shimron Hetmyer, Evin Lewis, Sunil Narine, Keemo Paul, Khary Pierre, Kieron Pollard, Nicholas Pooran (wk), Rovman Powell, Jason Mohammed, Oshane Thomas.

Team News:

India:

  • Team India has rested young guns like Bumrah, Hardik Pandya, Chahal and Kuldeep for the T20I series.
  • Due to short boundaries, Team is likely to prefer pacers over spinners. However, Team may give a chance to Rahul Chahar or Sundar in place of Navdeep Saini.
  • Shikhar Dhawan and Rohit Sharma will open the innings. Virat Kohli, KL Rahul, Manish Pandey, and Rishabh Pant will follow them.
  • Ravindra Jadeja or Krunal Pandya will play the role of an allrounder. Bhuvi and Deepak Chahar are also good batsmen.
  • Bhuvneshwar and Khaleel Ahmed are likely to lead the pace attack while R Jadeja or Krunal Pandya can handle the spin attack.

Windies:

  • Experienced T20 stars Pollard and Narine return for Windies while Andre Russell is ruled out due to injury.
  • John Campbell and Evin Lewis can open the innings. N Pooran, S Hetmyer, K Pollard, Rovman Powell, and Carlos Brathwaite will follow them.
  • Kieron Pollard, C Brathwaite, and S Narine will play the role of an allrounder.
  • Sheldon Cottrell, Keemo Paul, and Oshane Thomas will spearhead the pace attack along with Brathwaite and Pollard. Sunil Narine will be the sole spinner for the team.

Probable Playing XI:

IND:
Shikhar Dhawan, Rohit Sharma, Virat Kohli (c), KL Rahul, Manish Pandey/S Iyer, Rishabh Pant (wk), R Jadeja/Krunal Pandya, Rahul Chahar/W Sundar, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Deepak Chahar/N Saini, Khaleel Ahmed.

WI:
John Campbell, Evin Lewis, Nicholas Pooran (wk), Shimron Hetmyer, Kieron Pollard, Rovman Powell, Carlos Brathwaite (c), Sunil Narine, Keemo Paul, Sheldon Cottrell, Oshane Thomas.

Key Players IND vs WI Dream11:

Wicket-Keeper:

Primary Options: Nicholas Pooran and Rishabh Pant.

N Pooran is a very talented batsman and has a habit of playing big knocks at an attacking strike rate. His recent form is perfect.

Rishabh Pant is a destructive batsman and can be lethal in this small ground with his six-hitting ability.

Batsmen for IND vs WI 1st T20 Dream11 Prediction:

Primary Options: Virat Kohli, Rohit Sharma, Shikhar Dhawan, Evin Lewis, K Pollard, KL Rahul, S Hetmyer

Skipper Virat Kohli is one of the most consistent and best batsmen in the world. He will be eager to score plenty of runs in this tour.

Rohit Sharma is in his best form and was the top scorer of WC’2019. He will be a must-pick in WI vs IND Dream11 team.

Shikhar Dhawan returns from injury and will open for India. His form was right before the injury. He is good to pick in West Indies vs India T20 Fantasy Cricket Team.

Evin Lewis is very attacking batsmen and will lead the Windies batting line-up from the front. He has a good record against India and also on this ground.

T20I specialist Keiron Pollard can score quick runs and can also bowl a few overs of medium pace. He has performed well in T20 leagues.

KL Rahul will bat in the middle order and is an outstanding performer in the T20I format. He has already scored a century at this ground in the last tour.

S Hetmyer has performed well for Windies and is an outstanding player of this format. He will hope to get early momentum in the tour scoring some runs in the opening encounter.

Other Options: M Pandey, J Campbell

Manish Pandey is likely to bat in the middle order for India and is in good form recently.

John Campbell is likely to open for Windies. He is an average batsman.

All-rounders for WI vs IND Dream11 Team:

Primary Options: Carlos Brathwaite

Skipper Brathwaite has the talent to contribute with the bat as well as the ball. He was in good form in WC’19 and scored many brilliant cameos.

Other Options: Rovman Powell, Krunal Pandya, R Jadeja

Rovman Powell is an attacking batsman but is not in good form recently. He will not bowl enough overs.

Krunal Pandya is a good spin all-rounder and can be useful in both the departments. His playing chances are high.

Ravindra Jadeja is in excellent form and will hope to replicate it in the T20 format. He can also play tomorrow.

Bowlers for India vs West Indies T20 Dream11 Prediction:

Primary Options: Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Sunil Narine, Sheldon Cottrell, Oshane Thomas, Khaleel Ahmed, Deepak Chahar.

Bhuvi will lead the pace attack in the absence of Bumrah and can be useful in initial as well as death overs. He can also be handy with the bat.

Sunil Narine is a brilliant allrounder. He will do late hitting for his team and bowl his quota of overs with his witty spin. He has a good record against Rohit Sharma.

Sheldon Cottrell is in good form and can trouble batsmen with his swing and bounce.

Oshane Thomas is a good player of T20 format and can chip in with regular wickets.

Khaleel Ahmed was in lethal form in IPL and ‘A’ tour. He can take a lot of wickets.

Deepak Chahar bowls exceedingly well in initial overs and can demolish Windies line-up on his day.

Other Options: Keemo Paul, Navdeep Saini, Rahul Chahar.

Keemo Paul is a good pace bowler with a lot of variations. He can also score quick runs with the bat.

Navdeep Saini has performed well for RCB and India-A. He is likely to play tomorrow.

Rahul Chahar is an exciting leg-spinner. He can make his debut for India.

IND vs WI Dream11 Team Prediction:

After the announcement of the playing XI, This team will be updated on Telegram.

Team updated:

N Pooran(wk)
Rohit Sharma (C)
S Dhawan
Virat Kohli
Evin Lewis (Vc)
J Campbell
C Brathwaite
K Pandya
Bhuvneshwar Kumar
Khaleel Ahmed
O Thomas

S Hetmyer is also a good batsman.

Captain and Vc Choices:
Virat Kohli, Rohit Sharma, Evin Lewis, N Pooran, S Dhawan, S Hetmyer, KL Rahul, C Brathwaite, Sunil Narine, Rishabh Pant, Bhuvneshwar Kumar.

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