IND vs WI Dream11 Team Prediction, Preview | Andre Russell ruled out

IND vs WI Dream11 Team Prediction, Preview | World Cup 2019 | Andre Russell ruled out

India and West Indies will face-off in the 34th match of World Cup 2019 at Old Trafford in Manchester. We will provide IND vs WI Dream11 Team Prediction, Preview and Probable Playing XI for the match.

India:

Team India is one of the strong contenders for World Cup’19 and has performed as per expectations. They have won all four of their encounters till now defeating South Africa, Australia, Pakistan, and Afghanistan. India’s top-order has been in brilliant form along with Hardik Pandya and MS Dhoni while bowlers Bumrah, Shami, Kuldeep, and Chahal have also been phenomenal with the ball. They will be eager to defeat West Indies and confirm their spot in semi-finale.

In the previous encounter, They defeated Afghanistan by 11 runs. Batting first, Virat Kohli scored 67 while Kedar Jadhav scored 52 runs to take the team to a below-par total of 224. KL Rahul, Shankar, and Dhoni also got starts but failed to convert into a big knock. With the ball, Mohammad Shami took four wicket-haul including a hat-trick in last over while Bumrah, Chahal, and Pandya took two scalps each to successfully defend the low total.

West Indies:

West Indies have many memorable moments in WC’19 but have failed to win matches and are eighth on the points table with one win and four losses. They are unlikely to make it to the semi’s now but will be eager to upset the chances of other teams in remaining encounters. Injury to Andre Russell has further impacted their team combination. The onus will be on Chris Gayle, Pooran, Hetmyer, Holder, Brathwaite, and Cottrell to lead the team from the front and give a tough challenge to the might Indian team.

In the last encounter, They lost to New Zealand by 5 runs. Bowling first, Sheldon Cottrell was at his lethal best taking four scalps including two in first over to restrict Kiwis at 291. Carlos Brathwaite also took two scalps. In the chase, Chris Gayle and Shimron Hetmyer played good knocks of 87 and 54 respectively but did not get support from other batsmen. Carlos Brathwaite played one of the best innings of WC’19 scoring 101 runs in 82 balls but was ultimately left behind by 5 runs.

A good contest can be expected between both teams.

When and Where:

IND vs WI, 34th Match, ICC World Cup 2019.
Old Trafford, Manchester.
03:00 PM, 27th June 2019.

Venue Stats:

Average 1st innings score: 214
Average 2nd innings score: 192

Pitch will be batting friendly. Pacers may find some initial support if overcast conditions are present.

Squads:

IND:
Virat Kohli (c), Rohit Sharma, Shikhar Dhawan, KL Rahul, Vijay Shankar, MS Dhoni (wk), Dinesh Karthik (wk), Kedar Jadhav, Ravindra Jadeja, Hardik Pandya, Kuldeep Yadav, Yuzvendra Chahal, Jasprit Bumrah, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Mohammed Shami.

WI:
Chris Gayle, Evin Lewis, Darren Bravo, Shimron Hetmyer, Fabian Allen, Carlos Brathwaite, Jason Holder (c), Nicholas Pooran, Shai Hope (wk), Ashley Nurse, Kemar Roach, Oshane Thomas, Shannon Gabriel, Sunil Ambris, Sheldon Cottrell.

Team News:

India:

Bhuvneshwar Kumar has recovered well from a hamstring injury but is unlikely to play after hat-trick performance from Mohammad Shami in the last encounter.

Rohit Sharma and KL Rahul will open the innings. Virat Kohli, Vijay Shankar, and MS Dhoni will follow them.

Hardik Pandya and Kedar Jadhav will play the role of an allrounder. Vijay Shankar can also bowl a few overs of medium pace.

Jasprit Bumrah and Mohammad Shami will lead the pace attack along with Hardik Pandya and Vijay Shankar while Yuzvendra Chahal and Kuldeep Yadav will handle the spin attack along with Kedar Jadhav.

Windies:

Andre Russell is ruled out of World Cup’19 due to injury and is replaced by talented Sunil Ambris in the squad.

Evin Lewis is also suffering from fitness issue and can be replaced by Darren Bravo if unfit. Sunil Ambris can also get a chance.

Chris Gayle and Shai Hope/Lewis can open the innings. Nicholas Pooran and S Hetmyer will follow them.

Jason Holder and Carlos Brathwaite will play the role of an allrounder. Ashley Nurse and Kemar Roach can also be handy with the bat.

Jason Holder, Kemar Roach, Oshane Thomas, and Sheldon Cottrell will lead the pace attack of the team along with Carlos Brathwaite. Ashley Nurse will lead the spin attack along with Chris Gayle.

Probable Playing XI:

IND:
Rohit Sharma, KL Rahul, Virat Kohli (c), Vijay Shankar, MS Dhoni (wk), Hardik Pandya, Kedar Jadhav, M Shami, Kuldeep Yadav, Jasprit Bumrah, Y Chahal.

