After thrashing West Indies in the three-match Twenty20 International series by 3-0, India are ready to take on West Indies in their backyard for a three-match One Day International series, starting on August 8 at Providence Stadium, Guyana. Keeping India players’ current form in mind, the series is going to be interesting. Let’s have a look at the West Indies vs India Dream 11 Predictions of the first ODI.
No injury concern from both teams.
Predicted Playing 11
West Indies: Evin Lewis/John Campbell, Chris Gayle, Shai Hope (wk), Nicholas Pooran, Shimron Hetmyer, Carlos Brathwaite, Jason Holder (c), Fabian Allen, Sheldon Cottrell, Oshane Thomas, Kemar Roach
India: Rohit Sharma, Shikhar Dhawan, Virat Kohli (c), KL Rahul, Manish Pandey/Shreyas Iyer, Rishabh Pant (wk), Ravindra Jadeja, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Mohammed Shami, Kuldeep Yadav, Navdeep Saini/Khaleel Ahmed
Weather and pitch report
Scattered thunderstorms and rain are expected at noon. An average 260-270 runs are expected in the first One Day Internationals from the pitch. The team who will win the toss wants to bat first as the wicket might get slower later.
Both the team have faced each other 127 times in the 50-over format where India won 60 times and West Indies won 62 times while two games ended up on a tie and three had ended with no result.
West Indies’ first choice wicketkeeper Shai Hope and Rishabh Pant both are the best choices as wicket-keepers. Rishabh Pant has already scored a fifty in the final T20I game and Shai Hope too is expected to do good. Even both of them are terrific behind the stumps. Thus make their selection obvious for the West Indies vs India Dream 11 Predictions Team.
Four batsmen have been included in the West Indies vs India Dream 11 Predictions team. They are Shimron Hetmyer, Chris Gayle, Virat Kohli and Rohit Sharma. While Rohit Sharma scored a fifty in the second game, Kohli is not far behind. he also scored a half-century in the final T20I game. Although Shimron Hetmyer failed to do well in the T20I series, he is expected to do well in ODI. Moreover, Chris Gayle’s inclusion will add more strength in Windies side.
Ravindra Jadeja is the allrounder who will fit in the West Indies vs India Dream 11 Predictions team. Jadeja’s all-round brilliance not only will help India in batting in the middle order or bowling but also his terrific fielding skill makes him the obvious choice for the predictions team.
Four bowlers have been named in the WI vs IND Dream 11 predictions team. They are Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Navdeep Saini, Keemo Paul and Sheldon Cottrell. After having a great T20I series, all the four bowlers are among wickets. While Bhuvneshwar Kumar is leading the pace attack, the youngster Navdeep Saini impressed with his bowling. On the other hand, although the T20I series was a bad show for the Windies batsmen, bowlers like Keemo Paul and Sheldon Cottrell had stood up and taken regular wickets as well.
Captain and vice-captain
Rohit Sharma and Chris Gayle have been chosen the captain and vice-captain of the West Indies vs India Dream 11 Predictions Team respectively.