WI:
Chris Gayle, Evin Lewis/D Bravo/S Ambris, Shai Hope (wk), Nicholas Pooran, Shimron Hetmyer, Jason Holder (c), Carlos Brathwaite, Ashley Nurse, Kemar Roach, Oshane Thomas, S Cottrell.

Key Players:

Wicket-Keeper for India vs West Indies Dream11 Team:

Primary Options: Shai Hope, Nicholas Pooran and MS Dhoni.

Shai Hope has performed exceedingly well for West Indies and is the leading run-getter in ODI from past one year. He has scored 11, 68, 11, 96 and 1 in five matches.

Nicholas Pooran is a very destructive batsman and has performed well for Windies till now in WC’19. He has scored 163 runs in five matches at an attacking strike rate.

MS Dhoni is in brilliant form from past one year and can play as per the condition of the match. He has scored 34, 27, 1 and 28 till now in WC’19.

Batsmen for IND vs WI Dream11 Team:

Primary Options: Virat Kohli, Rohit Sharma, Chris Gayle, Lokesh Rahul, S Hetmyer

Skipper Virat Kohli is one of the most consistent and best batsmen in the world. He has scored 18, 82, 77 and 67 runs in four matches.

Rohit Sharma has regained his form in World Cup 2019 scoring match winning 122*, 57 and 140 in three encounters but failed in the last match. In the absence of Dhawan, He will have added responsibility to give a good start to the Indian team. He is a must pick in WI vs IND Dream11 team.

Chris Gayle is one of the most attacking players in world cricket and is in good form recently. His big innings are due and can score tomorrow. He has scores of 50, 21, 36, 0 and 87 in five matches. He can also bowl few overs of spin.

KL Rahul will open the innings and can change the course of match single-handedly. He scored 57 and 30 in two matches opening the innings.

Shimron Hetmyer is very attacking batsmen and can play big innings on flat tracks of England. He scored 39, 50 and 54 in last three encounters.

Other Options: Evin Lewis, Kedar Jadhav, Darren Bravo, and Sunil Ambris.

Evin Lewis is an attacking opener and finally found his form in the last encounter and played a good knock of 70 runs against Bangladesh. He is injured and can be risky tomorrow.

Kedar Jadhav can be a smart pick in batting category and will also save your credits. He scored crucial 52 runs in the last match.

Darren Bravo can be risky tomorrow. His recent form is also very poor.

Sunil Ambris has been added as a replacement for Andre Russell. He is in good form recently. He can also get a chance tomorrow.

All-rounders for WI vs IND Dream11 Team:

Primary Options: Jason Holder, Hardik Pandya, Carlos Brathwaite, and Vijay Shankar.

Jason Holder has performed well with the bat as well as the ball in recent times and will be crucial for West Indies. He has taken four scalps in four matches and has also scored 93 runs.

Hardik Pandya is the X-factor of team India. He can hit big sixes along with lethal bouncers. He scored attacking 17*, 48, 26 and 7 in four matches and also took two wickets against Pakistan and Afghanistan.

Carlos Brathwaite can play quick cameos if required and can also chip in with wickets in death overs. He took three and two wickets against Australia and New Zealand respectively. He scored attacking 101 runs in the last match.

Vijay Shankar will bat at no.4 and can also contribute with the ball. He took two scalps against Pakistan and scored 15 and 29 runs in two matches.

Bowlers for India vs West Indies Dream11 Team:

Primary Options: Jasprit Bumrah, Sheldon Cottrell, Yuzi Chahal, M Shami, Kuldeep Yadav, Oshane Thomas,

Jasprit Bumrah is one of the best pacers in world cricket and is a wicket-taking bowler in initial, middle as well as death overs. He has taken seven scalps in four encounters.

Sheldon Cottrell has been excellent with the new ball and is taking early scalps for his team. He has taken seven scalps in six encounters.

Yuzi Chahal has been the best spinner for India taking eight scalps in four matches including a four-wicket haul against South Africa.

Mohammad Shami is in lethal form and took four wickets against Afghanistan including a hat-trick in last over.

Kuldeep Yadav can trouble batsmen with his witty spin. He took two crucial wickets against Pakistan.

Oshane Thomas is also in lethal form and bowls at a quick pace. He has taken 4, 2, 0, 1 and 0 wickets in five matches.

Other Options: Kemar Roach, Ashley Nurse, Bhuvneshwar Kumar

Kemar Roach can destroy any batting attack if pitch suits him. Overcast conditions can further favour him.

Ashley Nurse will lead the spin attack of the West Indies. He can also play attacking cameo with the bat.

Bhuvneshwar Kumar can swing the ball in the initial overs and can also be lethal in death overs. He has less chance to play tomorrow.

IND vs WI Dream11 Team Prediction:

Team Upated.

S Hope(wk)/C Gayle
N Pooran
Rohit Sharma (C)
Virat Kohli (Vc)
KL Rahul
J Holder
H Pandya
C Brathwaite
K Roach
M Shami
J Bumrah

Captain and Vc Choices: Virat Kohli, Rohit Sharma, Shai Hope, KL Rahul, Jason Holder, Chris Gayle, Hardik Pandya, Nicholas Pooran, J Bumrah.

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